Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff is the Sun-Herald senior investigative writer

'Heavy handed nanny state': the drag queen, the constable and the online dating profile

Eamonn Duff When police nabbed a Sydney drag queen for urinating in a public place, it sparked an eight-month 'harassment' case unlike any other.

Puppies wedged in wall cavities: Inside the illegal breeding factory authorities cannot close

Cowering in a wall cavity: Last year, 16 neglected dogs were rescued from the farm and the owner served with notices.

Eamonn Duff Puppies wedged in wall cavities: Inside the cruel breeding factory that authorities are powerless to close

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$284 on a night out for one beer: Sydney has lost the plot, says expat living in New York

Josh Gaudry and wife Anoushka Szlagowska in New York.

Eamonn Duff It started out as a casual trip into the city for a quick catch up with old friends.

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Sydney couple lose garden fence legal stoush after sitting in wrong courtroom

Eamonn Duff Sydney neighbours lose bitter garden fence legal stoush after seeing out proceedings in wrong courtroom

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Saatchi & Saatchi defends $500,000 'Stoner Sloth' anti-marijuana campaign


Eamonn Duff "Stoner Sloth" is costing taxpayers half a million dollars, but his creators claim he is worth every cent.

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Sydney's 'most trusted' money lenders face 25 stolen goods charges

Sydney Cashman pawnbroker Tarek Bek.

Eamonn Duff Sydney's "most trusted" money lenders have been hit with 25 stolen goods charges.

Privacy commissioner seeks answers from police over Facebook hacking scandal

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, a magnifying glass is posed over a monitor displaying a Facebook page in Munich. Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday, June 1, 2012. This is the second time Facebook let users vote on policy changes. The first time was in 2009 when Facebook was a much smaller, privately held company with about 200 million users (AP Photo/dapd, Joerg Koch)

Eamonn Duff Police's unlawful entry to Sydney man's private Facebook page a "criminal offence", magistrate says.

Rare Chevy Corvette Stingray resurfaces in NSW months after being swept away by floods

A 1976 maroon Corvette Stingray, similar to the one allegedly washed away in a shipping container near Nowra.

Eamonn Duff Exclusive: Months after it was swept away by floods, a rare Chevy Corvette Stingray has mysteriously resurfaced in NSW.

Ghenoua Fadel avoids jail after staging crash while pregnant in insurance scam

Ghenoua Fadel and Jamal Gmrawi leave Bankstown Local Court on insurance fraud charges on September 30.

Eamonn Duff Exclusive CCTV footage: Heavily pregnant woman labelled "wicked" after staging car crash to win insurance payout

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Private Facebook posts illegally hacked by NSW police

Eamonn Duff The NSW Police Force illegally hacked the private Facebook account of a Sydney man in a move branded a reprehensible and "criminal offence" by a magistrate.

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Australian Defence Force at war with escort agency over use of logos in sex ads

A Defence spokesman confirmed on Saturday the department

Eamonn Duff A Sydney escort agency is in trouble for using the famed insignia of Australia's armed forces to lure customers.

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Taxi drivers accused of Sydney 'cocaine delivery service' after raids

Police allege group of taxi drivers have been running mobile cocaine service.

Eamonn Duff Taxi driver syndicate accused of operating a Sydney wide "cocaine delivery service".

Ice blamed for terrifying, violent attacks on elderly

 Margaret and Tony Corley have now installed extra security doors and screens, and an alarm in their Kempsey home.

Eamonn Duff The northern NSW town of Kempsey is in the grip of an ice problem and its older residents have become the central target of a crime wave.

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Shane Watson: Life after test cricket will feel 'bizarre'

The realisation of retirement hasn't quite sunk in for Shane Watson.

Eamonn Duff International test cricket is about to return home for the summer. Shane Watson, meanwhile, is still reminding himself those days are over.

Sydney pedestrian crackdown: more than 10,000 fined

Pedestrians during rush hour.

Eamonn Duff Despite 8000 jaywalking fines issued by police in two years, pedestrian fatalities continue to climb.

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10 ways Sydneysiders could break the law today - without even realising

Sun Herald : Sydney. Story by, Eamonn Duff. How a Sydneysider can break the law 10 times a day without realising:
Leaving a dog unattended in Woollahra, and in the vicinity of a restaurant, is punishable by two fines.  Photo: Peter Rae Friday 9 October 2015.

Eamonn Duff Puzzling road-related offences, excessive council regulations and outdoor dining laws that border on the bizarre. Eventually, you will fall prey.

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Caught on camera: Heavily pregnant woman stages car crash to win insurance payout

Ghenoua Fadel and Jamal Gmrawi leave court on Wednesday.

Eamonn Duff Ghenoua Fadel survived a horror road smash weeks out from giving birth. Then footage emerged of the collision - which left everyone reeling.

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Parramatta shooting: quiet street spirals into violence as shots ring out

Police block off Charles Street in Parramatta, where witnesses saw two bodies lying on the ground.

Eamonn Duff, Eryk Bagshaw It was 4.34pm on Friday when a triple zero emergency call was made by a woman stating a man "is shooting people" outside the NSW Police State Crime Command in Parramatta.

The unique consumer complaints that leave Fair Trading staff speechless

Out of the box: Some enquiries leave Fair Trading staff speechless.

Eamonn Duff "Help! My face is half frozen!" Fair Trading lifts lid on "out of the box" inquiries.

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Showdown talks loom over ambulance service paramedic reforms

Eamonn Duff Health bosses will host a showdown summit of key stakeholders across the paramedic industry ltomorrow amid growing concerns about sweeping changes to the profession.