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Concerns for missing Toowoomba 12-year-old

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a girl missing from Newtown in Toowoomba since Monday night. The 12-year-old girl, pictured, was last seen in Hume Street at around 7.45pm on Monday - she's described as being Caucasian in appearance, approximately 150cm tall with a slim build, brown/ red...

Four children charged over month-long crime spree

Court today for four children charged over a crime spree spanning from Toowoomba to Chinchilla. The group - aged between 12 and 14 -  allegedly committed 80 offences including break and enter of a service station, stealing cars and other stealing offences - in the last month.. It comes after police located...

Toowoomba Mayor calls on federal/state governments to fix Oakey

Toowoomba's Mayor says Oakey needs help from all levels of government following the town's run of bad luck in recent years. Paul Antonio (above) says job losses due to blocking the expansion of the new Acland coal mine and contamination of ground water supplies from toxic firefighting foam used at the...

LOGAN: Employee scams thousands from Woolworths

A Woolworths employee has narrowly escaped spending time behind bars after she scammed the supermarket out of thousands of dollars in just over a year.  Perise Leapai processed dozens of fake cash register transactions at Woolworths in Logan up to March last year.  The 24-year-old pleaded guilty to 85 counts of fraud...

Calls for funding to fix roads around RAAF Amberley

There are calls for the Federal Government to invest in funding bottleneck roads around the RAAF Base in Amberley. Member for Blair Shayne Neumann says the Cunningham Highway, between Yamanto and Ebenezer Creek at Willowbank is a ticking time bomb. He says an upgrade to the Willowbank interchange will benefit so many...

Two teens missing from Logan

Fears grow for two missing teens - a boy and girl both aged 13 years.  The pair were last seen at Mabel Park around 2pm on Monday.  They were due to return to their homes at Woodridge and Crestmead yesterday but failed to do so.  Concerns are held due to their age and...

Concerns for woman missing from Kingston

Police are appealing for our help to find an elderly woman missing from Kingston.  70-year-old Janita Duncan (above) was last seen around midday yesterday at an address on Carcoola Street.  Concerns are held for her welfare as she suffers from a medical condition. She is described as being Caucasian in appearance, around 168cms...

Local nursing homes amongst those to fail government audit

UPDATE: A shocking report reveals Australian nursing homes are neglecting their elderly residents  -- with violence and malnutrition amongst the claims.  It comes as fifteen homes across the state  - including Oakey and Forest Lake - failed government audits inspections in the past year. Today Nine News reporter Sophie Upcroft says families who...

UPDATE: Motorcyclist died after crash at Bellbird Park

A motorcyclist has died in hospital following a crash at Bellbird Park last night. It's understood the male rider collided with a four-wheel drive on Redbank Plains Road around 7pm.  He was taken to the PA Hospital in a critical condition. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating today.