August 2020

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 2:44 PM

A retail worker at an exclusive designer brand has dodged a conviction for sending a text message threatening to drown a woman’s baby.

Tommy Hilfiger staffer threatens to drown baby over job loss

A retail worker at an exclusive designer brand has dodged a conviction for sending a text message threatening to drown a woman’s baby.

July 2020

Published a story 27th Jul 2020 12:30 PM

A mother who attempted to hide her stash of illegal drugs by stuffing them down her underwear has been warned she may lose her children if she doesn’t get her act together.

Drugs in her knickers: Mum’s bid to avoid jail

A mother who attempted to hide her stash of illegal drugs by stuffing them down her underwear has been warned she may lose her children if she doesn’t get her act together.

Published a story 24th Jul 2020 5:39 PM

A man who launched into an expletive-laden tirade while nearly five times over the limit has been branded an “utter disgrace” by a magistrate.

‘You’re dead c---s’: Drunk’s tirade at cops

A man who launched into an expletive-laden tirade while nearly five times over the limit has been branded an “utter disgrace” by a magistrate.

Published a story 17th Jul 2020 4:16 PM

The 25-year-old was found with 2000 images and more than 70 videos on his laptop and phone. Some files were considered the most serious of classifications

Childcare staff ‘remorseful’ over child exploitation files

The 25-year-old was found with 2000 images and more than 70 videos on his laptop and phone. Some files were considered the most serious of classifications

Published a story 15th Jul 2020 6:10 PM

A man who went on a spending spree using stolen debit cards said he 'turned to the crack' and never turned back after multiple family tragedies.

Credit card fraudster ‘turned to crack, hasn’t turned back’

A man who went on a spending spree using stolen debit cards said he 'turned to the crack' and never turned back after multiple family tragedies.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 2:54 PM

Staff at a magistrates court were sent scrambling this morning after a man told by a hospital to self-isolate appeared at court.

COVID-19 scare at courthouse

Staff at a magistrates court were sent scrambling this morning after a man told by a hospital to self-isolate appeared at court.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 8:10 PM

An Ipswich woman sold thousands of dollars’ worth of methylamphetamine, some while on bail for drug trafficking charges, a court was told.

Woman continued drug trafficking stint despite being on bail

An Ipswich woman sold thousands of dollars’ worth of methylamphetamine, some while on bail for drug trafficking charges, a court was told.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 3:51 PM

A man who sexually assaulted a young acquaintance more than 30 years ago, will only spend two months behind bars.

‘For 30 years I believed he was going to die innocent’

A man who sexually assaulted a young acquaintance more than 30 years ago, will only spend two months behind bars.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2020 3:46 PM

Volunteers at a Sunshine Coast care organisation are relying on hampers to feed families in need as demand for support during the coronavirus crisis skyrockets.

Demand for food support skyrockets in pandemic

Volunteers at a Sunshine Coast care organisation are relying on hampers to feed families in need as demand for support during the coronavirus crisis skyrockets.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2020 9:27 AM

A woman has been fined for drink-driving after police were called to an accident in Brisbane’s south. But it was more than a breath test that tipped police off.

Mum downs two bottles of vodka before Maccas run

A woman has been fined for drink-driving after police were called to an accident in Brisbane’s south. But it was more than a breath test that tipped police off.

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