Entries by Rachel Junge

Disqualified female driver allegedly six-times over legal limit

A woman has spent the night behind bars, after allegedly returning a breath analysis six times over the legal alcohol limit. The 46-year-old’s Honda CRV was pulled over at Emerald Beach, near Coffs Harbour on the NSW mid-north coast, on Saturday afternoon. Police say her road-side breath test returned a positive reading, so she was taken to […]

Tweed local not seen for eight months

There are concerns about the welfare of a woman from the Tweed region, after her family revealed, they haven’t seen her for around eight months. They contacted NSW Police on Saturday to report her missing, with a public plea issued the same day. “Deborah Cox, aged 59, was last seen by her family about eight […]

Man charged with killing former Australian soldier

A man will face court today, accused of the brutal stabbing murder of a former Australian soldier, just north of Brisbane. Lee Matthew Hillier, known for his confrontation with Police during the 2013 Queen Street Mall siege, was named on Friday as the man wanted over the killing. The 39-year-old was arrested in Carseldine in […]

GoT and Netflix dominate Emmy nominations

Australian actors Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts are notably absent from the long list of Emmy nominees, announced overnight. But compatriot Yvonne Strahovski is in line for a gong come September 17, for her supporting role in The Handmaid’s Tale. Strahovski will go up against co-stars Alexis Bledel and Ann Dowd with the drama series […]

Battle brewing over movie rights to Thai cave rescue mission

It seems there definitely will be a movie made about the extraordinary Thailand cave rescue mission, but if one director gets his way – it won’t get the ‘Hollywood treatment’. Jon M. Chu, the man behind the popular film Crazy Rich Asians, has taken to Twitter to stake his claim on the captivating story. “I […]