Crime

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Police union boss reacts to officer dragged along by car

premium_icon Police union boss reacts to officer dragged along by car

Queensland Police Union boss said officers risked their lives daily to protect the community, and clinging to the handle of a moving car was no exception.

‘Give victims a voice’: call for more say over attackers

premium_icon ‘Give victims a voice’: call for more say over attackers

Victims of foreign-born criminals might get a much greater say over whether their attackers are kicked out of Australia. It comes after the Herald Sunrevealed...

Mum ‘appalled’ at killer drug dealer’s jail term

Mum ‘appalled’ at killer drug dealer’s jail term

A dealer who fatally stabbed one of her clients in Richmond after an ongoing feud might only spend five years in jail, with the victim’s mother “appalled".

Prosecution drops case against truckie

premium_icon Prosecution drops case against truckie

A case has been dropped against a Queensland truck driver charged with the manslaughter of an 80-year-old motorist after allegedly losing control of his load.

‘Predatory’ chiro could practise again

premium_icon ‘Predatory’ chiro could practise again

A predatory chiropractor who filmed patients undressing, charged thousands of dollars for weight loss formulas and administered unnecessary X-rays ould be allowed...

Man killed while carrying washing basket

Man killed while carrying washing basket

Text messages between a man and his female killer reveal what sparked a broad daylight stabbing on one of Melbourne’s busiest streets.

Parents charged over toddler’s death

Parents charged over toddler’s death

A woman and man have been charged after their two-year-old was taken unconscious to hospital last year, dying soon after.

Hanna rape trial: ‘Woman may be regretting bad decisions’

premium_icon Hanna rape trial: ‘Woman may be regretting bad decisions’

Former Queensland union boss David Hanna’s defence has suggested a woman who accused him of raping her may simply be regretting a “series of bad decisions”.

Duo charged after high speed chase in stolen vehicle

premium_icon Duo charged after high speed chase in stolen vehicle

A MAN and woman from Queensland who allegedly led police on a pursuit in a stolen car through Coffs Harbour, and injured an officer, have been charged.

No one fought for Mason Lee justice

premium_icon No one fought for Mason Lee justice

In death, as in his short life, little Mason Lee was once again alone as the wheels of justice quietly turned yesterday.

Nikolic’s new look after Fiji prison release

premium_icon Nikolic’s new look after Fiji prison release

Yvette Nikolic, the wife of accused drug smuggler John Nikolic, is settling back into life on Australian soil, but with a radically different look.

Plea  to motorbike riders in wake of tragic death

premium_icon Plea to motorbike riders in wake of tragic death

A 33-year-old man died at the scene after he collided with a cow

Rape trial begins in Grafton District Court

premium_icon Rape trial begins in Grafton District Court

MAN accused of sexually assaulting stepdaughters pleads not guilty in court, as court hears allegations of abuse since she was 14-years-old

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Rugby league player jailed for assault

Rugby league player jailed for assault

A once promising NRL youngster has had his dreams dashed after being convicted of an attack in NSW on Christmas Day last year.

Mason Lee: A little boy is dead, but who is really to blame?

premium_icon Mason Lee: A little boy is dead, but who is really to blame?

A little boy who lived a “wretched” life of pain and neglect and adults who shouted at him to “shut up”, that he was a “c--t”, writes Kate Kyriacou.

‘She appeared to climax’: Hanna’s rape trial claim

premium_icon ‘She appeared to climax’: Hanna’s rape trial claim

FORMER union boss David Hanna has taken the stand in his rape trial in Brisbane District Court, telling a jury a sexual encounter with a woman was consensual.

Fraud charges dropped after Yalanga sale

premium_icon Fraud charges dropped after Yalanga sale

Complex land deal reflected GFC aftermath, law firm said

Mason’s mum eligible for parole in July

premium_icon Mason’s mum eligible for parole in July

ANN Maree Lee has been sentenced to nine years in jail for the manslaughter of her toddler son Mason Lee. She will be eligible for parole in July.

Two in custody after high speed pursuit

premium_icon Two in custody after high speed pursuit

POLICE have taken two people into custody after a police pursuit, ended with a crash in Coffs Harbour this afternoon.

Shocking footage shows botched ATM robbery

Shocking footage shows botched ATM robbery

They smashed through a window to gain a better access.

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