June 2019

Published a story 26th Jun 2019 1:49 PM

FORMER NRL star Brett John Seymour has been ordered out of Toowoomba and must wear an ankle monitor as part of strict bail conditions after his arrest.

Former NRL star fitted with ankle monitor after charges

FORMER NRL star Brett John Seymour has been ordered out of Toowoomba and must wear an ankle monitor as part of strict bail conditions after his arrest.

Published a story 26th Jun 2019 1:18 PM

A MAN stole almost $1000 of groceries by fraudulently scanning a 50c Chupa Chup lollipop bar code through self-serve check-outs over 11 transactions.

Man steals $990 groceries using Chupa Chup bar code

A MAN stole almost $1000 of groceries by fraudulently scanning a 50c Chupa Chup lollipop bar code through self-serve check-outs over 11 transactions.

Published a story 26th Jun 2019 8:32 AM

TWO juveniles arrested over the brazen mid-afternoon armed robbery of a family-owned supermarket have been dealt with by police.

Two juveniles charged over Middle Ridge armed robbery

TWO juveniles arrested over the brazen mid-afternoon armed robbery of a family-owned supermarket have been dealt with by police.

Published a story 26th Jun 2019 7:59 AM

A WOMAN in her 70s was taken to hospital with injuries after she was struck by a car early this morning.

Woman in her 70s hit by car taken to hospital

A WOMAN in her 70s was taken to hospital with injuries after she was struck by a car early this morning.

Published a story 21st Jun 2019 2:21 PM

MORE than 1000 people have signed a petition pressuring the State Government to fast-track approving the expansion of the New Acland coal mine.

New Acland mine expansion petition gains support

MORE than 1000 people have signed a petition pressuring the State Government to fast-track approving the expansion of the New Acland coal mine.

Published a story 21st Jun 2019 8:52 AM

AN INNOCENT bystander suffered head injuries after he was knocked out trying to stop an attack on a publican when four men were kicked out of a pub last night.

Innocent bystander knocked out in coward punch attack

AN INNOCENT bystander suffered head injuries after he was knocked out trying to stop an attack on a publican when four men were kicked out of a pub last night.

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 8:18 AM

A MAN walking down the street caught with an anti-addiction opioid strip will front court next month charged with possessing dangerous drugs.

Man with anti-addiction meds charged for drug possession

A MAN walking down the street caught with an anti-addiction opioid strip will front court next month charged with possessing dangerous drugs.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 4:59 PM

A DOG had to be rescued from a submerged mini-van after it ran into a small dam on a rural Southern Downs property.

Dog's dam rescue after mini-van veers into water

A DOG had to be rescued from a submerged mini-van after it ran into a small dam on a rural Southern Downs property.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 4:56 PM

UPDATE: Two men have been taken to hospital after a serious collision between a truck and vehicle on the Warrego Highway this afternoon.

Man in serious condition from Warrego Highway crash

UPDATE: Two men have been taken to hospital after a serious collision between a truck and vehicle on the Warrego Highway this afternoon.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.