TWO online scammers are behind bars after each rorting Gumtree customers of more than $30,000.
A HERVEY Bay woman, who threatened to kill a young man if his mother didn’t pay her $300, has been allowed immediate parole.
A TROUBLED Hervey Bay mother who was caught drink driving three times in one week has been fined more than $3000 and stripped of her licence.
FROM Fraser Island to the far corners of the region, the Anzac spirit was alive and well in the country towns and fishing villages where hundreds paid tribute.
HUNDREDS gathered in the dark at Maryborough's Queens Park for the unveiling of the Duncan Chapman statue in a moving dawn service.
MICHAEL Jackson has been well known to police for much of his young life but on Wednesday, the 14-year-old lost his right to remain otherwise anonymous.
THE burnt out shell of a stolen van has been discovered at Eli Creek.
A BURRUM Town man who led police on a high-speed chase through heavy traffic near Howard has been fined $6500 and banned for at least three years.
HE ONCE told the court “you do the crime, you do the time” and on Thursday troubled Hervey Bay man Jason Bowley stayed true to that motto.
FAILING flood gates at Lenthalls Dam will be upgraded by October but property owners who have suffered through repeated inundation aren't holding their breath.
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.