Matt Wade The dearth of jobs in greater western Sydney is causing huge commutes and limiting women's participation in the workforce.
Nick Ralston An associate of the Hells Angels has been charged with fire bombing a car in a bid to stand over a witness giving evidence in a trial relating to a bikie war with rival gang the Nomads.
Bianca Hall Disadvantaged communities will be disproportionately hit by rising unemployment, which reached 6 per cent last month for the first time in a decade.
Georgina Mitchell A man was struck by lightning as severe thunderstorms swept across Sydney on Friday night.
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''.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
A teenager has been charged after a crash in Sydney's north-west that left a man seriously injured.
Anna Patty The O'Farrell government appears set to back down from a decision to make extra cuts in funding to Catholic and independent schools.
Paul Bibby SYDNEY'S close-knit Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community is starkly divided over allegations of female genital mutilation made against some of its members, a court has heard, with debate raging in the...