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Car dealer who defrauded Larry Emdur and other victims jailed for three years

Car dealer who defrauded Larry Emdur and other victims jailed for three years

Unlicensed car dealer Mathew Hale pleaded guilty to fraud, larceny and trading without a licence

  • by Jenny Noyes

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Jindabyne attack case adjourned until October

Jindabyne attack case adjourned until October

Matthew James Williams is accused of sexually assaulting a woman and knocking a man unconscious in Jindabyne.

  • by Blake Foden
Mother assaults 13-year-old girl at school over daughter's bully claim

Mother assaults 13-year-old girl at school over daughter's bully claim

A mother who attacked a 13-year-old girl on school grounds after the woman's daughter said she had been bullied has been banned from the school.

Court lifts suppression on Brett Hill, accused of assaulting 11-year-old girl
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Court lifts suppression on Brett Hill, accused of assaulting 11-year-old girl

The magistrate said the interest of open justice loomed large and the man could be kept adequately safe in protective custody.

  • by Sam Rigney
Sydney socialite went 'berserk' at police, court hears
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Sydney socialite went 'berserk' at police, court hears

Shari-Lea Hitchcock, 48, allegedly lashed out at a woman who tried to help her across Oxford Street before biting a young female constable in March 2016.

Banned until 2088: Court cuts prison sentence for Wollongong’s worst driver

Banned until 2088: Court cuts prison sentence for Wollongong’s worst driver

Jason Blackley has been caught behind the wheel without a valid licence a whopping 27 times in the past 17 years.

  • by Shannon Tonkin
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No timeline to roll out service to end doctor shopping, court told
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No timeline to roll out service to end doctor shopping, court told

Despite government commitments to rolling out prescription service, the potentially lifesaving system was still far from being realised.

  • by Angus Thompson
Man charged with murder after methadone clinic attack
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Man charged with murder after methadone clinic attack

The victim was stabbed in the chest and taken to Wollongong Hospital but died a short time later.

'Horrendous consequences' if sexual consent law reform goes wrong
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'Horrendous consequences' if sexual consent law reform goes wrong

NSW politicians should not get on the bandwagon of consent law reform.

  • by Greg Barns
Coroner speaks out over lack of injecting rooms in Sydney's west
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Coroner speaks out over lack of injecting rooms in Sydney's west

An inquest into the 2016 deaths of six opiate users also heard expert fears of illicit fentanyl being on the verge of infiltrating Australian shores.

  • by Angus Thompson
Pensioners selling fentanyl on black market, inquest hears
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Pensioners selling fentanyl on black market, inquest hears

The NSW Coroner’s Court also heard opiate users were now turning to fentanyl because of the impurity of heroin.

  • by Angus Thompson