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Woman's body found near creek behind Westmead apartment block

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Megan Levy The body of a woman has been found near a creek at the rear of an apartment block in Sydney's west, police say.

Distraught man falls to knees after woman's body found in Westmead creek

Police set up a crime scene at the Monarco Estate complex in Westmead after a woman'??s body was found nearby.

Emma Partridge, Megan Levy A man cried "please, please let me see her face" after the body of a woman was found in a creek behind a Westmead unit block on Wednesday.

Scream heard before woman's body found lying in a creek at Westmead

Police at the Monarco Estate complex in Westmead after a woman'??s body was found.

Emma Partridge A woman appeared agitated and concerned as she left the foyer of a Sydney unit block just 12 hours before her body was found in a nearby creek, a witness has said.

Man transferred to Westmead Hospital after being shot near bikie clubhouse

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Jacob Saulwick A man is in a serious condition after being shot in the torso near the Rebels motorcycle gang clubhouse in Sydney’s west on Monday night.

Boy dies after being hit by car in Westmead

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Emma Partridge A boy has died after he was hit by a car at Westmead on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Woman thrown to ground in Westmead carjacking

A woman has been pushed from her car and thrown to the ground during a carjacking at her workplace in western Sydney.

Ebola: Australian hospitals well prepared, says Professor Lyn Gilbert

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Harriet Alexander The infectious diseases expert tasked with overseeing Australia's response to the Ebola virus says hospitals are well prepared for the virus despite widespread panic in the community.

Convert Carlingford rail line to light rail, Parramatta MP Geoff Lee says

Around the corner? Light rail is planned for western Sydney.

Jacob Saulwick The Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee, is pushing for the state government to convert the Carlingford rail line to light rail, as part of a new connection between Parramatta and Epping and Macquarie...

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Toddler falls three metres from window in Seaforth

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Megan Levy A toddler has been flown to hospital in a serious but stable condition after falling three metres from a window in Sydney's north.

Dead bodybuilder neglected by hospital, fiancee says

Champion Australian bodybuilder Luke Wood's death is being examined in the NSW Coroner's Court this week.

Paul Bibby A champion bodybuilder who died 11 days after a kidney transplant was "neglected" and received "inadequate care" at Sydney's Westmead Hospital, his fiancee says.

Two teenagers stabbed in Sydney's west

Stabbing in Sydney's west.

Nick Ralston Two teenagers have been stabbed during an altercation between a number of youths in Sydney's west.

Boy hit by taxi in Drummoyne

A CareFlight doctor and paramedics treat the boy before flying him to Westmead Children's Hospital.

A young boy has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after he was hit by a car on Victoria Road in Drummoyne on Tuesday afternoon.

Bodybuilder Luke Wood died after hospital delays, inquest told

Champion Australian bodybuilder Luke Wood, whose death is being examined in the NSW Coroner's Court this week.

Paul Bibby The death of a champion bodybuilder followed hospital treatment that was marred by delays in receiving a vital scan, and the failure of doctors to access treatment notes, a coronial inquest has heard.

Woman in psychiatric assessment after alleged abduction of girl, 3

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Louise Hall A woman who allegedly attempted to abduct a toddler from her mother's car in Sydney's west has been referred for a psychiatric assessment.

Boy, 9, critical after 'terrible' truck crash

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Stephanie Gardiner A boy is in a critical condition after being hit by a small truck while riding his bike south of Sydney, with the truck driver stopping briefly before driving away, police say.

Woman who abducted toddler from car sent for mental health check

Louise Hall A woman who allegedly attempted to abduct a toddler from her mother's car in Sydney's west has been referred for a psychiatric assessment.

162 arrivals from Ebola-affected countries into Sydney screened before leaving airport

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Michaela Whitbourn Fewer than 200 people have arrived in Sydney from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa over the past two months, according to health authorities, and measures are in place to ensure people are...

Father and son stabbed outside Rouse Hill shopping centre after mass brawl organised on Facebook

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Tom Decent A father and his son have been stabbed in an organised brawl outside a shopping centre at Rouse Hill on Thursday night.

Premier Mike Baird refuses to take on Prime Minister Tony Abbott over GP co-payment despite emergency room warning

The Prime Minister at the official opening of the Westmead Millennium Institute on Thursday.

Nicole Hasham NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has rejected federal government claims that forecasts of long emergency department queues under a proposed GP fee were “cooked up” for political gain.

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Boy, 8, dies after being struck by a car while riding bike during storm

A boy has died after he  was in a collision with a car while riding his bike.

Brittany Ruppert An eight-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Sydney's north-west on Monday evening.