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November 2017

Published a story 21st Nov 2017 3:09 PM

DRIVERS who witnessed a horrible highway crash in which a woman and her teenage son died have had to re-live the events in a courtroom more than six years on.

Witnesses tell what happened at fatal crash inquest

DRIVERS who witnessed a horrible highway crash in which a woman and her teenage son died have had to re-live the events in a courtroom more than six years on.

Published a story 20th Nov 2017 8:24 PM

MAN who's admitted to dangerously operating a car after driving in the wrong lane and blockading a road was trying to halt a "habitual hoon”, court told.

Tried to halt a hoon, ended up on wrong side of the law

MAN who's admitted to dangerously operating a car after driving in the wrong lane and blockading a road was trying to halt a "habitual hoon”, court told.

Published a story 20th Nov 2017 8:11 PM

Teen mum discovers phones may be seized without consent if police believe they contain evidence of a crime

She filmed arrests but refused to give police her phone

Teen mum discovers phones may be seized without consent if police believe they contain evidence of a crime

Published a story 20th Nov 2017 7:53 PM

A man who turned a gun on himself, and survived, during a shootout with police last month has been found dead in his prison cell.

Police shootout accused found dead in his cell

A man who turned a gun on himself, and survived, during a shootout with police last month has been found dead in his prison cell.

Published a story 20th Nov 2017 7:10 AM

The magistrate unleashed on Probation and Parole, labelling their handling of a case a joke, huge failure and riduculous

Mackay magistrate labels handling of case 'a joke'

The magistrate unleashed on Probation and Parole, labelling their handling of a case a joke, huge failure and riduculous

Published a story 19th Nov 2017 11:23 AM

A SLADE Point man has told a court he only took part in a home invasion because two "burly men with tatts” rocked up to his home, forcing him to tag along.

Man claims 'burly men with tatts' forced him into burglary

A SLADE Point man has told a court he only took part in a home invasion because two "burly men with tatts” rocked up to his home, forcing him to tag along.

Published a story 17th Nov 2017 5:28 PM

A MACKAY couple will host a free Justice For Hemi Family Fun Day at Caneland Park on Saturday to thank the Mackay community for their ongoing support.

Free Family Fun Day to be held in Mackay over weekend

A MACKAY couple will host a free Justice For Hemi Family Fun Day at Caneland Park on Saturday to thank the Mackay community for their ongoing support.

Published a story 17th Nov 2017 1:41 PM

A MOUNT Pleasant woman has learned the hard way sending drugs through the post tends to attract the attention of authorities.

Special delivery: Mackay woman caught posting drugs to ex

A MOUNT Pleasant woman has learned the hard way sending drugs through the post tends to attract the attention of authorities.

Published a story 17th Nov 2017 1:32 PM

A MACKAY man accused of accessing thousands of child pornography images over the internet still hasn't got a lawyer, after Legal Aid QLD refused him again.

Alleged: Mackay man accessed 1000s of child porn images

A MACKAY man accused of accessing thousands of child pornography images over the internet still hasn't got a lawyer, after Legal Aid QLD refused him again.

Published a story 17th Nov 2017 6:37 AM

IN what some may dub poetic justice, a burglar and car thief - who snuck into a home and nabbed a woman's keys - had his own home broken into and robbed.

Burglar, car thief 'didn't feel safe in home' after break-in

IN what some may dub poetic justice, a burglar and car thief - who snuck into a home and nabbed a woman's keys - had his own home broken into and robbed.

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