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Man slammed as ‘too ready with his hand’ after choking ex

Premium Content Man slammed as ‘too ready with his hand’ after choking ex

‘There’s a background to it, it’s not just straight up gratuitous violence that you...

Judge notes link between ice and ‘deviant sexual’ behaviour

Premium Content Judge notes link between ice and ‘deviant sexual’ behaviour

A Whitsunday man is now a reportable sex offender after abuse images

The appalling things 23 parents did to wind up in court

Premium Content The appalling things 23 parents did to wind up in court

From causing a fatal blast that decapitated his own son to inadvertently allowing...

Bail decision for man who allegedly threatened a cop

Premium Content Bail decision for man who allegedly threatened a cop

The 37 year old, from the Whitsundays, allegedly coughed in a police officer’s face...

Man allegedly coughed in cop's face claiming he had COVID-19

Premium Content Man allegedly coughed in cop's face claiming he had COVID-19

UPDATE: The 37 year old, from the Whitsundays, will spend another night in custody...

Mackay’s New Year’s Eve chaos by the numbers

Premium Content Mackay’s New Year’s Eve chaos by the numbers

Police reveal the arrests, assaults, drunk drivers, and public nuisance complaints...

60 witnesses to be called in Jay Brogden murder case

Premium Content 60 witnesses to be called in Jay Brogden murder case

21-year-old Jay Brogden vanished on April 21, 2007

‘Bizarre’: Boatie stalks case worker in Cyclone Debbie claim

Premium Content ‘Bizarre’: Boatie stalks case worker in Cyclone Debbie claim

‘She had to move house, change her phone number and deactivate social media and...

Tourist told cops drug seedlings were ‘tomatoes’

Premium Content Tourist told cops drug seedlings were ‘tomatoes’

The chef-turned-horticulturalist decided to ‘give it a go’ growing drugs. He was...

Two teens, one man taken to hospital after street brawl

Premium Content Two teens, one man taken to hospital after street brawl

At least six people were involved in a violent altercation at Airlie Beach.

BAD DRIVERS: Boozed up, drugged up and getting behind wheel

Premium Content BAD DRIVERS: Boozed up, drugged up and getting behind wheel

A mother of six and a civil engineer are among a number of people who pleaded...

DV OUTBURST: Man tells wife ‘go f*** yourself’ after arrest

Premium Content DV OUTBURST: Man tells wife ‘go f*** yourself’ after arrest

Now the 40 year old has a jail term hanging over his head for his ‘disgraceful’ DV...

Assault charge for Costo’s pub slap dubbed ‘overkill’

Premium Content Assault charge for Costo’s pub slap dubbed ‘overkill’

A 57 year old had an assault charge downgraded after he slapped former Whitsunday...

WATCH: Guns, cash and 2kg ice seized in two-day drug blitz

Premium Content WATCH: Guns, cash and 2kg ice seized in two-day drug blitz

Detectives have charged 16 people with almost 200 offences linked to serious drug...

Accused lock-on protester denies all charges

Premium Content Accused lock-on protester denies all charges

He’s accused of attaching himself to equipment at Abbot Point and interfering with...

Man suffers head injury in Airlie Beach assault

Premium Content Man suffers head injury in Airlie Beach assault

Police investigating after two men punched in the nose.

Jury returns verdict in 'rape fantasy' trial

Premium Content Jury returns verdict in 'rape fantasy' trial

Mackay District Court jury has returned its verdict in rape trial

Man punched woman after she attacked him with a weapon

Premium Content Man punched woman after she attacked him with a weapon

‘There is significant provocation, and a warning and he didn’t advance on her, she...

Man claims violent sex attack was agreed ‘rape fantasy’

Premium Content Man claims violent sex attack was agreed ‘rape fantasy’

He has pleaded not guilty to allegations of rape, sexual assault and choking.

Investigations continue after two-storey fall from balcony

Premium Content Investigations continue after two-storey fall from balcony 

A 30-year-old man was found in a critical condition at the Cannonvale property on...

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