March 2019

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 3:41 PM

A TOOWOOMBA teenager with a liking for marijuana has been warned by a city magistrate to get off the drug or face stiffer penalties.

Toowoomba teenager warned to get off the marijuana

A TOOWOOMBA teenager with a liking for marijuana has been warned by a city magistrate to get off the drug or face stiffer penalties.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 2:12 PM

A YOUNG woman and an 18-month-old child were held at gunpoint during a violent home invasion in Millmerran, Toowoomba court has been told.

Accused robbers held victims at gunpoint, court told

A YOUNG woman and an 18-month-old child were held at gunpoint during a violent home invasion in Millmerran, Toowoomba court has been told.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 2:06 PM

A ROMA man accused of holding up a Chinchilla service station attendant at gunpoint has been remanded in custody after appearing in a Toowoomba court.

Accused servo armed robber held in custody

A ROMA man accused of holding up a Chinchilla service station attendant at gunpoint has been remanded in custody after appearing in a Toowoomba court.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 1:49 PM

DRIVER told police he had two heavy beers with lunch but admitted having a big night the evening before.

Driver blew more than three times legal limit

DRIVER told police he had two heavy beers with lunch but admitted having a big night the evening before.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 1:33 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man who struck a motorist with a piece of wood has been placed on probation.

Probation order for striking motorists with piece of wood

A TOOWOOMBA man who struck a motorist with a piece of wood has been placed on probation.

Published a story 15th Mar 2019 10:30 AM

ONE-year-old Kearneys Spring resident has worked out a way to counter the heatwave conditions in Toowoomba of late.

Boy's nudie runs gets him hilarious nickname from neighbours

ONE-year-old Kearneys Spring resident has worked out a way to counter the heatwave conditions in Toowoomba of late.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 4:31 PM

SOMEHOW, I figured dropping 10kg in seven weeks would be a piece of proverbial, two weeks in and I'm starving and not sure of making the weight.

It's a sure bet this won't be worth the weight

SOMEHOW, I figured dropping 10kg in seven weeks would be a piece of proverbial, two weeks in and I'm starving and not sure of making the weight.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 3:10 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man who ran a scam to rip off his employer business for thousands of dollars has narrowly avoided jail but has been left with a huge bill.

Employee ripped off Toowoomba business for thousands: Court

A TOOWOOMBA man who ran a scam to rip off his employer business for thousands of dollars has narrowly avoided jail but has been left with a huge bill.

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Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.