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Sun 11 Apr 2021

Dad-of-four’s final wish before cancer claims his life

Dad-of-four’s final wish before cancer claims his life

A father-of-four wants just one thing before cancer takes his life.

Man dies after being pulled from water near Byron Bay

Premium Content Man dies after being pulled from water near Byron Bay

Emergency crews were called to two separate drowning incidents in NSW on the weekend.

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Man charged for allegedly setting car and boat on fire

Premium Content Man charged for allegedly setting car and boat on fire

It is alleged the man swam up to the boat, which was moored on the Fitzroy River, and set it on fire.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

”Dirty old sl**”: Man headbutts teen in psychotic episode

Premium Content ”Dirty old sl**”: Man headbutts teen in psychotic episode

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to further time in jail after “headbutting” a 16-year-old girl allegedly following a “psychotic” episode.

Stepdaughter raped 120 times before she turned 12

Premium Content Stepdaughter raped 120 times before she turned 12

**DISTRESSING CONTENT** Former Neerkol resident tried to bribe rape victim with Tim Tams.

WATCH: New sinkhole opens up at Inskip Point

Premium Content WATCH: New sinkhole opens up at Inskip Point

A Gympie man camping at Inskip has captured the moment the ground disappeared as a new sinkhole opened up at a busy part of the point

Baby captured ‘laughing, giggling’ before tragedy struck

Premium Content Baby captured ‘laughing, giggling’ before tragedy struck

A young couple has been left grief-stricken after their baby passed away in her sleep

Thu 8 Apr 2021

BUBBLE TROUBLE: NZ hit with local COVID case

BUBBLE TROUBLE: NZ hit with local COVID case

A hotel quarantine worker in New Zealand has been infected with COVID-19, sparking concerns the shock case could impact the highly-anticipated travel bubble.

Man called cops on himself after breaking woman’s nose

Premium Content Man called cops on himself after breaking woman’s nose

‘The dog is over there’: A South Burnett man faced court after breaking his partner’s nose and then turning himself into the police.

Men sentenced over bizarre Grindr robbery

Premium Content Men sentenced over bizarre Grindr robbery

A trio came up with a plot to rob a 69-year-old man on the North Coast, a court has heard.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Workers’ concerns about Grosvenor sometimes ignored: Miner

Premium Content Workers’ concerns about Grosvenor sometimes ignored: Miner

‘You’d get frustrated. You just kept voicing (your concerns) to the deputy.’

Man found shot four times in car on side of highway

Premium Content Man found shot four times in car on side of highway

A man was found with gun shots to his chest and legs in a car on the side of the Pacific Highway in the early hours of Wednesday.

Man accused of attacks, failing to wear mask, faces court

Premium Content Man accused of attacks, failing to wear mask, faces court

A man who allegedly assaulted a police officer after he breached COVID-19 restrictions will be applying for bail

Tue 6 Apr 2021

‘I just did what I hope someone would do for me’

Premium Content ‘I just did what I hope someone would do for me’

A Pacific Paradise man who was first at the scene of a double fatality on Easter Sunday has revealed how residents tried in vain to save one of the victims.

Prominent builder and wife killed in Easter crash tragedy

Premium Content Prominent builder and wife killed in Easter crash tragedy

A Coast husband and wife who died when their SUV collided with a tree on David Low Way at Pacific Paradise on Easter Sunday have been identified.

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