UPDATE: A number of streets have been closed as emergency services battle a fire at a Warwick school.
POLICE are searching for a teenage boy they believe is behind a spate of burglary offences in the Crows Nest and South Burnett area.
LANDHOLDERS are being urged to secure portable panels if set-up in a permanent setting after thousands of dollars in equipment was stolen from Cecil Plains.
THE Toowoomba Regional Council has condemned the alleged theft of more than 100 seedlings from Laurel Bank Park.
A WOMAN had reached her limits with a neighbourly dispute when she got “extremely intoxicated”, cranked the music and eventually obstructed police.
A NEWTOWN woman whose alleged theft has put the city’s floral display at risk will appear in court the day the Carnival of Flowers starts in Toowoomba.
A HOMELESS man told to stop begging for money outside Grand Central has been fined.
A WOMAN who pleaded “undeniable and extreme” guilt to a simple charge was told she may think the “law is an ass” but it was still the law.
A MAN suffered back injuries in a collision between a semi-trailer and car on the Southern Downs today.
MORE than 170 cars stolen across the Darling Downs are yet to be found by police struggling to get residents to lock and secure their vehicles.
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.