November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 5:19 AM

A courier busted with $17m of drugs in his suitcase will go on parole after a court was told of the ‘extraordinary’ circumstances.

Courier busted with $17m drugs in suitcase

A courier busted with $17m of drugs in his suitcase will go on parole after a court was told of the ‘extraordinary’ circumstances.

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 4:29 PM

A young driver who caused a horror crash that left a woman fighting for life was more than four times the limit when he got behind the wheel.

Drunk motorist jailed over horror crash with ‘dial-a-driver’

A young driver who caused a horror crash that left a woman fighting for life was more than four times the limit when he got behind the wheel.

Published a story 24th Nov 2020 5:07 PM

A Sunshine Coast man who shot his older brother in the face after a heated argument has been supported in court by his parents.

‘So tragic’: Man jailed for shooting brother in face

A Sunshine Coast man who shot his older brother in the face after a heated argument has been supported in court by his parents.

Published a story 20th Nov 2020 9:46 AM

Three men assaulted an Uber driver, then turned on an off-duty police officer and threatened to rape his wife during a terrifying ‘drunken irrational’ assault.

Drunk trio threatened to rape cop’s wife, bashed him

Three men assaulted an Uber driver, then turned on an off-duty police officer and threatened to rape his wife during a terrifying ‘drunken irrational’ assault.

Published a story 19th Nov 2020 4:06 PM

An ex-navy seaman who punched a man in the face during a vicious unprovoked bag-snatch attempt had a “seriously disturbing” history of violence, a court has been told.

‘Seriously disturbing’: Ex-navy seaman’s street assault

An ex-navy seaman who punched a man in the face during a vicious unprovoked bag-snatch attempt had a “seriously disturbing” history of violence, a court has been told.

Published a story 16th Nov 2020 3:22 PM

The trial has begun for a Lockyer Valley woman who is accused of running unsafe budget accommodation for backpackers by failing to install fire safety measures.

Woman denies budget hostel fire safety breaches

The trial has begun for a Lockyer Valley woman who is accused of running unsafe budget accommodation for backpackers by failing to install fire safety measures.

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 12:40 PM

A property manager who embezzled $32,000 while working for a major real estate group has walked from court after a judge found it was a rare case.

Property manager guilty of $32k real estate fraud

A property manager who embezzled $32,000 while working for a major real estate group has walked from court after a judge found it was a rare case.

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 11:57 AM

An unlicensed, drug affected driver who slingshotted his car into a police officer while he was doing “hand brakies” around a roundabout faces court

Hoon avoids jail after hitting top cop’s son

An unlicensed, drug affected driver who slingshotted his car into a police officer while he was doing “hand brakies” around a roundabout faces court

Published a story 11th Nov 2020 2:39 PM

A harness racing identity has denied he knew a horse he placed a winning bet on had allegedly been given performance enhancing drugs.

Racing identity denies placing ‘unfair bet’

A harness racing identity has denied he knew a horse he placed a winning bet on had allegedly been given performance enhancing drugs.

Published a story 11th Nov 2020 2:18 PM

A doctor found guilty of falsely claiming Medicare rebates for dead patients is fighting his conviction, claiming he should never have been found guilty.

Jailed GP fights guilty verdict in $360k fraud case

A doctor found guilty of falsely claiming Medicare rebates for dead patients is fighting his conviction, claiming he should never have been found guilty.

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