THE death of a quadriplegic Sunshine Coast mother followed a tragic combination of events, starting with a fall from a balcony.
A Gympie father has told a court he knew he was dying when he woke from an alleged hammer attack
TRADITIONAL owners have launched a last ditch attempt to block Adani’s central Queensland coal mine from going ahead.
A HAMMER was used to crush a Gympie father's skull, leaving his brain exposed the night he was allegedly attacked at Monkland home.
Two violent drug dealers murdered Darren Britza and concocted a cover-up story which led police to the wrong culprits a court has heard
Ariik Mayot could spend his life in jail for random attack on Ipswich grandfather
A witness in the Darren Britza murder investigation was warned he would be charged with the offence if he didn't come clean
A TRAIL of blood, about a foot wide, covered the floor of a panel beating workshop the day Darren Britza was allegedly killed by Bundaberg’s Shane Hansen.
Bloody trail left behind after bashing death
A phone salesman turned drug runner has been jailed for his part in a major Sunshine Coast trafficking ring.
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.