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Fire at Concord hostel, two people rescued from windows as fire burned

Eryk Bagshaw Two people have been resuced dangling from window sills as a fire erupted at a hostel in Concord, Sydney

Fire at Concord hostel, two rescued from window sills.

Road closed: The scene of the fire on Parramatta Rd.

Eryk Bagshaw Two people have been resuced dangling from window sills as a fire erupted at a hostel in Concord, Sydney

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Yuko Narushima JULIA GILLARD has sought to warm the government's relationship with the Premier, Kristina Keneally, after a prime ministerial snub in front of cameras last week.

Hospital doctors fail to detect victim's six broken bones

SH NEWS. August 15, 2014. Martin Lancaster at his Burwood home. St Vincents Hospital discharge ?Martin Lancaster who had been bashed by a baseball bat without noticing he had six broken bones.

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Harriet Alexander Royal Prince Alfred Hospital discharged a man who had been bashed with a baseball bat after a cursory examination that failed to diagnose six broken bones.

WestConnex: reintroduction of toll likely to force motorists onto Parramatta Road

Fresh doubts have emerged about how much the WestConnex motorway will ease congestion on Parramatta Road.

Jacob Saulwick More cars will pile onto Parramatta Road after the first stage of the WestConnex is built, despite the government's stated intention to beautify the much-maligned corridor.

WestConnex: people left wondering as plans shift and change

Jacob Saulwick When the state government changes tack on a big road project, these are the people left wondering.

Teenager in custody over alleged stabbing at party in Five Dock

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One teenager was stabbed in the chest and another was hit in the head with a bottle when a fight broke out at a house party in Five Dock on Friday night.

Homemade gun factory shutdown by police in Sydney's south-west

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Dan Proudman and Nick Ralston An illegal homemade gun factory operating in Sydney's south-west and allegedly providing one-shut firearms to the underworld has been shut down by police.

WestConnex has a numbers issue: What are they?

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Jacob Saulwick Christopher Zito has a tough job. Zito is the state government employee who has to work out how many people will drive on the WestConnex toll road planned to be built through and under Sydney's inner...

Disappointed NRMA hits out at toll 'cross-subsidy' proposal

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Jacob Saulwick The NRMA says the government should not hit motorists in western Sydney with more tolls to fund the construction of motorways in Sydney's inner west.

M5 tolls to stay 50 years

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Jacob Saulwick South-west Sydney motorists will be hit with tolls for almost 50 years

Twenty-year-old pedestrian killed in hit and run accident at Five Dock

SH NEWS: April 12, 2014. Siaki Mafoa, A 19-year-old man who died after being struck by a car on Parramatta Road about 7.45pm, Friday 11 April 2014. Photo: Facebook

Jacob Saulwick One man has died and two others are in hospital following three separate crashes across Sydney.

Police search for driver after young father killed in hit and run

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Louise Hall A passing motorist who attempted to take Villawood man Siaki "Jack" Mafoa to hospital after he was hit by a car at Five Dock on Friday night has come forward following an appeal by police.

Woman set alight during horrific attack in Sydney CBD, man arrested

A woman has been hospitalised after allegedly being set alight in Sydney overnight. About 6.15pm (Friday 7 March 2014), emergency services were called to a building on Castlereagh Street. Police have been told a 34-year-old woman was splashed with an unknown liquid and set on fire. She was initially taken to St Vincent?s Hospital before being transferred to Concord Hospital in a critical condition. About 6.35pm, emergency services attended Wattle Street Ultimo, where they found a 28-year-old man with burns to his arms. He was taken to hospital where he remains under police guard. Photo: Matt Black Productions

Brittany Ruppert and Rachel Browne The manager of a troubled Haymarket apartment building has raised concerns about overcrowding in the complex after a man allegedly doused his partner with flammable liquid and set her alight.

Woman suffers burns after allegedly being set alight

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Brittany Ruppert, Rachel Browne Police are urging victims of domestic violence to seek help and report abuse after reports that a 34-year-old woman was allegedly doused in flammable liquid and set alight by her partner on the eve...

Man charged with setting ex-partner alight still in custody

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Megan Levy A man accused of setting his former partner alight in a Sydney apartment block will spend another night in custody while the services of a Thai interpreter are secured.

Woman set alight in Sydney CBD had AVO against boyfriend

A woman has been hospitalised after allegedly being set alight in Sydney overnight.

Rachel Olding A woman who was set alight by her boyfriend in a suspected attempted murder was trying to get an AVO out against the man.

Burn victim told family, friends of concerns about ex-boyfriend

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Rachel Olding, Megan Levy, Louise Hall A Sydney woman allegedly set alight by her former boyfriend had previously voiced concerns about the relationship to her parents, police and at least one friend.

Hospitals resist calls to drop parking rates for cancer patients and carers

Kirsty Needham Inner Sydney hospitals have had a million-dollar boost to car park profits, but are resisting calls from cancer support groups to drop expensive parking rates for frail patients undergoing...

Explosion hurts South Coast man preparing Christmas lunch

A man was burnt in an explosion when he was preparing Christmas lunch for his family on the South Coast.