Dan Proudman and Jason Gordon A man was bashed senseless in a pre-meditated attack before he was tied up with rope, gagged with his own underpants and left for dead, court documents allege.
Anna Patty The NSW Department of Planning has recommended approval of a fourth coal export terminal in Newcastle.
Sam Rigney Investigators are at a loss to explain how a four-wheel-drive came to be bobbing in the water.
Damien Murphy Aubrey Brooks started a new job the day after he and 2241 others marched out of the Newcastle steelworks gates for the last time.
An elderly woman who died in a suspected poisoning at a Newcastle aged-care facility had moved to the Hunter area to "'start an exciting new chapter in my life".
Anna Patty Restrictions on alcohol sales at licensed venues in Newcastle should not be viewed as a panacea for alcohol-fuelled violence around the state, says Hospitality Minister George Souris.
Megan Levy It will be 50 years next month since Reverend Bill Crews answered a knock on the door of his Sydney home and was given the shattering news that his younger brother was dead.
Nicole Hasham Premier Barry O'Farrell should urgently recall MPs from their summer break to enforce lockouts and early closing times on Sydney's pubs and clubs, the opposition says.
Sean Nicholls The port of Newcastle will be sold for an anticipated $700 million in the latest privatisation by the O’Farrell government designed to pour funds into infrastructure for NSW.
Police shut down hotel after several warnings and an officer being sturck in the head by a thrown object .
Emma Partridge At least 20 NSW Police officers have been charged with criminal offences so far this year, with accusations ranging from creating false documents to importing pepper spray and sexual assault.
Sam Hall NSW drivers are already experiencing delays on the roads as they head home on the Easter long weekend.
Dan Proudman After almost a month on the run, police received the information they had been waiting for in relation to murder accused Anthony Richard Dent.
Ashleigh Gleeson and Matt Carr Two men have been killed and two injured after a Hunter Valley coal mine collapsed.
Dan Proudman, Donna Page, Belinda-Jane Davis A catastrophic rock burst, known in the mining industry as a ''pressure bump'', is suspected of causing the massive explosion of tonnes of coal that crushed two miners to death at Paxton.
Megan Levy and Damien Murphy Two men have been detained by police in the Blue Mountains as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge toured the area that was ravaged during last year's bushfires.
Dan Proudman A top-shelf clean-up operation is needed after a shipping container full of refrigerators beached itself on a popular central coast strip overnight.
Michaela Whitbourn, Kate McClymont A man has charged into the Independent Commission Against Corruption hearing room and allegedly assaulted a police officer before being pinned to the ground and dragged out.
Rachel Olding Police are hunting for a convicted drug dealer wanted over the killing of a Newcastle man found hog-tied, half-naked and face down on an oval.
Dan Proudman It was blood on blood – a vicious attack in one of the state's most notorious prisons on the state's most notorious former fugitive.