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Family & authorities worry over the whereabouts of missing teen.

We need your help to locate a teenage girl missing from Toowoomba. The 17 year-old was last seen at around 11.30 on Tuesday night, at outside a MacKenzie Street address. She's described as Caucasian, approximately 155 cm tall, with a slim build, brown hair and brown eyes...and was wearing a blue football...

Two children missing from Springfield found safe and well

UPDATE: A boy and girl reported missing from Springfield have been located safe and well. EARLIER: The search is on to find two children missing from Springfield.  The 10-year-old boy and the 12-year-old girl were last seen at a Hicklin Street address at around 2 this morning. Police hold concerns for their welfare due to...

Olympian sentenced in a Toowoomba court

Former Olympic gold medalist Chantelle Newberry's (pictured above) fall from grace continues after being jailed for three months after pleading guilty to nine charges including shop lifting. A Toowoomba Court heard today that Newberry's life spiraled out of control after she became addicted to drugs and had a stint of homelessness. The...

Crews battle grass fire at Camira

Fire crews are back burning in an effort to get the upper hand on a grass fire near Old Logan Road at Camira.  It broke out earlier today and is not posing a threat to property.  It's understood there's heavy smoke in the area including around the Camira State School. Residents are being...

Fears for missing Calamvale woman

Police are searching backyards and bushland  in Calamvale for missing 70-year-old woman Hyungleeb Lee (pictured above). The search is primarily centred around Beaudesert, Compton and Gowan Roads as well as the Logan Motorway. Ms Lee was last seen at a Chateau Street address around midday yesterday.  Police hold serious concerns for her wellbeing...

Patient bitten on the foot by a snake

A possible snake bite at Coominya this morning. Queensland Ambulance says a person is believed to have been bitten by a snake on the foot at a Rocky Gully Road property at around 2am. They were taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition.  (Photo: Wikipedia.)

LOGAN MOTORWAY: Woman claims 'call ignored' after fatal crash

A woman claims a triple-zero operator fobbed off her call about a fatal truck crash on the Logan Motorway at Tanah Merah and fears it could have cost the driver his life. Around 6 yesterday morning, retired nurse Michelle Murray says she found the wreckage of the truck, which had crashed...

CHINCHILLA: Two boys charged over attempted carjacking

Two teenage boys have been charged over an attempted carjacking in Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs. Police say the boys allegedly threatened a woman with a replica handgun and demanded she get out her vehicle in Heeney Street late Monday. She refused and they fled the area on foot. They were...

Lockyer MP wants more overpasses built on the Warrego to stop fatalities

Lockyer MP Jim McDonald is fighting to have more overpasses built along the Warrego Highway in a bid to stop fatal crashes. His comment follows the completion of the state government's $10.8 million upgrade of the deadly Lowood-Minden and Tallagalla Road intersection . The Lockyer MP told River 949's Marnie and Campo...

A bit moist for McHappy Day on a rather wet'n'stormy Spring weekend.

The Bureau of Meteorology's latest forecast for Ipswich and neighbouring towns, shows rain is on the way. Most of the showers are predicted to fall over the weekend, with rainfall at 60% on Saturday and 50% on Sunday. There's also the likelihood of thunderstorms in the afternoons and evenings, along with falls...