Crime

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Escaped prisoner on the run in Queensland

Escaped prisoner on the run in Queensland

POLICE are hunting an escaped prisoner and have provided details to help people spot him.

Kiwi tourist blows her licence driving wrong way down street

Kiwi tourist blows her licence driving wrong way down street

Understanding road rules, and alcohol limits, in foreign countries is important when travelling overseas.

'Dr Pot' calls for moratorium on cannabis charges

premium_icon 'Dr Pot' calls for moratorium on cannabis charges

"The DPP will be challenged in my case to demonstrate what public good there was in prosecuting me at all”.

'I'll take you': Qld man cops pepper spray to face

'I'll take you': Qld man cops pepper spray to face

A YOUNG Gladstone man was nearly tasered by police after pepper spray failed to restrain him.

Man freed after texts apologising for rape hidden from jury

premium_icon Man freed after texts apologising for rape hidden from jury

A MAN charged with rape has walked free after a judge ruled jurors should not see text messages where he apologised for forcing the woman to have sex with him.

Teen, 14, dragged into bushes, sexually assaulted

premium_icon Teen, 14, dragged into bushes, sexually assaulted

A TEENAGE girl was dragged into the bush at knifepoint and sexually assaulted yesterday, police said.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Homicide squad works with strikeforce on fatal shooting

premium_icon Homicide squad works with strikeforce on fatal shooting

How the deceased gunshot victim came to be in the tray of a crashed ute?

Woman pulls screwdriver on police during scuffle

Woman pulls screwdriver on police during scuffle

Police have charged the woman for assaulting a police officer in Rockhampton street

Uber driver mystery after man found 'abandoned'

premium_icon Uber driver mystery after man found 'abandoned'

UBER driver Jatin Gupta says he was left abandoned at midnight in a lonely industrial and bushland area when police suddenly pulled in behind him.

Man dies in police custody after bar fight

Man dies in police custody after bar fight

A MAN has died in police custody, shortly after being placed in handcuffs and arrested at a Melbourne bar for brawling with patrons.

Flight attendant caught in toilet sex video

Flight attendant caught in toilet sex video

A FLIGHT attendant has been left mortified after an X-rated mile-high video with a porn star went viral online. Then things got even worse.

Airlie Beach building destroyed by fire

Airlie Beach building destroyed by fire

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with arson after a fire in the early hours of this morning gutted a building in Airlie Beach’s main street.

Man charged with throwing garbage bins at cars

Man charged with throwing garbage bins at cars

The Casino man allegedly spat on a police vehicle and in their cells upon being arrested

The journalist who took on a strip club ring and disappeared

The journalist who took on a strip club ring and disappeared

A FEMALE journalist had a big scoop — an explosive story about a strip joint ring. Then, she was never seen alive again.

Bruce Highway horror as man bashed in alleged carjacking

premium_icon Bruce Highway horror as man bashed in alleged carjacking

"I still can't believe it even happened, I have never experienced anything like that before, it was an absolute frenzy."

Saudi Arabia confirms journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed

Saudi Arabia confirms journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia has confirmed Jamal Khashoggi was killed in its Istanbul Consulate. But there’s one key person who is yet to comment.

Assange sues Ecuador for ‘violating rights’

Assange sues Ecuador for ‘violating rights’

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange is launching legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been holed up in for the past six years, for violating his...

Girl, 2, struck by vehicle in car park

Girl, 2, struck by vehicle in car park

A TODDLER has been taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in a fast food car park.

Aspiring teacher guilty of child molestation

premium_icon Aspiring teacher guilty of child molestation

Minecraft molester claimed he may have touched the young girl by accident

Woman accused of trafficking drugs appears in court

premium_icon Woman accused of trafficking drugs appears in court

AN ALLEGED drug trafficker was among the defendants who appeared at the monthly session of Childers Magistrates Court yesterday.

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