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Silverwater jail helicopter escapee John Killick gets parole but still stuck behind bars

A convicted armed robber who served time for a brazen helicopter escape from a Sydney prison is stuck behind bars despite being paroled.

Teen prisoner found dead in cell at Sydney's Silverwater jail

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An 18-year-old prisoner has been found dead in his cell at Sydney's Silverwater jail, police say.

Drugs found in car of Glen McNamara after he killed Jamie Gao, court told

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Paul Bibby Police allegedly found methamphetamine in the car of former Kings Cross detective Glen McNamara after he allegedly murdered a Sydney youth, a court has heard.

Radical preachers needed to correct misconceptions, says former terrorism detainee

Rachel Olding Sending controversial sheikhs into prisons to deliver speeches and "re-teach" Islam is the only way to address the risk of radicalisation behind bars, Australia's first terrorism detainee says.

Stroke of bad luck motivates Larry to take on a marathon

Larry Ryan, centre, surrounded by his family who will be running with him in the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> half-marathon.

James Robertson After three years fighting the biggest challenge of his life, Larry Ryan is now embarking on one of his own choosing.

Escapee John Killick wins extradition reprieve

Court win: John Killick.

Louise Hall Septuagenarian prison escapee John Reginald Killick has won a last-minute reprieve from extradition to Queensland to serve out a sentence for an armed robbery he committed more than 30 years go.

John Killick's bail extended as judge considers Queensland extradition request

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Paul Bibby An attempt by police to put 72-year-old prison escapee John Killick back in jail has been stymied again, with a NSW Supreme Court judge continuing his bail and raising the prospect of extending it...

Kidnapping and assault: Gao's murky past revealed

Photo of murdered student Jamie Gao Photos from Facebook.

Emma Partridge, Nick Ralston Slain university student Jamie Gao faced court on kidnapping and assault charges a week before he was allegedly shot dead by two former detectives during a botched multimillion-dollar drug deal.

Sydney Olympic Park: how the west was won

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Matt Wade Sydney Olympic Park is playing an increasingly important role in the state economy nearly a decade-and-a-half after being at the centre of the world's biggest sporting event.

John Reginald Killick wants NSW Supreme Court to quash parole decision by State Parole Authority

Louise Hall Convicted armed robber and helicopter escapee John Reginald Killick has asked the NSW Supreme Court to quash a decision by the State Parole Authority to refuse him parole.

My neighbour my killer

Tosha Thakkar story in GW - March8

A thin plywood wall in a Sydney boarding house was all that separated a pretty young Indian student from a teenage sociopath.

Lawyer for convicted child sex abuser Robert Hughes attacks media coverage

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Paul Bibby The lawyer representing former Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes says the veteran actor is almost certain to appeal against his 10 child sex convictions, claiming that his trial was prejudiced by the media...

Keli Lane's conviction for murdering baby Tegan upheld

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Louise Hall, Paul Bibby Child killer Keli Lane will remain behind bars after an appeal court rejected a bid to quash her conviction for the murder of her newborn baby.

Michael McEwen's alleged attacker Jamie Ennis freed on bail

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Rachel Olding On the same day that Michael McEwen walked unsteadily from St Vincent's Hospital, his alleged attacker walked from Silverwater remand centre on bail.

Two Brothers For Life members charged over Joe Antoun's murder

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Nick Ralston Two members of Sydney crime gang Brothers For Life have been charged over the execution style murder of a father-of-two at Strathfield.

Standover man tells of $1m threat to Medich

Witness Matthew Crockett is giving evidence today at Central Local
Court is relation to the case concerning the murder of Michael McGurk.
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The Sydney Morning Herald.


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Kate McClymont Within days of his arrest for the murder of Michael McGurk, former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari tried to extort $1 million from his benefactor, the millionaire property developer Ron Medich.

Brothers 4 Life victim charged with shooting fellow gang member

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Nick Ralston A week ago he was lucky to be alive when he was shot as bullets were sprayed in the garage of a south-western Sydney home in an attack that killed his mate.

Cousin of accused Kelly killer in court over stabbing death

Paul Bibby The cousin of the man accused of killing Sydney teenager Thomas Kelly in Kings Cross has pleaded not guilty to the stabbing murder of a 17-year-old in 2010 and a string of other serious offences,...

'Up to 10 loud bangs' in M4 smash

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Sarah Whyte Two semi-trailers and three cars have been involved in a smash on the M4 near the Silverwater exit between Auburn and Silverwater.

Enzo's joy as his brother's killer jailed

Philip Leung and Mario Guzzetti. Photo supplied

Eamonn Duff Enzo Guzzetti sat motionless as a solitary tear fell from his face and the jury's decision sank in. ''I was shocked, very happy, but also a touch sad,'' Mr Guzzetti said of the moment he saw his...