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Mask mandate for Sydney more effective than lockdown now that Christmas and New Year over, expert says

The optimal timing for lockdown in Sydney may have passed even though the potential for COVID super-spreading posed by Christmas and New Years Eve remains, leading epidemiologist Professor Raina MacIntyre warns. → Read More

Sydney's Croydon coronavirus cluster comes days after restrictions eased for Christmas, with New Year's, cricket soon here

The Croydon cluster's timing so soon after restrictions were eased for Christmas across Sydney triggers uncomfortable questions about whether the two may be linked. → Read More

Sydney man Blake Davis found guilty of manslaughter of home invader killed with samurai sword

Blake Davis is cleared of murder but found guilty of manslaughter after a samurai sword killing during a botched home invasion more than two years ago. → Read More

Jury dismissed after deadlock in swim coach Kyle Daniels sex abuse trial

The jury in the trial of Sydney swimming coach Kyle Daniels is discharged after failing to reach a verdict for the majority of his child sexual abuse charges. → Read More

Kyle Daniels trial juror unable to attend court due to COVID outbreak in Sydney

Jury deliberations in the trial of Sydney swimming coach Kyle Daniels are halted after a juror is prevented from attending court due to the Sydney Northern Beaches COVID-19 cluster. → Read More

Mosman swimming coach Kyle Daniels found not guilty of five counts of abusing young female student

A Sydney jury finds Sydney swimming coach Kyle Daniels not guilty of five counts of sexually abusing a young female student. The jury has been asked to return to deliberations on the remaining 21 charges. → Read More

Investors handed over $13m to Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick before she vanished, court told

A court hears many "distressed customers" invested millions in Melissa Caddick's company before the Sydney businesswoman went missing on November 12. → Read More

Jessica Camilleri would call strangers and threaten to cut off their head before decapitating her mother Rita

Jessica Camilleri would call and tell a stranger she was going to cut off their head. One night in July last year, she lived out the threat of decapitation — on her mother, Rita. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

NSW Sydney woman Jessica Camilleri found guilty of manslaughter after decapitating her mother

A Sydney woman who decapitated her mother in their Western Sydney home is found guilty of manslaughter after arguing she was impaired by multiple mental disorders. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

Sydney jury directed to find Hannah Quinn not guilty of samurai sword murder of rapper Jett McKee

A NSW Supreme Court jury is directed to find Hannah Quinn not guilty of murder over the samurai sword killing of a home invader in inner Sydney more than two years ago. → Read More

Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis's ex-girlfriend Amirah Droudis has murder sentence reduced

The former girlfriend of Man Haron Monis has her sentence for the murder of his ex-wife reduced by nearly 10 years after a judge concluded she was less of a risk now that Monis was dead. → Read More

Swim coach Kyle Daniels tells sex abuse trial police officers laughed at him and called him 'disgusting paedo'

Sydney swimming coach Kyle Daniels tells a court police laughed and jeered within earshot of him after he was arrested for the alleged child abuse of several girls he was teaching in 2018 and 2019. → Read More

Sydney court hears Jessica Camilleri prone to 'rage attacks', living with complex mental illness before alleged decapitation murder

A forensic psychiatrist tells a Sydney court that Jessica Camilleri, accused of decapitating her mother last year, is prone to aggressive outbursts and is living with complex mental illness. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

Jessica Camilleri made threatening calls to business before alleged decapitation murder of mother, court told

Jessica Camilleri's mother was trying to confiscate phones from her daughter to stop her from making hundreds of threatening calls to a Victorian business each day, a court hears. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

Sydney court shown video of Jessica Camilleri asking police if they can bring her decapitated mother back to life

Police body-worn footage played to a Sydney jury shows Jessica Camilleri asking an officer if her mother could be brought back to life after she had allegedly murdered her. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

Jessica Camilleri was acting in self-defence when she allegedly murdered her mother by decapitation, court hears

A Sydney woman who is accused of murdering her mother by decapitation pleads not guilty to murder and will raise psychiatric illness as part of her defence, a court hears. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. → Read More

Mosman swim coach Kyle Daniels 'extremely unlikely' to have sexually assaulted young girls, court told

A former manager at a Sydney swim school tells a court Kyle Daniels, accused of abusing nine young girls, was an "excellent new teacher" on her team and was "reliable" and "mature for his age". → Read More

Missing person case Melissa Caddick becomes a murder investigation, court told

Melissa Caddick hasn't been seen since leaving her Sydney home for a run about two weeks ago after the property was raided by the AFP. Now her disappearance is being treated as a murder investigation. → Read More

NSW woman gets $400,000 payout after Filshie clips did not prevent her falling pregnant

A woman who underwent surgery to block her fallopian tubes is awarded more than $400,000 for medical negligence after she unexpectedly fell pregnant with her fourth child. → Read More

Sydney swim teacher Kyle Daniels sexually abused 7yo 'every lesson', court hears

The father of a young girl taught by Sydney swimming coach Kyle Daniels begins crying while telling a court how she first disclosed alleged sexual abuse that happened "all the time". → Read More