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Janetzki says crime is a huge concern in Toowoomba

Photo: Yumi Kimura from Yokohama, JAPAN [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Toowoomba South MP David Janetzki says residents need to feel safe in their homes after an elderly man was bashed in one of many robberies on his property.  Kearney Spring's Dawayne Duffy, who suffers from cancer, was left with a fractured eye...

Coronial inquest continues into bus fire death

A coronial inquest into a 47-year-old man who was killed in a bus fire at Atkinson Dam will continue today. Lee Edward Parker's body was found inside that burnt-out  bus at the local caravan park in  2016. Witness Christopher James Collins, who tried to put out the fire,  told the Toowoomba Coroners...

Minister urges people to get flu jab following tragic deaths

(Photo: Toowoomba's Daniel and Jacinta Foulds. Facebook.) The Health Minister Steven Miles is urging people to get a flu vaccination following the death of Toowoomba mother of three Jacinta Foulds.  95 people have died from complications from the flu in Queensland this year. He told Parliament overnight Ms Foulds death is a tragedy: "A...

Truck fire closes down exit to Logan Motorway

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A massive truck fire closed down the Logan Motorway at Gailes overnight. Police say it happened at just before 7 after the truck collided with a guard rail on the off-ramp while exiting the motorway and caught fire. The exit to the Logan Motorway was closed for several...

UPDATE: Missing Prenzlau girl found safe and well

UPDATE: Police have located the 13-year-old girl missing from Prenzlau safe and well. EARLIER:  Police have issued an urgent appeal for help to find a teenage girl who's missing from the Lockyer Valley. The 13-year-old was last seen at a Prenzlau address at just after 7 yesterday morning. The teen has fair skin,...

Logan raids net 100+ kilos of grass plus ammo, explosives

Three men have been charged after raids across Logan on three alleged drug houses.In Cedar Vale, police say they siezed 50 kilos of marijuana, steroids and heat sealing equipment in two grow rooms - plus a cache of ammunition.At Jimboomba, they allegedly found a hydroponic grow room, 20 plants, drug...

Boxing champ Jeff Horn takes a stand against bullying

(Photo: Twitter.) Boxing champ Jeff Horn (pictured above) has spoken out about his bullying experiences at school ahead of the launch of his anti-bullying campaign this weekend.  Horn has put his star power behind the Australian Martial Arts Youth Development Alliance, which helps kids learn skills to shutdown bullies. He told River 949's...

Police continue search for missing Sandgate man

Police are continuing the desperate search for a man who failed to return from a motorbike ride in the Somerset region.  Siemon Mulder (pictured above) was last seen on Monday morning when he set off from his Sandgate home to Esk. His son Paul told Nine News that they raised the alarm...

Man charged over stolen car chase on Southern Downs

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A Logan man has been charged following a police chase through the Southern Darling Downs. Police allege the man stole a car from a dealership in Stanthorpe and drove it at high speeds and at times on the wrong side of the road before crashing it in...

Opposition renews pledge to duplicate the M1

Photo: Aus Roads at English Wikipedia Opposition leader and member for Nanango Deb Frecklinton has renewed a pledge to duplicate the M1 from Brisbane, through Logan  City, and down to the Gold Coast. New figures suggest congestion costs will blow out 4 times, to nearly a billion dollars - but Ms Frecklington...
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