Georgina Mitchell A man was struck by lightning as severe thunderstorms swept across Sydney on Friday night.
Kirsty Needham NSW Liberal Party figure Damien Tudehope has sold his chain of daycare centres located on Catholic Church land to premium childcare entrepreneur Brendan McAssey for an undisclosed sum.
Tim Barlass A drowning is almost always a deceptively quiet event, with the waving, splashing and yelling often seen in the movies rarely witnessed in a real emergency, Royal Life Saving has warned.
Rachel Olding The author of Australia's largest study into alcohol-related nightlife crime has blasted Premier Barry O'Farrell for ''unbelievably stupid'' comments that 1am lockouts and 3am closing times would do...
James Robertson Governor-General Quentin Bryce will attend the funeral of victim Daniel Christie ''as an expression of the community's revulsion'' of violence on Sydney's streets.
Nick Ralston The father of one-punch victim Daniel Christie has told a funeral service in Sydney that his son would not have wanted people to feel hate and revenge towards others.
Nick Ralston Daniel Christie lived his short life by the mantra ''if it's change to be, it's up to me''.
Sean Nicholls Few couples have their impending nuptials announced by the NSW Premier, but in April Shayne Mallard and his partner, Jesper Hansen, became a surprise exception.
Anna Patty The government is opening the way to a new stolen generation, protesters outside State Parliament have warned.
Alexandra Back A severe weather warning is in place for the Sydney, Hunter and Illawarra areas, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning damaging winds could reach up to 90km/h this afternoon.
Another weekend, another random attack: it’s time to rethink the role alcohol plays in city violence, write Sean Nicholls and Damien Murphy.
Emma Partridge A Sydney Hells Angels bikie gang boss is in custody after police smashed an international drug ring accused of importing enough chemicals to make $300 million of the party drugs ice and speed.
Sarah Whyte Injured school students from Baulkham Hills and Quakers Hill high schools were forced to climb out of a window of their school bus after it collided with a truck.
Megan Levy and Rachel Olding An Australian man has been shot dead during a robbery in Karachi as a wave of gun violence sweeps over the Pakistani city.
Rachel Olding He was a larger-than-life personality; a "pillar of the community" and a man who represented everything good about multicultural Australia.
Matt Wade Blue-collar strongholds in Sydney's west have shrunk dramatically over the past decade and some close to the central business district have vanished altogether as the city's employment profile...
Rachel Olding Police investigating an apparent gang rape in Sydney's northern suburbs have found that the incident did not occur.
Rachel Olding The finger was pointed at several men in the area and women spoke of being too scared to leave the house, but an apparent abduction and gang rape in Baulkham Hills has been proven untrue by police.
Megan Levy The boyfriend of a woman who was shot in the back in Sydney's west claims they were walking down the street when someone in a car opened fire at random.
Nicole Hasham, Jason Dowling Creating highly skilled "knowledge" jobs in Sydney's outer suburbs is likely to fail and governments should bring people closer to existing jobs, a new report says.