Greenacre

'May you rest in paradise': Sydney teen Amin Asfour killed in Greenacre crash

Megan Levy Police are investigating whether two drivers involved in a fatal crash in Sydney's south-west on Sunday night were street racing in the moments before they lost control of their vehicles.

Greenacre fire victim was trying to save birds, say firefighters

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A 63-year-old man who died in his burning Sydney home may have perished while trying to save his precious flock of birds, firefighters say.

Man shot dead in Greenacre

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Nick Ralston and David McCowen One man has died and another is in hospital after a shooting in Greenacre yesterday.

Gunned down in a Greenacre street

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Stephanie Gardiner Early in the evening, loud music and a series of loud bangs rang out in Wilbur Street, Greenacre.

Three men assaulted in Greenacre carjacking

Three men have been assaulted in a carjacking in Sydney's southwest, police say.

Rozelle store owner's wife worried about Adeel Khan's absence on morning of fatal explosion

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Rachel Olding The wife of a Rozelle convenience store owner caught in a fatal explosion was concerned by her husband's unusual absence from their Greenacre home at 4am and repeatedly tried to call him that...

Concerns pilgrims will be caught up in airport terrorism checks

Passengers sit with their luggage while waiting to board a flight operated by Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. in the domestic terminal at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Virgin Australia, the nation's second-largest carrier, is scheduled to report full-year results on Aug. 29. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

Natalie O'Brien and Leila Abdallah Muslim leaders have expressed concerns that pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia during the traditional Hajj season which starts next month may be caught up in the new terrorism checks at Australian...

Principal Jihad Dib of Sydney's Punchbowl Boys High School is a study in success

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Josephine Tovey A Western Sydney school has changed under Jihad Dib's leadership, writes Josephine Tovey.

Gifted students vie for a seat in popular OC classes

No stress: Claudia Moussa with daughter Gabriella after the opportunity class placement tests.

Amy McNeilage If your watch gained two minutes every hour and you set it to the correct time at 7am, what time would it show at 1.30pm?

Sydney woman facing adultery charges refused help with finding safe house

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Natalie O'Brien A Sydney woman in hiding in Lebanon and facing adultery charges has been refused help finding a "safe house" by the Australian Embassy.

Security

Police swoop on alleged taxi credit card fraud syndicate in Sydney

Taxi

Rose Powell Sydney taxi users targeted by a "sophisticated and well organised" syndicate of credit card fraudsters.

Man in his 50s crushed by car in Sydney's southwest

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Saffron Howden A man in his 50s has been crushed by a car at a mechanical workshop in Greenacre in Sydney's southwest.

Policeman pleads not guilty to charges of groping female colleagues

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Louise Hall A male police officer charged with indecently assaulting two female junior constables has pleaded not guilty to eight offences.

Boy, 16, among nine arrested in police raids on Brothers 4 Life

Brothers 4 Life

A 16-year-old boy is one of nine alleged associates of the Brothers 4 Life gang arrested across Sydney’s west in a series of raids that police say will smash a major drug supply ring.

Branch stacking alleged in NSW Labor battle for Bankstown

Natalie O'Brien It sounds like the plot for a political thriller: allegations of a ''ghost branch'' that holds clandestine gatherings, meetings being manipulated, and official record books going missing - including...

Victoria Road will have first of new weekend clearways

Traffic queues on the M1.

Jacob Saulwick The first weekend clearway to be introduced under the state government's latest plan to free up weekend traffic should be in place within weeks, as the Roads Minister seeks public input on another...

Police brace for tit-for-tat shootings after Brothers For Life member shot dead in Revesby

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Emma Partridge, Nick Ralston Police are bracing for the possibility of tit-for-tat shootings after the cousin of Brothers For Life founder Bassam Hamzy,was shot dead in Sydney’s south-west.

Ten Brothers 4 Life members arrested over Sydney shootings

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Nick Ralston Ten members of the gang Brothers 4 Life have been arrested over the shooting deaths and woundings of their own members in a spate of incidents spanning more than a year in Sydney.

Brothers 4 Life on the brink of collapse, says Kaldas after 10 arrested

Nick Ralston, James Robertson They go by the moniker ''Brothers 4 Life'' but for more than a year members of the notorious crime gang have allegedly shot and killed each other, injured innocent family members and terrorised...

Barry O'Farrell cracks down on Brothers 4 Life over drive-by shootings

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Sydney is under siege from within. Every other night, it seems, somebody unloads a round or two into a darkened home, primarily in the city's western suburbs, and roars off into the darkness.