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.

Teen bull rider bucks trend to win prize

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Julie Power The saying goes that riding a bucking bull for eight seconds feels like an eternity to most people.

Senior public servants sacked without explanation

Ned Mannoun

Leesha McKenny Liverpool has become the ninth NSW council to sack its most senior public servant since the local government elections less than two years ago.

David Rixon murder: woman who helped hide evidence to be freed

Senior Constable David Rixon.

Paul Bibby A woman involved in concealing evidence to protect the man who murdered Tamworth highway patrol officer David Rixon will be released from jail within days, after her 18-month jail sentence was...

Wet'n'Wild security chief quits after revelation he lives with successful tenderer

Bred Kisbee.

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BDO cool and cruisy with lots of breathing space for fancy manoeuvres

BDO

George Palathingal, Roger Ma Did someone say there was a rock festival on Sunday?

Six injured as storms, wind lash the state

Flashes of lightning

Lucy Carroll Six people were injured, including a woman hit by lightning, as severe thunderstorms and gale-force winds hit a large part of NSW on Tuesday.

Passengers stranded by Brindabella Airlines collapse

Sydney bound Brindabella Airlines plane.

Allison Jeffares, Charmaine Wong Rural towns in NSW will be hit hard by the collapse of regional airline Brindabella Airlines. There are predictions of empty seats at Christmas tables and patients having to pay hundreds of dollars...

Murder victims can't speak but walls at NSW Police homicide squad say volumes

Willing

Emma Partridge The hallway is festooned with faded, yellow newspaper clippings. ''Killer within'', ''Guilty'' and ''Murder hunt'' are some of the headlines on the wall.

Farmers say bird flu will affect free range

John Thistleton An outbreak of bird flu near Young in October could throw free-range egg production in Australia into long-term disarray.

Long-term cost to bird flu outbreak in Young

John Thistleton An outbreak of bird flu near Young in October could throw free-range egg production in Australia into long-term disarray.

Man blamed by accused for shooting was still in bed, court told

Stephanie Gardiner As Michael Allan Jacobs lay injured outside a block of flats in Tamworth, police heard him name Terry Price as the man who shot Senior Constable David Rixon.

Policeman's shots 'point to his murderer'

 David Rixon

Stephanie Gardiner Who shot Senior Constable David Rixon? One of the strongest pieces of evidence to answer that question is the number of shots the Tamworth police officer fired from his own weapon, a NSW Supreme...

Remorse by Jacobs equal to confession, court hears

Stephanie Gardiner ''Sorry, sorry, sir, sorry.''

Policeman's killer set for life sentence

David Rixon

Stephanie Gardiner As Senior Constable David Rixon followed a car through residential streets of Tamworth, his dashboard camera recorded what started as an unremarkable and routine police job.

Mother Lisa Cross and two sons missing

Pic of missing mum Lisa Cross.

Emma Partridge Police are searching for a mother and her two sons who went missing from their family home near Tamworth on Sunday.

Adam Freeman pleads guilty to drug manufacture

Adam Freeman

Lisa Davies Kings Cross nightclub owner Adam Freeman has admitted his role in a multimillion-dollar drug manufacturing operation.

David Rixon murder: Michael Jacobs gets life in jail

Senior Constable David Rixon.

Paul Bibby The police came from far and wide, top brass and junior constables alike, to see justice done for the murder of their mate and colleague Senior Constable David Rixon.

Motorcyclist killed in Kings Highway crash

Police Car, with Siren and lights, Cops, Emergencies, Generic

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that temporarily closed the Kings Highway between Canberra and the South Coast on Saturday night.