October 2020

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 4:45 PM

Whispers: Gossip and funny moments from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Lucky mate had key to the situation

Whispers: Gossip and funny moments from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 1:12 PM

The 86-year-old gained notoriety when she was locked up in the Toowoomba watch house for a week over a neighbourhood dispute.

86-y-o woman makes first court appearance on 19 charges

The 86-year-old gained notoriety when she was locked up in the Toowoomba watch house for a week over a neighbourhood dispute.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 8:47 AM

He later told police he had sculled a bottle of vodka before getting into his car and driving to Wilsonton.

Toowoomba crash driver blew record nine times the legal limit

He later told police he had sculled a bottle of vodka before getting into his car and driving to Wilsonton.

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 3:04 PM

The 33-year-old Toowoomba man accused of kidnapping, torture and assault was not required to be in court for the mention of his matters.

Case against man on kidnapping, torture charges adjourned

The 33-year-old Toowoomba man accused of kidnapping, torture and assault was not required to be in court for the mention of his matters.

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 1:50 PM

A defendant with one blow brought Toowoomba’s Supreme Court to a sudden halt this week.

Reporters ‘court’ out by defendant’s utterances

A defendant with one blow brought Toowoomba’s Supreme Court to a sudden halt this week.

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 1:09 PM

A woman found sitting behind the wheel of her car with the keys in the ignition was found to under the influence of drugs and has been ordered off the road for 12 months.

Drug ‘driver’ who wasn’t driving ordered off the road

A woman found sitting behind the wheel of her car with the keys in the ignition was found to under the influence of drugs and has been ordered off the road for 12 months.

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 12:25 PM

A WOMAN who had only obtained her driver’s licence last month after seven years without it has been disqualified from driving for three months by the court.

She got her licence back after seven years, now she’s disqualified

A WOMAN who had only obtained her driver’s licence last month after seven years without it has been disqualified from driving for three months by the court.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 12:09 PM

The three women appeared before Toowoomba Supreme Court and pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

Three women plead not guilty to murder of Debbie Combarngo

The three women appeared before Toowoomba Supreme Court and pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 7:51 AM

Despite pleading guilty to 56 offences, including 51 counts of supplying cannabis, the 26-year-old with no criminal history walked out with no convictions recorded.

Man on 56 offences walks from court with no convictions recorded

Despite pleading guilty to 56 offences, including 51 counts of supplying cannabis, the 26-year-old with no criminal history walked out with no convictions recorded.

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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.