August 2020

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 3:27 PM

Plenty of people faced court for driving under the influence or with drugs in their system this week.

NAMED AND SHAMED: 52 Coast drink, drug drivers

Plenty of people faced court for driving under the influence or with drugs in their system this week.

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 1:11 PM

Police have issued a desperate plea to Sunshine Coast drivers after a horror week on the region's roads, with four people losing their lives.

‘Some you don’t forget’: Horror week for Coast fatalities

Police have issued a desperate plea to Sunshine Coast drivers after a horror week on the region's roads, with four people losing their lives.

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 8:09 AM

A Maroochydore pharmacy owner who is being sued by competitor app creators for stealing info claims he had the idea long before he met the directors.

Pharmacy owner fights $3.3m lawsuit over ‘stolen’ app info

A Maroochydore pharmacy owner who is being sued by competitor app creators for stealing info claims he had the idea long before he met the directors.

Published a story 13th Aug 2020 1:14 PM

A witness to a horrific crash that took the life of a man this morning said he saw the car fly off the Bruce Highway at 100km/h and crash into a creek bed.

‘I couldn’t get him out’: Truckie’s crash scene horror

A witness to a horrific crash that took the life of a man this morning said he saw the car fly off the Bruce Highway at 100km/h and crash into a creek bed.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 5:38 PM

The Christmas Day rapist who kidnapped, tied up and repeatedly violated a Japanese tourist in Noosa National Park close to two decades ago will be released from jail.

Noosa Christmas Day rapist released from jail

The Christmas Day rapist who kidnapped, tied up and repeatedly violated a Japanese tourist in Noosa National Park close to two decades ago will be released from jail.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 2:28 PM

Police say a man faced off with officers in a lengthy negotiation after arming himself with large carving knives.

Man armed with knives in standoff, police allege

Police say a man faced off with officers in a lengthy negotiation after arming himself with large carving knives.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 12:24 PM

A former venue manager of a Noosa hotel has lost an appeal for workers compensation after claims that his job led him to being diagnosed with depression.

Former manager loses Coast hotel compo claim

A former venue manager of a Noosa hotel has lost an appeal for workers compensation after claims that his job led him to being diagnosed with depression.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 5:45 PM

From a beach masturbator to a father and son saying their marijuana plants “popped out of the ground”, these Coast criminals have committed some bizarre crimes.

REVEALED: 10 dumbest Coast crimes committed

From a beach masturbator to a father and son saying their marijuana plants “popped out of the ground”, these Coast criminals have committed some bizarre crimes.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:09 PM

A drug driver who consumed marijuana in the United States to relieve COVID-19 stress said he wasn’t aware driving with marijuana in his system was illegal in Australia.

Drug driver goes from pot to fire on US return

A drug driver who consumed marijuana in the United States to relieve COVID-19 stress said he wasn’t aware driving with marijuana in his system was illegal in Australia.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 2:42 PM

A ‘drunk-as-drunk’ cyclist with nine pages of criminal history and an alcohol problem will be starting a program to turn his life around, a court heard.

‘I don’t want to go to jail': Drunk cyclist wants to change

A ‘drunk-as-drunk’ cyclist with nine pages of criminal history and an alcohol problem will be starting a program to turn his life around, a court heard.

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