Heath Gilmore A Sydney council is investigating whether to privatise its childcare centres, reigniting fears that local authorities are looking to exit the sector.
Esther Han A night of drag racing under the influence was cut short when one of drivers reversed his car into that of an innocent motorist, Hornsby police allege.
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.
Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, shopping malls have a much bigger influence on how people spend their days in Sydney.
Jacob Saulwick The federal government needs to drop its opposition to funding public transport if Sydney is to continue driving the country’s economy, according to an influential private lobby.
Jacob Saulwick Some Sydney roads are so clogged that even building multibillion-dollar tunnels underneath will not make them faster to drive on.
Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, its shopping malls that shape daily life in Sydney.
Patrick Begley A truck fire on the M1 near Brooklyn has left northbound traffic banked back three kilometres, marring the first day of the school holidays.
Patrick Begley Families trying to get out town on the first day of school holidays faced a 14 kilometre traffic snarl on the M1 motorway after a large fire incinerated a truck carrying wine.
Jacob Saulwick Sydney Trains will embark on a pre-election blitz to spruce up another 28 train stations, including some that have only recently been the subject of multi-million dollar upgrades.
Louise Hall A skateboarder who was left for dead metres from his eastern suburbs home in a suspected hit-and-run last week has died.
Megan Levy Highway paytrol officers have foiled an armed robbery at a petrol station on Sydney's upper north shore after pulling in to re-fuel their vehicle.
James Robertson How many council workers does it take to pick up the garbage? That depends where you live.
Louise Hall NSW criminal courts continue to be dominated by men aged in their 30s with just one in five defendants being female, new figures show.
Anna Patty Factional warring threatened to break out within the NSW Liberal Party if Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian, a warrior of the party's left-wing, became premier.
Sean Nicholls Four senior NSW government ministers - including Attorney-General Greg Smith and Hospitality and Racing Minister George Souris - will be dumped from cabinet under a shake-up ordered by new Premier...
Sean Nicholls Mike Baird's first cabinet is indeed, as promised, a mixture of youth and experience.
Jonathan Swan, Nick Ralston The first sign that something might be amiss with 2GB host Ray Hadley was a tweet from his stand-in, Luke Grant, late on Thursday night saying: ''Got the late call-up to fill in for Ray Hadley...
Cindy Ngo Swimming for almost two hours in the ocean can be a lonely and daunting task, but Lochie Hinds is used to it.