Olympic swimmer Scott Miller escapes jail after guilty plea on ice charges

Paul Bibby Olympic swimmer Scott Miller has avoided jail over two charges of possessing of methamphetamine, with a magistrate telling him that police would be watching him "like a hawk" while he served a...

Scott Miller allegedly caught in possession of the drug ice

Jacob Saulwick Olympian Scott Miller, already facing drug supply and stolen property charges, is behind bars after allegedly being found in possession of the drug ice on Saturday.

Olympian Scott Miller to apply for bail over drug charge, court told

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Stephanie Gardiner Olympian Scott Miller remains behind bars on his latest drug charge, after a brief court mention on Wednesday morning.

'Viking’ Miller denies throwing first punch

Kate Coughlan ‘ Ricky Miller, who busks as Goldman the Viking, was charged with assault after a fight with a security guard in the alley behind Foto Supplies on Thursday.

Huge traffic delays after bus crash on Cahill Expessway

Peak hour congestion on the approach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Esther Han Citybound motorists north of the Sydney Harbour Bridge faced lengthy delays on Tuesday morning after a multi-vehicle crash involving a bus blocked all but one lane on the Cahill Expressway.

TAFE cuts force axing of engineering, automotive manufacturing programs

Kirsty Needham South Western Sydney TAFE will be forced to halve teacher numbers and cut engineering and automotive manufacturing programs at three colleges next year.

Deadly endings after relationships went so askew

Keelie Dutton, stabbed in Miller unit, partner David Murray charged, November 26. Image supplied.

Rachel Olding On the same day the media crowded into the Supreme Court to hear a judge find Simon Gittany guilty of murdering his girlfriend Lisa Harnum, Keeli Dutton lay dead in her apartment.

Church of Scientology drug rehab facility opposed


Damien Murphy An offshoot of the Church of Scientology, the Association for Better Living and Education, has applied to Wyong Shire Council to run a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in the Yarramalong Valley...

Here comes the three o' clock swill

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Sean Nicholls Customers of pubs and nightclubs in central Sydney will be allowed to buy four drinks per person shortly before a 3am alcohol curfew comes into force, allowing them to drink well beyond the cut-off...

Safer Sydney: Bigger fees for risky venues

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Sean Nicholls, Rachel Olding, Georgina Mitchell The state's largest and most violent venues face paying tens of thousands of dollars a year to keep their liquor licences, under a proposal being taken to cabinet on Monday.

NSW bushfires: live updates October 23

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Josephine Tovey Live updates from the frontline of the NSW bushfire crisis.

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Lucky few dip a hand in ebbing lifeblood of city

The Tank Stream.

Julie Power It's one of Sydney's great survivors. The Tank Stream has been driven underground; it has been polluted and poisoned, rerouted and blocked.

Plans for Sydney's abandoned monorail stations include a giant fish tank

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Jacob Saulwick What would you do with an unused monorail station in the middle of the city?

Girl, 14, punched repeatedly by man after row over bicycle

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Amanda Hoh A 14-year-old girl has been repeatedly punched and her father hit over the head with a bicycle seat outside their home in Sydney's south west, police say

Man charged after body found in Sydney apartment

Amanda Hoh A 49-year-old man has been charged with murder after the body of a woman was found in a unit in Miller in Sydney's south-west on Tuesday night.

Bathurst Public School has angered parents after banning girls from wearing shorts


Amy McNeilage A NSW primary school has banned girls from wearing shorts and made the wearing of dresses mandatory against the wishes of a number of students and their parents.

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Joe Antoun's killing barbaric, says brother Nemer

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Emma Partridge The brother of a Sydney man shot dead in front of his family says the execution-style killing of his younger sibling was "barbaric" and has urged the "cowards" responsible to turn themselves in.

Strathfield man shot dead at home


Emma Partridge A man has been shot dead after answering a knock at his front door at Strathfield in Sydney's inner-west.

Councils playing tough with state government, demanding after-school care solutions


Kirsty Needham Local councils and child care providers have joined forces to pressure the O'Farrell government over a shortage of after-school care places, as waiting lists grow for next year and working parents...

Australia's richest suburb: they're swimming in it


Matt Wade It has Taronga Zoo, Balmoral Beach and a higher annual income than several African nations. Mosman's postcode, 2088, has the largest combined taxable income in Australia - a handy $2.