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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...

Coroner questions disparity over seatbelt regulations

Premium Content Coroner questions disparity over seatbelt regulations

Coroner: ‘Why do schoolchildren get the protection of the seatbelt where the...

Island rape trial: ‘I don’t know why she’s lying’

Premium Content Island rape trial: ‘I don’t know why she’s lying’

The man told police ‘I did not push myself onto her, I did not force her’ over...

AIRBORNE: ‘They were thrown about inside the bus’

Premium Content AIRBORNE: ‘They were thrown about inside the bus’

A court heard harrowing details of how passengers riding on an ill-fated Whitsunday...

INQUEST: Probe into fatal bus crash begins today

Premium Content INQUEST: Probe into fatal bus crash begins today

Proserpine teen Casey Brown died when the bus he was riding crashed

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

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

The Mackay man was overcome with rage after water was inadvertently splashed...

‘Critical’ statement outstanding in accused baby killer case

Premium Content ‘Critical’ statement outstanding in accused baby killer case

Ayden Jedd Bradshaw is charged with murder over baby death

The CQ man behind a shocking act of animal cruelty

Premium Content The CQ man behind a shocking act of animal cruelty

The maximum penalty includes a fine up to almost $270,000 or three years jail.

Mackay teen caught with 3.21 grams of MDMA in roadside bust

Premium Content Mackay teen caught with 3.21 grams of MDMA in roadside bust

Teen had never been in trouble with the law, until now

‘You seemed to be motivated to simply hurt these men’

Premium Content ‘You seemed to be motivated to simply hurt these men’

Mackay man jailed over mob bashings against a taxi driver and a stranger at the bus...

TikTok assault: Nursing student thought it would be funny

Premium Content TikTok assault: Nursing student thought it would be funny

‘He needs to know he’s too old for replicating TikToks'

Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Premium Content Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Whitsunday Anglican School sued parents Michael and Nicole Saunders

Proserpine man remanded in custody for alleged knife robbery

Premium Content Proserpine man remanded in custody for alleged knife robbery

It is alleged the 24 year old brandished a knife at a group of people and stole a...

Little girl accuses father of horrific repeated sexual abuse

Premium Content Little girl accuses father of horrific repeated sexual abuse

Man pleaded not guilty to abuse charges. WARNING: Graphic content

ARREST: Cairns man charged with stalking Mackay solicitor

Premium Content ARREST: Cairns man charged with stalking Mackay solicitor

Police allege he sent a suspicious package to the city heart law firm.

CQ man charged with molesting little girl under 12 years old

Premium Content CQ man charged with molesting little girl under 12 years old

Anyone convicted of this charge faces a maximum penalty of 20 years jail.

‘Devil worshipping bastard’: Father abuses church service

Premium Content ‘Devil worshipping bastard’: Father abuses church service

The Mackay father of three made four drunken calls including saying ‘I’m going to...

Man, 75, accused of child grooming and sexual assault

Premium Content Man, 75, accused of child grooming and sexual assault

If convicted he could face up to 14 years jail.

Long-term drug user told police nunchucks were wind chimes

Premium Content Long-term drug user told police nunchucks were wind chimes

‘People either get hold of their drug problem or they die from it, or they spend...

Dog sex extortion accused will plead guilty to bail breach

Premium Content Dog sex extortion accused will plead guilty to bail breach

Police allege man filmed former girlfriend as she had sex with a dog

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