April 2018

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 6:11 PM

A GRUBBY house was the trigger for an ugly twist to an online romance after a man drove 2000km to move in with his Ipswich lover.

Online dating ends in stabbing of woman, pet dog

A GRUBBY house was the trigger for an ugly twist to an online romance after a man drove 2000km to move in with his Ipswich lover.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 5:03 PM

When he physically resisted officers in a struggle he was tasered.

Home invasion, a stolen car and wad of fake $50s

When he physically resisted officers in a struggle he was tasered.

Published a story 20th Apr 2018 1:38 PM

She told cops she had two glasses of wine. It was actually two bottles.

Dog walkers alert police to drunk woman stuck in fence

She told cops she had two glasses of wine. It was actually two bottles.

Published a story 19th Apr 2018 5:14 PM

It caused nearly $3000 damage, court heard.

Prisoner's senseless destruction down to 'pack mentality'

It caused nearly $3000 damage, court heard.

Published a story 18th Apr 2018 3:31 PM

Their encounter was revealed to her dad by a friend of hers.

'Six months shy of consent': No jail for underage sex

Their encounter was revealed to her dad by a friend of hers.

Published a story 18th Apr 2018 7:47 AM

There were indications he wanted to expand his customer base and that he could deliver drugs if the price was right.

Laidley drug dealer's text messages reveal expansion plans

There were indications he wanted to expand his customer base and that he could deliver drugs if the price was right.

Published a story 17th Apr 2018 5:29 PM

Ipswich man pleads guilty to possession of cocaine and heroin.

Drug offender blames overdose for raspy voice

Ipswich man pleads guilty to possession of cocaine and heroin.

Published a story 17th Apr 2018 7:38 AM

Mystery surrounds $300,000 of unexplained income a Rocklea second hand car dealer - whose business was devastated by floods - earned in just seven months.

Bankrupt Rocklea car dealer mysteriously earns $300K

Mystery surrounds $300,000 of unexplained income a Rocklea second hand car dealer - whose business was devastated by floods - earned in just seven months.

Published a story 16th Apr 2018 5:52 PM

AN IPSWICH couple accused of a violent car-jacking in Raceview on Sunday remain in police custody.

Couple accused of violent car-jacking face court

AN IPSWICH couple accused of a violent car-jacking in Raceview on Sunday remain in police custody.

Published a story 16th Apr 2018 4:55 PM

A grandpa who viewed pornographic animated Frozen characters with his little granddaughter, has been jailed for his sexual offences.

'Grubby grandpa' showed granddaughter Disney porn

A grandpa who viewed pornographic animated Frozen characters with his little granddaughter, has been jailed for his sexual offences.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.