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Tue 25 Feb 2020

Pizza empire boss kicked and abused his former partner

Pizza empire boss kicked and abused his former partner

The head of the once iconic pizza chain Criniti’s has admitted to kicking his ex-wife near one of their last remaining restaurants.

Woman fronts court for tattooing teen daughter's friend

premium_icon Woman fronts court for tattooing teen daughter's friend

A Toowoomba woman who tattooed a love heart on her daughter’s 13-year-old friend has ended up in court.

Dad left toddler in car for hours while he played pokies

premium_icon Dad left toddler in car for hours while he played pokies

The 24-year-old Gympie region father left the three-year-old locked in a car outside a Gympie pub

Pisasale to face trial over fraud, sex assaults

premium_icon Pisasale to face trial over fraud, sex assaults

Former Ipswich mayor’s case back in court as judge sets date for trial

Man charged for viral ‘racist rant’ over aboriginal flag

Man charged for viral ‘racist rant’ over aboriginal flag

A former McDonald’s franchisee holder who was called a “racist” for ranting at his neighbour has been charged over the December incident.

Angry thug bashes expectant mum with a wooden plank

premium_icon Angry thug bashes expectant mum with a wooden plank

The court heard the man has an ‘obvious temper problem’.

SAS under investigation for 55 incidents

SAS under investigation for 55 incidents

The Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force is investigating 55 allegations, mostly killings of Afghan non-combatants, by Special Forces soldiers.

Elderly woman struck with stick in neighbourhood dispute

premium_icon Elderly woman struck with stick in neighbourhood dispute

Defending herself with a rake, the woman’s neighbour hit back with a stick, a court has heard.

Man arrested over 1992 cold case murder

premium_icon Man arrested over 1992 cold case murder

Police have arrested a 62-year-old man over the 1992 cold case murder of a wealthy widower who was found bound, gagged and bashed in his home.

Construction boss pleads guilty to child sex offences

premium_icon Construction boss pleads guilty to child sex offences

A 53-year-old drafting manager Timothy King faces of jail after admitting to sex crimes against a teenage girl.

Anaesthetist faces child exploitation material charges

premium_icon Anaesthetist faces child exploitation material charges

Anaesthetist Keith Benjamin Greenland has appeared in court for allegedly accessing images and videos regarded as child abuse material.

Tiffany Taylor's blood found in murder-accused’s car

premium_icon Tiffany Taylor's blood found in murder-accused’s car

A court has heard a pregnant teenage woman's blood was found on the glovebox, gearstick and front seat of a car belonging to the man accused of her murder.

Hanson claims Arndt Hannah Clarke killer comments ‘twisted’

premium_icon Hanson claims Arndt Hannah Clarke killer comments ‘twisted’

After calls for her to stand down from the family law inquiry over her defence of Bettina Arndt, Pauline Hanson has hit back.

Fisher jailed for huge illegal shellfish haul

premium_icon Fisher jailed for huge illegal shellfish haul

Michael John Eyre has been jailed, fined and banned from abalone fishing after a massive haul of the delicacy was found at his house.

Cruel reason mum had 11 social media profiles

Cruel reason mum had 11 social media profiles

The things she did to two children were bad enough, but Selina Sharafi's use of Facebook profiles in the aftermath made things so much worse.

‘My life is over’: Daycare bus death triple-0 call

premium_icon ‘My life is over’: Daycare bus death triple-0 call

A Cairns daycare manager charged with manslaughter after a three-year-old boy was left to die in a hot minibus told a triple-0 operator “I’ve left a child on the bus...

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital after guilty verdict

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital after guilty verdict

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein has been taken to hospital just hours after a jury convicted him on charges of sexual assault and rape.

‘F--k I hate court’: man sentenced for filming magistrate

premium_icon ‘F--k I hate court’: man sentenced for filming magistrate

A man has pleaded guilty to filming in a Lismore courtroom and sharing it with his friends on social media.

Son accused of pouring fuel on mum, chasing with blow torch

premium_icon Son accused of pouring fuel on mum, chasing with blow torch

Mother testifies about the morning her son allegedly grabbed her pony-tail and poured petrol on her face

NAMED: Babysitter charged with the murder of Connor Horan

premium_icon NAMED: Babysitter charged with the murder of Connor Horan

THE two-year-old died with extensive head and internal injuries in 2018.

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