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December 2017

Published a story 12th Dec 2017 7:04 PM

"NOBODY died and made you sheriff”, quipped a magistrate dealing with an Ooralea man facing court after an Andergrove man was assaulted

False allegations led to assault

"NOBODY died and made you sheriff”, quipped a magistrate dealing with an Ooralea man facing court after an Andergrove man was assaulted

Published a story 12th Dec 2017 6:58 PM

A man accused of pushing over his elderly neighbour, causing major head trauma, from which she later died, could have his charge upgraded to manslaughter.

Mackay man may face upgraded manslaughter charge

A man accused of pushing over his elderly neighbour, causing major head trauma, from which she later died, could have his charge upgraded to manslaughter.

Published a story 12th Dec 2017 11:33 AM

FACED Mackay District Court within minutes of another stepfather being convicted of secretly filming his stepdaughter, in separate cases.

Man caught with child porn stash secretly filmed teenagers

FACED Mackay District Court within minutes of another stepfather being convicted of secretly filming his stepdaughter, in separate cases.

Published a story 11th Dec 2017 10:13 PM

The driver was declared dead at the scene and the road was closed for some time on while "recovery efforts” continued.

Man dies in truck rollover west of Mackay

The driver was declared dead at the scene and the road was closed for some time on while "recovery efforts” continued.

Published a story 11th Dec 2017 10:10 PM

GRAPHIC video footage of a stabbing victim clutching tightly at his bloodied abdomen as paramedics rushed to give aid has been shown

Did SA baker try to murder Mackay mum?

GRAPHIC video footage of a stabbing victim clutching tightly at his bloodied abdomen as paramedics rushed to give aid has been shown

Published a story 9th Dec 2017 1:56 PM

A MACKAY woman has pleaded guilty to a raft of offences, including car theft, fraud and six counts of stealing.

Mackay woman guilty of car theft, fraud, stealing

A MACKAY woman has pleaded guilty to a raft of offences, including car theft, fraud and six counts of stealing.

Published a story 9th Dec 2017 1:55 PM

A GLENELLA man has been charged by police after a crash on the Bruce Highway near Mackay which killed a 57-year-old man from the Sunshine Coast.

Glenella man charged after fatal Bruce Hwy crash

A GLENELLA man has been charged by police after a crash on the Bruce Highway near Mackay which killed a 57-year-old man from the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 9th Dec 2017 1:53 PM

An Isaac region pedophile who secretly filmed dozens of boys as they used bathrooms is a free man, despite new child pornography offences.

Pedophile free in face of alarming psyche report

An Isaac region pedophile who secretly filmed dozens of boys as they used bathrooms is a free man, despite new child pornography offences.

Published a story 8th Dec 2017 7:54 AM

A SLADE Point man has been accused of robbing two businesses with weapons in the Mackay region last week.

Armed robbery accused to stay behind bars

A SLADE Point man has been accused of robbing two businesses with weapons in the Mackay region last week.

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