Central Coast

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Remains found at Pearl Beach where Chayce Kofe, 5, went missing

Swept away: Chayce Kofe.

Rachel Olding and Michael Koziol Human remains that could be the body of missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the central coast.

Rescuers hope to bring closure for family of missing Chayce Kofe

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Nick Ralston Search crews have spent a third day looking for a five-year-old boy, swept off a central coast NSW beach by a large wave, in a bid to offer his family some closure.

No trace of missing boy off Pearl Beach as search concludes fourth day

Swept away: Chayce Kofe.

Inga Ting The search for a five-year-old boy swept into the surf at Pearl Beach on the central coast stretched into a fourth day on Sunday with no result.

Daniel Kelly tells of heartbreak as son Chayce Kofe still not found

Swept away: Chayce Kofe.

Rachel Olding A grieving father has vowed to keep searching the waters off Pearl Beach until his son is found despite rescuers calling their search off on Monday.

Accused crossbow attacker denied bail

A man accused of attacking another with a crossbow and an axe has been denied bail after appearing in a NSW central coast court.

Tax Office sued for $6m after allegedly ruining a man's life

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Noel Towell When Gary Kurzer’s day in court against the Australian Tax Office finally arrives in September, he believes he will be fighting for thousands of ordinary Australian taxpayers.

Gosford Anglican Church's Father Rod Bower and his signs of the times

Father Rod Bower at Gosford.

Damien Murphy The leadership of Australia’s mainstream churches may sometimes seem slightly silent on the issue of boat people but a Gosford Anglican priest is at the forefront of a grass roots movement...

Body of driver in severe car crash unable to be identified

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Rose Powell A car accident overnight was so catastrophic the only driver involved is unindentifiable.