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Fri 20 Sep 2019

Battling mum in strife after son misses 100 days of school

premium_icon Battling mum in strife after son misses 100 days of school

A MOTHER was called before an Ipswich court this week for failing to ensure her teenage son attended school.

‘Lefty teachers’ blamed for youth crime wave

premium_icon ‘Lefty teachers’ blamed for youth crime wave

A Gold Coast city leader has suggested a controversial theory might be the reason for a spate of shocking crimes among young people on the Gold Coast.

Man threatens to go on a killing spree with machete, car

premium_icon Man threatens to go on a killing spree with machete, car

A MAN has been refused bail after allegedly threatening to kill road workers in Lismore when he drove his car at them, and threatened to stab people in the head

Pair accused of iPhone fraud syndicate face court

premium_icon Pair accused of iPhone fraud syndicate face court

ONE of the defendants told the court, via his interpreter, he wanted to reverse his not guilty pleas.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Sexual ‘deviant’ who lured boys released despite ‘risk’

premium_icon Sexual ‘deviant’ who lured boys released despite ‘risk’

A predator struck up a game of “truth or dare” to lure two young boys to a sewer drain - where he offered them $5 each for a “blow job”.

Teens Snapchat boy’s stabbing death

Teens Snapchat boy’s stabbing death

Up to 70 people watched as a boy was stabbed to death in a fight, and instead of helping many shared footage of the killing over Snapchat.

Ride share driver accused of sexually assaulting passenger

premium_icon Ride share driver accused of sexually assaulting passenger

A Gold Coast ride share driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger four times has been committed to stand trial in the Southport District Court.

Three drug labs busted as cops go after dealers

premium_icon Three drug labs busted as cops go after dealers

The officer in charge of the investigation has slammed one of the alleged drug cooks for having his six-year-old daughter at the toxic laboratory.

Was pool party fingertip loss an accident?

premium_icon Was pool party fingertip loss an accident?

'Let's hope that future Australia Days are less memorable (than) this one' says defence barrister in case of pool party brawl that cost a man his finger

Two arrested over body wrapped in plastic

Two arrested over body wrapped in plastic

Police have arrested a man and a woman, aged in their 30s, after the body of Danielle Easey was found wrapped in plastic in a creek.

‘Brazen’ way Aussies are scoring drugs

‘Brazen’ way Aussies are scoring drugs

Aussies are adopting a sneaky new tactic to get drugs delivered straight to their homes. But, be warned. The authorities are onto it.

Pregnant mum slain on family holiday

Pregnant mum slain on family holiday

A pregnant mum whose body was found in a “bloodbath” has been murdered in front of her husband and toddler while on a luxury holiday.

Nurse blames dead mum for speeding

premium_icon Nurse blames dead mum for speeding

A nurse twice tried to blame her mother for speeding when her car was caught on camera. The problem? Her mum died years ago.

'Degrading': Woman spits on neighbour woken by yard noise

premium_icon 'Degrading': Woman spits on neighbour woken by yard noise

The neighbourhood dispute escalated fast when a woman spat on and threatened to kill a man who asked her to tone down the noise at her backyard party.

Wage-stealing bosses to face criminal laws

Wage-stealing bosses to face criminal laws

Bosses who deliberately steal money from their employees' pay will face criminal penalties, but genuine mistakes won't be punished.

Kevin Spacey sex accuser dead

Kevin Spacey sex accuser dead

A massage therapist who sued Kevin Spacey for sexual assault has died but the lawsuit may still go ahead.

Man in 'manic state' chased people in hospital with knife

premium_icon Man in 'manic state' chased people in hospital with knife

SOME "terrified” staff had to hide behind nearby bushed during the incident, the court heard.

Star had ‘sex but not really’ with 13yo

Star had ‘sex but not really’ with 13yo

THE disturbing details of an American baseball star’s alleged illegal relationship with a girl he met on Instagram has rocked the sport.

KILLER TEENS: Babysitter's fatal frustration

premium_icon KILLER TEENS: Babysitter's fatal frustration

A TEENAGE babysitter got so frustrated with a Warwick toddler he threw his tiny body against a wall and knelt on him. He was 14. His victim was three years old.

Dad stomps on baby girl over 'spilt milk'

premium_icon Dad stomps on baby girl over 'spilt milk'

'HE didn't want to stomp too hard because he didn't want to hurt his foot'. Queensland dad's shock abuse of child revealed.

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