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.
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".
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 .
When Lesley visited her brother in hospital she had no idea her dying husband was also there.
Paul Bibby The image turns Daren Quire's stomach.
Michael McGowan Disabled Hunter residents are being forced to pay to use public toilets, as councils put loos in lockdown in an effort to curb vandalism.
Dan Proudman A female miner on a routine break has been crushed to death after she apparently drove into the path of one of the fully-laden 400-tonne dump trucks she was employed to drive.
Lucy Carroll The use of shark netting in NSW is a ''drastic measure'' that damages sea life and prevents few deaths, say marine ecologists.
Dan Proudman A FEMALE contractor has been killed after a large dump truck and a four-wheel drive collided on an open cut mine in the Hunter Valley.
Melanie Kembrey Amid emotive calls to destroy sharks swimming around popular surf beaches professionals have warned that shark attacks are ''not governable events''.
Dan Proudman Police have confirmed they are treating the deaths of two elderly nursing home patients as murders.
Michaela Whitbourn The state government has given the green light to a parliamentary inquiry into the murder of three Aboriginal children in Bowraville in the 1990s, in a breakthrough for the children's grieving...
Lucy Carroll Traditional antivenom used to treat redback bites is ineffective and does not ease pain, new research shows.
Peter Munro The retailer and distributor of a synthetic drug that helped cause a man's death will face no further action, a coroner has ruled.
Michaela Whitbourn, Kate McClymont Former Labor minister Joe Tripodi has been accused of lying to a corruption inquiry after giving extraordinary evidence that Eddie Obeid's "interest" in businesses at Circular Quay was not financial.
Amanda Hoh Five people have been taken to hospital after a demountable building in which they were working flipped during the freak storm that hit Hornsby on Monday afternoon.
Anne Tarasov There’s nothing like the exhilaration of a 1.5-kilometre swim in the open ocean for 83-year-old John Kelso.
Hundreds have rallied in Sydney to urge the NSW government to act on alcohol-related violence.
Dan Proudman Detectives are poised to reinvestigate more nursing home deaths amid fears there are other victims of a suspected poisoning which has claimed the lives of two elderly people and hospitalised a third.