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Animal baiting probable cause of pet deaths in Regency Downs.

A spate of animal deaths in the Lockyer Valley, has prompted authorities to urge the public to be aware of animal baiting. A Facebook post from the Lockyer Valley Lost Pet Register noticed a few deaths over the weekend may be all related to animals ingesting bait, in the Regency Downs...

Charges laid after alleged bowser burning, carjacking rampage.

A man who allegedly tried to set fire to a service station in Brisbane's South and attempted several car-jackings, has been arrested. Police allege the man drove into the Sunnybank business yesterday morning and threatened staff, before pouring petrol on a bowser, setting it alight and then fleeing. The man was then...

Celestial body lights up the night-sky over the South East.

Residents across Toowoomba and Ipswich have recounted their houses being shook and hearing loud noises, after a meteor passed through the sky. Hundreds of people have described seeing a blue light flash across the night-sky on Saturday. The Chronicle reports the meteor was a part of a taurid swarm, being a celestial...

UPDATE: Sunnybank shooter charged.

A 24 year old man who allegedly shot two people yesterday in Sunnybank  has been charged with weapons offences.A 46 year old man and a 25 year old woman were shot on Gorman Street by a man believed to be known to them from a veranda.A spokesperson from the PA...

Shooting in Sunnybank

    A man has been arrested after a shooting in Sunnybank this morning.Police were called to Gorman Street before 7:30 where a man and woman were found with gunshot wounds.The man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition with the woman suffering non life threatening injuries.A vehicle seen leaving...

Two men charged after police chase through Ipswich

  Two men have been charged after dangerous driving around Ipswich last night.Police detected the allegedly stolen vehicle at 9:30 last night and tracked the car as it fled with the help of PolAir.Tire spikes were deployed at North Ipswich and again at Raceview as the car continued to drive at...

Borallon prison officers walk off the job over safety issues

Prison officers have walked off the job at the Borrallon Correctional Centre near Ipswich today.  Workers say there are major safety issues with the prison being overcrowded. Michael Thomas from the Together Union says prison officers are at risk more often than most of us know:  "Incidents are happening every day, the spike...

Neumann says pension deeming rates need to be calculated fairly

(Photo: Pexels.) Local Blair MP Shayne Neumann says the federal government is too heavy handed and needs to review the way it calculates retirement income. Investments like savings accounts are assumed to earn a higher rate of interest than the banks offer when a pensioners income is counted. It means people are more...

Winter Wonderland opens in Toowoomba

(Photo/s: Courtesy of Toowoomba Regional Council. ) Big crowds are expected to turn out for Toowoomba's Winter Wonderland again this year. An ice skating rink and an icy slide has now taken over the city's Civic Square and will open to the public from 4 this afternoon. Toowoomba councillor Geoff McDonald (pictured above)...

Two people in police standoff in Ipswich

A police stand off continues with two people, who have isolated themselves on the roof of a building in Ipswich.. The man and woman got up onto the rooftop of the Brisbane Road building and refused to come down around 11 this morning. Police say the man is wanted over stealing offences. He...
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