Leesha McKenny Burwood deputy mayor ordered to pay almost $60,000 in fines and costs after his own council took him to court.
James Robertson An inner-Sydney mayor with a history of taking ratepayer-funded trips to the Middle East has defended plans to spend $15,000 on a fact-finding tour of Gallipoli.
Peta Doherty A man was dragged off a train, assaulted, stomped on the head and left unconscious on platform 6 of Burwood station, after a violent assault that resulted in eight people being charged or cautioned.
A FORMER Sydney council general manager could face criminal charges after the NSW corruption watchdog found he misused council funds to have his wife and her colleague spied on, among other offences.
Kate Mcclymont DESPITE the prospect of being named adversely in a forthcoming corruption report, Labor's John Faker was elected mayor of Burwood on Thursday night.
Kelsey Munro RESIDENTS blocked access with a picket line and unions ordered a stop to work on safety grounds, but the demolition of a historic Burwood homestead is expected to be completed.
Kate McClymont THE general manager, Pat Romano, spied on people for his own purposes and then billed Burwood Council for it.
Kate McClymont BURWOOD Council is bracing itself for potentially embarrassing revelations as the Independent Commission Against Corruption prepares to hold a two-week public hearing into corruption allegations.
Fiona Harari For the last year of her life, Monika Chetty lived rough in suburbia, despite suffering horrific burns. How did this mother of three from a good family end up in such a state?
A thin plywood wall in a Sydney boarding house was all that separated a pretty young Indian student from a teenage sociopath.
Jacob Saulwick The growing concentration of jobs in central Sydney does not mean that new transport initiatives should be funnelled into the middle of town.
A Lebanese man who allegedly married a girl in an Islamic ceremony in NSW has been granted bail.
Police have released CCTV footage of two men who are shown dousing a number of parked cars in petrol before setting them alight in Sydney's inner west last year.
Emma Partridge, Leila Abdallah The father of 12-year-old girl gave his blessing for her to be ''married'' to a Lebanese university student in the Hunter region earlier this year, police will allege.
Emma Partridge An imam accused of conducting the illegal marriage of a 12-year-old girl has been granted conditional bail as police decide whether to lay charges against the child bride's father.
Megan Levy A woman has been charged over the death of a six-year-old boy who was struck by a car and died outside Carlingford Public School on the final day of school last year.
Rachel Olding The father of two girls hit by a car outside Carlingford Public School said he does not want to see the driver punished but fears the road safety message is not getting through to school parents.
A tandoori chicken skewer was used to stab a hungry restaurant patron after he complained that two hours was too long to wait for his order, a court has heard.
Alexandra Smith More than 500 drivers a day were fined for speeding in school zones late last year despite hundreds of extra flashing lights warning motorists to slow down.
Leesha McKenny Excited about the start of the academic year? Why not take out an ad in the local paper? That is what Auburn City Council's deputy mayor has done, as he prepares to embark on a legal studies degree.