FORMER Coast soccer player Caleb Michael Richardson didn't throw the first punch but he started the fight after knocking a kebab from his victim's hand.
LEADING police officer Debbie Platz wants the ratio of men to women in her service to balance out and is determined to achieve her goal.
A SUNSHINE Coast man has ended up in a German refugee camp after health and relationship woes led to him overstaying his visa.
A MAN accused of ripping off a customer of his spray booth business has had his charges mentioned in Maroochydore District Court.
A LAWYER for Bokarina siege accused William David Barker says the 30-year-old might enter pleas to his charges once he has had negotiated with prosecutors.
TEARS of relief flowed from a woman's eyes as she watched her former partner be jailed for attacking her with a knife.
A MOTHER who spat in the face of her 65-year-old neighbour was in the process of moving house when her emotions got the better of her.
A MAN who allowed an illegal "happy endings" massage business to run from his home says there is huge demand for the service on the Sunshine Coast.
THE lasting consequences of Mark Allan Davies' drunken motorcycle crash helped to keep him from prison when he was sentenced in Maroochydore Magistrates Court.
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.