February 2020

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 1:44 PM

BANNED Toowoomba horse trainer Ben Currie has been committed to stand trial on a fraud-related charge allegedly arising from his horse-training business.

Banned horse trainer committed to stand trial

BANNED Toowoomba horse trainer Ben Currie has been committed to stand trial on a fraud-related charge allegedly arising from his horse-training business.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 2:48 PM

SNAPPING a photo of himself on a stolen laptop computer that was linked to his own Facebook page wasn't the smartest thing he could have done.

Photo on stolen laptop leads police to offender

SNAPPING a photo of himself on a stolen laptop computer that was linked to his own Facebook page wasn't the smartest thing he could have done.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 2:37 PM

HE SAID he intended to do an armed robbery on the Ruthven St store so he could go to jail and get medical help.

This 'armed robber' said he wanted to go to jail

HE SAID he intended to do an armed robbery on the Ruthven St store so he could go to jail and get medical help.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 8:00 AM

WHAT had started out as a bit of a joke some years ago will tomorrow turn into reality when a new Freemasons Lodge is consecrated in Toowoomba.

Masons to consecrate new Indigenous Lodge

WHAT had started out as a bit of a joke some years ago will tomorrow turn into reality when a new Freemasons Lodge is consecrated in Toowoomba.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 3:58 PM

IT DOESN'T happen often but when a prisoner does a runner from a Toowoomba court it's always a talking point around our halls of justice.

There are court runners, and caught runners

IT DOESN'T happen often but when a prisoner does a runner from a Toowoomba court it's always a talking point around our halls of justice.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 1:43 PM

THE Toowoomba man has been held in custody since his arrest and was not required to be in court for the mention of his charges.

Man on 94 child sex related charges held in custody

THE Toowoomba man has been held in custody since his arrest and was not required to be in court for the mention of his charges.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 12:42 PM

THE mother of five was taken to Toowoomba Hospital where a sample of blood taken from her showed she was more than seven times the limit.

Toowoomba driver blew seven times legal limit

THE mother of five was taken to Toowoomba Hospital where a sample of blood taken from her showed she was more than seven times the limit.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 8:35 AM

A MAN and a mother of two have been handed jailed terms for their respective roles in the daylight robbery of a man in Toowoomba.

Two people jailed for roles in Toowoomba daylight robbery

A MAN and a mother of two have been handed jailed terms for their respective roles in the daylight robbery of a man in Toowoomba.

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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.