February 2019

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 5:37 PM

It was clear to inspectors that he had spent a considerable amount of time walking around in circles.

Border collie tied to pole for two years

It was clear to inspectors that he had spent a considerable amount of time walking around in circles.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 6:17 PM

MAN'S 'casual' calls monitored as detectives track target.

Covert police sting snares Ipswich dealer

MAN'S 'casual' calls monitored as detectives track target.

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 7:40 PM

A GRIPE over a missing rake led to violence between two neighbours.

Fingers, abdomen slashed in missing rake row

A GRIPE over a missing rake led to violence between two neighbours.

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 7:31 PM

WHAT should have been a romantic occasion turned into a terrifying ordeal.

Teen's Valentine's Day horror

WHAT should have been a romantic occasion turned into a terrifying ordeal.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:35 PM

A midnight police pursuit of a potentially deadly driver loose on Ipswich roads didn't stop despite the speeding driver's car tyres being deflated.

Drug user does 170km/h in police pursuit with deflated tyres

A midnight police pursuit of a potentially deadly driver loose on Ipswich roads didn't stop despite the speeding driver's car tyres being deflated.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 3:31 PM

Holding a knife against his victim's cheek, James Craigen robbed an innocent shopper.

Bandit's 'brazen' robbery of innocent shopper at knifepoint

Holding a knife against his victim's cheek, James Craigen robbed an innocent shopper.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:26 PM

THE blow left the police officer reeling with a painful injury to his left eye socket.

Christmas Day headbutt floors sergeant

THE blow left the police officer reeling with a painful injury to his left eye socket.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 6:00 PM

A WOMAN walking to Ipswich train station took up an offer of a lift but instead was driven to bushland, threatened and robbed at knife point.

Thug's Crocodile Dundee line during knife attack

A WOMAN walking to Ipswich train station took up an offer of a lift but instead was driven to bushland, threatened and robbed at knife point.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 5:39 PM

SOCCER is known as a great unifier of people but that was not the case when some kids kicking a football led to a nasty confrontation.

Bones break, punches fly as footy game erupts in violence

SOCCER is known as a great unifier of people but that was not the case when some kids kicking a football led to a nasty confrontation.

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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.