Children rescued from California home were shot and tortured, prosecutors allege

Children rescued from California home were shot and tortured, prosecutors allege

Posted May 17, 2018 15:42:00 Photo: Police charged Jonathan Allen with torture and Ina Rogers with neglect after removing 10 children for a squalid California home. (AP: Solano County Sheriff’s Office) Ten children rescued from a California home were punched, kicked, strangled, shot with a BB gun and subjected to …

Golden casket containing the heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany rescued from thieves

Golden casket containing the heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany rescued from thieves

Updated April 24, 2018 12:39:26 A priceless 16th-century casket containing the embalmed heart of a French queen consort has been found after it was snatched by thieves earlier this month. The theft of the 500g solid golden box containing Anne of Brittany’s heart had fuelled fears the relic would be …

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Flooding in Cairns worst in a generation, dozens rescued as region’s roads cut

Updated March 27, 2018 15:57:48 Video: Tractor pulls dinghy through floodwaters (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Trees coming down everywhere’: Narrow escape in far north Queensland Flooding from the Barron River in Cairns is the worst recorded since February 2000, but the height of the flooding emergency has passed for the …

More than 40 people rescued from flooding around Cairns | Australia news

More than 40 people have been rescued from flooding in the Cairns area following heavy rains in the aftermath of former cyclone Nora. Cairns council warned residents of dangerous flood levels on the Barron river at Caravonica, Kamerunga and Lake Placid. “Properties in this area may experience flooding as a …

Kingaroy fire: Courage amid tragedy as boy rescued from burning house

Kingaroy fire: Courage amid tragedy as boy rescued from burning house

Posted March 25, 2018 16:44:38 Photo: Police searching the burnt-out house in Kingaroy where a man and two young children were killed. (ABC News: Anna MacDonald) Related Story: Baby among three dead in Kingaroy house fire as passer-by saves young boy Queensland police are commending the courage of Kingaroy residents …

Man killed, another rescued after trench collapses at Ballarat worksite

Man killed, another rescued after trench collapses at Ballarat worksite

Updated March 21, 2018 16:39:49 Photo: Rescue workers used heavy machinery to reach the man who was trapped. (ABC News) A man has been killed and another was seriously injured after a trench collapsed while the pair was laying pipes at a worksite in Victoria’s west. The men were working …