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Thu 4 Mar 2021

‘Those days are gone’: Bowen parents left kids with 9yo son

Premium Content ‘Those days are gone’: Bowen parents left kids with 9yo son

They have been sentenced in court after leaving their four children home alone, with the youngest just one year old.

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Dad jailed 15 years for horrific rape of daughters

Premium Content Dad jailed 15 years for horrific rape of daughters

A father has been sentenced to 15 years jail for raping and sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters and biological daughter. WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

Tue 2 Mar 2021

IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

Premium Content IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

The Warwick court heard police were called after less than $10 of food was gifted instead of dumped.

Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Premium Content Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Police are investigating a devastating fire which collapsed the roof of a “derelict” building in a Coast street late yesterday.

Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Premium Content Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Laura Rae Fischer got into a heated exchange with a Yeppoon gift store owner.

‘It sounded like someone was being murdered’

Premium Content ‘It sounded like someone was being murdered’

Irish backpackers' complaints soon took on more sinister tone in hunt for missing Simone Strobel

‘Overkill’: Father breaks driver’s nose over water spray

Premium Content ‘Overkill’: Father breaks driver’s nose over water spray

A father openly trembled as he sat in a courtroom dock over a brutal attack on another driver during a wet weather road rage attack.

VIDEO: Drone footage captures terrifying car inferno

Premium Content VIDEO: Drone footage captures terrifying car inferno

Drone footage provided to the South Burnett Times shows the aftermath of an inferno which engulfed a car on a major rural highway. SEE THE FOOTAGE HERE:

Former candidate pleads not guilty to child-sex charges

Premium Content Former candidate pleads not guilty to child-sex charges

A court has heard a former Coast political candidate accused of raping and touching a teenager allegedly tried to stop the girl from reporting the abuse.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Heavily pregnant woman among 11 in serious crash

Premium Content Heavily pregnant woman among 11 in serious crash

Paramedics are assessing 11 patients with all lanes closed on the Bruce Highway.

Woman bites and scratches police in drug ‘freak out’

Premium Content Woman bites and scratches police in drug ‘freak out’

An Ipswich court has heard a woman who attacked police has significant mental health issues

BREAKING: Man arrested after shotgun rampage through Gympie

Premium Content BREAKING: Man arrested after shotgun rampage through Gympie

A man who allegedly drove through Gympie streets firing a shot gun at several locations on Saturday night has been arrested and will front court today

Next step in cult leader murder court case

Premium Content Next step in cult leader murder court case

A teenager is facing court over allegations he killed the former head of a cult near Kyogle.

‘Praying for a break’: Grandad awaits news of stolen Lotus

Premium Content ‘Praying for a break’: Grandad awaits news of stolen Lotus

A Coast grandad is still “praying” his hand-built sports car that vanished from his garage three weeks ago will be found in one piece.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Man allegedly breached bail 23 times

Premium Content Man allegedly breached bail 23 times

The man claimed he had been working away and could not report.

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