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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Operation Spicer: From bag men to big man, ICAC shines spotlight on Liberals

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Michaela Whitbourn The ICAC hearings into illegal political donations revealed rot at the highest levels of power but it's not yet clear who will pay.

ICAC call-up for Richard Shields, former deputy director of NSW Liberals

Richard Shields has been served with a late call-up to the ICAC inquiry into developer donations.

Heath Aston A senior NSW Liberal Party figure with links to former cabinet minister Chris Hartcher has been drawn into the Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry into developer donations.

Coal lobby group urges Premier Mike Baird to help overturn court decision

Politically explosive issue: Premier Mike Baird.

Sean Nicholls Premier Mike Baird is being urged by NSW's peak coal industry lobby group to consider special legislation overturn a court decision which threw into doubt the proposed $800 million Wallarah 2 mine...

Woman sues priest after 15-year sexual relationship

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Joanne McCarthy A Catholic priest has admitted to having sex with a woman at places including a beach, a camping ground, in a grandstand, a church-owned building and in the Italian city of Florence, despite his vow...

Peak hour delays to trains on North Shore line

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Jacob Saulwick and Alexandra Back Rail commuters heading to multiple suburbs on Sydney's north shore are being advised to delay their trip, with services partially suspended between Chatswood and Gordon.

Now the NSW Liberals' worry is not mathematics, it's geography

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Sean Nicholls The NSW Liberal Party's casualty ward - otherwise known as the crossbench of the NSW Parliament - is filling up fast.

How Mike Baird hopes to win the west

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Matt Wade and Jacob Saulwick Few political leaders can talk about infrastructure with the assurance of Mike Baird. Many years working in banking and a three-year stint as state Treasurer has made it firm political ground for the...