June 2020

Published a story 2nd Jun 2020 3:42 PM

A Fraser Coast criminal whose raping of women and children stretches back 25 years will remain behind bars indefinitely, a court has ruled.

Serial rapist with 25-year history to remain behind bars

A Fraser Coast criminal whose raping of women and children stretches back 25 years will remain behind bars indefinitely, a court has ruled.

Published a story 2nd Jun 2020 12:01 PM

A Fraser Coast father who made his young daughter ‘pinky promise’ that she would not tell anyone he had raped her has appealed his sentence because it ‘seems harsh’. WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT.

Rapist father made daughter ‘pinky promise’ not to tell

A Fraser Coast father who made his young daughter ‘pinky promise’ that she would not tell anyone he had raped her has appealed his sentence because it ‘seems harsh’. WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT.

Published a story 1st Jun 2020 6:16 PM

A sex offender who underwent gender reassignment behind bars will be freed from prison after arguing she is no longer a risk to the community “since becoming a woman”.

Child abuser claims to be no longer a threat after gender change

A sex offender who underwent gender reassignment behind bars will be freed from prison after arguing she is no longer a risk to the community “since becoming a woman”.

Published a story 1st Jun 2020 6:04 PM

Four men jailed over the brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in an isolated North Queensland canefield have asked the Queensland Court of Appeal for a new trial.

Group jailed for raping 16-year-old ask for new trial

Four men jailed over the brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in an isolated North Queensland canefield have asked the Queensland Court of Appeal for a new trial.

May 2020

Published a story 29th May 2020 3:30 PM

A truck driver has been awarded $760,000 after a court ruled his back injury was caused at work by a broken seat.

‘Most horrendous pain’: Truckie gets $760k for work injury

A truck driver has been awarded $760,000 after a court ruled his back injury was caused at work by a broken seat.

Published a story 29th May 2020 1:18 PM

A sex offender who dragged a woman from a busy Rockhampton street and attempted to rape her has been released from jail, despite breaching his supervision order.

Sex offender given second chance at freedom

A sex offender who dragged a woman from a busy Rockhampton street and attempted to rape her has been released from jail, despite breaching his supervision order.

Published a story 28th May 2020 2:07 PM

Nine people charged with murdering Toowoomba mother Debbie Combarngo may not face trial until late next year.

‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder trial still a year away

Nine people charged with murdering Toowoomba mother Debbie Combarngo may not face trial until late next year.

Published a story 27th May 2020 3:12 PM

Two truck drivers busted with ice have avoided jail time after a judge recognised they were on the road to recovering from drug addiction.

Truck drivers avoid jail after being busted with ice

Two truck drivers busted with ice have avoided jail time after a judge recognised they were on the road to recovering from drug addiction.

Published a story 27th May 2020 2:27 PM

A tradie who allegedly threatened to kill his clients over an unpaid bill may have to undertake anger management counselling if he is granted bail

Tradie accused of threatening to kill over unpaid bill

A tradie who allegedly threatened to kill his clients over an unpaid bill may have to undertake anger management counselling if he is granted bail

Published a story 26th May 2020 4:21 PM

A former university student who wanted to be a teacher has been jailed after he had sex with an underage teenager and likely gave her a STD, a court has been told.

Uni student on path to teaching jailed for sex with teen

A former university student who wanted to be a teacher has been jailed after he had sex with an underage teenager and likely gave her a STD, a court has been told.

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