New South Wales News

Sat 19 May 2018

DNA collected from 'sex toy' in foster child abuse case

premium_icon DNA collected from 'sex toy' in foster child abuse case

THE 40-year-old is facing a litany of charges over the alleged sexual abuse of the 11-year-old, but his barrister argues he is of "good character”.

Man tries to grab cop's gun during vicious assault

Man tries to grab cop's gun during vicious assault

POLICE were assisted by security staff when a man allegedly assaulted them and tried to snatch a police firearm last night.

Fri 18 May 2018

Murdered Stephanie Scott’s family sues state

Murdered Stephanie Scott’s family sues state

MURDERED schoolteacher Stephanie Scott’s family is suing the NSW government three years after she was killed by a cleaner at the school where she worked.

Curtis Cheng gun supplier gets 13 years

Curtis Cheng gun supplier gets 13 years

A YOUNG Sydney man who supplied the gun used in the terror killing of police accountant Curtis Cheng will remain behind bars until at least 2029.

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

If a "good bloke" is someone who shoots sleeping women and children dead, what on earth does it take to be a bad bloke, asks journalist SHERELE MOODY

'No-one wants high rise buildings': Council

'No-one wants high rise buildings': Council

"THE council needs to make sure planning controls for the town centre are appropriate and in keeping with what the community wants".

Driver told schoolgirls to 'get in my car'

Driver told schoolgirls to 'get in my car'

A FULL investigation is under way after two girls, aged 12 and 13, were approached by a balding man with glasses as they walked to school in Lismore.

PHOTOS: Gun parts, drugs, handcuffs seized during raids

PHOTOS: Gun parts, drugs, handcuffs seized during raids

LOCAL police officers joined a specialist Strike Force and the explosive detection dog for a series of raids across the Northern Rivers.

Thu 17 May 2018

Solar gardens could lower energy bills

Solar gardens could lower energy bills

THE feasibility of solar gardens will be assessed at five Australian locations, including whether consumers would buy or lease panels for a cheaper energy bill.

Suspicious package given all clear after hazmat crews called

Suspicious package given all clear after hazmat crews called

Nullum st has been cordoned off by emergency services.

Anatomy of ‘notorious’ intersection

Anatomy of ‘notorious’ intersection

FOUR pedestrian crossings, 16 lanes of traffic, four service roads and now one fatality. This is how a schoolgirl lost her life at peak hour.

‘I held his body for two days’

‘I held his body for two days’

A WOMAN says she was turned away from two hospitals in Sydney three times in six days while in “active labour” before her son died.

Baby names get right royal treatment last year

Baby names get right royal treatment last year

The royals are popular again, with the young princess on top, but who was top of the crop for the boys?

Wed 16 May 2018

This Aussie farmer needs you to raise his cows

This Aussie farmer needs you to raise his cows

JOHN Fairley has never faced times so tough. But the NSW man has taken to Facebook to ask for help and has been floored by the response.

UPDATE: Missing woman had been on camping trip

UPDATE: Missing woman had been on camping trip

POLICE said the 27-year-old had contacted family members, and officers would now try to make direct contact with her.

Police uncover treasure trove of stolen items

Police uncover treasure trove of stolen items

ARE any of these items yours?

Mon 14 May 2018

Three of the best Mother's Day presents

Three of the best Mother's Day presents

A busy day in maternity on mum's big day

8000 Family Planning clients hacked

8000 Family Planning clients hacked

A CYBER attack has potentially exposed the personal information of up to 8000 Family Planning NSW clients.

Cops’ grave fears for missing girl in pyjamas

Cops’ grave fears for missing girl in pyjamas

POLICE say they hold grave fears for 11-year-old Jacinta Laverance who went missing in her pyjamas this morning in Sydney’s south.

42-bed aged care facility part of $20 million development

premium_icon 42-bed aged care facility part of $20 million development

THE new building is part of a major redevelopment of this Ballina facility, with more announcements to be made in the coming months.

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