Emma Partridge

Emma Partridge is State Politics Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Rivals armed with fluro tube, pole and golf club brawl outside anarchist bookstore

Emma Partridge A few heated words alleged escalated into a brawl outside a Newtown bookstore.

Amanda Ridden sentenced for 'Bonnie and Clyde' crime spree

Amanda Ridden's parents Wayne and his wife leave court after their daughter's sentencing.

Emma Partridge  Ridden's eyes well with tears as she is sentenced to a maximum of nine years and six months.

Dumped NRL players Willis Pele Meehan and Jacob Loko front court

Emma Partridge When dumped Roosters player Willis Pele Meehan was sentenced for assaulting and stealing from a taxi driver he walked out of court and told a waiting media pack that he wanted to "eat some cake".

Man charged with running down neighbour during dispute in Sydney's west

Paramedics attend to Michael Kimmorley after he was hit by a four-wheel-drive.

Emma Partridge Tension had been simmering on Noakes Parade for sometime before Michael Kimmorley mowed down by a 4WD and nearly killed.

Sydney teen charged with collecting documents likely to facilitate terrorist acts

The teen has been charged as a result of investigations by the Joint Counter Terrorism Team.

Emma Partridge An 18-year-old Sydney man has been charged with collecting documents "likely to facilitate terrorist acts".

Last image of Jaafa Dawlat released before body found in Duck River

Police have released security footage of Jaafa Dawlat, whose body was found floating face down in Sydney's Duck River.

Emma Partridge A fisherman found Jaafa Dawlat's body floating face down in a Sydney river – a spot previously used as a criminal dumping ground.

Man dies after jumping in front of cars on Great Western Highway at Parramatta


Emma Partridge A man believed to be high on drugs was seen jumping in front of cars on the Great Western Highway at Parramatta before he died on Wednesday.

Leichhardt mayor Darcy Byrne delivers baby girl at home

Leichhardt mayor Darcy Byrne, pictured with paramedics, delivered his baby girl at home on Tuesday night.

Emma Partridge Leichhardt Mayor Darcy Byrne has delivered many a speech but nothing was going to prepare him for the lightning speed delivery of his own baby girl before paramedics were able to arrive.

Family pays tribute to David Petersen, shot dead at Quakers Hill police station

David Petersen lived less than a kilometre from Quakers Hill police station.

Megan Levy, Emma Partridge A man who was shot dead during a confrontation with police at Quakers Hill police station has been remembered by a relative as a man who loved his family and "put everyone before himself".

Boy witnessed fatal shooting inside Quakers Hill police station

A boy speaks to police after the fatal shooting.

Emma Partridge A boy, believed to be aged 12, witnessed the fatal shooting inside Quakers Hill Police station in Sydney's north-west, police say.

Man charged after allegedly robbing cyclist and threatening police with wine bottle


Emma Partridge It was a series of mobile phone pictures that led a man to rob a cyclist and threaten officers with a wine bottle, police allege.

White van linked to shooting death of Rebels bikie leader Mark Easter

Shot dead: Slain Rebels bikie member Mark Easter

Emma Partridge Senior Rebels bikie gang member Mark Easter shared his last meal with his partner and turned up dead three days later.

Antenna repairman charged with indecently assaulting woman in shower


Emma Partridge A woman was in the shower when an antenna repairman allegedly let himself in and assaulted her.

Mystery jogger in induced coma after being hit by car

Police tape

Emma Partridge Police are desperately trying to identify a jogger who remains in a coma after he was struck by a car.

Masked man stabs Chippendale convenience store worker during robbery

CCTV footage showing a Chippendale convenience store worker being attacked by a robber holding a knife.

Emma Partridge A masked man plunged a 30-centimetre knife into the shoulder of a convenience store worker in inner Sydney during an attempted robbery overnight.

Westfield Bondi Junction roof collapse

Inside of the Westfield Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction which has been evacuated after a roof collapsed.

Michael Koziol, Emma Partridge "Evacuate, evacuate, everybody get out!"

Martin Place siege: Sydney stands united at one-year memorial

Images were projected onto the Lindt Cafe building during the one year service.

Emma Partridge Holding flags, flowers and each other - Sydney paused on Tuesday night to remember.

Martin Place siege anniversary: 'You cannot place time limits on grief,' says coroner

Messages and flowers placed in respect of the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege in Martin Place, Sydney, in December 2014. There were more than 100,000 bouquets laid during the days after the siege.

Emma Partridge Tuesday will be a difficult day for many.

Sixteen Sydney pubs granted exemption to lockout laws

The state government is preparing to review the lockout laws in February next year.

Sean Nicholls, Emma Partridge Sixteen pubs and nightclubs have been granted exemptions for the 1.30am lockout laws, but there's a catch: the vast majority have agreed to not sell alcohol during the period.

Stereosonic security guard investigated over drug allegations

Sterosonic drug death 'extremely frustrating' (Thumbnail)

Patrick Begley, Eryk Bagshaw and Emma Partridge A security guard is under investigation for allegedly taking drugs on shift at Sydney's Stereosonic music festival where a woman collapsed before later dying of a suspected drug overdose.