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Thu 15 Apr 2021

Two-storey home scorched after massive blaze breaks out

Premium Content Two-storey home scorched after massive blaze breaks out

About 20 firefighters have battled to save a home from complete destruction after a kitchen fire erupted on Wednesday night.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

Man dead after alleged assault in Coffs Harbour

Premium Content Man dead after alleged assault in Coffs Harbour

Woolgoolga man arrested and charged as police continue inquiries

Man punches wife, calls her N-word in front of children

Premium Content Man punches wife, calls her N-word in front of children

Despite pleading guilty in the Warwick court, the man will be able to keep his Blue Card and job at a local school.

Man threatened to stab child in ice-fuelled rage

Premium Content Man threatened to stab child in ice-fuelled rage

A man who could not remember committing domestic violence offences against his partner due to meth use threatened to stab his partner's child with a box cutter.

‘Sleepless nights’: Victims homeless after woman’s $26k scam

Premium Content ‘Sleepless nights’: Victims homeless after woman’s $26k scam

A woman who rolled out a “calculated” scam to swindle $26,000 from vulnerable renters has heard how her victims were forced to live in tents.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Roofer jailed for kissing 15yo, rubbing her bare thigh

Premium Content Roofer jailed for kissing 15yo, rubbing her bare thigh

An unexpecting teenage girl froze when a Coast father of three grabbed her, kissed her, and rubbed her bare thigh, a court has heard.

Hedge fund manager accused of defrauding millions

Premium Content Hedge fund manager accused of defrauding millions

An ASIC investigation has revealed his alleged misconduct.

Former Mackay cop plays pokies, drinks while 2yo left in car

Premium Content Former Mackay cop plays pokies, drinks while 2yo left in car

The man was drinking and gambling inside a CBD hotel when his partner came to visit him, leaving their two year old unattended in the parking lot.

‘Watched my own death’: Driver’s warning after smash

Premium Content ‘Watched my own death’: Driver’s warning after smash

A young woman whose passion is cars is scared to drive after being trapped in her vehicle during a three-car smash. She has a chilling warning to other drivers.

Hundreds of jobs on offer at new manufacturing site

Premium Content Hundreds of jobs on offer at new manufacturing site

Up to 200 positions on offer to help assemble and pack medical supplies

Mon 12 Apr 2021

Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

Premium Content Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

A Glenella grandmother died following an anaesthesia overdose during a routine operation at Mackay Base Hospital. Her family have now filed a $900k lawsuit.

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.

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