Lisa Visentin The beaches join the city's other recreational areas as smoke-free zones.
Tom Decent A teenage boy is in a critical condition after being run over by a van while sunbaking near Coogee beach, a NSW Ambulance spokesperson said.
Tom Decent 18-year-old Miles Davies was enjoying a day off from work, sunbaking on a grassy spot near Coogee beach by himself, when a blue van crushed his skinny frame.
Melanie Kembrey A 24-year-old woman was winched to safety after she fell backwards while climbing down a cliff in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Amy Corderoy Parts of NSW sweltered through record high temperatures and severe fire danger on Sunday, with the hot weather lasting well into the afternoon.
Police arrived to find a "naked, hysterical" woman trying to help her friend out of the water.
Amanda Hoh It began as a simple story. A bunch of mums get together for a few training runs in the hope of improving their times in the City to Surf.
A man has been glassed in the face with a broken bottle during an argument in Sydney's east.
A fire in a kitchen exhaust fan has forced the midnight evacuation of scores of backpackers and diners in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
Dylan Welch A TATTOO parlour in Coogee owned by two of Sydney's most notorious bikies has been gutted by fire after a petrol bombing, with the street gang Notorious the prime suspect.
Rebecca Richardson Three men have been arrested after a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Coogee last night.
Amy Corderoy It's getting hot. Parts of NSW have already hit 43 degrees, with some children's sporting matches cancelled and Sydneysiders heading to the beach.
MORE than a thousand Coogee residents yesterday rallied against a seven-storey redevelopment of the Coogee Bay Hotel they fear will turn their low-rise beach suburb ''into the Gold Coast''.
Josephine Tovey Premier Mike Baird and opposition leader John Robertson have thrown their support behind a bill which will expunge historic convictions for consensual homosexual sex, a move now all guaranteed to...
Amy McNeilage A major search for a person thought to have been washed off rocks near Clovelly has been suspended after almost an hour.
Damien Murphy A faint possibility that divorced Catholics will one day be permitted to receive communion has heartened Peter King.
Josephine Tovey Peter Bonsall-Boone sits bathed in sunlight in the front room of the Balmain home he shares with his partner Peter de Waal, who is busy working in the kitchen.
Rick Feneley Salvation Army officers will join the frontline battle against alcohol-fuelled violence – helping young people at risk of becoming a victim or perpetrator – at “safe place”...
Damien Murphy A huge sea change has swept the beach culture and its attitude to sharks. Boardriders want to rock on regardless and conservationists are fighting a rearguard action against the old attitude that the...
Rachel Browne Hillsong Church leader Brian Houston✓ allegedly told his father's sexual abuse victim that he brought the crime upon himself by tempting his abuser.