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Tue 16 Jul 2019

Dodgy cop busted by own bodycam

Dodgy cop busted by own bodycam

Deputy sheriff Zachary Wester managed to catch hundreds of drivers with drugs in their possession - but there was just one problem.

Man on trial for death of best mate

premium_icon Man on trial for death of best mate

The partner of a Kingaroy man who died on a camping trip has described trying to wake him up after he was put in a “sleeper hold” during a fight.

Crook's candid camera moment leads to arrest

premium_icon Crook's candid camera moment leads to arrest

IF you're going to rob someone, don't follow the instructions on this sign.

Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Police say the man charged over the murder took selfies lying across the dead teenage girl, before officers took him into custody.

Man’s body left three hours before found

Man’s body left three hours before found

After a man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run by a truck on a NSW highway, his body remained undiscovered for three hours.

‘Weeks’ to test alleged drugs haul

premium_icon ‘Weeks’ to test alleged drugs haul

A prominent Gold Coast doctor has had his second mention in Southport Magistrates Court, with police revealing it will take weeks to test drugs they allege were...

Why this young model risked her career taking drugs to jail

premium_icon Why this young model risked her career taking drugs to jail

A YOUNG Queensland model attempted to take thousands of dollars worth of drugs into one of the state's prisons.

FATAL: Man dies in hospital following two-car crash

premium_icon FATAL: Man dies in hospital following two-car crash

A MAN has died following a two-car crash north of Coffs Harbour.

Families brawl over kidnapping, torture allegations

premium_icon Families brawl over kidnapping, torture allegations

A brawl has broken out at the Hervey Bay Courthouse between supporters of a man charged over a violent abduction and his alleged victim's family

ABDUCTION, EXTORTION: 'This is the underbelly of Ipswich'

premium_icon ABDUCTION, EXTORTION: 'This is the underbelly of Ipswich'

A woman appeared in an Ipswich court to describe a terrifying ordeal of being abducted, assaulted, tied up with tape and thrown in a locked shipping container.

Disturbing link with alleged rapist and 'spy camera' victims

premium_icon Disturbing link with alleged rapist and 'spy camera' victims

The 50-year-old man allegedly used a camera that looked like a towel hook to record women in several incidents on the Sunshine Coast.

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

POLICE have released images of a vehicle they believe may have been involved in the death of Mullumbimby man Tim Watkins last month

Man to face trial over allegations he incited police deaths

premium_icon Man to face trial over allegations he incited police deaths

THE Eden Creek man, accused of encouraging people to ambush and kill police in an online video, has been in custody since late 2017.

Mum charged with sons’ drowning deaths set free

premium_icon Mum charged with sons’ drowning deaths set free

A MOTHER accused of causing the deaths of her two sons found drowned in the Ross River has been granted bail.

Man charged over rape, secret filming of woman

premium_icon Man charged over rape, secret filming of woman

A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged over alleged secret recordings and sexual assaults of multiple women on the Sunshine Coast.

Show worker dies after alleged assault in Mareeba

premium_icon Show worker dies after alleged assault in Mareeba

A SHOW worker found unconscious at a Mareeba rodeo ground has died in hospital after an alleged assault.

$144m cocaine haul bound for snow party playground

premium_icon $144m cocaine haul bound for snow party playground

REBELS bikies are behind the importation of $144 million worth of cocaine hidden in the arm of an excavator and set to blanket Australia’s snowfields.

Airman allegedly tried to rape Tinder date’s housemate

premium_icon Airman allegedly tried to rape Tinder date’s housemate

A COURT has been told an airman accused of trying to rape his Tinder date’s sleeping housemate said, ‘It’s okay, it’s okay’, as she pushed and kicked him.

Controversial rape defence ‘common sense’

premium_icon Controversial rape defence ‘common sense’

A respected criminal lawyer has defended the controversial “mistake of fact” defence in rape cases as “common sense”.

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

He was driving 150km/h while under the influence when he hit and killed a Melbourne man. Now Puneet Puneet is making demands.

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