Stephanie Gardiner is a reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.
Stephanie Gardiner Police found a shipment of ice and ecstasy worth an estimated $1.5 billion and replaced it with other packages, before men allegedly involved in a drug ring could get to it, court documents show.
Stephanie Gardiner A Sydney woman accused of murdering her baby in a bathtub, after fearing the girl had dwarfism, told a friend "I would throw her in the bin rather than deal with all this", a court has heard.
Stephanie Gardiner While one woman can reach out and comfort her son, another mother will never see her youngest child again.
Stephanie Gardiner From November 27, the city will turn into a Christmas village, with a 20-metre high tree in Martin Place, topped with a 1.
Stephanie Gardiner Adoption campaigner and arts advocate Deborra-Lee Furness has been named the NSW Australian of the Year.
Jacob Saulwick, Brittany Ruppert and Stephanie Gardiner Sunsoaked photographs of young, happy music fans dancing at a harbourside festival filled social media pages over the weekend.
Stephanie Gardiner It was a legal drama, involving a silver cocktail fork, a police shooting, and the Russian embassy, which soon turned courtroom musical.
Stephanie Gardiner Elective surgery waiting times in NSW public hospitals remain the longest in the country, but the majority of patients are having operations sooner than they would have a year ago, a new national...
Stephanie Gardiner A Sydney woman who believes a house is "not just a house, but a home", and works to give indigenous communities just that, has been awarded a scholarship to attend one of the world's leading graduate...
Stephanie Gardiner With a noticeable spring in their pedals, thousands of cyclists took to Sydney's roads on sparkling Sunday to celebrate the joys of riding.
Stephanie Gardiner A young father jailed after he "lost control" and violently shook his six-week-old daughter in frustration will serve extra time behind bars, after the appeals court found the baby's crying did not...
Stephanie Gardiner While an elderly woman watered her garden in northern NSW, a robber broke into her house and stole thousands of dollars she had been saving to take her son on holiday, police say.
Stephanie Gardiner A boy is in a critical condition after being hit by a small truck while riding his bike south of Sydney, with the truck driver stopping briefly before driving away, police say.
Stephanie Gardiner A man has stabbed his younger brother in the arm, then slashed his tyres after the siblings started fighting in a car in Sydney's southwest, police say.
Stephanie Gardiner Sydney's Westmead Hospital has been conducting drills to prepare for a potential outbreak of Ebola, while the nation's health departments say they are well equipped to deal with possible cases of the...
Stephanie Gardiner A doctor accused of angrily holding a pillow over a 94-year-old patient's face, and "bullying and belittling" a colleague should be allowed to keep his job, the Industrial Relations Commission has...
Stephanie Gardiner General practitioner Khalid Qidwai spent three decades caring for Tony Halloun's family. Tony Halloun went on to take away the most precious thing in Dr Qidwai's life.
Stephanie Gardiner A tradesman who made up a story about three armed robbers killing a grandmother during a home invasion at a Sydney mansion has been found guilty of the woman's murder.
Stephanie Gardiner In the hours after five of his relatives were found beaten to death, Robert Xie allegedly asked police for the keys to the family newsagency and made jokes to an officer.
Stephanie Gardiner Amid frantic cries and screams to triple-0 operators in the moments after she found the beaten bodies of her extended family, Kathy Lin allegedly pleaded with her husband to stay with her, saying "I...