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Strangers stop savage dog attack with six-pack of beer

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Nick Ralston Two strangers armed only with a six-pack of beer have been hailed as heroes for stopping a dog that was savaging an elderly woman outside a home in Sydney's south.

Cyclist dies after colliding with Mercedes in Mosman

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Nick Ralston A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Mosman taking the state’s road toll to two over the Easter holiday period.

Rebels bikie gang members face court after police blitz

Sally Willoughby Guns, ammunition, cash and drugs have been seized in police raids of at least eight Sydney properties connected to the Rebels bikie gang.

Man dies after fishing boat capsizes in wild seas

Boat

Leila Abdallah A man has died and two others have been rescued after their fishing boat capsized in wild seas at Camden Haven inlet, south of Port Macquarie.

Going places

Felicity Stewart

Daisy Dumas Daisy Dumas meets the people shaping a better Sydney.

Girl, 12, charged with setting fire to her own home

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Nick Ralston A 12-year-old girl has been charged with setting fire to her home on the NSW central coast.

Gun find in fake leg places hospital in lockdown

Liam Phillips St Vincent's Hospital was placed in lockdown yesterday afternoon after the alleged discovery of a pistol hidden in a patient's prosthetic leg.

Star City places $760m bet on its future

David Humphries The gambling hub is turning itself inside out.

Friends in high places

Linton Besser The Kazal brothers have built an empire stretching from Abu Dhabi to Sydney's most exclusive harbourside properties. Linton Besser investigates.

Mike Baird won't be able to sidestep tricky questions as Premier

Fairfax Media writer

Sean Nicholls So, what's Mike Baird actually like?

Scots College bid to increase student cap backfires

Scots College.

Leesha McKenny Prestigious boys' school Scots College is seeking to boost by nearly a third the number of students approved for its Bellevue Hill campus, which nearby residents have seized on as an admission the...

Newington Gunners help create team of asylum seekers and refugees

Kim Arlington They were a group of players without a home. Now they are a team carrying the premiership hopes of their new football club.

Church leaders deliver Good Friday messages of comfort tinged with criticism

James Robertson Sydney's religious leaders have used the metaphor of resurrection in their Good Friday messages to promote the comfort of faith in testing times.

It's the 'burbs against the bush in life expectancy stakes

Sydney.

Rachel Browne There may be only few kilometres separating the residents of northern Sydney from the central coast but their lifespans are strikingly different.

Badgerys airport will need taxpayer help, says industry

No Airport for Badgerys Creek Rally.

Jacob Saulwick The airport industry expects taxpayers to fund a large part of a new Badgerys Creek airport, despite the federal government's intention to have the private sector pay for it.

Police shoot Sydney man in hip

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A man who was armed with a crossbow has been shot after an eight-hour stand-off with police in Sydney.

Off-duty officer charged over Sydney chase

A Sydney police officer will face court after he allegedly fled from police on a motorcycle, speeding and running a red light, while he was off-duty.

Anti-Islamic leader charged after shooting

The controversial anti-Islamic leader Nathan Abela has been charged with hindering the investigation into a shooting at his home in Sydney's west.

NSW Ambulance Service CEO Ray Creen has his eye on the bigger picture

Mark Dapin The head of the NSW Ambulance makes a point of going out and getting his gloves bloodied.

Elderly Sydney woman attacked by dog

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A 91-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries after being attacked by a dog in Sydney's south.