Cabramatta

Drama as robbery foiled in Cabramatta

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Emma Partridge A suspended police officer is one of three men arrested after a foiled robbery attempt at Cabramatta in Sydney's west on Monday.

Policeman charged, refused bail over foiled robbery attempt at Cabramatta

Scores of specialist police and undercover detectives crash-tackled the alleged robbers.

Emma Partridge A police officer suspended for steroid use has been refused bail after he was charged over a foiled robbery in Sydney’s west on Monday.

Cabramatta robbery 'a very serious bag snatch', says lawyer for accused policeman

A still from iPhone footage taken by an onlooker shows one of the men arrested at Cabramatta on Monday.

Paul Bibby The suspended Sydney police officer accused of taking part in a violent daylight robbery involving $300,000 cash has been refused bail, despite his lawyer's claim that the crime was no more than "a...

Man, 84, bashed in attempted armed robbery in Cabramatta

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Melanie Kembrey An elderly man was punched to the ground when a man tried to rob him at knife-point in the middle of the day in a residential area in Sydney's west.

With Powerball jackpot at $50m pick the best suburb to buy your ticket

Lotto: Who will be the big winner?

Tom Decent With tonight's Powerball Jackpot at a whopping $50 million, thousands of hopeful Sydneysiders have flocked to newsagencies to snap up a ticket. 

Two dead, one missing: police check for criminal underworld links

Jamie Gao: Shot dead allegedly after a drug deal went wrong.

Emma Partridge Police are investigating possible links between slain drug dealer Jamie Gao, a missing Sydney father and a high roller shot dead outside McDonald's in Sydney's inner west.

Liberals under more pressure to preselect a woman to upper house

Sean Nicholls Pressure is building on the NSW Liberal Party to preselect a woman to its upper house ticket for next year's state election, with four female candidates putting their hands up.

Train catches fire on Granville overpass

The train stopped on an overpass at Granville.

Alexandra Back A train on fire and stranded on a 20-metre high overpass in Granville caused traffic chaos as firefighters struggled to reach the blaze on Tuesday night.

NSW community relations overhaul threatens harmony, critics say

Nicole Hasham The NSW Community Relations Commission will be renamed and its role redefined, in a move critics say threatens harmony at a time when religious and racial tensions are magnified.

Racing chaplain hears the beating hearts behind thundering hooves

Peter Munro Colin Watts is on track to help with the stress and heartache that comes with pursuing the high-stakes sport of kings.

Food tourism transforming western Sydney communities

Attracting visitors: Culinary delights at Bau Truong Vietnamese restaurant in Cabramatta.

Melanie Kembrey Cabramatta is leading the way in what is rapidly becoming a world cuisine tour across Sydney.

Neville Wran's daughter Harriet Wran charged with murder of Redfern drug dealer

Charged with murder: Harriet Wran.

Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden, Megan Levy The daughter of former NSW premier Neville Wran has been arrested in connection with the murder of a small-time drug dealer at Redfern on Sunday night.

Renting a home might be more savvy than buying, says RBA

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Jacob Saulwick Sydney residents may have been better off renting than buying in most Sydney suburbs in the past decade, research by Reserve Bank economists shows.

Talk of the town: you're all talking my language

SMH.  Portrait of Rishi Acharya (father), Usha Nepal (wife) and Sukrit Acharyai (child).  Photographed outside the Rockdale Town Hall/ Library.  For a data story on immigration and suburbs in Sydney.  The family is originally from Nepal.  Pic by Nic Walker.  Date 10/07/2014.

Inga Ting Sukriti Acharya, 7, is shy about speaking a second language but during family car trips, Nepali is her favourite game.

Sydney Trains 'refresh' 28 stations for $33 million

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.

No bail for box cutter robber

Sally Willoughby A man charged with threatening a boy with a box cutter knife before robbing him of his phone remains in custody.

NSW government's electricity sale may help fund train station for Barangaroo

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Nicole Hasham A new train station at Barangaroo is on the cards as the Baird government moves to privatise electricity assets to fund massive infrastructure projects.

Missing girl Wendy found five kilometres from where she was last seen

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Megan Levy An eight-year-old girl who sparked a major search when she disappeared from her home in Sydney's west on Friday morning has been found safe in Liverpool, about five kilometres from where she was last...

Man shot dead on south-western Sydney street

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Rachel Olding, Jacob Saulwick Riot squad officers were called to a Sydney shooting scene in the early hours of Sunday after a group of young men who knew the victim clashed with police in heated exchanges.

Victim's mates clash with police after shooting death

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Rachel Olding, Jacob Saulwick Riot squad officers were called to a Sydney shooting scene in the early hours of Sunday after a group of young men who knew the victim clashed with police in heated exchanges.