Emma Partridge

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

Parents of accused killer speak ahead of Morgan Huxley trial

Emma Partridge The parents of a young man charged the murder of Neutral Bay businessman Morgan Huxley say there is never a day when they do not think about the grief and loss of the victim's family.

Woman accused of stealing millions from dementia sufferer

Signed over $1.7 million: Edna Pearson.

Emma Partridge Edna Pearson's family thought she died hating them but on Friday a woman was arrested and charged with conspiring to cheat and defraud the $1.7 million estate of the 82-year-old dementia sufferer.

Police smash international identity-theft ring

A man is arrested at Canley Vale.

Emma Partridge Police have smashed an international identity theft ring accused of making thousands of fake NSW driver's licences to fraudulently obtain loans and credit cards and board domestic flights.

Prostitute charged with attempted murder of man later hacked to death

Charged with attempted murder: Jessica Honey Fallon.

Emma Partridge Michael Martin was bashed within an inch of his life inside his Murwillumbah unit on the state's North Coast.

Driver refused bail after allegedly mowing down women and toddler on Sydney footpath

Driver: Peter Bosilkovski at the scene of the accident in Canterbury Road, Belmore.

Emma Partridge A driver charged with seriously injuring three women and a toddler on a Sydney footpath following an ice binge was refused bail on Monday.

Final farewell for Carl Salomon, lost diving from crane into Sydney Harbour

Sydney University student Carl Salomon.

Emma Partridge The last train ticket Sydney University student Carl Salomon would ever buy was placed on a table at the back of his funeral service.

Family speaks after Courtney Topic shot dead at Hungry Jack's

'Tragic circumstances': Courtney Topic.

Emma Partridge The parents of Courtney Topic have released one of their favourite photos of their daughter two days after she was shot dead by police outside a western Sydney Hungry Jack's.

Father 'struggling' after daughter Courtney Topic shot dead at Hungry Jack's

Courtney Topic before her death on Tuesday.

Emma Partridge A woman shot dead by police outside a western Sydney Hungry Jack's had Asperger's Syndrome.

Woman shot dead at Hungry Jack's in Hoxton Park, Sydney

Critical incident: Police outside Hungry Jack's where a teenage girl has died.

Emma Partridge Police tried for 10 minutes to talk to a young woman holding a knife outside a fast-food restaurant before shooting her dead.

Georgina Bartter's close friend charged with supplying ecstasy

Fatal reaction: Georgina Bartter.

Emma Partridge One of Georgina Bartter's closest school friends has been charged with supplying the ecstasy pills believed to have led to the Sydney teenager's death at a music festival last year.

Man arrested over Georgina Bartter ecstasy death

Emma Partridge A man has been charged with supplying ecstasy pills that led to the death of Sydney teenager Georgina Bartter at Habourlife festical three months ago. 

Sydney University student Carl Salomon drowns after night out

The teenager was killed at Balmain after jumping from crane.

Emma Partridge, Nick Ralston The night started with beers in Bondi and ended in a deadly plunge from a crane in Balmain.

Ex-officer sentenced after Glock sex with woman at police station

Used during a sexual encounter: A Glock.

Emma Partridge A police officer who had sex with a woman and allowed her to handle his gun at a police station has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment but is being assessed for an intensive correction order.

Prison guard wife accused of plotting with couple to kill her husband

Charged with attempted murder: Sharon Yarnton, with her husband Dean.

Emma Partridge A Sydney man does not know the couple who allegedly plotted with his prison guard wife to have him killed, a close family friend says.

Deathbed gang targets multi-million estates of elderly

Most vulnerable: Alex Johan's gang preyed on elderly people.

Emma Partridge A family gang who trick the elderly and dementia sufferers into signing over multimillion-dollar estates could still be operating despite the death of the group's mastermind, police say.

'Everyone is coming back': traffic delays as Sydney holidaymakers head home

Emma Partridge There is always something you can count on at the end of the school holidays and an Australia Day long weekend: traffic, traffic and more traffic.

William Spedding says he had nothing to do with disappearance of toddler William Tyrell

William Harrie Spedding.

Emma Partridge A man questioned in relation to the disappearance of William Tyrell has said he had nothing to do with his vanishing in September.

William Spedding's children back him over disappearance of William Tyrell

William Harrie Spedding arrives at a friend's house on Wednesday.

Emma Partridge The children of a tradesman questioned over the disappearance of toddler William Tyrell say they love him and are certain he has done nothing wrong.

Washing machine repairman William Harrie Speddy

Emma Partridge and Dan Proudman Four days before toddler William Tyrell vanished, a local tradesman visited a north-coast home.

William Harrie Spedding the focus of William Tyrell investigation

William Harrie Spedding arrives at a friend's house on Wednesday.

Emma Partridge and Dan Proudman A washing machine repairman has become the focus of the investigation into the disappearance of William Tyrell after police discovered the man had carried out work at the home from where the toddler...