March 2020

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 2:48 PM

THE sentence of a man found guilty of being involved in dog fighting was adjourned by a Toowoomba court in unusual circumstances.

Dog fighting case adjourned in bizarre court hearing

THE sentence of a man found guilty of being involved in dog fighting was adjourned by a Toowoomba court in unusual circumstances.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 1:59 PM

THERE'S worse things than having to spend your days - and nights - shut in at home.

Stay cool, stay positive and stay home

THERE'S worse things than having to spend your days - and nights - shut in at home.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 12:35 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of sending a sexy text to a friend of his de facto wife has ended up in the dog house and the watch house.

Would-be love triangle puts man in dog house, watch house

A TOOWOOMBA man accused of sending a sexy text to a friend of his de facto wife has ended up in the dog house and the watch house.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 11:46 AM

A DRUNK driver who drove about 6km across Toowoomba with one tyre blown out blew a breath/alcohol reading more than three times the legal limit.

Toowoomba drink-driver was on a rim and a prayer

A DRUNK driver who drove about 6km across Toowoomba with one tyre blown out blew a breath/alcohol reading more than three times the legal limit.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 11:26 AM

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy accused of threatening his 15-year-old partner while holding a knife has been remanded in custody.

16-y-o boy pulled knife on 15-y-o de facto wife

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy accused of threatening his 15-year-old partner while holding a knife has been remanded in custody.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 3:32 PM

THE COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our everyday lives and even our court system has had to make some drastic adjustments.

It's court, but not as we know it

THE COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our everyday lives and even our court system has had to make some drastic adjustments.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 2:47 PM

POOR choice of boyfriends had led this Toowoomba mum into drugs, offending and ultimately jail.

Mixing with wrong crowd led young mum to drugs, jail

POOR choice of boyfriends had led this Toowoomba mum into drugs, offending and ultimately jail.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 4:40 PM

THE two men have been committed to stand trial on a charge of murder arising from the disappearance of then 28-year-old Sam Price-Purcell in 2015.

Toowoomba court commits pair to trial on murder charge

THE two men have been committed to stand trial on a charge of murder arising from the disappearance of then 28-year-old Sam Price-Purcell in 2015.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 4:39 PM

THE lawyers will be offering help with a range of issues such as people who have been put off due to the virus impact.

Toowoomba legal firm offers free coronavirus advice

THE lawyers will be offering help with a range of issues such as people who have been put off due to the virus impact.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 12:58 PM

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has warned that anyone, even the Queen, caught driving while disqualified faced a two year licence disqualification.

No matter who you are, disqualified drivers cop two years

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has warned that anyone, even the Queen, caught driving while disqualified faced a two year licence disqualification.

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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.