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Man, 58, stabbed by teen in Maroubra robbery

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Amy Corderoy A teenager has allegedly stabbed a man multiple times during a robbery in Maroubra yesterday, police say.

Thai tourist drowns at Maroubra

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A Thai man has drowned at a beach in Sydney's east.

Hero surfer saves three people from capsized boat at La Perouse

Chris Noble rescued four people from a capsized boat while he was surfing near La Perouse.

Eryk Bagshaw A 30-year-old high school teacher has been hailed a hero after he rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat in Botany Bay on Friday afternoon.

Racist abuse of Jewish children on school bus an 'isolated and random' attack, say police

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Megan Levy A group of drunken youths accused of chanting anti-Semitic abuse at a busload of Jewish primary school students had engaged in an opportunistic attack and had not considered the consequences of their...

Youths accused of racist attack on busload of Jewish children 'too drunk' to be interviewed

Megan Levy A group of youths accused of launching an anti-Semitic stream of abuse at a bus load of Jewish primary school children were dressed in school uniforms and produced bus passes to board the vehicle,...

NSW planning: Density the price of convenience, says Goward

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Leesha McKenny Pru Goward has sent a stark message to Sydney's established garden suburbs, warning if you live near a train station, be prepared for more density.

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Police close in on security guard killers

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Emma Partridge Police know the men responsible for the cold-blooded killing of Sydney security guard Gary Allibon and have released an image of a getaway car in the hope of finally making an arrest.

Circumcision on the rise despite hospital ban

Stefanie MacDonald with her circumcised son, James in her Sydney home.

Lucy Carroll Circumcision rates for newborn boys in NSW have jumped by more than 30 per cent in the past two decades, and there is now a call for the procedure to be reintroduced in public hospitals.

Budget money sprawls Sydney west as urban plans falter

Leesha McKenny The state government will push out towards Sydney's fringe in a bid to boost housing, allocating $143 million to support development in the city's west.

Tony Kelly rezoned Botany port land

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Anne Davies Former Labor planning minister Tony Kelly made changes to a planning policy designed to protect land around Port Botany for port uses.

Ten charged after drugs and weapons seized during police raids across Sydney

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Anne Tarasov Police have seized more than a 50 kilograms of drugs, six firearms and more than $100,000 during a series of raids on the properties of alleged organised crime figures across Sydney.

Brad Hazzard expected to reveal high-rise plans for North West Rail Link

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Leesha McKenny The state government is turning west to realise its ambition for high-rise development near transport hubs, amid speculation it will scale back its plans for Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Randwick Council proposes $68m changes to light rail project

The first day of the Light Rail extension from Lilyfield to Dulwich Hill...morning commuters.Barry O'Farrell at Hawthorne station, Leichardt
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Leesha McKenny Randwick City Council has put forward a $68 million funding package in its bid to force significant changes to the state government's tram line from Circular Quay to the eastern suburbs.

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Sydney parents are producing fraudulent documents to get their children into favoured schools

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Alexandra Smith, Amy McNeilage Parents are so desperate to enrol their children in schools with impressive results that they are resorting to extreme measures such producing fraudulent documents to claim they live within the...

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Teen faces court after inner west robbery

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Anne Tarasov A teenager has faced court after he forced an eldery woman to the ground and stole her handbag in Sydney's inner west.

Getaway car hits mini-bus, passengers injured

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A getaway car used in an attempted armed robbery has crashed into a mini-bus carrying elderly people in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Property: No pennies from heaven, just a mere $172,000 over reserve

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Stephen Nicholls A two-year search for South Coogee couple Daniel and Talya Lavner's first home ended on Saturday when they paid $1,172,000 - $172,000 over the reserve - for a three-bedroom home in Maroubra.

Michael Williamson taken into custody

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Kate McClymont Former Health Services Union boss was determined his own five children would never suffer financial hardship.

All roads lead to city centre but bus use in Sydney rises fastest in outer suburbs

Jacob Saulwick The growing concentration of jobs in central Sydney does not mean that new transport initiatives should be funnelled into the middle of town.

The endless summer? We have some bad news as surf fades away

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Damien Murphy, Amanda Hoh Every surfer who pulled up at a beach to check the waves has known the universal disappointment that goes with being told ''you should have been here yesterday''.