Central Coast

Two men found dead in toilets at Central station

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Melanie Kembrey Two men who boarded a train together have been found dead at a major Sydney train station.

Police charge man with attempted murder after Central Coast crossbow and axe attack

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A laptop helped save the life of a 56-year-old man after he was fired on by a man wielding a crossbow outside his house in Somerby, on the Central Coast, on Tuesday. 

Angler drowns trying to save girlfriend on Central Coast

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Emma Partridge A rock fisherman who drowned trying to save his girlfriend is one of at least 10 anglers who have died in the past two years at the same treacherous spot on the Central Coast.

14 die on deadly three-kilometre stretch of central coast

The search for the body of a missing man at Wybung Head on the central coast.

Emma Partridge Fourteen rock fishers in six years have been swept to their deaths along a deadly three-kilometre stretch on the central coast, where one man died at the weekend and the search continues for another.

Two men hospitalised with stab wounds after home invasion on Central Coast

Peter Munro Two men have been hospitalised with stab wounds after a violent home invasion by an armed man on the Central Coast.

Ice worth $43 million seized as central coast drug syndicate smashed: police

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Rachel Olding A central coast drug syndicate allegedly manufacturing more than $43 million worth of drugs to distribute across the state has been smashed following a year-long investigation, police say.

Two dead in M1 crash on NSW Central Coast

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Rachel Olding Two men have been killed and three others injured in a horror crash on the Pacific Motorway north of Sydney, police say.

O'Farrell government breaks election promise by backing central coast coal mine

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Anna Patty The O'Farrell government has been criticised for breaking a key election promise by recommending approval of the Wallarah 2 coal mine on the central coast.

One killed in central coast crash

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Megan Levy One person is dead and another has been injured in a two-vehicle crash on the NSW central coast, paramedics say.

Goulburn escapee recaptured on central coast

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Police have recaptured the Goulburn prison escapee who has been on the run for more than two weeks.

Home-made bomb planted at central coast home a 'nasty bit of gear'

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Megan Levy A home-made bomb that was planted next to a car in the driveway of a home on the NSW central coast was a "nasty bit of gear" that had the potential to cause significant damage, police say.

Man shot dead during central coast siege

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Emma Partridge Police have arrested a man following a fatal shooting on NSW's central coast.

Time's up for central coast Labor MPs

Alexandra Smith NSW Labor's push to sweep dead wood out of its parliamentary ranks has claimed two more victims, with the former gaming minister Grant McBride and Gosford MP Marie Andrews confirming they will not...

Body found dumped on secluded road at Greengrove

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Emma Partridge Two people are in custody after the body of a man was found on the side of the road near Mangrove Creek on the state's Central Coast on Tuesday.

Farmer locked in battle with the EPA

Tony Zizza in front of his dam wall which has asbestos contaminated dirt in it on his Mangrove Mountain property north of Sydney.
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Natalie O'Brien A central coast farmer who was the innocent victim of an illegal dumping operation in which thousand of tonnes of asbestos contaminated soil was tipped on his property, is now embroiled in a fight...

Asbestos: the hidden danger lurking in your backyard

Natalie O'Brien It was just after 3am when the trucks started rolling into the sprawling property at Mangrove Mountain on the Central Coast dumping load after load of soil.

Woman dies after falling into the ocean while rock fishing in Shell Cove

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Melanie Kembrey A woman has died after falling into the ocean while rock fishing with her husband in the Illawarra region.

Teen girl bitten by shark while surfing at Avoca Beach

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Melanie Kembrey The shark that bit teenage surfer Kirra-belle Olsson has been identified as the usually docile wobbegong.

Damaged by ICAC hearings, Chris Hartcher announces his retirement from Parliament

Chris Hartcher leaves the Independent Commission Against Corruption after giving evidence on September 2.

Sean Nicholls Chris Hartcher, the former Liberal Party minister alleged to have masterminded a scheme to funnel illegal political donations to candidates before the last NSW election, has announced his...

Diver with the bends flown to hospital from NSW beach

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A female diver has been airlifted to hospital after she went into cardiac arrest while diving off NSW's central coast.