TOOWOOMBA'S courthouse has been left eerily quiet by new government arrangements allowing just few people into the courtroom.
A 22-YEAR-OLD man accused of the armed robbery of an Oakey service station at the weekend has been remanded in custody.
ALCOHOL abuse and homelessness proved a bad mix that had led to violent drunken offending by Toowoomba man Alhaji Kanneh.
WITH restrictions on daily life becoming tougher by the hour due to the intrusions of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are being forced to innovate.
THE sentence of a man found guilty of being involved in dog fighting was adjourned by a Toowoomba court in unusual circumstances.
THERE'S worse things than having to spend your days - and nights - shut in at home.
A TOOWOOMBA man accused of sending a sexy text to a friend of his de facto wife has ended up in the dog house and the watch house.
A DRUNK driver who drove about 6km across Toowoomba with one tyre blown out blew a breath/alcohol reading more than three times the legal limit.
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy accused of threatening his 15-year-old partner while holding a knife has been remanded in custody.
THE COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our everyday lives and even our court system has had to make some drastic adjustments.
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.