Guard 'heard screaming', saw Byron woman next to dead cop

AN Indonesian security guard has said that he heard screaming coming from the scene where a policeman was killed, before he saw a Byron woman grabbing a man.

251 Lismore Go Fund Me campaigns raise $333,500

Lennox Head mum Sarah Rosborg's dream of building a safe house for young victims of sex abuse in Kenya has become a reality. In the end, $200,000 was raised in less than one month and Rafiki Mwema was able to build the 'Queen's Castle'.

Crowdfunding magic room for guests, death, sick kids, pets

Future bright for hemp

BREAKTHROUGH: Paul Benhaim is thrilled to have several new large-scale hemp farmers on board.

New plant to process organic hemp seeds, hemp flour, hemp seed oil.

Shark nets have 'failed', public has been 'misled'

A report into the by-catch of North Coast shark nets has been released today.

Australian Seabird Rescue "disappointed" by first report on by-catch

Teen 'drug king' supported by dad at Lismore court

Flynn Tully Brown, 18, attends Lismore Court charged with 13 counts of supply prohibited drugs.

Byron Bay man teenager is facing 13 drug charges

Northern Rivers murder mystery takes out award at Flickerfest

MURDER MYSTERY: Northern Rivers young actress Yasmin Honeychurch in a still from the award-wiining film In a Canefield by Emily Avila and Coralie Tapper.

Finding'little star' brought film shoot to the region.

Festival grant to help produce next generation of writers

Program introduced to over 100 Northern Rivers schools

Ups and downs in NBN quest to leave no home behind

Toowoomba's David Shinners and his son Hugh and wife Julie find online life easier with the NBN.

Faster broadband means fewer people will leave the regions for work.

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

Waiting for NBN: what you need to do next

NBN's "check your address” feature shows the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin office should be able to connect to the National Broadband Network from January 2017.

Find out where your region is at with the NBN rollout.

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

Everything is coming up Rosie for one-day doctor

STOKED: Rosie Crimmins (centre) with parents Carey and Glen when she received the offer on Monday.

Toowoomba teen gets rare, first-round doctorate university offer

Gladstone's $4M project to go ahead, jobs to come

MEGA PROJECT: This Shell service station is expected to coast about $4M to construct.

MORE jobs for Gladstone with $4M project construction

Is this the app to take the pain out of car rentals?

Avis is launching a new app to make it easier to rent a car.

Brisbane Airport to be among the first to get new service

Hello? Hello?! Mobile outage left users offline for hours

Some customers were left on hold of up to 40 minutes.

Inflation made a comeback in December

Australia's inflation scores surged in December

Robert Xie: Inside the Lin family murders

THESE are the graphic photographs that reveal how in one bloody night mass murderer Robert Xie turned his brother-in-law’s suburban home into a slaughterhouse.

Hotel manager charged in pub raid uncovering drugs

Coffs Clarence Police have executed a search warrant on the Coast Hotel as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the city.

Police release vision of search warrant served on the Coast Hotel

Charges laid after golf cart rampage and exposure

Golf cart decked out in pink for the day. Photo Quintin Maddern / Western Star

Coffs Harbour man charged after he went on a golf cart rampage

Naked man steals cart before arrest

NSW police at coffs harbour boat ramp, arrest , gun, shots, handcuffs

Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Alleged trespasser to front court after 'erratic' escapade

Heatwave warning: mercury to hit 42 degrees

A Severe Heatwave Warning has been issued for Northern NSW.

More severe heatwave warnings issued as mercury climbs to 40 today.

Man threatens bank teller with blood-filled syringe

Police are investigating a bank robbery at Ballina.

Police are appealing for help after a terrifying daylight robbery.

Tree felled in storm an 'act of god' says insurance company

Jo Walker and Kelvin Steinhardt in front of what used to be their back shed. A tree from a neighbouring property fell over during a recent storm and destroyed it.

Insurance companies won't consider storm damage claim

Getty Images Most Memorable Cricket Moments of 2016

Cricket: The best images of 2016 from Getty Images

Last year was an epic one for cricket - here are the best 10 moments

Puppy farm dogs 'had been seized before': RSPCA

PUPPY FARM: Some of the dogs seized from a Glenarbon property where an alleged puppy farm was uncovered on Monday.

WARNING: Disturbing details of alleged puppy farm

NO BAIL: Men accused of bestiality to remain behind bars

Reece Parke has appeared in Lismore Local Court today.

Application to stop his name being published has also been refused

PM orders probe after pollies' info stolen in hack

Minister for Social Services Christian Porter during Question Time in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

The PM has called for a review after a data breach at Yahoo

Antibiotic apocalypse accelerating say scientists

Scientists warn of ‘stealth’ bacteria accelerating pace of antibiotic resistance

'Nardya will not be going home'

On Wednesday the 25-year-old was given a week to live

Trolls spew hate at family of dead 7-year-old Connor Irvin

Connor Irvin who died in a quad bike accident near Griffith at the weekend.

The death of a child is made only harder by trolls

MH370 search officially suspended

The search cost millions, today it has been officially suspended leaving families without answers.

AFTER nearly three years, the hunt for MH370 ended in frustration

Donald Trump promises to bludge his first two days in office

The US government commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. on a federal holiday, what would have been the slain civil rights leader's 88th birthday. US President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as the US President 20 January 2017.

Trump plans to take his first days as President as holidays

Last moon walker Gene Cernan has died, aged 82

History-maker and NASA moon mission pilot Gene Cernan has died aged 82.

HISTORY-MAKER and NASA moon mission pilot Gene Cernan has died.

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and MP Steve Dickson announce a game changing move in the next Queensland State election.

“Excuse me,” she said, cutting off the question.

Newlyweds' act of kindness

Bronia Tindall and Fabrizio Clementi share a slice of their wedding cake with homeless man, Miller Patane, outside on Saturday. Photo by Ben Franks/Steve May/one2one Photography

"Not very many people are kind to me"

'Please don't be mad, I've just had a baby'

Emma and daughter Hannah-Maria

She was 39 weeks pregnant and didn't know

What would you do if you found a snake in the loo?

The Cordery family discovered this snake coming out of the toilet at their family home.

1.2m snake chases frog through pipes and out through loo

Hinchliffe's 'wee' bit of advice on heat wave

Mooloolaba Beach is one of the best places on the Sunshine Coast to cool down in the heat.

Queenslanders urged to watch out for dark urine

Lamb ad declares we're all boat people

This year, they're celebrating Australia over a lamb barbecue. And it’s gonna be big! Because You Never Lamb Alone.

AUSTRALIANS say welcome and you never Lamb alone.

50 Shades Dornan on why he hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.

'I can't keep my mouth shut any longer'

Singer George Michael.

George Michael’s cousin blasts singer’s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz.

Fresh faces: NCIS gets a shake up with new cast members

The new cast of NCIS, from left, Rocky Carroll, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, David McCallum, Brian Dietzen, Wilmer Valderrama, Emily Wickersham, Mark Harmon, Duane Henry and Jennifer Esposito.

THREE new characters join naval drama for season 14.

First the Onesie, now an Xbox One S inflatable controller

Fancy an inflatable Xbox One S controller?

Inflatable controller 'perfect sidekick' for Australia Day party

Sarah Harris: Here’s what Amber Sherlock should’ve done

Studio 10 and Shark Tank presenter Sarah Harris.

STUDIO 10 host says Sherlock could’ve avoided the subsequent uproar.