Crime

Fri 20 Jul 2018

No conviction for woman who drove at pedestrians

premium_icon No conviction for woman who drove at pedestrians

A MOTHER-of-three who dangerously drove at four pedestrians on a footpath, hitting one of them, after drinking at a hotel, has been fined..

Suspended Logan mayor charged with assault

premium_icon Suspended Logan mayor charged with assault

SUSPENDED Logan City Council mayor Luke Smith has been arrested and taken to a police station for questioning.

Man who strangled woman in her bedroom walks

premium_icon Man who strangled woman in her bedroom walks

A BUNDABERG man climbed through his ex-partner's bedroom window and strangled her for 40 seconds as she struggled to escape his grasp, a court has been told.

Murder accused faked own abduction, court told

premium_icon Murder accused faked own abduction, court told

Lurid ‘psychopathic’ abduction story was based on a lie, witness tells George Gerbic murder trial

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

A MAN who claims he found his wife critically wounded has been jailed for letting her slowly die over five days.

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

A WOMAN has described a violent carjacking that saw her knocked to the ground as a man made off with her vehicle when she left the engine running.

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

BEFORE she allegedly murdered and dismembered her partner, Lindy Williams joked to her friend about burying a cut-up body, a court has heard.

Farmer who shot dead man after ‘eggplant’ slip jailed

premium_icon Farmer who shot dead man after ‘eggplant’ slip jailed

A FARMER who claimed he slipped on an eggplant and accidentally shot a man in the face — after the man killed his dog — has been sentenced in a Melbourne court.

Cyclists: time to get tough on bad drivers

premium_icon Cyclists: time to get tough on bad drivers

QUEENSLAND’S peak cycling body says it’s time for an immediate crackdown on vehicles close passing cyclists - and here’s the video they say proves it.

Weinstein claims he had sex ‘deal’ with Judd

Weinstein claims he had sex ‘deal’ with Judd

DISGRACED Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is now claiming he had a sex “bargain” which allowed him to touch Ashley Judd — if she won an Oscar.

‘Warwick assaulted me’: ex-wife testifies

premium_icon ‘Warwick assaulted me’: ex-wife testifies

When Andrea Blanchard left her abusive she was so badly beaten she couldn’t lift their baby daughter out of the cot and had to leave her behind

PM Turnbull ‘dishonest’, says Waleed

PM Turnbull ‘dishonest’, says Waleed

THE Project’s Waleed Aly has taken a savage swipe at politicians, accusing them of “not being honest” about African youth crime.

Legal first after cold-case arrest

Legal first after cold-case arrest

COLD-CASE detectives have charged a man over a 1987 murder in a move that will trigger Queensland’s double jeopardy provisions for the first time.

Ploy to get Borce to confess to murder

Ploy to get Borce to confess to murder

DAYS after Karen Ristevski disappeared, a detective asked her husband a question which is often used to get killers to confess.

Gunfight on the Birdsville Track

premium_icon Gunfight on the Birdsville Track

THREE desperados on the ground, cops with guns drawn and a terrified girl rescued from the back of a car. This is the moment a perilous outback manhunt ended.

Man downs bottle of bourbon at Inskip, drives four times the limit

premium_icon Man downs bottle of bourbon at Inskip, drives four times the...

From four times limit to a fraction over, drink drivers front court

Shock as court frees Aussie IS member

premium_icon Shock as court frees Aussie IS member

A TURKISH court has freed Australia’s most wanted terrorist, confessed IS member Neil Prakash, and refused to extradite him in a bombshell ruling.

New details in biggest Hollywood mystery

New details in biggest Hollywood mystery

IN LATE 1981, three Hollywood stars embarked on a weekend sailing trip. Only two returned. What really happened the night Natalie Wood died?

Trio on run after man dumped on roadside

Trio on run after man dumped on roadside

A TRIO of suspects is on the run after a man was found on the side of a Gold Coast road with a gunshot wound to his leg.

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

UNFORGIVEABLE was the word used to describe the actions of a Sunshine Coast father caught assaulting his 4-year-old daughter at a shopping centre on CCTV.

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