July 2020

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 8:07 AM

THE victim and his partner could smell burning flesh during the violent home invasion.

Toowoomba man tasered, beaten and robbed while in bed

THE victim and his partner could smell burning flesh during the violent home invasion.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 1:58 PM

A WEEKEND in Townsville will be some time to thaw out from the Toowoomba winter and we'll no doubt restart the North Queensland economy from the TAB.

Hopefully North Queensland will be a TAB warmer

A WEEKEND in Townsville will be some time to thaw out from the Toowoomba winter and we'll no doubt restart the North Queensland economy from the TAB.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 1:00 PM

SHE told police she had drunk three bottles of wine the night before yet she returned a relatively low reading the next day.

Drink driving mum drank three bottles of wine night before

SHE told police she had drunk three bottles of wine the night before yet she returned a relatively low reading the next day.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 12:49 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man pulled over for drug driving while unlicensed told police he had simply been "mucking about with a meth pipe" the day before.

Hefty penalty for 'mucking about with meth pipe'

A TOOWOOMBA man pulled over for drug driving while unlicensed told police he had simply been "mucking about with a meth pipe" the day before.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 12:11 PM

A HELIDON man charged in relation to a two truck crash on the Gore Highway near Pampas that claimed two lives is set to go to hearing.

Truckie to go to trial on undue care causing death charge

A HELIDON man charged in relation to a two truck crash on the Gore Highway near Pampas that claimed two lives is set to go to hearing.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 4:28 PM

THE case of a Gatton woman charged with murder arising from the death of an international student is to go to a pre-trial committal hearing.

Murder hearing set for Toowoomba court

THE case of a Gatton woman charged with murder arising from the death of an international student is to go to a pre-trial committal hearing.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 3:26 PM

A DRIVER who sped away from police and went through a series of red lights in Toowoomba's CBD has been ordered off the roads for almost four years.

Driver sped away from police through red lights in CBD

A DRIVER who sped away from police and went through a series of red lights in Toowoomba's CBD has been ordered off the roads for almost four years.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 3:22 PM

IT ALL started when he tested positive for drugs after running his motorcycle into the back of a utility and then leaving the scene of the crash.

Toowoomba driver ordered off roads for five years

IT ALL started when he tested positive for drugs after running his motorcycle into the back of a utility and then leaving the scene of the crash.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 3:05 PM

A MAN who had been banned from going to Highfields after he breached his domestic violence order will be allowed back in the town.

Man banned from Highfields allowed back in the town

A MAN who had been banned from going to Highfields after he breached his domestic violence order will be allowed back in the town.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 3:28 PM

HE WAS charged with a relatively minor crime amounting to $8 but then breached his bail conditions 18 times and was taken into custody.

Charged with minor crime he then breached bail 18 times

HE WAS charged with a relatively minor crime amounting to $8 but then breached his bail conditions 18 times and was taken into custody.

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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.