July 2019

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 2:47 PM

Laughter fast turned to desperate cries for "help” as eight people, including three elderly women and a boy became entrapped in a 15-storey hotel's elevator.

'Traumatic' trip as family becomes trapped in hotel elevator

Laughter fast turned to desperate cries for "help” as eight people, including three elderly women and a boy became entrapped in a 15-storey hotel's elevator.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 12:01 PM

Tributes flow for much-loved man, brother and son, Mike Daniell, as his church community close invite friends and family to mourn together, hug and pray.

'Mourn together, hug and pray': Vigil for beloved fisherman

Tributes flow for much-loved man, brother and son, Mike Daniell, as his church community close invite friends and family to mourn together, hug and pray.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 9:46 AM

A man with 'super-human strength' used his bare hands to rip a water fountain from the ground in the first in a series of bizarre acts which led to his arrest.

'Super-human' criminal shows off his incredible power

A man with 'super-human strength' used his bare hands to rip a water fountain from the ground in the first in a series of bizarre acts which led to his arrest.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 2:52 PM

Trusted employee and mother-of-two awaits her day in court after she was charged with stealing more than $1 million from a Noosa restaurant.

Identity of mum charged with $1m restaurant rip-off revealed

Trusted employee and mother-of-two awaits her day in court after she was charged with stealing more than $1 million from a Noosa restaurant.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:49 PM

Each day I hear criminals list all the reasons they should stay out of jail, so I was rattled to hear two people beg the courts for more time behind bars.

Criminals are begging for the comforts of incarceration

Each day I hear criminals list all the reasons they should stay out of jail, so I was rattled to hear two people beg the courts for more time behind bars.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:07 PM

A meth-crazed arson accomplice who led police on a high-speed road and air chase had an unblemished criminal history and a single ticket on his driving history.

Meth-crazed arson accomplice sentenced for high-speed chase

A meth-crazed arson accomplice who led police on a high-speed road and air chase had an unblemished criminal history and a single ticket on his driving history.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 2:45 PM

A security guard who was threatened at knife-point said he had empathy for his attacker, a homeless man who pleaded with a judge to let him stay in jail.

Guard held at knife-point scarred from water bottle robbery

A security guard who was threatened at knife-point said he had empathy for his attacker, a homeless man who pleaded with a judge to let him stay in jail.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 4:19 PM

A teenage boy has suffered multiple cuts, face and leg injuries after he was struck by a vehicle.

Teenage boy hospitalised after he was hit by car

A teenage boy has suffered multiple cuts, face and leg injuries after he was struck by a vehicle.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 3:10 PM

A man fronted court after a drug raid uncovered the home operation inside a bedroom he rented off his mum.

Drug squad uncovers bedroom operation worth thousands

A man fronted court after a drug raid uncovered the home operation inside a bedroom he rented off his mum.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 1:54 PM

An "ugly drunk” and serial menace guaranteed if he was not in jail, he would be back on the street committing crimes to get back inside.

'I want more jail time, your honour': Criminal's prison push

An "ugly drunk” and serial menace guaranteed if he was not in jail, he would be back on the street committing crimes to get back inside.

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