New South Wales News

Fri 17 Aug 2018

'THIS STOPS NOW': Ulmarra has had enough with rogue truckies

'THIS STOPS NOW': Ulmarra has had enough with rogue truckies

ULMARRA residents have had a gutful of the deliberate, heavy compression braking and blasting airhorns by a small number of rogue truck drivers.

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

"SHE was scared that if she moved she’d fall down the cliff face into the water".

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

A RAPIST who preyed on 14 teenage girls and young women he met through Facebook, Tinder and Snapchat has been called “nothing short of despicable”.

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

THE signs are increasingly “ominous” that we could be heading into a horror fire season with residents of two cities warned to prepare for unexpected heatwaves.

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

STEF makes about $170,000 a year — but even with the addition of her husband’s income, the mum-of-two says it’s just not enough.

REWARD: $300,000 for info on man’s death near Coffs Harbour

REWARD: $300,000 for info on man’s death near Coffs Harbour

It's the fifth anniversary of a 30-year-old's death. Matthew was found lying unconscious on the road at Graham Drive, Sandy Beach.

Man charged with lighting bushfires in northern NSW

Man charged with lighting bushfires in northern NSW

More than 12 hectares of bushland was burnt as a result of his alleged actions.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Samurai death: ‘Who the f**k are you?’

Samurai death: ‘Who the f**k are you?’

THE moments before an Aussie rapper was allegedly murdered with a samurai sword as been revealed as the accused is feed on bail.

‘Spiritual healer’ charged over exorcism

‘Spiritual healer’ charged over exorcism

A crying man told police officers “they did some voodoo s*** to me” after he was found with numerous red circle marks on his torso, a court has heard.

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

YOU’D think it could never happen in Australia. But somehow, this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

Armed robbery manhunt

Armed robbery manhunt

A hooded gunman has robbed a Glebe convenience store by daylight.

US water bombers arrive in two weeks for summer

US water bombers arrive in two weeks for summer

FIREYS battled fires this week without two of the service’s greatest weapons. The two huge US water bombers are leased each September.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Firefighters work to contain grassfire near Eatonsville

Firefighters work to contain grassfire near Eatonsville

AN OUT-of-control grassfire closed the Gwydir Highway near Eatonsville last night with firefighters responding to the blaze that is threatening property

Wild winds whip up rain and bushfires

Wild winds whip up rain and bushfires

WINDS in excess of 100km/h are smashing into parts of Australia bringing downpours for some areas and whipping up bushfires in others.

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

Community bands together to help Tweed man after surfing accident

'Rude' car vandal on the run

'Rude' car vandal on the run

A mother is furious after her son's car was vandalised outside Banora High School on Monday.

Man flown to hospital after being kicked in head by cow

Man flown to hospital after being kicked in head by cow

A man was kicked in the head by a cow on a Northern Rivers property

‘Too late to leave’: Monster blaze traps residents

‘Too late to leave’: Monster blaze traps residents

AN “out-of-control” bushfire is threatening homes in far south NSW with residents near Ulladulla being told it is too late to leave.

‘Ultimate’ numberplate set to fetch $1m

‘Ultimate’ numberplate set to fetch $1m

A 100-YEAR-OLD numberplate, expected to fetch up to $1 million, has sparked a turf war as it goes on public sale for the first time in 80 years.

BUSHFIRE WARNING: Residents advised to enact their plans

BUSHFIRE WARNING: Residents advised to enact their plans

THE status of a fire which began around Mothersoles Rd at Ellangowan has been upgraded to Watch and Act.

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