Toowoomba

Respected Toowoomba doctors lost in MH17 disaster

Kim Stephens and Marissa Calligeros Respected Toowoomba doctors Roger and Jill Guard were homeward bound, desperate to return to see their young granddaughter walk for the first time.

Missing Toowoomba girl found safe

Kristian Silva A three-year-old girl reported missing from a Toowoomba home on Monday morning has been found safe and well.

Smoke alarm batteries a fool's day blessing in Toowoomba fire

New batteries in a fire alarm might have saved a man's life in Toowoomba.

Kristian Silva A decision to replace smoke alarm batteries on April Fool’s Day might have saved a man’s life, after his home west of Toowoomba was destroyed in an inferno on Tuesday night.

Teen charged over double stabbing in Toowoomba

Toowoomba crime scene

Kristian Silva A male juvenile is in police custody after the fatal stabbing of two people in a residential Toowoomba street.

Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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Child dies in Toowoomba house fire

Fatal Toowooomba fire

Marissa Calligeros A neighbour reportedly tried frantically to rescue a toddler who was killed in a house fire in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane.

School fight video: Toowoomba's Centenary Heights High suspends 39 students

Toowoomba's Centenary Heights high school.

Marissa Calligeros A Queensland high school says it makes no apologies for suspending nearly 40 students who failed to intervene in a fight between two girls.

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Blackouts as storms soak Toowoomba

Storm

Bridie Jabour More than 60 millimetres of rain was dumped on Toowoomba as storms whipped through the city, causing blackouts in thousands of homes.

Hero brother to be buried in Toowoomba

Jordan Rice.

The first of those killed in Toowoomba's deadly flash flood will be buried today.

Woman and child reportedly abducted at gunpoint

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Police are investigating an alleged abduction.

Knocked out footy player emerges from coma

Tarryn Bowers is in a coma after having a cardiac arrest during a club game.

Lockyer Valley Demon Tarryn Bowers has come out of his induced coma and is in a stable condition after he went into cardiac arrest during the AFL Darling Downs game between the Demons and Goondiwindi...

Man, 69, dies after driving into tree near St George

A 69-year-old man is dead and his female passenger is in a serious condition after the car they were in hit a tree in Queensland's southwest.

How a killer's facade cracked

Police photographs of marks on Gerard Baden-Clay's face and body.

Marissa Calligeros Queensland salesman Gerard Baden-Clay appeared to have the perfect life, until it all unravelled.

Trip of a lifetime ends in tragedy

Roger and Jill Guard at Brisbane Airport heading off on a European holiday.  The couple was on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine.

Anne-Louise Brown It was the trip of a lifetime for Wayne and Theresa Baker, six weeks in Europe to celebrate their retirement.

Trailbiker hurt after hitting two trees in jump stunt

Police car

Ron Goodman A man has suffered serious injuries after a trailbike jump stunt went horribly wrong on Queensland's Southern Downs.

Putin not welcome at G20: Newman

Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Tony Moore Russian president Vladimir Putin would not be welcome in Brisbane for the G20 conference in November if he does not make sure the MH17 crash site in the Ukraine is immediately secured for...

Gerard Baden-Clay, consummate salesman, narcissist and killer

Convicted wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay.

Marissa Calligeros Gerard Baden-Clay was the consummate salesman.

Archerfield's bid for airlines stalls

Archerfield Airport

Cameron Atfield Bid to attract regular passenger services hits stumbling block.

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Petition calls for probe into Barrett centre closure

Tony Moore An online petition calling for a formal Commission of Inquiry into the handling of the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre at Wacol has this morning been set up by a former worker.

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MH17 plane shot down in Ukraine: Nine Queenslanders died in crash

The scene of the MH17 disaster.

Staff Reporters Nine Queenslanders have died in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine, Premier Campbell Newman said.