Stephanie Gardiner is a reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.
Stephanie Gardiner With a week's worth of groceries, a bag of nappies, and her young daughter sitting in the shopping trolley, Despina Cavric✓ walked towards her car. But the regular shopping trip went awry.
Stephanie Gardiner After a night out in Kings Cross, a woman looked at her phone and saw close-up photographs of herself, and the message: "hey sassy, come ana get a ride with me anyiime".
Stephanie Gardiner, Emma Partridge "I love you, I hate you, I love you, I hate you".
Emma Partridge, Stephanie Gardiner The family of a man killed in a suspected gangland shooting in a Sydney playground were begging for answers at Glebe Coroner's Court on Tuesday morning.
Paul Rossington and Kristen Schroder died after 'dramatic gesture' on Carnival Spirit, coroner finds
Stephanie Gardiner The love between Paul Rossington and Kristen Schroder was most obvious in their final moments, before they died a lonely death in a dark ocean.
I shot someone and thought I'd be caught by now: Rodney Boatswain, accused of killing Helen Dawson Key
Stephanie Gardiner Rodney Boatswain is a "dying man wanting to spend his remaining days with his family".
Stephanie Gardiner Justice Elizabeth Fullerton told the remaining jurors she had directed the man not to contact any of them, and they should not contact him, until after the trial is over.
Stephanie Gardiner Kathy Lin is concerned police will charge her in connection with the killings of her five relatives, describing herself and her husband as victims.
Stephanie Gardiner Luke Casey considered Adam Ryan to be his best friend, and a big brother figure. But both men's lives changed forever when they got on a motorbike to visit a friend on Anzac Day 2011.
Stephanie Gardiner The jury at the trial of Christopher John Anderson, accused of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend in the heart, has been discharged after being unable to reach a verdict.
Amin Sthapit murder trial: Juror says Buddhist beliefs prevented him reaching a guilty murder verdict
Stephanie Gardiner After two weeks of evidence and hours of deliberations at the trial of a Sydney man who stabbed his girlfriend's lover to death, a juror told fellow jury members he couldn't reach a verdict because...
Stephanie Gardiner Yusuf Aytugrul stalked his former girlfriend for months before he stabbed her to death in her Parramatta unit. Now a legal loophole means his sentence has been cut.
Stephanie Gardiner Police will investigate their own conduct after a body believed to be that of a missing man was found in bushland in northern NSW.
Stephanie Gardiner The murder of Comrie Cullen, and its similarities to the Simon Gittany case, seemed to make Australia sit up and notice domestic violence.
Stephanie Gardiner Christopher Cullen argued he had been provoked and was acting in self-defence when he slit his wife Comrie Cullen's throat. But a jury has found him guilty of her murder.
Stephanie Gardiner The grandmother of a seven-year-old boy who died after months of neglect and abuse has told the mother of the grief felt by his siblings and that she has failed as a parent.
Stephanie Gardiner Daniel Christie asked Shaun McNeil "What are you hitting kids for?" before punch that led to his death, court hears.
Stephanie Gardiner Christopher Cullen's hopes of getting away with his wife's murder were dashed even before the jury made its decision.
Stephanie Gardiner Extracts of notes in Comrie Cullen's handwriting have been given to the jury to consider in the final days of Christopher Cullen's murder trial
Underworld figure George Alex sentenced to 16 months' intensive corrections order for threatening ex-lover
Stephanie Gardiner Underworld figure George Alex looked across the court room, flashed a smile and winked at someone in the public gallery. But he was just about to face his second legal drama in two days.