Queensland News

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Son busted buying marijuana from mum

premium_icon Son busted buying marijuana from mum

Corey Micheal Ward has fronted court after he was caught buying marijuana from his mum to feed his own drug trafficking business.

‘Your mum died’: Snapchat breaks tragic hit-run news to son

premium_icon ‘Your mum died’: Snapchat breaks tragic hit-run news to son

When he checked his social media, Booval teen Trent Thomsen discovered his mum was the victim of a terrible incident. Police are still trying to find her killer.

Sick foot fetish predator lures boy from shopping centre

premium_icon Sick foot fetish predator lures boy from shopping centre

Predator Shane Michael Fitzsimmons, who lured a 10-year-old boy from a shopping centre into a toilet cubicle, preyed on kids who were 'more likely to comply'.

VIDEO: Sparks fly in wild police chase

premium_icon VIDEO: Sparks fly in wild police chase

Police have released terrifying footage showing a driver in an allegedly stolen car, narrowly missing other drivers. SEE THE VIDEO

Stalking chef made revenge t-shirts, court hears

premium_icon Stalking chef made revenge t-shirts, court hears

Pratham Dhingra stalked and drove his ex-girlfriend to the point of desperation, even making t-shirts to mark the occasion.

‘Un-Australian’: Jed hits back at nightclub’s mullet ban

premium_icon ‘Un-Australian’: Jed hits back at nightclub’s mullet ban

Forget drunk and disorderly, security guards were more concerned about the contraband on the back of Jed’s head

Medal-wearing war vets face accused military fake in court

premium_icon Medal-wearing war vets face accused military fake in court

Wearing their medals, a dozen war veterans sat quietly in Maryborough court and faced the RSL boss accused of pretending to be one of them.

Man’s brazen attempt to escape custody after bail refusal

premium_icon Man’s brazen attempt to escape custody after bail refusal

Accused armed robber Guy James Weldon attempted to escape from the Bundaberg courthouse today after he was denied bail.

Mum’s Kinder Surprise meth stash shocks cops

premium_icon Mum’s Kinder Surprise meth stash shocks cops

A Sunshine Coast woman blamed her father for a stash of drugs found in a children’s toy when police raided her home in a drug bust.

Posties guard against sinkhole in 40C heat

premium_icon Posties guard against sinkhole in 40C heat

Locals have hailed the actions of hero posties, after they leapt into action to stop cars becoming stuck in a massive sinkhole on a suburban street.

Three months, no action: Drinking water gushing down drain

premium_icon Three months, no action: Drinking water gushing down drain

For three months local plumber Steve Allthorpe has alerted authorities about a burst water pipe, but no one has fixed it and water is still running freely down the ...

Pictured: 'Bomber' who wanted to ‘take out five blocks’

premium_icon Pictured: 'Bomber' who wanted to ‘take out five blocks’

Wayne Francis Wright strapped a fake bomb to his chest telling staff he could ‘take out five blocks’.

Biloela Tamil family to stay on Christmas Island until Feb

premium_icon Biloela Tamil family to stay on Christmas Island until Feb

An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain there until at least February ahead of a...

Man in the cooler after stealing an ice cream truck

premium_icon Man in the cooler after stealing an ice cream truck

GIVEN the heat outside this bloke would be hailed as a modern-day Robin Hood after pinching a truck full of ice cream.

Widow's plea to Forestry Corp after fire destroys farm

premium_icon Widow's plea to Forestry Corp after fire destroys farm

First she lost her husband to cancer and then her farm in a bushfire. Now she's battling to get Forestry Corporation to share the costs of fixing their fences.

Hot mess as refrigerated truck crashes in heatwave

premium_icon Hot mess as refrigerated truck crashes in heatwave

Authorities must hold little hope of salvaging the contents of a refrigerated truck that has crashed in almost 40-degree temperatures.

Man ate ice cream after stabbing nursing home resident

premium_icon Man ate ice cream after stabbing nursing home resident

Guy Joseph Wohrnitz stabbed a fellow nursing home resident and was found a short time later eating ice-cream and drinking coffee.

FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

premium_icon FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

A dead body is slumped 100 metres away from a car crashed on the side of a Mackay road- police say one simple thing could have saved the man's life

Teenage stabbing kill accused will spend Christmas in jail

premium_icon Teenage stabbing kill accused will spend Christmas in jail

A boy charged with the stabbing murder of 17-year-old Jack Beasley will spend Christmas behind bars after the matter was mentioned in court this morning.

Block star disputes key fact in Tinder assault claim

premium_icon Block star disputes key fact in Tinder assault claim

Former reality TV star and Penthouse cover model Suzi Taylor will contest claims she held a man against his will, forcing him to hand over cash.

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