A FRASER Coast teacher is facing more than 40 child sex-related charges
WHEN Ligita Sternbergs first met the man who would one day orchestrate the murder of her daughter, she liked him.
BIG crowds, a record weigh in and a heap of prizes capped off what Hervey Bay Boat Club President George Duck described as “a fantastic four days of fun”.
POLICE say drivers are risking lives and their licence by trusting dodgy breath testing devices when deciding whether to get behind the wheel.
AN ELDERLY woman has abused a Hervey Bay Magistrate after she failed to convince him she didn’t cause a crash in Main St and flee the scene.
UPDATE: A man, who allegedly hijacked a car with a toddler inside and led police on a chase in Torquay on Thursday, has been remanded in jail.
POLICE will allege a post mortem of a four-month-old boy reveals "a clear sign of trauma" after charging the baby's 22-year-old father with his murder.
AN ALLEGED drug trafficker-turned-police informer has been given a suspended jail sentence for threatening a group of unwelcome visitors with a knife.
FLIGHTS to Hervey Bay and train services through Maryborough have been cancelled as Cyclone Marcia makes its way south.
BILBO is one lonely goat after his four pregnant girlfriends were mauled by roaming dogs.
Working from Sydney, Jessica specialises in crime/court reporting, filing for APN’s regional mastheads in Northern NSW as well as providing national content for the group. She was previously Chief Reporter at the Fraser Coast Chronicle in Hervey Bay, Queensland where she grew up and trained. Early in her career, she was named Queensland Young Journalist of the Year at the Clarion Awards. More recently, she was finalist at the 2013 Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism in both the Young Journalist and Court Reporter of the Year categories.