Paul Bibby A south-west Sydney MP told voters at a polling both not to vote for a local council candidate in an election in which her partner was also running because the candidate's "cousins are murderers and...
Rachel Olding Within seconds of arriving at a Bankstown unit block inferno, fire crews knew it was something they had never encountered.
A man was robbed at gunpoint in a Bankstown car park after two men confronted him and demanded his belongings.
Natalie O'Brien It sounds like the plot for a political thriller: allegations of a ''ghost branch'' that holds clandestine gatherings, meetings being manipulated, and official record books going missing - including...
Sean Nicholls The way has been cleared for Bankstown MP Tania Mihailuk to contest next year's state election for the Labor Party after the sudden withdrawal of Bankstown councillor Linda Downey from the...
Growing up in Sydney in the 1950s there were probably three hubs of social life outside of school: the Picture Theatre, the Church and the Municipal Baths. My Municipal Baths was at Bankstown.
Peter Hannam A plan by Sydney Water to shift its sewage overflow problem up the Georges River is "a disgrace" that treats Bankstown residents "like second-class citizens", mayor Khal Asfour said.
Ilya Gridneff and Stephanie Gardiner Five people from the same family, including 18-year-old triplets, have been charged after seven police were injured while responding to a domestic violence incident in Sydney's south-west.
Andrew West, TRANSPORT A REPORT into aviation safety found standards at Bankstown Airport were ''intolerable'' and prompted an overhaul of flight procedures.
Nadine Morton "My passenger's trying to take over."
Rachel Olding A NSW Labor MP accused of defaming a candidate for Bankstown local council on polling day by calling his family "drug dealers and murderers" initially dismissed a demand for $1000 and an apology...
Megan Levy An elderly passenger in a light plane tried to grab the aircraft's controls before the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a paddock in central western NSW, the pilot has told police.
Paul Bibby Tempers at suburban polling booths often become frayed on election day, as volunteers armed with glossy pamphlets make a last desperate bid to get their candidates over the line.
Emma Partridge John Romeo is no James Bond but police allege he is The Man with a Golden gun – a pen gun.
Emma Partridge An alleged child molester will appear in court after his DNA was linked to the violent abduction and sexual assault of five young girls in Sydney more than 20 years ago.
Emma Partridge Just hours before a Sydney father vanished, he answered several distressing phone calls and told family he needed to sort out a “complication” with a business associate.
Rachel Olding A teenage supporter of the terrorist group Islamic State who was arrested over an alleged religious attack on a Bankstown cleaner claims he was abused first because of his clothing.
Leesha McKenny Parramatta’s aspirations to build NSW’s tallest residential tower may be cut down to size following concerns by aviation authorities.
Leesha McKenny Rubbish collections have been suspended across Sydney after the one of Australia’s largest waste management companies grounded its entire fleet following an accident that has left a man dead in...
Leesha McKenny and Eryk Bagshaw Garbage services halted across Sydney are expected to begin to return to normal, after councils were advised that some of the trucks grounded by one of Australia’s largest waste management...