May 2018

Published a story 25th May 2018 4:49 PM

A rugby league talent and the brother of a Broncos star has admitted to driving while more than three times the legal alcohol limit.

Rising footy star three times over the limit

A rugby league talent and the brother of a Broncos star has admitted to driving while more than three times the legal alcohol limit.

Published a story 25th May 2018 4:34 PM

AN Ipswich teacher found with more than 500,000 images of child pornography has been sentenced to four years jail.

Teacher's child porn image shocked police with its depravity

AN Ipswich teacher found with more than 500,000 images of child pornography has been sentenced to four years jail.

Published a story 25th May 2018 3:13 PM

A RAID by Ipswich police found clip seal bags with cannabis and stems of the marijuana plant in a beer stubby holder.

Cannabis, white powder uncovered in beer stubby drug bust

A RAID by Ipswich police found clip seal bags with cannabis and stems of the marijuana plant in a beer stubby holder.

Published a story 24th May 2018 9:54 AM

Man laughs while walking away after stomping and kicking victim, while he was on the ground at North Ipswich.

Brutal stomping, kicking assault caught on CCTV

Man laughs while walking away after stomping and kicking victim, while he was on the ground at North Ipswich.

Published a story 23rd May 2018 6:00 PM

LIVES were shattered in the wake of a crash that killed a family man and badly injured three women after Jade McDonagh veered into the path of oncoming cars.

'She was looking down': Inattention blamed for deadly crash

LIVES were shattered in the wake of a crash that killed a family man and badly injured three women after Jade McDonagh veered into the path of oncoming cars.

Published a story 23rd May 2018 5:17 PM

HE PUMPED gas into his Ford Falcon then drove away without paying.

'I wasn't dishonest about it': Driver's take on fuel theft

HE PUMPED gas into his Ford Falcon then drove away without paying.

Published a story 23rd May 2018 3:08 PM

Officers spotted him minutes before when they peeked through a window.

Police win out in hide-and-seek with wanted man

Officers spotted him minutes before when they peeked through a window.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 4:33 PM

A jury found a young girl's evidence so compelling that it convicted a 43-year-old man of committing sex offences against her despite his denial of the crimes.

Predator betrayed parents' trust with vile act

A jury found a young girl's evidence so compelling that it convicted a 43-year-old man of committing sex offences against her despite his denial of the crimes.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 4:11 PM

A LOCKYER Valley family business has been fined $10,000 after a worker was injured when scaffolding collapsed.

$10,000 fine after worker hurt during scaffolding collapse

A LOCKYER Valley family business has been fined $10,000 after a worker was injured when scaffolding collapsed.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 3:26 PM

Samuel Conroy got plenty of flack thrown at him when an online video of him laughing after he threw a cat over a fence went viral.

Shamed cat thrower in court after months of abuse, threats

Samuel Conroy got plenty of flack thrown at him when an online video of him laughing after he threw a cat over a fence went viral.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.