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Thu 1 Oct 2020

BORDER MAYHEM: Huge traffic jams as people flock to QLD

Premium Content BORDER MAYHEM: Huge traffic jams as people flock to QLD

THE Queensland border bubble was officially extended at 1am and traffic is at a stand still.

Jazz’s story: Why I wanted to die when I was 12

Premium Content Jazz’s story: Why I wanted to die when I was 12

As a 12-year-old, Jazz Thornton made a decision no 12-year-old should ever make. “I made a decision to take my own life,’’ she says.

Details released over helicopter crash

Premium Content Details released over helicopter crash

Authorities have released information on what they believe led to a frightening helicopter crash on a rural North Burnett property.

Gladstone man offers 15yo girl $5k for sex

Premium Content Gladstone man offers 15yo girl $5k for sex

The 26-year-old also offered her $100 for nude photographs.

Killed woman screamed down the phone for 20 minutes

Premium Content Killed woman screamed down the phone for 20 minutes

HER brother-in-law listened to her screaming over the phone while her ex-partner allegedly held a knife to her throat, a court has heard.

Gunpoint car-jackings: How wild crime spree ended in crash

Premium Content Gunpoint car-jackings: How wild crime spree ended in crash

A DANGEROUS robber, whose crime spree came to an end when he crashed in Maryborough, has been released.

Heartbreak as mum of brutally slain 2-year-old given parole

Premium Content Heartbreak as mum of brutally slain 2-year-old given parole

WHEN she was being sentenced, the judge said she “should have had the courage” to get her daughter medical help.

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Former 'Mr Ipswich' Paul Pisasale sentenced to 7.5 years

Premium Content Former 'Mr Ipswich' Paul Pisasale sentenced to 7.5 years

The disgraced former Ipswich mayor pleaded guilty to 35 charges.

Drink-driver was grieving mother’s murder, court hears

Premium Content Drink-driver was grieving mother’s murder, court hears

A man who flipped his car in a drunken single-vehicle crash near Coffs Harbour was mourning the anniversary of his mother’s murder, a court has heard.

‘Don’t want him near me’: Woman revealed fears before death

Premium Content ‘Don’t want him near me’: Woman revealed fears before death

A TWEED Heads man is accused of fatally stabbing his ex-partner 36 to 37 times in 2018.

Man found dead four days after crashing into waterhole

Premium Content Man found dead four days after crashing into waterhole

A man has been discovered dead in a North Burnett waterhole following a fatal car accident.

Great Barrier Reef health check gets A+

Premium Content Great Barrier Reef health check gets A+

Blaming destruction of the reef on farmers, sediment, pesticides and nutrients is “bloody unfair”.

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Why Rocky cop illegally accessed police records

Premium Content Why Rocky cop illegally accessed police records

A Rockhampton police officer pleaded guilty in court today.

Meth addicted mum steals man’s identity in crime spree

Premium Content Meth addicted mum steals man’s identity in crime spree

A 25-year-old Chinchilla mum “controlled by drugs” stole a man’s identity, racked up 69 criminal charges, and even robbed from friends during a 10 month crime spree.

Fines issued after 500 attend beach party

Premium Content Fines issued after 500 attend beach party

PEOPLE are continuing to disregard the COVID-19 public health orders.

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