Melanie Kembrey A man tried to stab a 24-year-old to death before committing an armed home invasion and stealing a car, police say.
Donna Page Gerry Harvey has called in his debt and will take control of Nathan Tinkler’s Patinack Farm in September.
Ian Kirkwood Rowley James is determined to defend his father's honour after waking on Monday to news his father, the late Bert James, Labor MP for the federal seat of Hunter from 1960 to 1980, had been named as a...
Kirsty Needham A central figure in the Nationals' NSW head office has been named as the mastermind of a plan for former Labor MP Joe Tripodi to lobby the O'Farrell government on behalf of billionaire Nathan Tinkler.
Rachel Olding Just five years ago, Cessnock MP Kerry Hickey was singing the praises of local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley.
Gabriel Wingate-Pearse A police officer who sent a photo of a corpse to her boyfriend contravened police regulations, but did not commit a crime, Newcastle Local Court has found.
Kim Arlington It was almost midnight when the Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to a call that a teenage boy had fallen from a cliff in dense bushland.
Nick Ralston The winner of the Australia's richest art prize, Nigel Milsom, is set to be released from prison within days after a court found the six-year sentence given to him for the armed hold up of a...
Ashleigh Gleeson Robyn Parker says she does not consider an email NSW Nationals MP John Williams sent her after he made sexist remarks about her in front of 100 people to be “an apology”.
Dan Proudman, Newcastle Herald It was a sneaky little teenage trick to cheat a music festival out of its cover charge which almost turned deadly.
Dan Proudman A teenager has been taken to hospital following a delicate rescue operation after he fell 80 metres down a rock cliff as he attempted to get into a bush dance party in the Watagans.
Joanne McCarthy ORLANDO Burcham is 11 years old, has three mums, wants to be prime minister one day, and is something of a global phenomenon after giving Tony Abbott a piece of his mind on the subject of gay...
Ashleigh Gleeson and Matt Carr Two men have been killed and two injured after a Hunter Valley coal mine collapsed.
Dan Proudman After almost a month on the run, police received the information they had been waiting for in relation to murder accused Anthony Richard Dent.
Anne Tarasov A man faced court charged with murder after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in the Hunter region on Friday night.
Dan Proudman They grew up together and were still friends on social media.
A taxi driver had his nose broken during a terrifying ordeal in which he was beaten up, robbed, kidnapped and car-jacked by a drunken passenger in the Hunter region.
Dan Proudman He is alleged to have used his privileges as a minimum security inmate - and the access to some handy objects which that privilege gave him - to make a mad dash for freedom.
Lisa Pryor On a Friday afternoon in August last year, a man stood outside a police station in a town north of Sydney.
Eamonn Duff Police profilers have assembled a hit list of more than 40 serial arson suspects and placed them under continuing surveillance - until at least the end of summer.