THE victim and his partner could smell burning flesh during the violent home invasion.
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.
SHE told police she had drunk three bottles of wine the night before yet she returned a relatively low reading the next day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A MAN who had been banned from going to Highfields after he breached his domestic violence order will be allowed back in the town.
HE WAS charged with a relatively minor crime amounting to $8 but then breached his bail conditions 18 times and was taken into custody.
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.