JACOB SAULWICK 12:09am Public transport users will be unable to buy or top-up their Opal cards at most Sydney train stations, the Baird government has confirmed.
RACHEL OLDING 12:15am Local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley and his wife arrested for allegedly running a sophisticated drug ring.
EMMA PARTRIDGE 10:10pm Footage of the shooting of constable "Bill" Crews showed to his loved ones at the inquest into his death.
Harvey Grennan 12:09am Sydneysiders' feet have voted in support of the decision to turn much of George Street in the city into a pedestrian mall when the light rail from Randwick and Kingsford to Circular Quay is built.
NICOLE HASHAM As he declared himself a "friend" of Sydney's muslims, the Premier refused to answer questions about Vic Alhadeff.
NICOLE HASHAM 12:09am Thousands gathered in the rosy morning light to celebrate the end of Ramadan and pray for the innocent lives lost in the Middle East.
SEAN NICHOLLS 12:00am The Independent Commission Against Corruption's continuing inquiries into fund-raising by the NSW Liberal Party are taking a toll on the party's finances as legal fees rise and political donations decline.
Emma Partridge, Eryk Bagshaw A Sydney teenager who fell from a balcony during New Zealand ski trip has died in hospital with his mother and father by his side.
KATE MCCLYMONT It's being dubbed Sydney's War of the Roses: a bitter marriage breakdown, a bizarre property deal and claims the city's men are being turned from daytime lions to "pussycats at home".
Sean Nicholls and Nicole Hasham The NSW Labor Party has voted to support same-sex marriage but rejected a proposal that federal Labor MPs should be required to bind on a vote in favour of any legislation that comes before the federal Parliament.
ALEXANDRA SMITH In one of Sydney's most striking public buildings, the age of students will not dictate what they learn, teenagers and preschoolers will study together and Skype hubs will put students in daily contact with their peers around the world.
NICOLE HASHAM The NSW Community Relations Commission chairman, Vic Alhadeff, has quit after his controversial comments defending Israel's attacks on Gaza caused a furore between Sydney's Jewish and Muslim groups.
SEAN NICHOLLS The NSW Labor conference has given in-principle support for a federal equivalent of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and to refer the issue to the party's federal division.
Sean Nicholls and Jacob Saulwick The Baird government is trying to keeps secret key documents related to its biggest infrastructure project - the $13 billion WestConnex motorway - by claiming they are "privileged" and should be only available to MPs who are forbidden from disclosing their contents.
NICOLE HASHAM It was painted at an anxious time when the threat of Japanese bombing raids hung in the air and train commuters had more to worry about than minding the gap.
LOUISE HALL For 16 years Mary Gaudron presided over the highest court in Australia, sitting on landmark cases such as Mabo and Wik and earning a reputation as an advocate for equality and human rights.
MICHAEL KOZIOL Sydney is poised to build a suite of new skate parks – but where they go and what they look like is up in the air.
RACHEL OLDING Rugby union fanatic James Teague was supposed to be sitting in the stands watching his beloved Waratahs take on the Brumbies on Saturday night.
Georgina Mitchell Two men allegedly operating a Mexican cartel from Manly could face life in prison after they were allegedly found with 30 kilograms of methamphetamine, guns and a large amount of cash.
KIRSTY NEEDHAM The NSW government's commitment to curbing domestic violence has been undermined by a eight-month delay in convening the Domestic Violence Death Review team.
Harriet Alexander Doctors have performed a pioneering medical procedure on two babies suffering from a rare birth disorder using keyhole surgery for the first time in Australia.
Tim Barlass It is a scene from a byegone era. A big top tent, lions walking along planks, a performing monkey (rhesus macaque) riding on a miniature horse and camels doing a turn.
Natalie O'Brien Environmentalists across the world have applauded a decision by the French government to veto plans by chemical giant Orica to ship more than 100 tonnes of highly toxic waste from Sydney to France for incineration.
Kirsty Needham Premier Mike Baird has used a speech to the Liberal's state council on Saturday morning to express his revulsion at a sexist attack on former environment minister Robyn Parker and to outline a push to recruit women to the Liberal Party.
PETER VINCENT A cocky radio DJ-turned-conman from the south coast has gone to ground after scamming thousands of dollars from a number of small businesses and young DJs.
Natalie O'Brien A Muslim community leader who warned Sydney youth not to travel to Syria and Iraq has been threatened by someone operating a social-media account purported to be that of Mohamed Elomar.
BERNARD ZUEL Fan were not going to let a small thing like the surprise presence of sun, warmth and dry change their Splendour In The Grass habits.
ESTHER HAN A booming number of Sydney families have abandoned their weekly grocery runs, instead opting for services that drop a box of recipe cards and freshingredients at their doorstep.
KIM ARLINGTON It was the kind of life-threatening injury that could have ended his sporting dreams. Instead, it's become James Connor's most successful season.
Jacob Saulwick, Toby Johnstone, Michael Koziol Buy or rent? Ross Hoskins never gave the latter a try.
RACHEL BROWNE Domestic violence specialists at some of the state's oldest women's refuges are losing their jobs under state government reforms
The City of Sydney has settled a long and costly legal battle with Moses Obeid over street poles, admitting it would be more expensive to fight on than to walk away.
Harriet Alexander The army that powers the nation's workforce by taking care of its young is not so much devoted to duty, for the most part, as it is devoted to grandchildren.
EMMA PARTRIDGE The fiance of MH17 victim German school teacher Gabriele Lauschet took a deep breath after a service in her memory and whispered “she was a rock”.
EMMA PARTRIDGE Sister Philomene Tiernan touched so many people – students, family, friends and her sisters.
Jacob Saulwick and Lisa Visentin The Baird government will soon get rid of one of the most popular discount rail tickets in Sydney.
MICHAELA WHITBOURN A former University of New England chancellor has been accused of giving evidence that is ''not plausible'' during a corruption inquiry into a deal to buy the university-owned Tattersalls Hotel.
KATE MCCLYMONT Property developer Nati Stoliar, a long-time friend of corrupt former NSW MP Eddie Obeid, is facing a 20-year jail term in the United States.
LOUISE HALL Convicted killer Michael Ibrahim is likely to have a new parole hearing after a "slip up" by authorities meant he was denied access to adverse intelligence allegedly obtained by prison bosses.
SEAN NICHOLLS Less than a fortnight before resumption of a corruption inquiry examining its election funding activities, the NSW Liberals have launched a new forum to raise political donations.
RICK FENELEY Sydney psychiatrist Robert Hampshire was at the hospital bedside of his critically injured son on Friday after the teenager fell about 10 metres from a hotel balcony in Queenstown, New Zealand.
RACHEL OLDING Wills composed on computers, iphones and even webcams are being accepted by courts as valid documents as the digital age throws up tricky dilemmas about making one's final wishes.
NICOLE HASHAM It was meant to be a special meal, but a bitter row meant many of the seats were empty.
Blair Thomson A same-sex couple are overjoyed after James Fallon High School overturned a ban on their attendance at the school’s debutante ball.
PAUL BIBBY Just a handful of personal items were retrieved from the mess of twisted metal that was once Calvin Logan's red Ford Mondeo.
LOUISE HALL Campaigner who sent out a fake ANZ media release has been sentenced to one year and eight months jail but will be immediately released.
MICHAELA WHITBOURN The Tax Office has hit the family of corrupt former Labor kingpin Eddie Obeid with a $9 million bill after it audited his tax affairs and family trusts spanning half a decade.
Anne Davies Lauraine Diggins said she '"did not like" Faun and Parrot, an allegedly fake painting, when she saw it before an auction by Christie's in May 2000.
Inmates at the Emu Plains Correctional Centre look after the milking, packaging and clerical side of a dairy, rising at 4am when there's frost on the paddocks and fog over the Nepean River.
The nightly Ramadan meal at Musher Saleh's Lakemba home is a thoroughly modern, family affair; toys litter the floor, the television is glowing but muted, there are tantrums and spillages to manage.
Police have charged a 31-year-old man after he allegedly broke into a house and shot two men in the head, leaving one fighting for his life and the other with multiple bullet wounds.
Despite criticism, this historic circus still proudly tours the bush and cities with exotic animals.
Police are looking for a dark-coloured car seen leaving the scene where central coast car businessman Laurie Sterling was shot dead last night.
Commuters at Redfern Station react to the news that some train tickets will be phased out as part of the NSW Government's push towards the Opal card system.
Developers of the former Harold Park Raceway site release a fly through of an artists impression of the finished development. NO SOUND.
One of trainer David Pfieffer's charges, Atmospherical seems to need the extra space from time to time in Sydney.