Days before Mohammad Hamzy allegedly armed himself with a .25 calibre pistol and aimed it at a Brothers for Life member, he heard his wife had been referred to in a quite unsavoury way.
Cassandra Morgan Australia is the fifth-fattest country in the OECD, yet unlike the fattest – the US – we do not define obesity as a disease.
Michaela Whitbourn Eddie Obeid "duped" a senior bureaucrat in the state maritime authority and was acting in his own interests "under the cloak" of representing constituents at Circular Quay, the Crown has told the jury in the former Labor MP's criminal trial.
James Robertson A cabinet minister has been forced to back down after telling a female colleague building roads was "not like buying a handbag".
Dan Proudman Police searching for missing Newcastle man Jackson Baker have found a man's body in Newcastle Harbour.
James Robertson The state government says it will legislate to limit the amount of money local councillors can spend on their election campaigns, but not in time for upcoming elections.
Dan Proudman Jackson Baker bid farewell to some friends at popular Newcastle nightclub and wandered into the darkness, keen to get home and back to his girlfriend, Mia Lowe.
Joanne McCarthy Colleen Stefanyszyn vomited faecal material for several days before her death following surgery at Newcastle Private Hospital in 2008.
Melanie Kembrey A man who allegedly punched a teenage referee in the face at a junior rugby league match in Sydney's south on the weekend will apply to be dealt with under the Mental Health Act.
Emma Partridge "Shoot me, shoot me" Sydney teenager Jed Coates screamed moments before he was fatally shot with a rifle after a fight on State of Origin night two years ago.
SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: A look at road closures and warning around the Central West and Blue Mountains areas.