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Sat 4 Jul 2020

Pohmy lands in court after Anzac Day bender

premium_icon Pohmy lands in court after Anzac Day bender

An Anzac Day drinking sess saw a UK resident caught drink driving almost three times over the limit after he was overheard talking about “using the back roads”.

Police descend on airport in border crackdown

premium_icon Police descend on airport in border crackdown

Cairns Airport will be swarming with police as authorities take extraordinary measures to ensure Victorians with coronavirus do not slip through the cracks.

Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

premium_icon Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

The 21-year-old Rockhampton woman followed the victim to her car, where she punched her and grabbed her by the hair.

The families helping killers sneak through the cracks

premium_icon The families helping killers sneak through the cracks

When a wife or mum goes missing many children, having lost one parent, don’t want to lose the other. But how do they block out a truth terrible to contemplate.

Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

premium_icon Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

A court has been shown heartbreaking footage of a Siberian husky who has had its head deliberately trapped so that its owner could ‘discipline’ it.

Police prepare brief against mum accused of hurting baby

premium_icon Police prepare brief against mum accused of hurting baby

Police have prepared a brief of evidence against a Sunshine Coast mother accused of inflicting life-threatening injuries on her newborn girl.

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

One of cricket’s modern greats did not take kindly to some words of advice from a batting coach during a particularly horrific form slump.

Sex abuse accused's extraordinary life in hiding as 'G-Max'

Sex abuse accused's extraordinary life in hiding as 'G-Max'

Ghislaine Maxwell, arrested as an accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein, lived a lavish life in hiding with 15 bank accounts stuffed with cash.

Pair get bogged trying to cross closed border

Pair get bogged trying to cross closed border

Two men have been busted breaking coronavirus restrictions after getting bogged while trying to cross a closed border.

She was sexually harassed. She complained. Now she's dead

She was sexually harassed. She complained. Now she's dead

Gruesome details have emerged about the murder of Vanessa Guillen, who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and entombed in cement.

This is how Guy Sebastian allegedly lost $1.15m

This is how Guy Sebastian allegedly lost $1.15m

Guy Sebastian went to police after noticing some disparities in payments but only this week learned the details of the charges against his ex-manager.

Mum was bashed and forced to work in a massage parlour

premium_icon Mum was bashed and forced to work in a massage parlour

A registered nurse forced to work at a massage parlour by her new husband. This is how she managed to get a secret message out to alert police.

Murderous babysitter’s haunting messages

Murderous babysitter’s haunting messages

Hunter MacIntosh’s mum left him in the care of a regular babysitter. But her last text, asking if he was asleep, went unanswered.

Driver turns themselves into police after fatal crash

premium_icon Driver turns themselves into police after fatal crash

A 23-year-old is now assisting police with their investigation.

Wounded woman escapes attacker at popular park

premium_icon Wounded woman escapes attacker at popular park

A witness has described the moment a frightened and injured woman ran pleading for help from the bush after a man allegedly tried to attack her twice.

Woman told to delete shock call about ‘dangerous’ mother

premium_icon Woman told to delete shock call about ‘dangerous’ mother

A woman heard a distressing conversation about authorities failing to take a young child off a dangerous mother.

Murdered baby's family pushes MPs on child protection

premium_icon Murdered baby's family pushes MPs on child protection

The grandparents of a murdered toddler are demanding the state opposition implement its plan to overhaul child protection within 10 days if elected this year.

Prince Andrew could be ‘covert target’

Prince Andrew could be ‘covert target’

US authorities’ insistence that Prince Andrew turn up for a face-to-face interview have led to claims he could be a ‘covert target’ following Maxwell's arrest.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

premium_icon Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

A prison officer has been stabbed in the face with a shiv during a dramatic hostage situation at the state’s remand centre Arthur Gorrie jail.

Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

premium_icon Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

‘Rethink lifestyle choices’: He told police he smoked marijuana every day and knew it was illegal.

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