July 2017

Published a story 24th Jul 2017 4:04 PM

A TRUCKIE caught behind the wheel of a B-double high on ice twice planned to use his considerable stash to cover dozens of upcoming work trips

Truckie did Ice-driving to deal with 140 hour week

A TRUCKIE caught behind the wheel of a B-double high on ice twice planned to use his considerable stash to cover dozens of upcoming work trips

Published a story 24th Jul 2017 9:59 AM

GRAPHIC CONTENT: A pet cat snagged in an "illegal cat trap” has limped home to its owner with gruesome injuries

Family cat snagged in trap, has horrific injuries

GRAPHIC CONTENT: A pet cat snagged in an "illegal cat trap” has limped home to its owner with gruesome injuries

Published a story 17th Jul 2017 9:24 AM

SHE helped rip off a number of shops in the town with her mates before fleeing from police with two kids in her car.

Sarina mum flees from police with two kids in tow

SHE helped rip off a number of shops in the town with her mates before fleeing from police with two kids in her car.

Published a story 16th Jul 2017 1:17 PM

POLICE prosecutors have copped an earful from a magistrate who declared statements used in a case were "false".

Police cop an earful during man's return to court

POLICE prosecutors have copped an earful from a magistrate who declared statements used in a case were "false".

Published a story 14th Jul 2017 6:07 PM

BRAZILIAN English teacher told police "she believes it's because she's not used to driving in Australia on the wrong side of the road".

Drink-driver hits car, flattens mailbox, blames partner

BRAZILIAN English teacher told police "she believes it's because she's not used to driving in Australia on the wrong side of the road".

Published a story 14th Jul 2017 12:37 PM

"THIS community has had enough of you. You've spent that time in custody and hopefully you've dried out now and are thinking straight”.

Carpenter harassed teen girl at food fest

"THIS community has had enough of you. You've spent that time in custody and hopefully you've dried out now and are thinking straight”.

Published a story 13th Jul 2017 7:42 PM

LEVI James Brown faced Mackay Magistrates Court on 15 charges on Thursday

North Mackay man accused of car thefts across region

LEVI James Brown faced Mackay Magistrates Court on 15 charges on Thursday

Published a story 13th Jul 2017 1:03 PM

A LONG-TIME volunteer at a number of Mackay region sporting clubs has avoided jail after rigging a club competition and stealing $4000.

Popular volunteer avoids jail after rigging club competition

A LONG-TIME volunteer at a number of Mackay region sporting clubs has avoided jail after rigging a club competition and stealing $4000.

Published a story 13th Jul 2017 11:48 AM

A car crashed into a front yard with such force it "catapulted” sizeable landscaping rocks onto a neighbour's roof, a Blacks Beach mum claims.

Crash much too close to home for Blacks Beach family

A car crashed into a front yard with such force it "catapulted” sizeable landscaping rocks onto a neighbour's roof, a Blacks Beach mum claims.

Published a story 13th Jul 2017 8:17 AM

A MACKAY police officer who allegedly passed on data from police computers to his friends and tried to pervert the course of justice faces 17 charges.

Claims cop passed data onto mates

A MACKAY police officer who allegedly passed on data from police computers to his friends and tried to pervert the course of justice faces 17 charges.

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