A man has been left unconscious after being headbutted from behind outside a bar in Coffs Harbour.
A three-metre tiger shark was responsible for the attack that killed 19-year-old surfer Zac Young near Coffs Harbour on Saturday, an expert says.
A "loving and protective" man accused of viciously assaulting his two-year-old step-granddaughter has been found not guilty of her murder.
Damien Murphy, Amanda Hoh Every surfer who pulled up at a beach to check the waves has known the universal disappointment that goes with being told ''you should have been here yesterday''.
Lucy Carroll, Amy Corderoy Seriously ill patients who travel from remote parts of the state to Royal North Shore Hospital for cancer treatment and surgery have been left without accommodation since the closure of the...
A high school student has fled with a bunch of arrows after being caught with the potential weapons on school grounds.
Alexandra Smith At dawn on Friday, 20 trucks loaded with hay will leave the tiny southern NSW village of Burrumbuttock bound for drought-ravaged Bourke.
Lane Sainty Doctors have called for reversing cameras to be fitted to all new cars and for driveways to be fenced off after the latest death of a toddler who was killed by a reversing sports utility vehicle.
Paul Bibby The father of twin 16-year-old-girls has taken former NRL referee Bill Harrigan to the NSW Supreme Court in a bid to overturn their 12-month suspension from playing representative Oztag games.
Megan Levy Peter Mitchell's son Matthew died in the intensive care unit of a Sydney hospital this week.
Julie Power North Sydney Council, home to seven top private schools including Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore) and St Aloysius' College, could raise an additional $1 million in rates each year if...
Kate McClymont There was nothing particularly special about the date, said Aina Ranke. It was just that Thursday, September 19, was the day the 57-year-old accountant and political activist chose to leave this life.
Paul Bibby The magistrate, prosecutor and defence lawyer sit in silence, waiting anxiously to hear whether their carefully hatched plan to force the local community services office to find a bed for a troubled...
Manuel Mitternacht A one-year-old boy has been airlifted to a Sydney hospital after being run over in the driveway at Coffs Harbour this afternoon.
An elderly woman who died in a suspected poisoning at a Newcastle aged-care facility had moved to the Hunter area to "'start an exciting new chapter in my life".
Melanie Kembrey Amid emotive calls to destroy sharks swimming around popular surf beaches professionals have warned that shark attacks are ''not governable events''.
Lisa Davies, Georgina Mitchell, Melanie Kembrey ''We just had to push through the truth that there's an eight-foot tiger shark underneath us.''
Lucy Carroll The use of shark netting in NSW is a ''drastic measure'' that damages sea life and prevents few deaths, say marine ecologists.
A surfer has suffered lacerations to his hand after a suspected shark attack at Port Macquarie on Thursday evening.
Megan Levy A senior Sydney medical expert has blasted as "evil" the actions of a taekwondo instructor who was filmed choking one of his teenage students until she fell unconscious in front of a class to...