May 2019

Published a story 17th May 2019 10:01 AM

Videos downloaded from the man's computer depicted child rape and sexual abuse of a baby.

Abuse survivor says baby rape video was to find offenders

Videos downloaded from the man's computer depicted child rape and sexual abuse of a baby.

Published a story 17th May 2019 7:55 AM

On his arrest, he was found to have about 20 items that had been stolen during a $50,000 robbery.

Fleeing offender undone by quick-thinking homeowner

On his arrest, he was found to have about 20 items that had been stolen during a $50,000 robbery.

Published a story 16th May 2019 5:41 PM

The husband, who works 70 hour weeks away from home, was apparently oblivious to his wife's destructive intent.

Woman free despite torching prized Mark Skaife Commodore

The husband, who works 70 hour weeks away from home, was apparently oblivious to his wife's destructive intent.

Published a story 15th May 2019 4:31 PM

In one frightening incident when one of the victims was caught in a beach rip, the opportunistic offender groped her while she was stranded on a sand bar.

Dad used caravan trips to abuse daughter's friends

In one frightening incident when one of the victims was caught in a beach rip, the opportunistic offender groped her while she was stranded on a sand bar.

Published a story 13th May 2019 5:53 PM

THE former mayor's legal team opposed the last-minute inclusion when the Crown prosecutor made the application to Magistrate Anthony Gett.

Key witness blocked in Antoniolli trial

THE former mayor's legal team opposed the last-minute inclusion when the Crown prosecutor made the application to Magistrate Anthony Gett.

Published a story 13th May 2019 2:43 PM

His charges stem from alleged incidents that took place on Friday.

Cop car shooter in jail

His charges stem from alleged incidents that took place on Friday.

Published a story 13th May 2019 9:37 AM

Sixteen drink drivers named and shamed in this week's round-up.

Run to bottle shop proves wrong decision for driver

Sixteen drink drivers named and shamed in this week's round-up.

Published a story 13th May 2019 8:03 AM

A trespassing truckie is in hot water after he lost his cool and used his fists on the land owners.

Hot truckie loses his cool in farm dam biffo

A trespassing truckie is in hot water after he lost his cool and used his fists on the land owners.

Published a story 10th May 2019 5:37 PM

"He preyed upon him, becoming so smitten that he was heartbroken when he ran away."

Plea to help troubled son ends in shocking betrayal

"He preyed upon him, becoming so smitten that he was heartbroken when he ran away."

Published a story 10th May 2019 5:33 PM

Both men had been hotel residents when they verbally argued on a balcony.

Jury to decide if punch killed man at Ipswich hotel

Both men had been hotel residents when they verbally argued on a balcony.

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Reporter Ross Irby has wander-lust mixed with a sense of adventure, spending way too many years roaming about Australia, its back roads and off-shore foreign lands. Enjoys a yarn, story telling and tales, along with curiosity to find out about the lives and (mis)adventures of others. An off-beat sense of humour, not taking it all too seriously, along with big doses of flexibility/adaptability whatever the situation is the best way to go. You have to have the life experiences to have empathy with others.