crime news

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Tyrrell’s foster mum: ‘I beat myself up’

Tyrrell’s foster mum: ‘I beat myself up’

William Tyrrell’s foster mother is due to return for more questioning over the toddler’s disappearance after an emotional first day.

Hidden camera found in Bondi bathroom

Hidden camera found in Bondi bathroom

A man is facing court today after a woman discovered a hidden camera concealed in a deodorant stick in a hostel bathroom.

ARMED HOLD-UP: Man lights stolen cigarette and flees scene

ARMED HOLD-UP: Man lights stolen cigarette and flees scene

A Nanango man will appear in court today after holding up a service station.

Drunk man blind in one eye scales CBD high-rise

premium_icon Drunk man blind in one eye scales CBD high-rise

WITNESSES told police the man who climbed to the top of a Toowoomba high-rise while drunk, and is also blind in one eye, appeared to almost fall several times.

Mum of Christchurch victim dies of ‘broken heart’

Mum of Christchurch victim dies of ‘broken heart’

The pain of losing her son in the Christchurch mosque massacre was too much to bare for the mother of one victim.

Retail worker claims she had to pee in a bucket at work

premium_icon Retail worker claims she had to pee in a bucket at work

SHE is forced to work in third-world conditions with no food, water or toilet breaks.

Jealous attack unfolds over heart-shaped note

premium_icon Jealous attack unfolds over heart-shaped note

Mackay man confronts his girlfriend of two years and accuses her of cheating. Trying to avoid him, she cowers on the ground with her head down.

AirAsia blasted for sex tourism ad campaign

AirAsia blasted for sex tourism ad campaign

AN airline’s ad campaign on the side of buses has sparked outrage because of its slogan, which has been linked to sex tourism.

Children’s car-roof tantrum caught on video

premium_icon Children’s car-roof tantrum caught on video

Two children have been caught jumping on a car and spitting at people as security watched on at a busy Gold Coast shopping centre car park.

Man circumcised by mistake

Man circumcised by mistake

A MAN who went to hospital for a bladder procedure instead had his foreskin removed, after staff got him confused with another patient in a shocking mix-up.

Drivers caught under the influence face court

premium_icon Drivers caught under the influence face court

AT LEAST 13 people are facing Coffs Harbour Local Court this week on charges of drink or drug driving.

Stepfather used pool cue to abuse six-year-old girl

premium_icon Stepfather used pool cue to abuse six-year-old girl

A MAN who used pool cue during the 13-month sex abuse of child has been jailed, with the victim suffering ongoing nightmares and fear from assaults.

'Woodchipper murder': Turning point for stalled court case

premium_icon 'Woodchipper murder': Turning point for stalled court case

Evidence thought to have been lost in the mail got through after all

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Red tape change means mum now ‘doesn’t exist’

premium_icon Red tape change means mum now ‘doesn’t exist’

A SIMPLE change to a government process has seen a Queensland woman banned from working despite having lived in Australia for 30 years.

Boystown resident claims he woke to priest’s vile act

premium_icon Boystown resident claims he woke to priest’s vile act

A FORMER Catholic brother at a Queensland boys home has been accused of indecent treatment of a Boystown resident while on a week-long camp in 1986.

Footage a key part of hospital stabbing probe

premium_icon Footage a key part of hospital stabbing probe

FOOTAGE from newly introduced body worn cameras will play a key role in the investigation into prosecuting the man charged with stabbing two hospital staff.

Bare dare: Streaker 'slapped on wrist with bit of lettuce'

premium_icon Bare dare: Streaker 'slapped on wrist with bit of lettuce'

A Mackay man has been handed the maximum penalty for streaking during the AFL pre-season match at Harrup Park.

Drunk Holden motorist drove across Rocky on three wheels

premium_icon Drunk Holden motorist drove across Rocky on three wheels

A DRUNK motorist hit the gutter so hard his tyre, suspension and brakes came off the car, but that didn't stop him from driving on.

Man's sick Snapchat messages to mate's daughter

premium_icon Man's sick Snapchat messages to mate's daughter

The court was told police seized Farrar's phone and found several Snapchat messages, photos and videos that indicated he and the child had sex.

Man’s cheeky $172m Facebook scam

Man’s cheeky $172m Facebook scam

A Lithuanian man tricked Facebook and Google into wiring him more than $172 million through a “blatant scheme”.

Newer Older