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Man dies following Paddington scooter crash overnight

By PATRICK MCKENZIE A man in his 50s has died following a single-vehicle scooter crash in Paddington overnight. Emergency services attended the intersection of Oxford and Queen Streets in Paddington, just before 2am on Friday morning following reports a Vespa motor scooter had lost control and struck the median strip. It is believed the rider […]

Man killed in Inner West motorcycle crash

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 34-year-old man has been killed after his motorcycle lost control and crashed in Marrickville on Saturday evening. Emergency services were called to Wardell Road in Marrickville at about 5:10pm on Saturday after reports that a man had lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Paramedics treated the man, who died […]

TikTok personality alleged victim of Haymarket acid attack

By DANIEL LO SURDO A Sydney TikTok personality has been identified as the alleged victim of a targeted acid attack in Haymarket on Friday night, saying that if it weren't for her glasses, she would've lost her sight. On Friday night, 32-year-old TikTok personality Jenny Elhassan was live-streaming outside a restaurant on Dixon Street when […]

Inner West: 19-year-old Leichhardt man charged over Stanmore knifepoint robbery

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 19-year-old Leichhardt man has been charged by police over the knifepoint robbery of a Stanmore service station on Monday morning. At 12:15am on Monday, the man allegedly threatened an employee with a knife, demanding cash before fleeing on Parramatta Road. After inquiries made during the police investigation, officers executed a […]

Man, 23, in critical condition after Oxford Street brawl

By PATRICK MCKENZIE A 23-year-old man is in a critical condition with significant head injuries at St Vincent's Hospital after being allegedly punched in a brawl on Oxford Street, causing him to fall to the ground and strike his head. At about 12:35am on Saturday morning, emergency services attended a scene on Oxford Street following […]

Police investigate string of break and enters across city

By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW Police have begun investigations into a string of break and enters this week after a man broke into four separate city businesses on Wednesday morning. Just before 3:30am on Wednesday, a man gained entry into a business on Harris Street, Pyrmont, allegedly breaking into the property before disconnecting the CCTV […]

CCTV footage of Pitt Street break and enter released

By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW Police have released CCTV footage to appeal for further information into an alleged break and enter in a Pitt Street pharmacy earlier this month. Just after midnight on March 3, a man allegedly forced entry through a fire escape of a pharmacy on Pitt Street in Sydney's central business district […]

‘Nothing else is working’, says Blockade Australia protestor who scaled Marrickville train

By DANIEL LO SURDO A climate change protestor who scaled a freight train in Marrickville on Friday morning has said that she took action because "nothing else is working", as NSW Transport Minister David Elliott warned that harsher penalties could soon be in place for people choosing to "vandalise our economy". Protestors from Blockade Australia, a […]

Fatal Newtown fire treated as suspicious, three people escape separate house fire in Glebe

By PATRICK MCKENZIE The Inner West has endured two critical house fires in the past two days after police officers suffered smoke inhalation on Monday morning after rescuing three people from a house fire in Glebe, while a fire in a Newtown boarding house on Tuesday morning claimed three lives, in an incident which police […]

NSW Police Apologise To 78er Barbara Karpinski For Ejecting Her From SCG

By WENDY BACON The NSW Police have apologised to ‘78er Barbara Karpinski for ejecting her from the Sydney Cricket Ground stadium where she was watching the Mardi Gras parade on March 5. In response to questions from the Star Observer, an NSW Police spokesperson issued the following statement on Friday: “The NSW Police Force is […]