August 2020

Published a story 13th Aug 2020 1:14 PM

A witness to a horrific crash that took the life of a man this morning said he saw the car fly off the Bruce Highway at 100km/h and crash into a creek bed.

‘I couldn’t get him out’: Truckie’s crash scene horror

A witness to a horrific crash that took the life of a man this morning said he saw the car fly off the Bruce Highway at 100km/h and crash into a creek bed.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 5:38 PM

The Christmas Day rapist who kidnapped, tied up and repeatedly violated a Japanese tourist in Noosa National Park close to two decades ago will be released from jail.

Noosa Christmas Day rapist released from jail

The Christmas Day rapist who kidnapped, tied up and repeatedly violated a Japanese tourist in Noosa National Park close to two decades ago will be released from jail.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 2:28 PM

Police say a man faced off with officers in a lengthy negotiation after arming himself with large carving knives.

Man armed with knives in standoff, police allege

Police say a man faced off with officers in a lengthy negotiation after arming himself with large carving knives.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 12:24 PM

A former venue manager of a Noosa hotel has lost an appeal for workers compensation after claims that his job led him to being diagnosed with depression.

Former manager loses Coast hotel compo claim

A former venue manager of a Noosa hotel has lost an appeal for workers compensation after claims that his job led him to being diagnosed with depression.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 5:45 PM

From a beach masturbator to a father and son saying their marijuana plants “popped out of the ground”, these Coast criminals have committed some bizarre crimes.

REVEALED: 10 dumbest Coast crimes committed

From a beach masturbator to a father and son saying their marijuana plants “popped out of the ground”, these Coast criminals have committed some bizarre crimes.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:09 PM

A drug driver who consumed marijuana in the United States to relieve COVID-19 stress said he wasn’t aware driving with marijuana in his system was illegal in Australia.

Drug driver goes from pot to fire on US return

A drug driver who consumed marijuana in the United States to relieve COVID-19 stress said he wasn’t aware driving with marijuana in his system was illegal in Australia.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 2:42 PM

A ‘drunk-as-drunk’ cyclist with nine pages of criminal history and an alcohol problem will be starting a program to turn his life around, a court heard.

‘I don’t want to go to jail': Drunk cyclist wants to change

A ‘drunk-as-drunk’ cyclist with nine pages of criminal history and an alcohol problem will be starting a program to turn his life around, a court heard.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 5:01 PM

‘Do you have any idea what goes on in jails?’: Magistrate unleashes on a drug trafficker she has dubbed a ‘stupid, stupid boy’.

Meth trafficker caught with drugs days after avoiding jail

‘Do you have any idea what goes on in jails?’: Magistrate unleashes on a drug trafficker she has dubbed a ‘stupid, stupid boy’.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 3:42 PM

A man who was invited into a home crept into a victim’s bedroom as she slept next to her partner and sexually assaulted her, a court heard.

‘Appalling:’ Man sexually assaults woman as she sleeps

A man who was invited into a home crept into a victim’s bedroom as she slept next to her partner and sexually assaulted her, a court heard.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 8:47 AM

A bin-diving feud between former neighbours escalated to one man striking a paraplegic woman in a wheelchair, a court has heard.

Man strikes paraplegic in 'morally unbelievable' feud

A bin-diving feud between former neighbours escalated to one man striking a paraplegic woman in a wheelchair, a court has heard.

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