February 2017

Published a story 23rd Feb 2017 5:56 PM

AN EXCEPTIONAL series of events has saved a Coast mum from jail for stealing $90,000 from her son.

Mum steals $90K to stop son 'squandering it'

AN EXCEPTIONAL series of events has saved a Coast mum from jail for stealing $90,000 from her son.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2017 10:46 AM

A BUDERIM dad got as far as the boomgate at Bunnings Maroochydore's trade section before his theft was halted.

Dad cops up to Bunnings trade theft

A BUDERIM dad got as far as the boomgate at Bunnings Maroochydore's trade section before his theft was halted.

Published a story 21st Feb 2017 12:17 PM

BLOOD screening will be conducted on the driver of a car involved in a fatal crash which killed an Ipswich man.

Coast fatal crash victim was 21 years old

BLOOD screening will be conducted on the driver of a car involved in a fatal crash which killed an Ipswich man.

Published a story 21st Feb 2017 9:05 AM

A WOMAN was helped into an ambulance after being involved in a crash on the Sunshine Mwy.

Motorway crash slows traffic flow

A WOMAN was helped into an ambulance after being involved in a crash on the Sunshine Mwy.

Published a story 21st Feb 2017 8:46 AM

<strong>UPDATE:</strong> A Beerwah dad has been left frustrated by bold thieves who targeted his family twice in two nights.

Thieves strike Coast family home twice in two nights

UPDATE: A Beerwah dad has been left frustrated by bold thieves who targeted his family twice in two nights.

Published a story 18th Feb 2017 10:57 AM

EVERY morning a new police unit dedicated to domestic violence meets to plan how to stop high risk cases from worsening.

Harrowing number of domestic violence breaches on the Coast

EVERY morning a new police unit dedicated to domestic violence meets to plan how to stop high risk cases from worsening.

Published a story 17th Feb 2017 4:51 PM

CONVICTED jewellery theft mastermind Andrew Simon Bell stared towards jurors shaking his head after they delivered a verdict he had tried to avoid.

Jury returns verdict for jewellery shop heist

CONVICTED jewellery theft mastermind Andrew Simon Bell stared towards jurors shaking his head after they delivered a verdict he had tried to avoid.

Published a story 17th Feb 2017 3:48 PM

FATHER-OF-TWO Dooley Lee Gordon concedes he was "off his face on heroin&#8221; when he threatened a couple near a busy Coast restaurant.

'You're s**tting me, you're pulling a knife on me'

FATHER-OF-TWO Dooley Lee Gordon concedes he was "off his face on heroin” when he threatened a couple near a busy Coast restaurant.

Published a story 16th Feb 2017 5:04 PM

GETAWAY driver Michael Robert Morgan has told a court he tried to talk his friend Brendon Howard out of robbing a Coast store to get money.

Robbers drove around the Coast looking for target: court

GETAWAY driver Michael Robert Morgan has told a court he tried to talk his friend Brendon Howard out of robbing a Coast store to get money.

Published a story 15th Feb 2017 12:53 PM

BREAKING: A Sunshine Coast businessman has avoided fronting court for the first mention of 18 child sex offences.

Coast businessman faces 18 child sex charges

BREAKING: A Sunshine Coast businessman has avoided fronting court for the first mention of 18 child sex offences.

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Stuart studied journalism at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He worked briefly at Central Queensland News and Warwick Daily News. He has worked as a reporter at The Chronicle since July 2009.