January 2020

Published a story 28th Jan 2020 3:55 PM

HE TOLD police that he intended driving on despite being disqualified by a court which, he said, was "f***ed".

Caught driving just two weeks after being disqualified

HE TOLD police that he intended driving on despite being disqualified by a court which, he said, was "f***ed".

Published a story 28th Jan 2020 2:52 PM

SHE gave police a false name and told them she was wearing coloured contacted lenses to explain the difference in eye colour to her licence.

Giving police the runaround not a good idea

SHE gave police a false name and told them she was wearing coloured contacted lenses to explain the difference in eye colour to her licence.

Published a story 27th Jan 2020 1:07 PM

HE WAS worried what would become of his dog should he be taken into custody but he was the one ultimately left in the dog house.

Concern for pet leaves Toowoomba man in the dog house

HE WAS worried what would become of his dog should he be taken into custody but he was the one ultimately left in the dog house.

Published a story 27th Jan 2020 12:16 PM

WHILE most Australians were celebrating our national day with a barbecue picnic, at least six people were in Toowoomba's watch house.

Six spend Australia Day in the Toowoomba watch house

WHILE most Australians were celebrating our national day with a barbecue picnic, at least six people were in Toowoomba's watch house.

Published a story 26th Jan 2020 11:44 AM

A 21-year-old woman has vowed from her prison cell that she wants to turn over a new leaf and live a more productive life.

Woman vows to do better after series of offences

A 21-year-old woman has vowed from her prison cell that she wants to turn over a new leaf and live a more productive life.

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 3:32 PM

A YOUNG mum pushing a pram was halted at the door of the Toowoomba Courthouse when she turned up swigging from a can of bourbon.

Mum 'court' out by bourbon and cola

A YOUNG mum pushing a pram was halted at the door of the Toowoomba Courthouse when she turned up swigging from a can of bourbon.

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 2:57 PM

THE teenager had no criminal history at all until going on a crime spree sparked by the break-up of his relationship with his girlfriend.

Relationship breakdown led teen into crime spree

THE teenager had no criminal history at all until going on a crime spree sparked by the break-up of his relationship with his girlfriend.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2020 4:15 PM

INEXPLICABLE bruises, cuts and lumps are just a part of growing old it appears.

Getting old is certainly not for the faint hearted

INEXPLICABLE bruises, cuts and lumps are just a part of growing old it appears.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2020 2:21 PM

BOXER Damien Hooper has had a win in a Toowoomba court after pleading guilty to a trespassing charge.

Boxer Damien Hooper has a win at last

BOXER Damien Hooper has had a win in a Toowoomba court after pleading guilty to a trespassing charge.

Published a story 23rd Jan 2020 2:10 PM

THE RETURN to Toowoomba from South Australia was not quite the welcome home this 21-year-old man had been expecting.

Not quite the welcome home to Toowoomba he'd expected

THE RETURN to Toowoomba from South Australia was not quite the welcome home this 21-year-old man had been expecting.

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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.