April 2021

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:29 PM

The emotional family of a man who was brutally murdered in his Townsville home have spoken out after his killer was found guilty of murder for a second time.

’Ultimate act of humiliation’: Jury finds killer guilty

The emotional family of a man who was brutally murdered in his Townsville home have spoken out after his killer was found guilty of murder for a second time.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 12:06 PM

A man accused of preying on two young boys has been granted a new trial.

Step dad accused of sexual abuse to face new trial

A man accused of preying on two young boys has been granted a new trial.

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 11:17 AM

Bound and bleeding on his bathroom floor, a Townsville businessman drew his final breaths after his one-time protege took his life.

Prosecutor: ‘He hit him and just kept hitting him’

Bound and bleeding on his bathroom floor, a Townsville businessman drew his final breaths after his one-time protege took his life.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 6:44 AM

The teenager accused of killing four friends while behind the wheel of a stolen car on the wrong side of the road has had his matter indicted.

Death crash child to face trial

The teenager accused of killing four friends while behind the wheel of a stolen car on the wrong side of the road has had his matter indicted.

Published a story 7th Apr 2021 7:48 AM

‘Let me go’: Shaky footage captured the frantic, final moments before a Townsville father died in police custody as his children watched on.

Cops’ actions probed at death in custody inquest

‘Let me go’: Shaky footage captured the frantic, final moments before a Townsville father died in police custody as his children watched on.

Published a story 5th Apr 2021 3:08 PM

A top criminal lawyer has called on the government to take bold steps to address the over-representation of Indigenous people in Queensland jails

Call to address Indigenous prison crisis

A top criminal lawyer has called on the government to take bold steps to address the over-representation of Indigenous people in Queensland jails

Published a story 5th Apr 2021 3:02 PM

A young Nth Qld mum has avoided jail instead getting a chance to “prove herself” after she was caught with about more than $10k worth of meth stashed in her car

Chance for meth Mum to ‘prove herself’

A young Nth Qld mum has avoided jail instead getting a chance to “prove herself” after she was caught with about more than $10k worth of meth stashed in her car

Published a story 5th Apr 2021 10:17 AM

A decade after a family turned off the life support keeping their baby boy alive, the boy’s father will learn if he is to be convicted over the death.

Judge to hand down verdict in baby death case

A decade after a family turned off the life support keeping their baby boy alive, the boy’s father will learn if he is to be convicted over the death.

Published a story 5th Apr 2021 10:13 AM

'The outcome has sent a clear message that security officers have no protection and the consequences are minimal.'

Stabbed security guard reveals impact of assault on her life

'The outcome has sent a clear message that security officers have no protection and the consequences are minimal.'

March 2021

Published a story 31st Mar 2021 11:35 AM

Lawyers representing the 25-year-old charged over the death of Jennifer Board have withdrawn from the case.

Lawyers quit ‘vigilante’ murder case

Lawyers representing the 25-year-old charged over the death of Jennifer Board have withdrawn from the case.

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