Entries by Rachel Junge

Car into tree kills female driver, injures male passenger

A WOMAN has died after he car hit a tree in the NSW Southern Highlands. Just before 2am on Saturday, emergency services were called to the Old Hume Highway in Braemar, near Mittagong. They were unable to save the female driver, who died at the scene. Her male passenger was airlifted to Liverpool Hospital in a serious […]

Kirra surfer identified but remains in hospital

UPDATE 5AM: THE family of a surfer, pulled from the water at Kirra on Friday, has come forward. Police have confirmed, he is a 37-year-old Kirra local. The man was surfing near Kirra Groin when he came into trouble and was rescued shortly before midday. He was treated at the scene before being taken to a Brisbane hospital. He was carrying […]

Thousands sign petition against rapist’s ‘light sentence’

OUTRAGE is growing after a Gold Coast identity was sentenced to just six month’s jail for raping a young girl. Former racing car driver, Gary Brabham, was served his fate by a Brisbane judge on Friday, after being found guilty of rape and indecent treatment of a child. He was sentenced to 18 months in jail, to […]

Dozens of cars damaged in southern Sydney attack

RESIDENTS in southern Sydney have woken to find their car windows smashed in what appears to be a widespread attack. At least 30 vehicles have been damaged in Penshurst, but Police believe more could be reported. Kuroki Street locals were woken by a noise in the street around 3am on Sunday before discovering the destruction. […]

Replica gun used on pizza delivery driver

A SCARY encounter for a young pizza delivery driver on the Tweed, after he was allegedly threatened with a replica gun. Police say the 17-year-old was delivering an order to Kennedy Drive about 7.45pm on Saturday when he was approached by a man. As the teen opened his door, the man allegedly held a gun to […]