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Mon 20 May 2019

PREDATOR: Learning to be a mother again

premium_icon PREDATOR: Learning to be a mother again

How Treasa Steinhardt built a life after the trauma of her daughter's murder.

Child rapist released despite breaching supervision order

premium_icon Child rapist released despite breaching supervision order

Child sex offender Gregory David Kynuna's decision to use the drug ice lands him in court, again

FROM TODAY: Tough new penalties for rule breaking drivers

premium_icon FROM TODAY: Tough new penalties for rule breaking drivers

DRIVERS be warned, the tough new laws come into effect from today and for those caught breaking them - it could cost you more than money.

'Dark web' drug deal lands Casino man in trouble

premium_icon 'Dark web' drug deal lands Casino man in trouble

THE 28-year-old has been charged after police allegedly found him in possession of pills, vials of testosterone, cocaine, cannabis and a large amount of cash.

'Absolute farce': Mackay Magistrate lets rip over inaction

premium_icon 'Absolute farce': Mackay Magistrate lets rip over inaction

Magistrate Damien Dwyer has ripped into Mackay Community Corrections.

Trump threatens to ‘end’ Iran

Trump threatens to ‘end’ Iran

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has sent out an ominous warning to Iran, saying he will “end” the country if it threatens the United States.

Stationhand suing employer for $1.5m for unsafe workplace

premium_icon Stationhand suing employer for $1.5m for unsafe workplace

The 23 year-old now suffers pain daily from a spinal injury and hasn't been able to work since January 2017.

GROW UP: Man's extreme attempt to keep his job

premium_icon GROW UP: Man's extreme attempt to keep his job

Magistrate tells man to 'grow up' after damages relationship with family, friends

Pauline Hanson’s election truck set alight

Pauline Hanson’s election truck set alight

The One Nation leader has tweeted footage of her campaign truck on fire in Tasmania as she was noticeably absent during election voting.

Father assaults man caught playing with young daughter

premium_icon Father assaults man caught playing with young daughter

A VIOLENT vigilante has walked away with just a $1000 fine and an order to pay $800 in compensation for brutal attack against an innocent man.

Hotel employee follows woman to room, films her in shower

premium_icon Hotel employee follows woman to room, films her in shower

An opportunistic voyeur has faced court after using his mobile phone to film a woman in the shower while he was working at a hotel.

Sun 19 May 2019

Untold story of Veronica Knight: Murdered by monsters

Untold story of Veronica Knight: Murdered by monsters

They spent one summer in the 1970s picking up, raping and murdering young women. Veronica was the first victim - another six would suffer the same fate.

'Truly awful': Witness tells of double-fatal crash

premium_icon 'Truly awful': Witness tells of double-fatal crash

Two people are on the run after a horrifying crash overnight in Windsor that killed two men and left a major road closed for more than seven hours.

Coast top cop picks up national award

premium_icon Coast top cop picks up national award

The Coast's own top cop, Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz, has won a major women's business award.

Dad burned daughter alive in car

Dad burned daughter alive in car

A man who allegedly strapped his daughter into a baby seat and set the car on fire so that she burned to death has been charged with murder.

FEAR IN THE STREETS: Kid gangs running riot in Qld

premium_icon FEAR IN THE STREETS: Kid gangs running riot in Qld

GROUPS of unsupervised youths are running riot in a Townsville street turning a suburban property into a meeting place, neighbours say.

Folau appeal hits major setback

Folau appeal hits major setback

Israel Folau’s legal challenge against his Rugby Australia termination is already off to a shaky start as Raelene Castle unloaded.

Man dies after being hit by truck on highway

Man dies after being hit by truck on highway

ONE lane of the highway is expected to be closed for several hours after the serious incident.

Off-duty cop catches woman doing burnout outside his home

Off-duty cop catches woman doing burnout outside his home

When an officer heard screeching of tyres from his backyard, he wasn't impressed with what he saw.

Sat 18 May 2019

Girl’s search for her dad ends in years of sexual abuse

premium_icon Girl’s search for her dad ends in years of sexual abuse

A young girl’s desperate search for her biological father led her straight to a monster and years of horrific abuse with an equally as horrific ending.

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