August 2020

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 4:12 PM

AFTER spending eight months in pre-sentence custody, the 22-year-old Toowoomba man has been released on a suspended sentence.

Eight months in jail deemed time enough for offender

AFTER spending eight months in pre-sentence custody, the 22-year-old Toowoomba man has been released on a suspended sentence.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 3:36 PM

WHETHER a mother of two goes to jail for unlawful wounding will hinge on a psychiatric report ordered by a Toowoomba court.

Fate of stabbing accused hinges on psych report

WHETHER a mother of two goes to jail for unlawful wounding will hinge on a psychiatric report ordered by a Toowoomba court.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 1:03 PM

A 30-YEAR veteran paramedic had his life and career turned upside down by a teenage crash driver who headbutted him in the face.

Teen crash driver headbutted paramedic trying to help him

A 30-YEAR veteran paramedic had his life and career turned upside down by a teenage crash driver who headbutted him in the face.

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.

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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.