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Fri 24 Jan 2020

DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

premium_icon DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

An alleged drug mule caught with 28kg of cannabis in his car became embroiled in the alleged crime due to a gambling problem, the defence claimed in court.

Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

premium_icon Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

A 65-year-old woman will spend two years behind bars after she defrauded a widow of $140,000 and changed her will to gain a $2 million hinterland estate.

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

A 36-year old mother-of-three has shared her horror story on how unclear messaging on a packet led to a life-threatening infection.

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

KOALAS have been identified as one of the many animals sold for human consumption in the Chinese market linked to the deadly coronavirus virus outbreak.

Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Family who lost everything in fires humbled by kindness

premium_icon Family who lost everything in fires humbled by kindness

EXCLUSIVE: Torn from their home and all possessions, a family-of-four was “dumbfounded” by the kindness of strangers who treated them to a week on the Coast.

Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

premium_icon Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

The family of a Geham teenager killed in a hit and run incident has released a statement.

AFTERMATH: Jacaranda City lashed by damaging storm

premium_icon AFTERMATH: Jacaranda City lashed by damaging storm

Cars under branches, popular hotel's near miss, racecourse tragedy and a See Park giant struck by lightning; this Grafton suburb felt full wrath of wild storm.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

'Not survivable': Search for missing plane called off

premium_icon 'Not survivable': Search for missing plane called off

The search for a missing Brisbane couple has been called off as police commence a recovery effort after the light plane crashed off Moreton Island.

Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

premium_icon Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

But a relationship expert says successful, long-term relationships can easily be forged on the likes of Tinder. These are the behaviours to watch out for.

Video reveals massive multi-million dollar marijuana haul

premium_icon Video reveals massive multi-million dollar marijuana haul

Police raided a rural property south of Grafton yesterday morning and uncovered 13 large industrial grow houses and seized $17 million worth of marijuana

Six charged after $17-million dope crop found in hot houses

premium_icon Six charged after $17-million dope crop found in hot houses

It was a high-tech operation grown in hot houses.

Pensioner who protected home from fire gets high water bill

premium_icon Pensioner who protected home from fire gets high water bill

A Wardell man’s efforts to save his home in November cost him $132 extra on his usual water charges.

Man accused of exploitative online chats faces court

premium_icon Man accused of exploitative online chats faces court

THE 33-year-old, who was arrested at a Lismore business, is accused of sending incident material to a person he believed was a 14-year-old girl.

Fireys investigate what sparked house inferno

premium_icon Fireys investigate what sparked house inferno

WATCH: A house undergoing renovation has been left in ruins after a fire broke out on a rural property north of Mackay last night.

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