February 2020

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 12:58 PM

Neighbours are in shock to learn a man’s dead body was found at the scene of a huge unit fire overnight.

Neighbours shaken by death of ‘kind man’ in unit fire

Neighbours are in shock to learn a man’s dead body was found at the scene of a huge unit fire overnight.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 11:05 AM

A Townsville tradie’s attempts to stop a group of juveniles in a suspected stolen car have backfired after he was charged with dangerous driving.

Tradie’s brave attempts to stop carjacking backfire

A Townsville tradie’s attempts to stop a group of juveniles in a suspected stolen car have backfired after he was charged with dangerous driving.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 7:26 AM

A woman was left with scratches and bruises when her former partner choked and threw rocks at her in a violent exchange.

Miner jailed for vicious assault on partner

A woman was left with scratches and bruises when her former partner choked and threw rocks at her in a violent exchange.

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 7:19 AM

A top law firm is investigating several serious allegations of sexual abuse at a Townsville orphanage, saying the reported cases are the tip of the iceberg.

Appeal for abuse victims of orphanage

A top law firm is investigating several serious allegations of sexual abuse at a Townsville orphanage, saying the reported cases are the tip of the iceberg.

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 4:48 PM

A pizza shop has fallen victim to another brazen break-in that will cost the owners more to repair than the items stolen.

Pizza shop forced to close after brazen theft

A pizza shop has fallen victim to another brazen break-in that will cost the owners more to repair than the items stolen.

Published a story 11th Feb 2020 7:33 AM

Queensland’s top ranking police and political brass will fly into Townsville this week for a roundtable on crime.

Top brass to fly in for grassroots crime forum

Queensland’s top ranking police and political brass will fly into Townsville this week for a roundtable on crime.

Published a story 6th Feb 2020 4:22 PM

A child watched in horror as his father punched and wrestled with police officers in a violent attack that could have ended worse, a magistrate said.

‘Luck of the draw’: Magistrate slams cop puncher

A child watched in horror as his father punched and wrestled with police officers in a violent attack that could have ended worse, a magistrate said.

Published a story 6th Feb 2020 3:52 PM

A drunk teen caused a violent and disgusting scene at a family-friendly hotel when he urinated towards a children’s play area and attacked staff.

Teen’s wee problem leads to bartender bashing

A drunk teen caused a violent and disgusting scene at a family-friendly hotel when he urinated towards a children’s play area and attacked staff.

Published a story 6th Feb 2020 1:57 PM

A woman was left traumatised after returning home to find an attempted burglar yelling and pushing against her front door in a terrifying ordeal.

Terrifying welcome home leaves woman fearing safety

A woman was left traumatised after returning home to find an attempted burglar yelling and pushing against her front door in a terrifying ordeal.

Published a story 5th Feb 2020 4:06 PM

A Sunshine Coast man took matters into his own hands when he saw a parking officer hovering around his car on Christmas Eve.

’We all feel like it’: Dad cracks it at parking officer

A Sunshine Coast man took matters into his own hands when he saw a parking officer hovering around his car on Christmas Eve.

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