Emma Partridge

Emma Partridge is a Crime Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Inquest begins into shooting of constable Bill Crews during Bankstown drug raid

Emma Partridge Video footage played during an inquest into the death of Constable ‘‘Bill’’ William Crews, 26, showed confused and distressed members of the Middle Eastern crime squad crying...

Sydney man Jack O'Brien confirmed dead in MH17 attack

Jack O'Brien.

Emma Partridge Sydney man Jack O'Brien is the latest victim confirmed dead on MH17.

Sydney Catholic nun among the MH17 dead

A message of condolence is left among candles and flowers near the Dutch embassy for victims of MH17.

Emma Partridge It is believed a Sydney Catholic nun was one of the passengers on board MH17 when it was shot down.

Researchers to study police mental health

Scipione: 'Stop the madness' (Thumbnail)

Emma Partridge The psychological well-being of police will be scientifically analysed in a nation first  in the hope of preventing post traumatic stress disorder.

Westfield stabbing victim an 'adoring father'

Emma Partridge A Sydney father stabbed to death in the middle of Sydney shopping centre had just returned from a weekend away with the six-year-old son he “adored”.

Love triangle woman distressed over stabbing

A distressed friend of Kazem Mohamadi Payam leaves court in tears.

Emma Partridge and Rachel Olding The lover of a man charged with fatally stabbing her ex-husband inside a busy Sydney shopping mall said her partner was "really good and nice" and she cannot understand what has happened.

Westfield Parramatta stabbing: Kazem Mohamadi Payam will defend murder charge, lawyer says

woman at court for accused killer

Emma Partridge A man accused of a frenzied and fatal stabbing in the middle of Parramatta Westfield shopping centre will defend the murder charge against him, his lawyer said outside a Sydney court on Tuesday.

Man charged with murder after stabbing in front of shoppers, children at Westfield

Restrained: Police subdue a man, 33, after a stabbing death at Westfield Parramatta.

Emma Partridge A man has been charged with murder following a stabbing attack witnessed by horrified onlookers at Westfield Parramatta shopping centre on Monday.

Man stabbed outside Myer cosmetics department in Westfield Parramatta

Parts of Westfield shopping centre were closed after a fatal stabbing outside Myer.

Emma Partridge and Nick Ralston A person has died after being stabbed inside the Westfield shopping centre at Parramatta in Sydney's west.

Thomas Kelly anniversary marked with halving of alcohol violence

Emma Partridge, Kirsty Needham The number of people suffering injuries after booze-fuelled violence has fallen by at least 50 per cent in one of Sydney’s busiest emergency departments.

Business owners risk jail time after phone charger raids

Sheryl Aldeguer. Faulty cheap usb charger blamed for her death. Photo: Facebook

Emma Partridge Shops selling dodgy phone chargers were targeted in more than 260 raids this week after a mother-of-two was electrocuted by a faulty charger on the state’s central coast.

YMCA branded an unsafe child organisation after scathing report

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Emma Partridge The YMCA has been branded as an unsafe child organisation after systemic failures allowed after a paedophile to groom and molest 12 young boys in his care, according to a scathing report. 

USB phone charger warning came too late from Fair Trading, Labor claims

Phone chargers

Saffron Howden, Emma Partridge Authorities have defended the amount of time it took to warn the public about potentially deadly USB phone chargers after a young mother was electrocuted and killed while using one.

Faulty USB phone charger blamed for Sheryl Aldeguer's death

Sheryl, phone charger death

Emma Partridge, Saffron Howden A mobile phone business faces prosecution over the death of a woman electrocuted by a faulty USB phone charger at her home on the NSW central coast.

Racist taunts alleged in bloody Stanhope Gardens road rage attack

Woman's body discovered after police siege (Thumbnail)

Emma Partridge Racial taunts at a set of traffic lights sparked a bloody road rage attack that left a man fighting for his life in a Sydney hospital, according to two men involved.

Michael McEwen's attacker pleads guilty -

Emma Partridge A man who randomly bashed Bondi victim Michael McEwen and left him fighting for life in intensive care, pleaded guilty before a Sydney court on Monday.

Road rage attack puts man, 73, in intensive care

On camera: Security footage of the man police want to interview.

Emma Partridge An elderly man who tried to pick-up a takeaway pizza was left in intensive care after he was punched to the ground during a road rage attack in Sydney’s inner west on Monday.

Father of 'child bride' granted bail under new laws

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Emma Partridge A father accused of allowing his 12-year-old daughter to get "married" during an Islamic ceremony has been granted bail under new laws, despite a magistrate describing the case against him as...

Fatal crash in Sydney cemetery

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Emma Partridge A elderly woman has died and her partner is hospital after a crash inside a Sydney cemetery on Friday afternoon, police said. 

Police target public transport crime

Commuters can expect to see large numbers of green-vested police in and around the public transport network from today for Operation Javelin. The focus of the operation is to ensure a safe and secure environment for the community travelling on the transport network across the greater Sydney Metropolitan area. It begins today (Monday 15 April 2013) and concludes on Friday 24 May 2013. The operation will see police deployed on foot, on bikes, in plain clothes and supported by Transit Officers in and around our major transport interchanges. Officers will be specifically targeting the incidence of robbery, assaults, anti-social behaviour and with a major emphasis on fair evasion. Officers will target those people who misuse concessions, misuse zone ticketing, produce fake concession products and tickets, and bypass ticketing gates.

Emma Partridge Travellers who etch their lover’s names on train carriages, cracks beers on the bus and pretend to be pensioners on the ferry have more than one thing in common.