April 2021

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:12 PM

A disgraced dentist who pleaded guilty to a raft of “violent and degrading” offences has been taken into custody to await his sentence.

Disgraced dentist in custody over ‘degrading’ assaults

A disgraced dentist who pleaded guilty to a raft of “violent and degrading” offences has been taken into custody to await his sentence.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 8:39 AM

The mother of a man brutally killed nine years ago today has pleaded for the killers to end her family’s grief and reveal the whereabouts of her son’s body.

‘Discarded like rubbish’: Mum desperate to find son’s body

The mother of a man brutally killed nine years ago today has pleaded for the killers to end her family’s grief and reveal the whereabouts of her son’s body.

Published a story 11th Apr 2021 6:37 AM

Almost three years since her sister Larissa’s gruesome murder, Deanna Beilby still drives with the doors locked.

‘I became afraid of the dark’: Sister haunted by murder

Almost three years since her sister Larissa’s gruesome murder, Deanna Beilby still drives with the doors locked.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 4:01 AM

A sadistic thug who poured petrol and caustic soda over his partner will remain in a prison cell after losing his appeal.

Thug who doused partner in petrol loses appeal

A sadistic thug who poured petrol and caustic soda over his partner will remain in a prison cell after losing his appeal.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 2:59 AM

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 11:41 PM

A judge has praised a Coast drug trafficker for taking the opportunity for rehabilitation with ‘both hands’.

Judge praises drug trafficker’s turnaround

A judge has praised a Coast drug trafficker for taking the opportunity for rehabilitation with ‘both hands’.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 10:28 PM

Criminals who would normally have to spend time behind bars are being given community sentences as courts are forced to get creative in the face of Covid-19.

Criminals avoiding jail time because of coronavirus

Criminals who would normally have to spend time behind bars are being given community sentences as courts are forced to get creative in the face of Covid-19.

Published a story 7th Apr 2021 6:10 PM

Health authorities are confident the death of an elderly Logan aged care facility resident is not related to the COVID-19 vaccination she received hours earlier.

Authorities play down vaccine link to woman’s death

Health authorities are confident the death of an elderly Logan aged care facility resident is not related to the COVID-19 vaccination she received hours earlier.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 4:14 PM

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside a train station that left a man with leg injuries.

Man injured in drive-by shooting at train station

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside a train station that left a man with leg injuries.

Published a story 5th Apr 2021 10:39 AM

A house has been destroyed after fire ripped through the property and forced neighbours out of their homes.

Neighbours evacuate as ‘intense fire’ destroys home

A house has been destroyed after fire ripped through the property and forced neighbours out of their homes.

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