March 2017

Published a story 24th Mar 2017 8:37 PM

KERRI-ANN Goodwin and Shane Burke had no inkling whatsoever the babysitter they had come to trust would ever hurt their son Hemi Burke.

Grieving parents tell how they trusted babysitter

KERRI-ANN Goodwin and Shane Burke had no inkling whatsoever the babysitter they had come to trust would ever hurt their son Hemi Burke.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2017 3:41 PM

A TEENAGER who said she was introduced to ice by a friend's parent has pleaded guilty to a string of drug-related crimes.

'It's rock salt, taste some', teen tells police who found ice

A TEENAGER who said she was introduced to ice by a friend's parent has pleaded guilty to a string of drug-related crimes.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2017 12:23 PM

Bail conditions varied for North Mackay man facing District Court trial on rape charge.

Mackay man accused of rape to face District Court trial

Bail conditions varied for North Mackay man facing District Court trial on rape charge.

Published a story 21st Mar 2017 5:30 PM

ALMOST two years after the death of an 18-month-old Moranbah boy, a Townsville man has pleaded guilty to his manslaughter.

'He was our little bundle of joy': Guilty plea

ALMOST two years after the death of an 18-month-old Moranbah boy, a Townsville man has pleaded guilty to his manslaughter.

Published a story 21st Mar 2017 2:15 PM

IT was the couple's way of giving their "beautiful little boy” a voice at the trial of his killer babysitter. But the judge threw it out.

Parents' tribute to dead toddler banned from courtroom

IT was the couple's way of giving their "beautiful little boy” a voice at the trial of his killer babysitter. But the judge threw it out.

Published a story 21st Mar 2017 11:07 AM

A MACKAY real estate agent has appealed for the return of a distinctive 1.5m tall statue which a thief apparently hauled away from his front yard.

Who took this distinctive pink statue from the front yard?

A MACKAY real estate agent has appealed for the return of a distinctive 1.5m tall statue which a thief apparently hauled away from his front yard.

Published a story 20th Mar 2017 7:05 PM

FOUR years after her death, the man accused of the murder of Shandee Blackburn in Mackay has faced the Supreme Court, on trial

Judge cautions members of jury as trial opens

FOUR years after her death, the man accused of the murder of Shandee Blackburn in Mackay has faced the Supreme Court, on trial

Published a story 19th Mar 2017 9:06 PM

New Adoptabull program aims to get bull dogs homes

Mackay locals just as likely to be attacked by a Jack Russell

New Adoptabull program aims to get bull dogs homes

Published a story 17th Mar 2017 8:27 PM

Customer assaulted during payment dispute

Shop owner crushed old man's wrist over payment

Customer assaulted during payment dispute

Commented on a story 17th Mar 2017 1:49 PM

A BURGLAR crept in through an open door at a Mackay home, stealing items from the resident's bedside table while they slept.

Burglar steals from bedside while resident sleeps

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