April 2020

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:25 PM

One of nine accused of murdering mother Debbie Combarngo has been granted bail, after a court ruled that she would be less likely to breach bail due to pandemic

‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

One of nine accused of murdering mother Debbie Combarngo has been granted bail, after a court ruled that she would be less likely to breach bail due to pandemic

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 4:20 PM

A Central Queensland man alleged to be a “major player” in a large-scale drug syndicate has been denied bail – despite $200,000 being offered as surety.

No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

A Central Queensland man alleged to be a “major player” in a large-scale drug syndicate has been denied bail – despite $200,000 being offered as surety.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 2:22 PM

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 12:59 PM

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 3:52 PM

A businessman jailed for holding a knife to woman’s throat has asked for bail while he fights to have his conviction and sentence quashed.

Jailed concrete boss makes bid for bail

A businessman jailed for holding a knife to woman’s throat has asked for bail while he fights to have his conviction and sentence quashed.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 2:14 PM

A court has shown compassion for a woman who was under psychological distress when she set fire to a doona, causing $80,000 in damage to a public housing unit.

Doona firelighter caused $80k damage to public housing unit

A court has shown compassion for a woman who was under psychological distress when she set fire to a doona, causing $80,000 in damage to a public housing unit.

Published a story 1st Apr 2020 2:12 PM

A series of ‘unsophisticated’ theft and fraud offences has landed an Ipswich man six months in jail.

Judge tells fraudster: ‘You’ve got no excuse at all’

A series of ‘unsophisticated’ theft and fraud offences has landed an Ipswich man six months in jail.

March 2020

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 1:01 PM

A sex offender who threatened to rape staff members at a mental health unit where he was receiving help has been released from jail for the eighth time.

Sex offender threatened to rape staff at rehab unit

A sex offender who threatened to rape staff members at a mental health unit where he was receiving help has been released from jail for the eighth time.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 2:22 PM

A Central Queensland sex offender with a history of molesting children and disturbing sexual violence towards women has been released into the community under a supervision order.

Sex offender released into Rockhampton community

A Central Queensland sex offender with a history of molesting children and disturbing sexual violence towards women has been released into the community under a supervision order.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 4:13 PM

The Queensland Court of Appeal has ended a $6.8m lawsuit between a former State MP and her political rival that began during the 2012 state election.

Court ends long-running $6.8m state election lawsuit

The Queensland Court of Appeal has ended a $6.8m lawsuit between a former State MP and her political rival that began during the 2012 state election.

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