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Tue 31 Mar 2020

Unsafe sex: Brothel fined for ignoring Covid-19 rules

premium_icon Unsafe sex: Brothel fined for ignoring Covid-19 rules

A Brisbane brothel has become the first Queensland business to be smacked with a fine for not following strict new rules in the fight against COVID-19.

‘Get out now’: Family told to flee with gunman on loose

premium_icon ‘Get out now’: Family told to flee with gunman on loose

A woman has described the terrifying moment she and her family were told by police there was a gunman on the run on their property and to flee.

Beach-goer headbutts and spits on cop

Beach-goer headbutts and spits on cop

A man has allegedly headbutted and spat on a female police officer as she tried to arrest him and a woman after they went to a closed Sydney beach.

Alleged drug boss trying to retract guilty plea

premium_icon Alleged drug boss trying to retract guilty plea

Alleged drug boss Ryan Hill was set to be sentenced on Friday, but an 11th hour move by his legal team will see him fight to withdraw his guilty plea.

Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

premium_icon Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

Police and experts fear this could be the calm before the storm as the virus crisis takes hold.

Young thugs corner man at a train station, beat, robbed him

premium_icon Young thugs corner man at a train station, beat, robbed him

A 14-year-old boy robbed or tried to rob three different people within a month at tram and train stations across the Gold Coast.

'Asian dog': Young women spat on in street

'Asian dog': Young women spat on in street

Two women have been racially abused and spat on by another young woman calling them “Asian dogs” who “brought corona here”.

Serial child rapist preyed on own children

premium_icon Serial child rapist preyed on own children

The man targeted girls aged six to fourteen including family friends and his own daughters. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT

Thief sentenced to a term of imprisonment for smash and grab

premium_icon Thief sentenced to a term of imprisonment for smash and grab

The Rockhampton man picked up a drain grate and threw it through the front of a business and ran inside with a bag.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Sister’s visit may have prompted NZ shooter’s guilty plea

premium_icon Sister’s visit may have prompted NZ shooter’s guilty plea

IT’S been speculated the NZ terrorist, who has pleaded guilty to killing 51 people, may have been prompted by a visit from his Coffs Coast based sister.

Kitten torturer gets green light to apply for blue card

premium_icon Kitten torturer gets green light to apply for blue card

The matter was was heard before a Hervey Bay tribunal

Beachgoers ignore calls to stay home

premium_icon Beachgoers ignore calls to stay home

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate has threatened to close the city’s beaches as exclusive photos reveal locals are ignoring directives to self-isolate. SEE THE PHOTOS HERE.

Alleged assault with guitar leads to murder charge

premium_icon Alleged assault with guitar leads to murder charge

THE man, who was arrested in Byron Bay, is accused of murder after an alleged assault with a guitar.

Police charge man for backpack of drug equipment

premium_icon Police charge man for backpack of drug equipment

Moranbah police chased a man who was not wearing a helmet while cycling.

New fears for abuse victims in COVID-19 lockdown

premium_icon New fears for abuse victims in COVID-19 lockdown

Locked inside with no escape, no support and a higher risk of contracting coronavirus is the harsh reality of vulnerable women forced to isolate with an abuser.

Police begin door-to-door checks on mandatory isolation

premium_icon Police begin door-to-door checks on mandatory isolation

NT Police has begun its crackdown on the $62,000 offence which could damage efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Man accused of high-speed pursuit, ramming police car

premium_icon Man accused of high-speed pursuit, ramming police car

A man has been charged after he allegedly led police on a high-speed car chase, hit a pedestrian and rammed a police car

How drug cartels plan to smuggle amid virus lockdown

premium_icon How drug cartels plan to smuggle amid virus lockdown

The drug industry is not suffering during the coronavirus crisis, as major drug cartels turn to private superyachts and sailing boates, planes and even food delivery...

Bondi Rescue star to fight drug charge but quits show

premium_icon Bondi Rescue star to fight drug charge but quits show

Bondi Rescue star Jesse ­Polock has quit both lifeguarding and the popular reality show but says he will fight a charge of supplying illicit drugs after he was arrested...

Sex offender wears ‘security’ shirt, waits in school toilets

premium_icon Sex offender wears ‘security’ shirt, waits in school toilets

The 21-year-old who preyed on 4, 5 and 10-year-old boys was immediately released from jail after court proceedings.

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