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How boilermaker’s back injury sent him on a downward spiral

Premium Content How boilermaker’s back injury sent him on a downward spiral

Painkillers were not enough for the Sarina man who first raided the family’s...

Former navy chef caught with 11,000 child abuse images

Premium Content Former navy chef caught with 11,000 child abuse images

Judge found there were ‘exceptional circumstances’

Driver follows woman home during heated act of road rage

Premium Content Driver follows woman home during heated act of road rage

The Proserpine man says a lewd comment she made added fuel to the fire.

‘Joke’ Snapchat pic on school shooting sparks Interpol alert

Premium Content ‘Joke’ Snapchat pic on school shooting sparks Interpol alert

A Glenella man has landed in hot water after his social media post was flagged with...

‘Standover’ man jailed for ‘outlaw behaviour’ in Mackay

Premium Content ‘Standover’ man jailed for ‘outlaw behaviour’ in Mackay

He had previously been jailed for trying to import narcotics

Mine worker used 1g of MDMA a day to ‘eliminate’ anxiety

Premium Content Mine worker used 1g of MDMA a day to ‘eliminate’ anxiety

Highly-paid Moranbah man bought drugs in bulk to limit contact with traffickers

‘Herb keeper’ has ‘stealth’ drug business shut down

Premium Content ‘Herb keeper’ has ‘stealth’ drug business shut down

A Hamilton Island supervisor turned drug trafficker charged an extra $15 for his...

Mum of four ignores disqualification to get kids to school

Premium Content Mum of four ignores disqualification to get kids to school

‘It’s getting close to jail country. I think after this one, she is right square in...

Murder accused charged with pole assault and car damage

Premium Content Murder accused charged with pole assault and car damage

After a dramatic arrest at Mackay Harbour, the man accused of a Maryborough murder...

Man charged with murder after dramatic arrest in Mackay

Premium Content Man charged with murder after dramatic arrest in Mackay

Police have charged a man with murder after a body was found

'Stop or be shot': Shock details of attack on cops revealed

Premium Content 'Stop or be shot': Shock details of attack on cops revealed

Man shot in police station threatened officers in suicide attempt

Bowen man in police shooting to have case finalised

Premium Content Bowen man in police shooting to have case finalised

The 36 year old has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder but guilty to malicious...

Barrister for fugitive’s mum makes bold legal move

Premium Content Barrister for fugitive’s mum makes bold legal move

The Daily Mercury can now reveal defence attempted to have one of the...

Teen accused of assaulting nurse makes bid for freedom

Premium Content Teen accused of assaulting nurse makes bid for freedom

She wept in the dock at the Bowen court as the magistrate delivered his decision on...

VERDICT: Jury decides in case against fugitive’s mum

Premium Content VERDICT: Jury decides in case against fugitive’s mum

UPDATE: The mother convicted of helping her fugitive son flee Australia has been...

Fugitive’s mum accused of lying while testifying in court

Premium Content Fugitive’s mum accused of lying while testifying in court

‘You didn’t want to speak on that phone because you knew the police were...

REVENGE PORN: Man sent photos and videos of teen girlfriend

Premium Content REVENGE PORN: Man sent photos and videos of teen girlfriend

21 year old was charged with distributing child abuse material

Online bullying blamed for assault on pregnant woman

Premium Content Online bullying blamed for assault on pregnant woman

Bowen woman went to her former friend’s home and abused her

Missing $75,000 boat never mentioned to police

Premium Content Missing $75,000 boat never mentioned to police

Fugitive mum told officers she believed her son was working out west

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