August 2020

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 2:19 PM

A WITHCOTT man found with small amounts of "old" drugs has been handed a probation order to help wean himself off cannabis.

Probation order to help wean man off cannabis

A WITHCOTT man found with small amounts of "old" drugs has been handed a probation order to help wean himself off cannabis.

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 1:44 PM

A 41-YEAR-OLD Toowoomba man has asked a court to place him on probation so he can get help to kick a drug habit.

Toowoomba court gives man a hand to kick drug habit

A 41-YEAR-OLD Toowoomba man has asked a court to place him on probation so he can get help to kick a drug habit.

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 1:15 PM

THE 45-year-old man pleaded guilty to a string of offences including 10 counts of rape of his daughter and stepdaughter.

Man who raped two daughters jailed for 10 years

THE 45-year-old man pleaded guilty to a string of offences including 10 counts of rape of his daughter and stepdaughter.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 2:04 PM

POLICE claim the 22-year-old removed the smoke alarms before allegedly setting the house in North Toowoomba alight.

Toowoomba woman on arson charge has case adjourned

POLICE claim the 22-year-old removed the smoke alarms before allegedly setting the house in North Toowoomba alight.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 1:25 PM

The 42-year-old stood quietly with her solicitor as another 175 charges were laid against her in the court.

Pets Galore owner in Toowoomba court on 200 charges

The 42-year-old stood quietly with her solicitor as another 175 charges were laid against her in the court.

Published a story 2nd Aug 2020 12:51 PM

HAVING had enough of Toowoomba's winters, Garry Witt bought a motel on the Gold Coast but then COVID struck.

Toowoomba couple beating COVID on the Gold Coast

HAVING had enough of Toowoomba's winters, Garry Witt bought a motel on the Gold Coast but then COVID struck.

July 2020

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 3:19 PM

THIS Toowoomba woman wasn't going to simple poo poo her cat's meows of pain and woe.

Toowoomba woman's 'tail' of the constipated cat

THIS Toowoomba woman wasn't going to simple poo poo her cat's meows of pain and woe.

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 2:54 PM

A RECIDIVIST offender's one-month crime spree was brought to an abrupt halt when she was involved in a double fatal car crash.

Horrific car crash halted Toowoomba mum's crime spree

A RECIDIVIST offender's one-month crime spree was brought to an abrupt halt when she was involved in a double fatal car crash.

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 1:50 PM

A YOUNG Toowoomba mum was determined to get away from drug use and spent her time in custody getting help.

Young mum uses time in jail to sort out drug problem

A YOUNG Toowoomba mum was determined to get away from drug use and spent her time in custody getting help.

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 1:48 PM

AMONG the list of drink drivers who appeared in Toowoomba Magistrates Court this week was a woman who blew more than four times the limit.

Look who has been drink driving in Toowoomba

AMONG the list of drink drivers who appeared in Toowoomba Magistrates Court this week was a woman who blew more than four times the limit.

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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.