Alleged thief roof-hopped across Ipswich in crime frenzy

POLICE have finally caught a man alleged to have been terrorising Ipswich residents from the rooftops over the past week.

Minister won't face bat mess

CHANGE THE LAWS: Mayor Paul Pisasale says legislation gives the flying fox more rights in urban areas than people.

Council hampered by legislation to protect flying foxes

School bomb threat originated overseas: Police

Police and paramedics at the scene of a firearm incident in Martin St, Point Vernon. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Police help students evacuate school after bomb threat

OPINION: Make Valentine's Day a special one

Thank you to all our Facebook photographers - both professional and amateur - who sent in images for this week's cover search. Here are a selection of some of the favourites. Beverley Darby - Valentine's Day coming up nothing better then bunches of flowers

My Comment with QT Editor Peter Chapman

'Let us play Auckland Nines and we'll win it'

MAGIC MAN: Carlin Anderson is one of five Jets from 2015 contesting the Nines.

Ipswich team ideally suited to Nines: Johnson

Do you know whereabouts of missing Dinmore teen?

The missing girl from Dinmore is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 160cm tall, with a slim build and blonde hair.

Girl last seen on February 2 wearing blue shirt, black shorts

Child sex offender faces court for sentencing

Bradley Clinton Seager-Hanslow

Man will be sentenced after being found guilty of child sex offences

Thief comes a cropper after stealing keys and car at pub

Alleged male co-offender found not guilty

Men to face court over late night altercation

Two men have been charged following an altercation in North Ipswich.

MEN charged over home assault in North Ipswich

Disgraced greyhound trainer Tom Noble faces court

IN COURT: Thomas Adrian Noble.

Tom Noble has had his matter mentioned briefly in court

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Molly Meldrum

Tonight's premiere of Molly has had a huge build-up

Learning to push through your fear factor

SOME experiences are challenging – near death and life threatening.

Aussie summers: If it’s not driza bone, it’s drowning

I’VE been wondering if this summer is hotter than Satan’s armpit.

No pandas on our Prime Minister's gift registry

Before his rise to the top and while communications minister Melcolm Turnbull received some free internet stuff, a few tickets to the cricket, AFL, opera and some hotel upgrades.

READING the Prime Minister’s gift register is always a fun.

WATERCOOLER: Dump the Queen? Go dump yourselves!

Queen Elizabeth and her beloved corgis.

Johno says republic debate is a sham, calling for monarchy to stay

MY SAY: It’s time to debate as our booze culture goes to pot

SMOKING POT: At the very least, we should talk about it.

Smoking dope was a fairly underwhelming experience for me

Missing Mackay girl, 12, spotted at Bruce Highway servo

Girl, 12, reported missing in Mackay after leaving Homebush Rd

Woman and child test positive for Zika in Queensland

Woman and a child have tested positive for Zika virus in Queensland

Police wait for water to drop in search for missing driver

Police believe the driver did not escape the flooded vehicle

Two charged after bomb hoax in Calamvale

Two have been charged following Calamvale bomb hoax

Monto farmer and his horse died while mustering

The 80-year-old man and his horse disappeared in the flood waters of his property.Contributed

A MONTO farmer and horse died after mustering cattle in Glenleigh.

Roads closed across CQ as floodwaters block access

Kylie Rissman posted on Higgins Storm Chasers Facebook page of water over the Drumburle rd Thangool CQ - Grevillea creek 6:30am 5/2/16

Roads in Duaringa, Goovigen, Biloela, Mackenzie River closed

French supermarkets banned from wasting food

Basket of groceries from IGA.

Supermarkets in France have been banned from throwing away food

Donald Trump praises Kim Jong-un's "talent"

Donald Trump has said we shouldn’t “underestimate” Kim Jong-un

Mile-high skyscraper in Tokyo set to be world's tallest

It will be 1700m when built

Planned skyscraper in Tokyo could be twice as tall as Burj Khalifa

Burkina Faso kidnapping: Australian woman released

KIDNAPPED: Dr Ken Elliott and his wife, Jocelyn.

Kidnapped former Sunshine Coast woman may be released by Al Qaeda

Baby monitor 'ghost' spooks terrified parents

While the baby is fast asleep a "white figure" suddenly emerges.

While the baby is fast asleep a 'white figure' suddenly emerges

WATCH: 3 dead, 150 injured after earthquake hits Taiwan

A 17-storey apartment building collapsed in Tainan City's Yungkang district. It was said to be home to about 250 people in 96 households, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Taiwanese city of Tainan

Saudis ready to send in ground troops to fight Isis

Coalition partners including the US would have to agree to the move

The most common cancer types around the world

Cancer deaths are far more prevalent in developing nations.

8.2 million people die every year from cancer, 13% of all deaths

Mystery pool pooper to be revealed via CCTV footage

Pool closed for cleaning after three 'faeces incidents' in a week

Lightning shock: Man's hilarious reaction to thunder bolt

A Sydney girl is almost struck by lightning.

"Oh my god babe the lightning bolt just missed you."

Coast brewery to go under the hammer

GOLDEN NECTAR: Eumundi Winery and Brewery owner Gerry Humphrey is selling the renowned business he and his wife established more than 20 years ago.

Some call it the opportunity of a lifetime to grow brewery business

VIDEO: Lava oozes down glacier from Australian volcano

Pete Harmsen captured this photo of volcano Big Ben puffing from the top of Mawsen Peak in the Southern Ocean.

Remote Australian volcano erupts in front of researchers

Coast woman petrified after 20 snake skins found in roof

WEIGHING UP THE SCALES: Jacq Rutland bravely deals with her snake phobia after workers replacing the roof of her Verrierdale home found 20 snake skins, the longest being 2.5m.

Workmen find 2.5m snake skin in Verrierdale ceiling

EPIC FAIL: Council tells drivers to do 100 in a 50 zone

EPIC FAIL: A photo taken by a Hervey Bay driver showing a 100km/hour sign in a 50km zone is going viral.

The council has admitted this was an honest mistake made by an employee.

VIDEO: Fish smacks blogger in the face, but was it staged?

Not everyone is convinced this blogger was actually hit by a fish

Jessica Biel's morning routine: never hit snooze

Jessica Biel always has breakfast with her son.

Cartoonist Peter Broelman draws on witty humour

Peter Broelman creating political cartoons from his home studio.

Peter Broelman says his gift for art came to him at a young age

Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set

Penelope Cruz: "impossible" not to laugh filming 'Zoolander No. 2'.

Helen Mirren: Being apart helps marriage

Helen Mirren claims "time apart" is key to her successful marriage

Jessica Alba feels masculine

Jessica Alba identified with her "masculine" side most of her life

Melanie Griffith won't wed again, calls it 'archaic'

Melanie Griffith won't marry again

Ryan Black: Eating and earning sustainably

Sambazon Founder Ryan Black.

Meeting the real deal is always an insipiration

Stars' Cars: Bathurst winner Steven Richards

BATHURST CHAMP: Steven Richards talks us through his impressive car life past and present.

Four-time Bathurst champ talks us through his motoring life

DIY: How to tile your kitchen splashback

A marble herringbone tile kitchen splashback from the 2015 Reno Rumble series.

I'M frequently asked: What sort of splashback should I put in?

Woman finds live spider in her Woolies salad

Zoe Perry didn't find salmonella in her salad, but a spider

Workers on site across region for Range Crossing build

Preparing site for construction activities expected to start soon

Construction index shows industry still in contraction

Second month of contraction for construction industry

Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million

Say hello to the 20-year-old worth $40 million

Business confidence was on the rise before recent turmoil

The NAB quarterly business survey revealed a lift in confidence

National recall for lettuce packets after salmonella cases

Prepackaged salad mixes from Coles and Woolworths affected