October 2020

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 6:27 PM

Two young women jailed for their role in the death of Jacob Bell have wept as the much-loved tradesman’s parents described their profound grief.

Women jailed for ‘callous’ killing of Jacob Bell

Two young women jailed for their role in the death of Jacob Bell have wept as the much-loved tradesman’s parents described their profound grief.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 5:14 PM

He drove to Mackay and shot a man twice in the head four months before Gregory Armstrong vanished.

Explosive reveal: Man acquitted of murder a convicted killer

He drove to Mackay and shot a man twice in the head four months before Gregory Armstrong vanished.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 11:13 AM

The man accused of murdering Gregory Armstrong more than 23 years ago has walked from court after a judge found him not guilty of the cold case killing.

Greg Armstrong murder: Man not guilty of cold case killing

The man accused of murdering Gregory Armstrong more than 23 years ago has walked from court after a judge found him not guilty of the cold case killing.

Published a story 27th Oct 2020 4:14 PM

A woman who was horrifically raped by her son-in-law felt “terrified and helpless” as he forced himself on her, a court has heard. Warning: Distressing details.

Man jailed for raping mother-in-law

A woman who was horrifically raped by her son-in-law felt “terrified and helpless” as he forced himself on her, a court has heard. Warning: Distressing details.

Published a story 27th Oct 2020 1:49 PM

A doctor has been jailed after he was found guilty of raping a young woman while he was performing a pap smear procedure.

‘Gross breach of trust’: GP jailed for raping patient

A doctor has been jailed after he was found guilty of raping a young woman while he was performing a pap smear procedure.

Published a story 26th Oct 2020 6:09 PM

After more than eight hours of deliberation, a jury has finally come to a verdict in the case of a doctor who was accused of raping a 23-year-old patient.

Doctor found guilty of raping patient during pap smear

After more than eight hours of deliberation, a jury has finally come to a verdict in the case of a doctor who was accused of raping a 23-year-old patient.

Published a story 23rd Oct 2020 3:41 PM

A jury has been urged to find a doctor not guilty of raping a patient during a pap smear, with defence  arguing it was “all an awful misunderstanding”.

Jury retire to decide on doctor rape case

A jury has been urged to find a doctor not guilty of raping a patient during a pap smear, with defence arguing it was “all an awful misunderstanding”.

Published a story 23rd Oct 2020 1:04 PM

A new trial has been ordered for four men convicted of a brutal gang rape in a Cairns cane field after a finding that the men’s trial was plagued with issues.

New trial for four men found guilty of gang rape

A new trial has been ordered for four men convicted of a brutal gang rape in a Cairns cane field after a finding that the men’s trial was plagued with issues.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 5:00 PM

The unsolved murder of Gregory Armstrong could be cracked within a matter of days, with a trial judge retiring to decide whether Tony Boyd Carmichael is guilty.

Greg Armstrong murder trial: Judge retires for verdict

The unsolved murder of Gregory Armstrong could be cracked within a matter of days, with a trial judge retiring to decide whether Tony Boyd Carmichael is guilty.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 12:42 PM

A second of the 13 men charged with the murder of accused of murdering 19-year-old Girum Mekonnen who was fatally stabbed during a gang brawl.

Teen granted bail over gang brawl death

A second of the 13 men charged with the murder of accused of murdering 19-year-old Girum Mekonnen who was fatally stabbed during a gang brawl.

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