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Driver ‘left a dying child’ in the middle of the street

Premium Content Driver ‘left a dying child’ in the middle of the street

The driver linked to Nilly Mooney’s death has been called ‘morally reprehensible’...

Jury delivers verdict in Hamilton Island rape trial

Premium Content Jury delivers verdict in Hamilton Island rape trial

It took the jury less than two hours to reach their verdict

‘You seemed to be motivated to simply hurt these men’

Premium Content ‘You seemed to be motivated to simply hurt these men’

Mackay man jailed over mob bashings against a taxi driver and a stranger at the bus...

‘Toxic’: Father chokes, beats partner to ward off police

Premium Content ‘Toxic’: Father chokes, beats partner to ward off police

But the abuse was uncovered when his victim sent photos of her injuries to a friend...

‘Bizarre’: Boatie stalks case worker in Cyclone Debbie claim

Premium Content ‘Bizarre’: Boatie stalks case worker in Cyclone Debbie claim

‘She had to move house, change her phone number and deactivate social media and...

Father of eight jailed over historic sex crimes on daughters

Premium Content Father of eight jailed over historic sex crimes on daughters

The 76-year-old Mackay man will spend time behind bars

Former navy chef caught with 11,000 child abuse images

Premium Content Former navy chef caught with 11,000 child abuse images

He avoided custody when a judge found there were ‘exceptional circumstances’...

Jail for man with almost $20K cash and 1kg of pot

Premium Content Jail for man with almost $20K cash and 1kg of pot

The South Mackay man told police the cash stash was meant to help start a tow-truck...

‘He threatened to pour acid on her face, slit her throat’

Premium Content ‘He threatened to pour acid on her face, slit her throat’

Threats ‘to assault her, to rape her, to kill her’

Newsagency owner ‘can’t recall’ loan defaults

Premium Content Newsagency owner ‘can’t recall’ loan defaults

A crown prosecutor has suggested the woman changed her story to suit other evidence...

Claims newsagency owner started fire for $700k insurance

Premium Content Claims newsagency owner started fire for $700k insurance

Narelle Ann Cooper pleads not guilty to attempted arson