February 2021

Published a story 26th Feb 2021 11:09 AM

The effectiveness of the specialist youth court introduced to help solve growing youth concerns in Townsville has never been reviewed.

Spotlight turns on High Risk Youth Court

The effectiveness of the specialist youth court introduced to help solve growing youth concerns in Townsville has never been reviewed.

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 10:44 AM

Dog attacks are leaving energy meter readers ‘scarred for life’ as parts of Queensland record highest number of incidents. WARNING: Graphic

Graphic photos show danger Ergon workers face

Dog attacks are leaving energy meter readers ‘scarred for life’ as parts of Queensland record highest number of incidents. WARNING: Graphic

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 11:49 AM

Townsville RAAF Commanding Officer Wing Commander Alan Brown instructed troops as they rehearsed disaster relief scenarios in Guam.

Aussie troops return after humanitarian training mission

Townsville RAAF Commanding Officer Wing Commander Alan Brown instructed troops as they rehearsed disaster relief scenarios in Guam.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 6:55 AM

A North Queensland man found guilty of a ‘brutal and heinous’ murder will remain behind bars after his bid for appeal was rejected.

Murderer’s appeal bid thrown out

A North Queensland man found guilty of a ‘brutal and heinous’ murder will remain behind bars after his bid for appeal was rejected.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 6:51 AM

Tributes have flowed for a young man who died in a tragic motorcycle crash in Townsville early Sunday morning.

‘Top bloke’: Young life remembered after bike crash

Tributes have flowed for a young man who died in a tragic motorcycle crash in Townsville early Sunday morning.

Published a story 18th Feb 2021 6:19 PM

Two medical experts have told a court what they think caused significant brain bleeding on brain of six-week-old baby who died.

'Tears or bruises' found in dead baby's brain tissue: Court

Two medical experts have told a court what they think caused significant brain bleeding on brain of six-week-old baby who died.

Published a story 16th Feb 2021 7:08 AM

Almost a decade after turning off his infant son’s life support, a Townsville father accused of killing his son has pleaded not guilty for the second time.

Judge to decide father’s fate at retrial

Almost a decade after turning off his infant son’s life support, a Townsville father accused of killing his son has pleaded not guilty for the second time.

Published a story 10th Feb 2021 5:07 PM

One of the children accused of breaking into the home of Jennifer Board just days after she was killed says it was not his fault the door was unlocked.

‘Not even my fault’: Teen’s violent outburst as bail denied

One of the children accused of breaking into the home of Jennifer Board just days after she was killed says it was not his fault the door was unlocked.

Published a story 10th Feb 2021 12:01 PM

One the state’s top lawyers has condemned the state government’s new laws targeting repeat youth offenders.

Lawyer slams plan as ‘reactive’ and not realistic

One the state’s top lawyers has condemned the state government’s new laws targeting repeat youth offenders.

Published a story 9th Feb 2021 3:18 PM

‘Just send me to Stuart, hurry the f-ck up’: Alleged stolen car driver says in court he ‘blames’ himself everyday for Jennifer’s death.

‘I know c-nt’: Stolen car accused abuses Magistrate

‘Just send me to Stuart, hurry the f-ck up’: Alleged stolen car driver says in court he ‘blames’ himself everyday for Jennifer’s death.

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