Stephanie Gardiner is a reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.
Stephanie Gardiner Under the dull light of an aquarium, Aminda Huynh walked through her house after work, made chicken pies for dinner, watched TV, and sent texts to friends.
Stephanie Gardiner A teenage girl was sitting outside a library in western Sydney when four men began talking to her, saying they all had a mutual friend named Jason. But then she was allegedly raped.
Stephanie Gardiner The jury could see straight into Katherine Abdallah’s kitchen and lounge room. Right there in fuzzy colour, the eight men and four women could see her flatmate Suzie Sarkis smash a huge glass...
Stephanie Gardiner The moment that Katherine Abdallah lunged towards her housemate with two knives and stabbed her in the chest was caught on camera.
Stephanie Gardiner A man accused of murdering his girlfriend's seven-year-old son and later blaming it on an accidental fall from a pogo stick has been denied bail.
Stephanie Gardiner In a room filled with the chaos of a fight - shattered glass, a broken phone and paper strewn on the floor - Katherine Abdallah made a triple-0 call as she washed the blood off the knives she had...
Stephanie Gardiner It was a poignant message from a woman searching for her sister. "Has anyone seen Jacqui Britton today?" Emma Britton wrote on Facebook on Monday morning.
Stephanie Gardiner A German tourist has died after he fell off his skateboard while riding down a steep hill in Kangaroo Valley and slid into the path of a truck.
Stephanie Gardiner A baby and toddler survived nine hours trapped in the wreckage of a car, in a crash that killed their mother after a morning trip to a swimming pool in the state's south.
Stephanie Gardiner The words of one of Hastings Fredrickson's victims cut through the formalities of the courtroom: "Women are not objects for you to play around with."
Stephanie Gardiner The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney and the Grand Mufti of Australia say condemned men Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are reformed and should be given a second chance in society.
Stephanie Gardiner A Corrective Services officer disciplined once for sexual harassment has been found guilty of touching an inmate's breast while handcuffing her and then groping her as she climbed into a prison van.
Stephanie Gardiner When police told Katherine Abdallah✓ her flatmate had damaged her black Mercedes, she allegedly told the officers: "She's going to be in serious trouble when I get her.
Stephanie Gardiner The man insisted that the drunk, sick teenager he approached on a Sydney street wanted to have sex with him in Hyde Park.
Stephanie Gardiner Two more people have been charged with attempted murder, after a senior NSW prison officer allegedly poured petrol around a car her husband was sleeping in.
Stephanie Gardiner A senior Corrective Services officer has been charged with attempted murder, after she allegedly poured petrol around a car her husband was sleeping in.
Stephanie Gardiner Veteran bus driver Robert Reid took his eyes off the road for just a moment to wave at a colleague who had let him through a busy Sydney intersection.
Stephanie Gardiner She had leaves and sticks in her hair and stuck to her back, scratches on her legs, her make-up was smeared all over her face and she was hyperventilating.
Stephanie Gardiner A man accused of raping a teenager in Hyde Park allegedly told her "I'm not going to kill you if you go with it", a court has heard.
Stephanie Gardiner The man accused of setting fire to his Rozelle shop to claim insurance money has been charged with extra offences over the devastating explosion, which killed three people.