Man charged with killing wife on Auburn street is refused bail

A man charged with stabbing his wife to death was refused bail by a Sydney court on Thursday.

Auburn councillor Salim Mehajer owns house damaged in suspicious blaze

Leesha McKenny A Sydney deputy mayor, property developer and aspiring state MP has emerged as the owner of a house damaged by a suspicious fire this week.

Man finds body on his morning walk in Auburn


Megan Levy A body has been found under a pedestrian bridge in Sydney's west.

Meet Albert from Auburn, the baby 'burb

Sarah Whyte ALBERT JACKSON YONGAI should have no problem finding a playmate his age. The five-month-old was one of 672 children born in 2010 from Auburn, making it the most prolific baby suburb in NSW.

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.

Extortion, kidnap and murder fears: hunt for missing Raphael Joseph


Nick Ralston In 2008, Australian fugitive Raphael Joseph made a desperate, last ditch plea to the then US secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, not to be extradited back to NSW to face a murder charge.

Defining western Sydney


James Robertson Western Sydney's boundaries are on a slow march.

Baby left on doorstep of Sydney home

The child abandoned in Auburn.

Megan Levy A man who answered the doorbell at his home in Sydney's west found a baby girl wrapped in a blanket abandoned on his doorstep, police say.

Police baffled by case of abandoned toddler 'Mai'

Emma Partridge A distressed toddler abandoned on a doorstep in western Sydney is trying to speak in between her tears, but police cannot yet understand what she is trying to say.

Mother of abandoned toddler 'Mai' comes forward

Emma Partridge A woman thought to be the mother of a toddler abandoned on a doorstep of a western Sydney home made contact with police on Tuesday afternoon.

Woman stabbed to death, man arrested

A woman has died after being found stabbed on a southwest Sydney street.

Mother of abandoned toddler in custody of Immigration

Megan Levy The mother of a toddler who was abandoned on the doorstep of a western Sydney home has been taken into the custody of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Abandoned toddler: police looking for father of 'Mai'

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Emma Partridge Police are hunting for the father of an abandoned toddler while the child's mother is being held at Villawood Immigration Detention Centre.

Mother didn't know husband had abandoned their child

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Emma Partridge The child who was found on a Sydney home's doorstep last night has been identified, with police stating that the toddler's mother had been unaware her husband had abandoned their daughter until...

Abandoned toddler and mother reunited, but 'Mai' will stay in foster care


Emma Partridge A toddler abandoned on a western Sydney doorstep was reunited briefly with her mother but the child will remain in foster care while the Immigration Department investigates the legal status of the...

Baby Mai reunited with mother in immigration detention

Emma Partridge A toddler abandoned on a western Sydney doorstep this week has been reunited with her mother in immigration detention.

Mai's dumping drama ends in reunion with mother in detention housing

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Emma Partridge A toddler abandoned on a western Sydney doorstep this week has been reunited with her mother in immigration detention.

Senior public servants sacked without explanation

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Leesha McKenny Liverpool has become the ninth NSW council to sack its most senior public servant since the local government elections less than two years ago.

Police pursuit of gang member

Brittany Ruppert A Brothers for Life gang member has been charged with driving offences and drug possession after a police pursuit through Sydney.

Lebanese student kept in custody over allegations he married 13-year-old girl

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Emma Partridge A Lebanese university student accused of marrying and having a sexual relationship with 13-year-old girl was formally refused bail by a Sydney court on Friday.