December 2018

Published a story 17th Dec 2018 6:39 PM

A DRUNKEN Mackay sandblaster raged through the city centre and tried to spark a fight with revellers before he copped a face full of capsicum spray.

Man capsicum sprayed after kicking police officer in face

A DRUNKEN Mackay sandblaster raged through the city centre and tried to spark a fight with revellers before he copped a face full of capsicum spray.

Published a story 17th Dec 2018 6:38 PM

A SYDNEY man extradited to Queensland over allegations he groomed a Mackay teen online has wished a magistrate a very "merry Christmas".

Child grooming accused to spend Christmas behind bars

A SYDNEY man extradited to Queensland over allegations he groomed a Mackay teen online has wished a magistrate a very "merry Christmas".

Published a story 17th Dec 2018 12:03 PM

A SYDNEY man extradited to Queensland over allegations he groomed a Mackay teen online has wished a magistrate a very "merry Christmas”.

Child grooming accused to spend Christmas behind bars

A SYDNEY man extradited to Queensland over allegations he groomed a Mackay teen online has wished a magistrate a very "merry Christmas”.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 7:19 PM

SIX children cowered in the cupboard and two women barricaded doors of a Blacks Beach home as a drunk smashed a window in during a violent episode.

Drunk smashes in window as women and children cower inside

SIX children cowered in the cupboard and two women barricaded doors of a Blacks Beach home as a drunk smashed a window in during a violent episode.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 7:18 PM

INDIGENOUS links to traditionally owned land could prove a key component in court after a pair of Mackay men were charged with taking a protected green turtle.

Mackay men charged with taking of protected green turtle

INDIGENOUS links to traditionally owned land could prove a key component in court after a pair of Mackay men were charged with taking a protected green turtle.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 7:06 PM

Trip of men charged with robbing a city centre gaming lounge while armed with a gun have faced court - and one of the accused has flagged a guilty plea.

Mackay man flags guilty plea over armed robbery at AM Bar

Trip of men charged with robbing a city centre gaming lounge while armed with a gun have faced court - and one of the accused has flagged a guilty plea.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 7:08 AM

A MOUNT Pleasant man accused of robbing a teenage shop assistant with a knife and black mask could soon be released from prison on bail.

Mini mart robbery accused could be released on bail

A MOUNT Pleasant man accused of robbing a teenage shop assistant with a knife and black mask could soon be released from prison on bail.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 7:02 AM

A DISPUTE resolution service based in Mackay Courthouse has conducted more than 4500 mediations and saved countless hours of court time.

Service marks 21st milestone amidst ballooning demand

A DISPUTE resolution service based in Mackay Courthouse has conducted more than 4500 mediations and saved countless hours of court time.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 3:33 PM

MACKAY police have urged members of the public to come forward after an unmarked police ute was rammed and the offender fled the scene.

Police appeal for witnesses after crook rams cop car

MACKAY police have urged members of the public to come forward after an unmarked police ute was rammed and the offender fled the scene.

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