POLICE AND COURT

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Man bashes fishing buddy for call to cops

Premium Content Man bashes fishing buddy for call to cops

A drunk and bogged fisherman knocked a mate to the ground, sat on him and rained down blows for a call made to police warning of drink driving.

Uber driver’s vile question before rape

Uber driver’s vile question before rape

A Uber driver asked a female passenger a question before he raped her in the car despite her repeatedly saying no.

Chilling find in ‘hotel hammer attack’

Chilling find in ‘hotel hammer attack’

Police will allege a man accused of carrying out a sledgehammer attack on a woman at a luxury hotel had an even more dangerous item.

‘I can’t remember seeing her': Fatal driver in court

Premium Content ‘I can’t remember seeing her': Fatal driver in court

A magistrate has handed down her findings in the case of a Metro bus driver who hit and killed a visiting cruise ship passenger as she crossed a street.

Graph shows domestic violence shame

Premium Content Graph shows domestic violence shame

The number of domestic violence breaches in Queensland has skyrocketed, with police saying they must do more after a string of horrifying incidents.

Doll abuse and hangings at private school sparks outrage

Premium Content Doll abuse and hangings at private school sparks outrage

Shocking footage of students at a prestigious school abusing and hanging baby dolls has sparked a petition demanding action against racism.

Manslaughter trial returns hung jury over stabbing death

Premium Content Manslaughter trial returns hung jury over stabbing death

After deliberating for eight days, a jury has failed to reach a verdict in the manslaughter trial where a woman died due to a stab wound.

Next big gig for top cop who led border shutdown

Premium Content Next big gig for top cop who led border shutdown

The man who impressed with his leadership of the state’s border lockdown is one of four new top cop appointments.

Chef allegedly caught with ice and fantasy

Premium Content Chef allegedly caught with ice and fantasy

A chef allegedly caught with a stash of drugs including ice and fantasy in a satchel has appeared in court.

Allegedly sinister use for Google Drive

Allegedly sinister use for Google Drive

Police investigating the online activities of a Perth man allege he was using Google Drive to save hundreds of shocking files.

Kill charge downgraded over fatal stabbing at house party

Premium Content Kill charge downgraded over fatal stabbing at house party

The charge against a man accused of killing a father of three at a house party has been downgraded after the case reached the Supreme Court.

Horror petrol attack victim’s court bombshell

Premium Content Horror petrol attack victim’s court bombshell

A woman who was doused in petrol and set alight while she slept has made an extraordinary statement in court after her attacker pleaded guilty.

Top coach dead after horrifying allegations

Top coach dead after horrifying allegations

A US Olympic gymnastics coach was found dead just hours after horrifying details of sexual assault charges emerged.

Horror sex claims rock more elite schools

Horror sex claims rock more elite schools

Australia’s most expensive private school is one of several to be rocked by disturbing sex assault claims from students. WARNING: Distressing

Pokie machine spat ends in broken jaw

Premium Content Pokie machine spat ends in broken jaw

A tradie has given a surprising reason for breaking a man’s jaw during a row over a pokie machine at a Gold Coast pub.

Slain wife may have lay dead in garage for almost a day

Premium Content Slain wife may have lay dead in garage for almost a day

An elderly woman allegedly murdered by her 82-year-old husband may have been dead for almost a day before her body was discovered in the garage of her home.

Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Premium Content Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Queensland’s Police Commissioner says new youth justice reforms will work in a “suite of initiatives” to targed repeat young offenders.

Spotlight turns on High Risk Youth Court

Premium Content Spotlight turns on High Risk Youth Court

The effectiveness of the specialist youth court introduced to help solve growing youth concerns in Townsville has never been reviewed.

Couple suffer as ‘prisoners’ in own home

Premium Content Couple suffer as ‘prisoners’ in own home

A couple take it in turns to watch their house at night, terrified thieves may come prowling again, after years of enduring the city’s crime crisis.

22 southeast Qld ice addicts and their trails of destruction

Premium Content 22 southeast Qld ice addicts and their trails of destruction

Penis flashers, car thieves, women bashers: step inside the courthouse and see how using meth has led promising lives down dark paths.

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