A man's agitated behaviour was the first sign police were about to stumble upon a dangerous, home-made weapon sitting within arm's reach in a car.
A teen has been fined for possessing a popular brand of 'leather shoe cleaner' which is used as an inhalant to get high and is commonplace in the gay community.
Jarrod Cain Evans tried to turn his life around after amassing a 35-page criminal history but was back at it just months later, taking a hunting knife to court.
Two serial thieves were left shocked when they were sentenced to imprisonment for taking eight lamps and a new microwave from next to a resort's skip bin.
IGA owners are rallying behind Townsville flood victims with packages of cleaning goods donated to help in the clean up as well as $100,000 in gift vouchers.
Escorts were allegedly duped out of about $16,000 within just days by a man who was jailed for pulling the same stunt weeks earlier.
A woman has described being forced into hiding due to her abusive husband who breached their domestic violence order 16 times in just four months.
A 56-year-old man accused of robbing two chemists by knife-point has made a brief appearance in court for the first mention of his charges.
A FIFO worker who was found by police drunk, half-naked and covered in vomit in a car has 'little memory' of the night which will cost him his job.
Driving in the right-hand lane for too long while going to visit his mum proved costly for a property consultant who will spend six months without a licence.