Leichhardt

Inseparable Rozelle fire victims Bianka and Jude O'Brien buried in single casket

Nick Ralston There was no place baby boy Jude O' Brien was happier than with his mother Bianka, his father says. 

Diego Carbone arrested over shooting death of father-of-two Brad Dillon at Leichhardt

A man has been arrested over the fatal shooting of a father-of-two in Leichhardt earlier this month.

Emma Partridge - Crime A man who allegedly shot dead a father-of-two outside an inner-Sydney shopping centre was arrested by police as he attempted to leave the country on Friday.

Leichhardt murder suspect remanded in custody

Georgina Mitchell A man has been remanded in custody after he was arrested and charged with murder at Sydney International Airport on Friday over the public shooting death in Sydney's inner west.

Sydney light rail stopped by fallen tree between John St Square and Leichhardt North

Sydney's light rail has struck problems.

Saffron Howden The light rail has stopped operating over a large section of the network due to a fallen tree near the Fish Markets in Pyrmont.

Man shot dead in Leichhardt

A man has been shot dead in Leichhardt.

Megan Levy, Nick Ralston, Alexandra Back A man has been shot dead in the inner western Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.

Man shot dead in Leichhardt was father of two Brad Dillon

Brad Dillon (centre) was shot dead in Leichhardt.

Nick Ralston The man shot dead outside an inner-western Sydney shopping centre was a father of two children who had played junior rugby league for the Balmain Tigers.

Measles warning for visitors to Leichhardt

A child with a bad case of measles.

Stephanie Gardiner Health authorities are warning anyone who has been in Leichhardt's busy shopping district and library to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles.

Hells Angels bikie Peter Zervas has nose bitten off in Leichhardt attack

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Megan Levy The man whose nose was bitten off in a vicious attack in Sydney's inner west has been identified as Hells Angels member Peter Zervas.

Leichhardt's Italian Forum goes from retail tiger to white elephant

Daisy Dumas Where did they go? Once, there were 12 packed Italian eateries, now there are eight and they are all but empty. Where there were 22 shops, there are now just 13.

Leichhardt stand-off: men arrested after shooting

Leichhardt

Rachel Olding Two men have been arrested and a Leichhardt block on Parramatta Road closed off after a dramatic siege in the inner west.

Leichhardt heritage butcher on the hook

John Elvy

Lucy Carroll In his no-frills corner butcher shop, John Elvy has spent 40 years carving out his niche.

Plenty of history but little future at Leichhardt

Peter Duffy

Kelsey Munro Deep beneath the quaint timber grandstand at Leichhardt Oval, former Tigers player Peter Duffy recalls the ground's glory days.

Darling Street to reopen after fatal explosion

Set to reopen: Darling Street.

Lane Sainty Parts of Darling Street blocked after a fatal explosion in a Rozelle convenience store will reopen from 6am on Wednesday, police have said.

Stick with those with dementia, says visiting British expert Steve Milton

Measured: Specialist Steve Milton has worked in dementia research for more tha 16 years. He is encouraging people to respond calmly when dementia is diagnosed.

Georgina Mitchell The vast majority of dementia sufferers, especially in the early stages of the disease, are capable of staying ''connected to their community'', a visiting British dementia expert says.

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

Rozelle

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...

The small stories of Darling Street, Rozelle, after the fire

The clean-up in progress at the now-crime scene.

Damien Murphy While much of Sydney was celebrating father's day breakfast, Balmain Town Hall was filled on Sunday morning with people who had their sense of place and certainty shattered.

Rozelle explosion creates a 'ghost town' as businesses suffer

Rozelle

Peter Munro "It's a ghost town," says newsagent John Davis, surveying the wreckage of Darling Street. Workers in protective suits and masks are busy vacuuming asbestos from shopfronts and filling skips with...

Triple murder charges a possibility after Rozelle fire

Shop ablaze, Rozelle. Traces of accelerant were found at the scene.

Emma Partridge Whoever deliberately started a deadly fire at Rozelle could be charged with triple murder, police say.

Heavy machinery brought in to demolish Rozelle ruins and building next door

Workers prepare for the demolition of the buildings damaged in the Rozelle blast

Megan Levy One week after a deadly explosion and fire tore through a convenience store on the main street of Rozelle, heavy machinery is being brought in to demolish all that is left of the charred...

More bodies pulled from rubble of Rozelle explosion

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Nick Ralston Two more bodies, believed to be that of a Sydney woman and her baby son, have been found by rescuers in the debris from the Rozelle shop fire.