Eryk Bagshaw A Sydney teenager has died in a New Zealand hospital after falling from a hotel balcony in Queenstown three days ago.
Kate McClymont It's being dubbed Sydney's War of the Roses: a bitter marriage breakdown, a bizarre property deal and claims the city's men are being turned from daytime lions to "pussycats at home".
Pole case settled
NSW health authorities have raided Indian grocery stores in Sydney's southwest and seized 30 bottles of a traditional Indian medicine following fears about heavy metal contamination.
Michaela Whitbourn The City of Sydney has settled a long and costly legal battle with Moses Obeid over street poles, admitting it would be more expensive to fight on than to walk away.
Jacob Saulwick and Lisa Visentin The Baird government will soon get rid of one of the most popular discount rail tickets in Sydney because it says it has been offering some travellers too good a deal.
Peter Munro The sun is rising as the party starts at 6.30am for these strangely sober people, dressed in glitter, lycra and little else. So many sweat bands and high-cut leotards.
Paul Bibby A Sydney youth has described how he was ordered at gunpoint to douse a young woman with petrol and then set her alight, telling a judge "I still don't believe that I've done what I've done."
Nicole Hasham It was painted at an anxious time when the threat of Japanese bombing raids hung in the air and train commuters had more to worry about than minding the gap.
Rose Powell A Sydney mother trapped in Lebanon and facing adultery charges raised by her husband has been disowned by her family and friends.
Jacob Saulwick Public transport users will be unable to buy or top-up their Opal cards at most Sydney train stations, the Baird government has confirmed, in a decision that has outraged transport advocates.
Harvey Grennan Sydneysiders' feet have voted in support of the decision to turn much of George Street in the city into a pedestrian mall when the light rail from Randwick and Kingsford to Circular Quay is built.
James Robertson An eagle-eyed smh.com.au reader appears to have spoilt the secrecy surrounding the final design for the 60-metre George Street monument.
Rachel Olding Just five years ago, Cessnock MP Kerry Hickey was singing the praises of local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley.
James Robertson The City of Sydney council is poised to unveil a major public artwork for George Street in the coming weeks.
Emma Partridge Sydney man Jack O'Brien is the latest victim confirmed dead on MH17.
Emma Partridge It is believed a Sydney Catholic nun was one of the passengers on board MH17 when it was shot down.
Sophie Tarr A people-smuggler who promised to ferry asylum seekers from Indonesia to Australia will remain behind bars until at least 2018.
Eamonn Duff A sophisticated scam left a family stranded in Brazil, writes Eamonn Duff.
Tim Barlass It started at the statue of Queen Victoria outside the QVB and ended at the bronze of Saint Mary Mackillop beside St Marys Cathedral.