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Fri 5 Mar 2021

74yo slapped with stalking charge over takeaway shop tiff

Premium Content 74yo slapped with stalking charge over takeaway shop tiff

A 74-year-old who can’t walk without assistance has been charged with stalking over what he says was a falling out with the owner of his local takeaway shop.

Thu 4 Mar 2021

Man ‘takes law into own hands’ to reclaim $270K debt

Premium Content Man ‘takes law into own hands’ to reclaim $270K debt

The Warwick court heard claims the man only turned to cyber harassment to reclaim his money and clear his name.

Grieving mother’s plea: ‘My family will be forever broken’

Premium Content Grieving mother’s plea: ‘My family will be forever broken’

The mother of a Proserpine teen killed in a fatal bus rollover made an emotional plea for seatbelts on buses.

Mechanic in strife after zipping past police bike at 174km/h

Premium Content Mechanic in strife after zipping past police bike at 174km/h

The Polair chopper was called in after a motorbike cop was unable to catch a speeding sports car

‘Those days are gone’: Bowen parents left kids with 9yo son

Premium Content ‘Those days are gone’: Bowen parents left kids with 9yo son

They have been sentenced in court after leaving their four children home alone, with the youngest just one year old.

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Dad jailed 15 years for horrific rape of daughters

Premium Content Dad jailed 15 years for horrific rape of daughters

A father has been sentenced to 15 years jail for raping and sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters and biological daughter. WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

Tue 2 Mar 2021

IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

Premium Content IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

The Warwick court heard police were called after less than $10 of food was gifted instead of dumped.

Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Premium Content Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Police are investigating a devastating fire which collapsed the roof of a “derelict” building in a Coast street late yesterday.

Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Premium Content Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Laura Rae Fischer got into a heated exchange with a Yeppoon gift store owner.

‘It sounded like someone was being murdered’

Premium Content ‘It sounded like someone was being murdered’

Irish backpackers' complaints soon took on more sinister tone in hunt for missing Simone Strobel

‘Overkill’: Father breaks driver’s nose over water spray

Premium Content ‘Overkill’: Father breaks driver’s nose over water spray

A father openly trembled as he sat in a courtroom dock over a brutal attack on another driver during a wet weather road rage attack.

VIDEO: Drone footage captures terrifying car inferno

Premium Content VIDEO: Drone footage captures terrifying car inferno

Drone footage provided to the South Burnett Times shows the aftermath of an inferno which engulfed a car on a major rural highway. SEE THE FOOTAGE HERE:

Former candidate pleads not guilty to child-sex charges

Premium Content Former candidate pleads not guilty to child-sex charges

A court has heard a former Coast political candidate accused of raping and touching a teenager allegedly tried to stop the girl from reporting the abuse.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

GRAPHIC: Horrific ways dogs die on Qld‘s third worst track

Premium Content GRAPHIC: Horrific ways dogs die on Qld‘s third worst track

The report findings come after the devastating loss of another greyhound occurred at the Bundaberg track last week

Heavily pregnant woman among 11 in serious crash

Premium Content Heavily pregnant woman among 11 in serious crash

Paramedics are assessing 11 patients with all lanes closed on the Bruce Highway.

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