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Brothers charged by police after CCTV images go viral

Alexandra Back Two men who handed themselves into police over an alleged assault on a Sydney train have been charged by police.

Police look for topless men in relation to NRL train bashing

The two men police want to speak with.

Alexandra Back Police want to speak with two men captured shirtless in Central Station by CCTV following the brutal bashing of an NRL fan at the weekend.

Pedestrian critical after alleged hit-and-run in Sydney's south west

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A man has serious head injuries and multiple fractures after an alleged hit-and-run in Sydney's south-west on Monday night.

NSW Sports Minister Stuart Ayres seeks to allay fears as extra police assigned to guard NRL finals

Mounted police officers outside ANZ Stadium.

Michael Koziol Extra police will guard preliminary football finals in Sydney this weekend amid heightened security fears, but Sports Minister Stuart Ayres says footy fans have "nothing to fear".

ANALYSIS

Sydney apartment parking ban is on right lines for wrong reasons

Jimmy Thomson The NSW government's much-trumpeted "saving" of $50,000 for a car parking space in new car-free apartment blocks should be taken with a fairly healthy pinch of salt.

Jarrod Dark met two men on social network website before body found in Royal National Park

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Megan Levy A Sydney man who was found dead with his hands tied behind his back in the Royal National Park had driven to the remote location with two men he had met recently on a gay social networking site.

Garbage trucks off the road across Sydney following fatal accident in Adelaide

Off the roads: Cleanaway trucks.

Leesha McKenny Rubbish collections have been suspended across Sydney after the one of Australia’s largest waste management companies grounded its entire fleet following an accident that has left a man dead in...

Some Sydney garbage trucks back on the road, but others still grounded

Cleanaway's fleet was grounded because of a crash in Adelaide.

Leesha McKenny and Eryk Bagshaw Garbage services halted across Sydney are expected to begin to return to normal, after councils were advised that some of the trucks grounded by one of Australia’s largest waste management...

Vic Alhadeff apologises over Gaza comments as Mike Baird pledges 'full confidence'

Public rebuke: The head of the NSW Community Relations Commission Vic Alhadeff.

Nicole Hasham He may have been fasting on Thursday “out of respect for his Muslim friends”, but Premier Mike Baird would not withdraw support for embattled Community Relations Commission chairman Vic...

Ramadan puts family at centre of the table

The Saleh family, Ranad, Musher and their children Ayshe, Ahmad (1) and Rimah (2) enjoy a Ramadan feast.

Michael Koziol The nightly Ramadan meal at Musher Saleh's Lakemba home is a thoroughly modern, family affair; toys litter the floor, the television is glowing but muted, there are tantrums and spillages to manage.

Planned new rail line would cut direct trains from inner west to Redfern, Sydney University

Train privatisation: New line to skip key inner city stations.

Jacob Saulwick Thousands of commuters from inner west and south-west Sydney would be unable to catch trains direct to Redfern or Sydney University under the Baird government's plans for the future of the rail...

Refuges for women fleeing domestic violence face closure under NSW reforms

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Rachel Browne Parts of NSW with the highest domestic violence rates in the state will be left without specialist women's refuges under a controversial government reform thatwhich advocates say will endanger the...

New 'super' ambulance stations for Sydney

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Compulsory home acquisitions on rise as Sydney infrastructure expands

James Robertson, Jacob Saulwick More Sydney home owners are set to receive one of the worst letters possible - a notice their property will be compulsorily acquired, a prelude to being bulldozed to make way for massive...

Penrith may build $500m sport stadium

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Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Penrith could become the home of a $500 million redevelopment which would include the construction of a new roofed stadium on the land currently occupied by Sportingbet Stadium and the adjoining...

Report challenges plan to cut injured workers' benefits

Anna Patty A new report challenges the state government's case for slashing compensation benefits to injured workers, including amputees.

A spotter's guide to the emerging tribes of Sydney

Brittney Lee Saunders

Tim Elliott One day they were there and the next day they were not. Goths, that is. Not the Germanic tribes who dominated central Europe in the middle of the first millennium, but the sub-culture.

Condemnation for racist term as Warren Ryan quits ABC in row

Daisy Dumas, Michael Chammas Aboriginal and academic leaders have criticised rugby league commentator Warren Ryan, branding his alleged racism as belonging in the ''dustbin of history''.

Punch drunk: it's just another power trip

Mark Dapin

Mark Dapin I walked out of the pub and woke up in the back of an ambulance. I remember only a little of what happened in between.

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Ryan Tandy granted bail over alleged kidnapping

Former Bulldogs player Ryan Tandy leaves the Downing center today after being sentenced to 6 months community service for his role in the match fixing episode and found guilty of lying to the Crime Commission.
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Friday January 13 2012

Nick Ralston Disgraced footballer Ryan Tandy has been granted bail after a key witness sensationally showed up to the courthouse and backed the former NRL prop’s version of an alleged kidnapping.