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Merrylands man critical after double shooting

Emma Partridge A father of two is fighting for his life and a teenager has gunshot wounds to his stomach, chest and arm after the young man and his friends made a late-night decision to buy a mobile phone from an...

Xie trial: Murder accused offered to adopt surviving relative of slain family, court told

Louise Hall The father of slain newsagent Min Lin says his son-in-law Robert Xie offered to adopt a surviving relative in the hours after the horrific murders were discovered.

Car wash king Anthony Sahade fined for underpaying hundreds of vulnerable workers

Louise Hall Car wash king Anthony Sahade has been caught underpaying hundreds of vulnerable workers at his chain of Crystal Carwash Cafes around Sydney to the tune of almost $180,000.

Lin family murder case like a 'jigsaw puzzle', court told

Louise Hall The murder case against Robert Xie is like a ‘‘jigsaw puzzle’’ with each piece of evidence fitting together to give the whole picture, Senior Crown Prosecutor Mark Tedeschi,...

Lin family killer used a key to their house, court told

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Louise Hall The violent murder of five members of the Lin family was motivated by ‘‘intense bitterness and hatred’’ and carried out by an assailant familiar with the layout of their North...

Thousands in Sydney join global Gaza protests

Pro-Palestinian supporters chant during a rally in Sydney against Israel's recent attacks on Gaza.

Inga Ting More than 4000 Sydney protesters joined hundreds of thousands gathered around the world on Sunday to demand an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza.

Big increase in student expulsions, suspensions

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Alexandra Smith Students in NSW are being suspended or expelled from public schools at record rates, with the latest figures revealing a 35 per cent rise in the number of times students have been sent home for...

Government does U-turn on $30m WestConnex access plans

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Nicole Hasham The state government has backtracked on a $30 million plan to ease congestion around the WestConnex motorway in an embarrassing move that will increase travel times for Parramatta workers and...

'Opal Man' campaign pushes public transport card in Sydney

Opal Man campaign for Opal cards by Transport for NSW.

Jacob Saulwick At a cost of about half a million dollars, the state government has come up with a Lycra-clad man with a card around his head to promote its new public transport ticket.

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Robert Xie nervous as he told Min Lin's mother of family deaths, court hears

Feng Qing Zhu outside court with her husband Yang Fei Lin.

Paul Bibby A man accused of murdering five members of a Sydney family as they slept in their beds seemed "nervous" and "scared" when he told the surviving relatives about finding the bodies the following...

John Ibrahim's son Daniel joins the army

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Jo Casamento Daniel Ibrahim has chosen an entirely different career path to his father.

Two women charged with planning man's murder in Pendle Hill

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Megan Levy Two women have been charged with planning the murder of a man who was shot dead in the driveway an apartment block.

Mr Sexy and Sin City: Lunch with John Ibrahim

John Ibrahim, 'Lunch with the AFR' at cafe Uliveto, Kings Cross Wednesday 12th February 2014  AFR Photo Louie Douvis

Christopher Joye, Australian Financial Review Subject to cyclonic media attention ever since Channel 9’sUnderbelly series aired, the entertainment maven John Ibrahim – aka “King of the Cross”, “Teflon John”, or, to those close to him simply,...

Man 'stabbed to death' near shops in Sydney's west

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Megan Levy A man has died after apparently being stabbed in the chest near a row of shops in Sydney's west.

Bikie war ends with threatening a witness charge after fire bombing

Nick Ralston An associate of the Hells Angels has been charged with fire bombing a car in a bid to stand over a witness giving evidence in a trial relating to a bikie war with rival gang the Nomads.

Police pursuit of gang member

Brittany Ruppert A Brothers for Life gang member has been charged with driving offences and drug possession after a police pursuit through Sydney.

Man arrested as police hunt for attacker with face tattoo after two shot

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Megan Levy Two men have been shot in what police suspect was a bungled armed robbery by a group of men, including one with a facial tattoo, in a residential street in Sydney’s west.

Teen shot after bid to buy mobile phone advertised online

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Megan Levy A teenager who was shot in a western Sydney street was ambushed as he attempted to collect a mobile phone that he had agreed online to buy, police say.

Second man charged over NSW double shooting

A man has been charged with attempted murder and several robbery offences for his part in a western Sydney double shooting that left a teenager and an innocent bystander in serious conditions in...

P&C feud goes all the way to Supreme Court

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Tim Elliott Before Wednesday's Watergate-style break-in, before the frozen bank account and the Supreme Court injunction and all the talk of nepotism and bullying, the NSW Parents and Citizens Federation was...