Rachel Olding A badly burnt body dumped in a Bankstown reserve on Monday has been identified as a 20 year-old western Sydney man whose family fear he became caught up in drug dealing.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Esther Han A burnt body has been found in a reserve in Sydney's south-west.
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Michael Koziol The nightly Ramadan meal at Musher Saleh's Lakemba home is a thoroughly modern, family affair; toys litter the floor, the television is glowing but muted, there are tantrums and spillages to manage.
Jacob Saulwick Sydney Trains will embark on a pre-election blitz to spruce up another 28 train stations, including some that have only recently been the subject of multi-million dollar upgrades.
Jacob Saulwick At a cost of about half a million dollars, the state government has come up with a Lycra-clad man with a card around his head to promote its new public transport ticket.
Leila Abdallah A woman who was killed in an alleged hit-and-run on Thursday has been identified as a 58-year-old from Yagoona, in south-west Sydney.
Natalie O'Brien Two teenage boys from south-west Sydney have left Australia without their parents' knowledge and are believed to be heading to Iraq to join the fighting.
Melanie Kembrey Police have released images of a man wanted for questioning over the indecent assault of a woman and the stalking of others, including a teenager, in Padstow in Sydney's south west.
Jacob Saulwick The operator of train systems in Hong Kong and Melbourne has been chosen to run the first privately operated passenger rail line in Sydney, the north-west rail link.
Jacob Saulwick Thousands of commuters from inner west and south-west Sydney would be unable to catch trains direct to Redfern or Sydney University under the Baird government's plans for the future of the rail...
Premier Mike Baird has announced a major infrastructure package contingent on the partial lease of the state's electricity network.