Michaela Whitbourn The state's top judge has taken the unusual step of condemning the O'Farrell government for introducing mandatory minimum jail terms for alcohol and drug fuelled-violence and rejecting claims that...
David McCowen, Andrew Maclean Mark Webber could be set for a return to Bathurst alongside an Olympic champion and a Hollywood star.
Amy McNeilage A NSW primary school has banned girls from wearing shorts and made the wearing of dresses mandatory against the wishes of a number of students and their parents.
Paul Bibby A Bathurst boilermaker accused of ruthlessly bullying a teenage apprentice who later committed suicide says he was an "approachable" and "responsible" supervisor and that verbal abuse was "not in my...
Megan Levy and Sarah Whyte The fire that ripped through a 26-storey building in Bathurst Street in Sydney's CBD has now been extinguished, authorities have confirmed.
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.
Leesha Mckenny A FORMER priest at St Stanislaus' College in Bathurst who pleaded guilty to four counts of gross indecency with a male aged under 18, has been jailed for 15 months.
Megan Levy A man who claimed a toddler died after falling off a trampoline in central western NSW has been charged with the child's murder, police say.
Emma Partridge A man charged with the murder of his fiancee’s baby has been refused bail despite claiming the child fell off a trampoline.
Rachel Olding It was supposed to be a heartbreaking but routine door-knock for police one Sunday afternoon.
Louise Hall Television cameras will be allowed into the NSW Supreme Court for verdicts and sentences in criminal trials, the Attorney-General, Greg Smith says.
Louise Hall The state's senior judges have hit back at suggestions the judiciary is ''out of touch'', saying the community fails to understand the complexity of the sentencing process.
A thin plywood wall in a Sydney boarding house was all that separated a pretty young Indian student from a teenage sociopath.
A fire has broken out in the basement of a building at Barangaroo in Sydney's CBD.
Joseph Conrad visited Sydney twice in the late 1800s. On one of the trips, the Polish sailor and writer spent a lot of time outside a pub, transfixed by a street merchant touting ''hot saveloys'' to...
Louise Hall The NSW government has withdrawn its request to the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal for new manslaughter sentencing guidelines as it prepares to appeal against the minimum four-year jail term given to...
A disgruntled former taxi driver who allegedly threatened to blow up himself and NSW Parliament House has been granted bail.
Alex McConachie At least three homes have been destroyed and several more are under threat from bushfires south-east of Wagga.
Georgina Mitchell, Alex McConachie Residents of Carabost near Wagga Wagga have been issued an emergency warning to evacuate their homes immediately as an out of control bushfire threatens more than 30 properties.
Megan Levy A cyclist has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after he was involved in a collision with a vehicle, believed to be a truck, in Sydney's CBD.