Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Remains found at Pearl Beach where Chayce Kofe, 5, went missing

Rachel Olding and Michael Koziol Human remains that could be the body of missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the central coast.

Tragedy on trip of a lifetime for Wollongong couple

Rachel Browne Rachel Olding Kate McIlwain After a 35-year career as a primary school teacher, Michael Clancy treated himself with a three week trip to Europe with his wife, Carol.

Alleged paedophile faked role as Australian welfare worker to abuse boys, police allege

Police

Rachel Olding A man accused of preying on underprivileged boys has been arrested in Sydney.

'I just want to get my son back'

Rachel Olding Daniel Kelly, father of missing 5 year old Chayce Kofe says he won't give up looking for his son.

Daniel Kelly tells of heartbreak as son Chayce Kofe still not found

Swept away: Chayce Kofe.

Rachel Olding A grieving father has vowed to keep searching the waters off Pearl Beach until his son is found despite rescuers calling their search off on Monday.

Five-year-old had no chance on deceptively dangerous Pearl Beach

Tragedy: A beachside vigil is held for missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe.

Rachel Olding and Saffron Howden Little Chayce Kofe stood almost no chance when a wave snatched him from the shores of Pearl Beach.

Family of missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe share their pain on Facebook

Chayce Kofe: rescue services have said the mission is a

Rachel Olding and Saffron Howden Chayce Kofe's aunt watched as her five-year-old nephew was washed out to sea yesterday at Pearl Beach.

Nurse Megan Haines on murder charges over two care home deaths

Megan Haines is accused of murdering two patients at a nursing home after they complained about her.

Rachel Olding A nurse who allegedly gave two women in a NSW nursing home fatal doses of insulin had a ''dislike and intolerance'' for elderly people, despite having worked in the aged care industry for most of her...

Wahroonga rollover victim Priya Muthu was carrying son when truck fell on her

Priya

Rachel Olding and Esther Han A woman has died after a truck crashed into a house in Wahroonga on Sydney's north shore.

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.

Masaaki Imaeda surfaces to apologise after Alexandria fire

Police interview Masaaki Imaeda at the scene of the fire.

Rachel Olding It involved a petrol station carpark, a fistful of cash and a red-eyed apology.

Students living in shipping containers, cubicles and a toilet

Fire in Burrows rd Alexandria.

Rachel Olding Masaaki Imaeda advertised a handful of rooms online, perfect for students looking for something cheap, easy and peaceful in Sydney.

Illegal housing landlord has other properties besides Alexandria site

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Rachel Olding and James Robertson The owner of an illegal housing set-up that burnt down on Wednesday, almost killing 15 Asian students, owns a string of apartments around Sydney occupied by students and low income workers.

Illegal housing in Alexandria was advertised to Japanese and Korean students as 'quiet and peaceful'

Backpackers were discovered to be living in a bus.

Rachel Olding The advertisement promised a quiet and peaceful environment to live in, perfect for students.

'It's obscene': Factory site illegally housed more than 15 foreigners

Backpackers were discovered to be living in a bus.

Rachel Olding A furious woman whose business was destroyed in a building fire in Alexandria on Wednesday morning said her landlord had started housing backpackers illegally in caravans and shipping containers at...

Unproven but locked up: accused numbers spike

Jail

Rachel Olding The number of people held in custody on unproven charges has skyrocketed in the last 20 years, placing huge pressure on the prison system.

Police turned away family with killing confession, inquest told

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Rachel Olding A man who walked into Ashfield police station with his family one night to make a confession in relation to a suspicious missing persons case was told by the lead investigator to come back another...

The Mother's Day that never happened: search for Richard Sajko continues

Richard Sajko

Rachel Olding Richard Sajko was usually a quiet, shy man but in the days leading up to Mother's Day in 1995, his mother sensed he was "very disturbed".