Alexandra Back A severe weather warning is in place for the Sydney, Hunter and Illawarra areas, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning damaging winds could reach up to 90km/h this afternoon.
Amanda Hoh Five people have been taken to hospital after a demountable building in which they were working flipped during the freak storm that hit Hornsby on Monday afternoon.
Peter Hannam The tornado that ripped trees out of the ground and collapsed a cinema roof in Hornsby left a trail of damage as much as three kilometres long, investigators from the Bureau of Meteorology found.
Anna Patty The controversial foetal rights bill known as Zoe's Law has been passed in the lower house of the NSW Parliament despite opposition by some government ministers and MPs.
Sean Nicholls Few couples have their impending nuptials announced by the NSW Premier, but in April Shayne Mallard and his partner, Jesper Hansen, became a surprise exception.
Dan Fallon Hundreds of homes likely to have burnt, says Premier "This is as bad as it gets," says Fire Commissioner More than 90 fires burning, with 20 still out of control
Tim Barlass Almost a third of residents living in bushfire-prone areas say they are prepared to ''wait and see'' before evacuating, leaving whole communities in NSW risking a high number of fatalities if they...
Jacob Saulwick The smartcard makes its debut on Sydney buses next week.
Nicole Hasham Schools near the north-west rail line will be flooded with new enrolments but the state government has failed to plan for the student influx, education officials say.
Nicole Hasham Yards filled with rotting junk and overgrown grass are rampant and derelict buildings can blight a street for decades because NSW's waste laws are failing, councils say.
Jacob Saulwick Organisers of cycling events through Sydney have been left frustrated by the refusal of authorities to grant permission to ride.
Peter Munro By the bitumen on Fitzgerald Avenue is a mess of modern times: a child's pink-and-white plastic bike, a discarded desk chair and a broken washing basket atop a soiled mattress.
Tim Barlass After surviving a Black Hawk helicopter crash that killed three Australians in Afghanistan in 2010, Gary battled long and hard to recover.
Emma Partridge A Sydney Hells Angels bikie gang boss is in custody after police smashed an international drug ring accused of importing enough chemicals to make $300 million of the party drugs ice and speed.
Rachel Browne As property deals go, it was a pretty sweet one.
Rachel Olding A mother tried desperately to run back inside a burning home to save her daughter but was forced back by the intense inferno.
'She is extraordinarily lucky to survive': girl suffers minor injuries after somersaulting through the air following car smash
Emma Partridge A six-year-old girl is "extraordinarily lucky" to be alive after she somersaulted through the air and was thrown 10 metres from a car during a collision in Sydney’s north, a doctor who treated her...
Nick Ralston, Rachel Olding Decked out in a black puffy jacket with the hood pulled up and dark glasses obscuring his face, Sydney high school student Tzu-Yang Fang made a second attempt to front Hornsby Local Court on...
Emma Partridge Family and Community Services director-general Jim Moore has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges and has had an interim apprehended violence order (AVO) altered so he can live with his...
Nick Ralston, Lisa Davies Sydney high school students are selling a cheap and dangerous synthetic drug to classmates that mimics the effects of LSD and which has been blamed for the death of a year 12 student on the North...