Easter traffic jams delay holidaymakers' return home

NSW drivers are already experiencing delays on the roads as they head home on the Easter long weekend.

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Heavy traffic on the Princes Highway as motorists return home

Henry Belot Heavy traffic northbound on the Princes Highway is causing delays of up to 40 minutes for those returning from long weekend holidays on the south coast.

Easter traffic jams delay holidaymakers' return home


Sam Hall NSW drivers are already experiencing delays on the roads as they head home on the Easter long weekend.

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Labor moves to prohibit mining at Wallarah 2


Nicole Hasham Labor will push to ban mining at the proposed site of the Wallarah 2 coalmine, threatening the controversial $800 million project that has dogged the O'Farrell government.

Man dies in gyrocopter crash

A man died in the gyrocopter crash.

Henry Belot, Robert Crawford and Frances Rand A 65-year-old Nowra man has died following a gyrocopter crash on the south coast on Sunday morning.

Chefs of the future have dreams all their own


Saffron Howden Joshua Moore dreams of one day opening a restaurant where the plate is his canvas.

Road toll: dads at more risk than kids

Rachel Olding Police have admitted that a focus on saving young drivers' lives has come at the expense of their parents' generation as figures show that fatigued middle-aged men are shaping up to be the biggest...

Shoalhaven High School student stabbed in classroom

Paramedics arrive at Shoalhaven High School

One teenager is in hospital with stab wounds to the chest while another is in police custody after an apparent classroom fight on the NSW south coast.

Boy, 13, questioned after stabbing in classroom

Police are questioning a 13-year-old boy after a student was stabbed in a classroom on the south coast.

Train driver asleep before near miss with track cleaners


Jacob Saulwick One driver was asleep and another in a "reduced state of alertness" when the freight train they were in charge of narrowly missed a crew of track cleaners in Sydney's inner west early this year.

Nude doorknocker arrested, charged

A naked woman who knocked on doors of South Coast homes on Saturday afternoon has been arrested.

Goodman Fielder managing director Andrew Hipperson dies in motorcycle accident


Megan Levy The managing director of a leading Australian food manufacturer has been killed in a motorcycle crash on the NSW south coast.

City2Surf road closure and trackwork warnings


Jacob Saulwick More than 2500 participants in the Sun-Herald City2Surf are expected to be put out by trackwork on a number of Sydney's train lines this weekend, as authorities also remind motorists of significant...

Tragic timing: baby died on day court was to decide his fate


Emma Partridge A seven-week old boy was found dead in his rocker on the same day a court was to decide whether to remove the baby from his mother's care.

'He's dead, he's dead': Baby found in rocker

Stephanie Gardiner As Kelly Stephens reached out and touched her seven-week-old son Bailey one morning, she cried out to her housemate: "He's dead, he's dead."

'I thought my days are gone': Elderly man describes 'cowardly attack'


Robert Crawford, Emma Partridge Francois Beugels' battered and bloodied face says it all.

NSW bushfires: live updates October 22

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Nick Ralston 60 bushfires burning, 15 out of control State Mine Fire near Lithgow still at Emergency Warming rating Firefighters have joined two major fires in the Blue Mountains Winds of up to 100km/h expected...

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NSW bushfires rage: live updates

NSW RFS crews form up along Bells Line of Rd near Clarence.

Dan Fallon Hundreds of homes likely to have burnt, says Premier "This is as bad as it gets," says Fire Commissioner More than 90 fires burning, with 20 still out of control

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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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Escaped NSW prisoner dangerous: police


A prisoner who escaped from a correctional facility on the NSW south coast today is dangerous and should not be approached by members of the public, police say.