NSW dance teacher Grant Davies has been sentenced to at least 18 years' jail over his abuse of students for more than a decade.
Emma Partridge is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.
International student Kamran Yousaf, 28, was trying to build a life for himself and his new wife by working hard in a western Sydney fruit shop.
Dane McNeill was drugged, stabbed and tied up before his body was stuffed into a suitcase and set on fire in a Sydney park.
It was a Friday night when Megan Haines was told several complaints had been made against her by elderly residents at a NSW North Coast nursing home.
It all started when two carloads of men passed each other on a speed hump in a western Sydney car park.
Vincent Stanford says he feels no guilt or remorse for the murder of Stephanie Scott because "this was something I had to do, I couldn't stop myself".
The night before her country wedding, school teacher Stephanie Scott should have been dizzy with excitement, and getting ready with friends and family by her side.
'We had no idea' - Vincent Stanford's employers unaware of odd behaviour in lead-up to Stephanie Scott's murder
The employers of school cleaner Vincent Stanford say there were no "red flags" raised with them about his odd and disturbing behaviour in the lead up to Stephanie Scott's murder.
Depraved actions of a killer Vincent Stanford after 'cold-blooded and merciless' murder of Stephanie Scott
As the battered body of school teacher Stephanie Scott lay on the floor of a darkroom, her killer drove home to have a cheese sandwich and a cup of coffee at his Riverina home two kilometres away.
Every night Merrilyn Scott whispers to her murdered daughter, "goodnight my darling girl" in the darkness of her bed.