February 2019

Published a story 22nd Feb 2019 4:05 PM

SCALLY the pet cat's snoring and nocturnal flatulence is really disturbing it's owner's sleep to the point she's looking for a Cat CPAP

Whispers: Scally the CPAP nap cat

SCALLY the pet cat's snoring and nocturnal flatulence is really disturbing it's owner's sleep to the point she's looking for a Cat CPAP

Published a story 22nd Feb 2019 2:50 PM

FROM Gaynday to Rome to Toowoomba, Sr Miriam Lorenz's journey in religious life has been far and wide and spread over more than 60 years.

Sr Miriam celebrates 60 years of service to the needy

FROM Gaynday to Rome to Toowoomba, Sr Miriam Lorenz's journey in religious life has been far and wide and spread over more than 60 years.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2019 2:14 PM

A MAN accused of a "snatch and grab" at a Toowoomba jewellery store only to be run down by members of the public has been remanded in custody.

Subject of citizens arrest in Toowoomba back in custody

A MAN accused of a "snatch and grab" at a Toowoomba jewellery store only to be run down by members of the public has been remanded in custody.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2019 1:36 PM

AN accused armed robber who drove on despite his tyres being deflated by police device and subsequently crashed into a cop car has been held in custody.

Accused armed robber who crashed into cop car now in custody

AN accused armed robber who drove on despite his tyres being deflated by police device and subsequently crashed into a cop car has been held in custody.

Published a story 22nd Feb 2019 12:28 PM

THREE people have been ordered off the road and handed significant fines after pleading guilty in a Toowoomba court to high-range drink-driving.

Toowoomba's high-range drink-drivers in court

THREE people have been ordered off the road and handed significant fines after pleading guilty in a Toowoomba court to high-range drink-driving.

Published a story 21st Feb 2019 3:14 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man will have a three-month jail term hanging over his head for the next year after he was convicted of breaching a domestic violence order.

Road rage against 'ex' lands Toowoomba man with jail term

A TOOWOOMBA man will have a three-month jail term hanging over his head for the next year after he was convicted of breaching a domestic violence order.

Published a story 21st Feb 2019 2:45 PM

SHUT in the motel room by the monsoonal downpour outside, what else was there to do than watch Married At First Sight?

North Queensland, monsoons and weapons of MAFS destruction

SHUT in the motel room by the monsoonal downpour outside, what else was there to do than watch Married At First Sight?

Published a story 21st Feb 2019 1:08 PM

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has refused to impose fines on a 46-year-old man when she discovered he already had a SPER debt of almost $30,000.

$30,000 SPER debt? 'No more fines for you!'

A TOOWOOMBA magistrate has refused to impose fines on a 46-year-old man when she discovered he already had a SPER debt of almost $30,000.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 2:08 PM

THE teenager will spend the next 18 months on probation to get counselling for his anger issues.

Magistrate berates teen who spat on and head butted partner

THE teenager will spend the next 18 months on probation to get counselling for his anger issues.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 1:08 PM

TWO people accused of driving at high speeds in a stolen car outside Toowoomba will remain in custody for at least the next two months.

Car thief accused to remain in custody

TWO people accused of driving at high speeds in a stolen car outside Toowoomba will remain in custody for at least the next two months.

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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.