Tamworth

Police officer shot and killed in Tamworth

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A police officer has been shot and killed outside a block of flats in West Tamworth this morning.

'Heartfelt sympathy': father-of-six police officer shot and killed in Tamworth

David Rixon

Nick Ralston and Lisa Davies A police officer and father of six has been shot and killed after pulling over a car outside a block of flats in West Tamworth in northern NSW this morning.

Former champion rower Robert Scott fights for life after being attacked in the US

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Melanie Kembrey After trips to Canada, the United States and Mexico, former rowing champion Robert Scott thought he might be home in time to spend Christmas in Australia with his family.

Labor's grip on Sydney University's student representative council ends after 14 years

Kyol Blakeney - left-wing independent Kyol Blakeney,  Sydney university src president. Photo Supplied

Michael Koziol Labor’s 14-year iron grip on Sydney University’s student representative council finally ended on Thursday night with the election of left-wing independent Kyol Blakeney, also the...

Kevin Anderson – the unlikely cannabis crusader

Harriet Alexander Family man and conservative politician Kevin Anderson is an unlikely crusader for medicinal cannabis.

Baird government split over illegal land clearing bill that would slash fines for farmers

NCH-News .07.08.14. New air quality monitoring unit in Carrington launched today. Picture shows NSW environment minister Rob Stokes with the new unit. picture by Brock Perks

Kirsty Needham State Political Editor A controversial bill by the Shooters and Fishers party seeking to reduce fines for farmers who illegally clear tress – including penalties for obstructing an environment officer – has...

Racing chaplain hears the beating hearts behind thundering hooves

Peter Munro Colin Watts is on track to help with the stress and heartache that comes with pursuing the high-stakes sport of kings.

Cannabis can help the pain but not any time soon

medicinal marijuana crop.

Julia Medew, Dan Harrison and Sean Nicholls Pharmaceutical cannabis works for pain and nausea, but it may take ‘‘a significant length of time’’ to be sold for those purposes in Australia, if it is sold at all, Australia’s peak drug advisory...

Touch judge knocked out after player red-carded in northern NSW rugby match

Linesman knocked out at New England rugby match.

Rebecca Belt A linesman is still recovering after being knocked unconscious during a New England rugby union match at Bingara on Saturday.

Adam Freeman in custody ahead of sentencing hearing for making 19.2kg of ecstasy

Adam Freeman leaves Downing Centre Local Court earlier this year.

Emma Partridge Drug manufacturer and Kings Cross identity Adam Sonny Freeman has been taken into custody four years after he was involved in making a $3 million shoddy batch of the drug known as ecstasy.

'Amazing' Glen Turner remembered as an eternal optimist

Memorial brochure for Glen Turner.

Breanna Chillingworth in Dungowan The life and work of Glen Turner, who was gunned down as he did his job as a government environmental officer, was remembered with tears and laughter.

Elderly man charged with murder of Environment and Heritage worker near Moree

Police block off the road at Talga Lane on the Newell Highway at Croppa Creek, north of Moree, after Tuesday's fatal shooting.

Megan Levy, Louise Hall The shooting death of an Environment and Heritage worker on a property in northern NSW has left two communities in mourning and a family without their much-loved husband and father, according to the...

Ian Turnbull charged with murdering Environment and Heritage officer Glendon Turner refused bail

Glendon Turner was shot dead on a property near Moree.

Breanna Chillingworth, Laini Kirkman An elderly man accused of shooting an Environment and Heritage officer in the back near Moree has been refused bail.

NSW Office of Environment suspends operations near Moree after alleged murder

Glendon Turner was a married father of two.

Breanna Chillingworth The Office of Environment and Heritage has suspended operations near Moree following the alleged murder of a compliance officer.

The farmers' rights tensions that preceded fatal shooting of environmental officer Glen Turner

Glen Turner.

Rick Feneley A farmer pushed to the edge? Rick Feneley reports on the tensions that preceded the fatal shooting of an environmental officer.

Doctors fail to wash hands before treating patients, study finds

Doctors are routinely failing to meet hygiene standards, a study has found.

Amy Corderoy Doctors in Australia's biggest hospitals are routinely failing to wash their hands before touching patients, new figures show.

ICAC shows NSW premier how to kill evil twins

Mike Baird has acknowledged the public's

Sean Nicholls The Liberal brand in NSW is suffering significant damage – donations and influence are under fire like never before.

Premier Mike Baird will consider medicinal cannabis bill

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Sean Nicholls Premier Mike Baird has left open the possibility he may support a private member's bill to decriminalise the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, promising that the government would give it...

NSW Premier Mike Baird open to supporting bill to decriminalise medical marijuana

Dan Haslam, cancer sufferer, Photo: Geoff O'Neill 31-03-14

Sean Nicholls Premier Mike Baird has left open the possibility he may support a private member's bill to decriminalise the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, promising that the government would give it...

Two-night treetop vigil ends in arrests

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Nicole Hasham Police might have confiscated her muesli bars and dehydrated pasta, but Freya Harvey had been determined to stay the course on Sunday, high in a tree in the Leard State Forest.