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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 […]

Harbour Bridge reopens after multi-vehicle car crash and fire stalls traffic across Sydney

By DANIEL LO SURDO All lanes were reopened on the Harbour Bridge at about 10:15 on Monday morning after a three-vehicle crash and subsequent fire had closed the bridge in both directions and had caused major traffic congestion throughout Sydney. Emergency services were called to the Bradfield Highway at Millers Point at about 7:10am on […]

Man falls from Harbour Street pedestrian overpass, in critical condition at St Vincent’s Hospital

By DANIEL LO SURDO A man is in critical condition at St Vincent's Hospital after falling from the Harbour Street pedestrian overpass near Bathurst Street in Sydney's CBD last night, with NSW Police having established a crime scene with an investigation underway. A relative of the man has told City Hub that the man is 16 […]

Family of teen killed in inner city police car crash calls for independent investigation

By TOKS OGUNDARE The father of a teenage boy who died after an unmarked police car collided with him in Sydney's inner-city is calling for an independent investigation into the incident. The 16-year-old, who is a member of the Thungutti nation and is from Revesby, suffered head injuries when the trail bike he was riding […]

18-year-old Chippendale man returns 0.161 alleged reading following Haymarket crash

By DANIEL LO SURDO An 18-year-old provisional licence holder from Chippendale has been charged with serious traffic offences after a crash in Haymarket on Saturday morning, which also saw a male passenger flee the scene on foot. At about 4:20 am on Saturday morning, a vehicle collided with a tree before flipping and landing on […]

Sydney Harbour Bridge partially closed after major police operation on Friday morning

By TOKS OGUNDARE Sydneysiders were warned to avoid the Harbour Bridge after a major police operation forced a partial closure on Friday morning, with NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responding to a “medical emergency” along the bridge. Two city-bound lanes were closed, causing delays before they were reopened shortly afterwards. Live Traffic Sydney warned drivers […]

Police officer injured as six arrested following car chase in Haberfield

By TOKS OGUNDARE Six people are in custody and a police officer has been injured following a car chase that ended in Sydney’s inner west this morning. Just after 11:20 pm on Friday night, police observed a Land Rover that had been reported stolen earlier that day travelling on the M2 Motorway at Baulkham Hills. […]