Lara Pearce, Nine News Australia

Lara Pearce

Nine News Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Lara:

Hijab House crash driver arrested for a second time, charged over incident that left 14 injured

The man allegedly behind the wheel of a car that sped into a shop in Sydney's west has been charged. → Read More

ABF extends ban on cruise ships until September 17

<p>Australians hoping to take a cruise amid easing coronavirus travel restrictions still have a wait ahead of them, with a ban on cruise ships extended until September 17.</p> → Read More

Woman charged after allegedly spitting on Sydney bus driver

A 52-year-old woman has been charged after she allegedly spat on a Sydney bus driver who refused to let her... → Read More

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro cleared of coronavirus breach over farm visit

<p>NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has been cleared of breaching coronavirus restrictions over a visit to his family farm at the weekend.</p> → Read More

Woman charged with spitting at, racially abusing couple exercising in Darling Harbour park

<p>A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting and spitting on another woman in inner Sydney in what police say was a racially motivated attack.</p> → Read More

Police shoot dead offender after stabbing rampage in WA's north

At least one person is dead after a stabbing rampage in West Australia's Pilbara region. → Read More

Queensland could see more restrictions rolled back if residents abide by new measures

<p>Cafés and restaurants could be reopened in Queensland as part of a fast-tracked lifting of coronavirus restrictions if residents abide by the newly softened measures.</p> → Read More

RFS boss delayed new role to see NSW through horror bushfire season

<p>Outgoing NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons was meant to move to his new role heading up a new government agency last year but "didn't feel right" leaving just as the horror 2019-2020 bushfire season was starting to unfold.</p> → Read More

Stricken Ruby Princess ship departs Australia, with hundreds of crew aboard

<p>Boats gave the stricken Ruby Princess an honorary water salute as she departed from Port Kembla in NSW tonight, five weeks after the coronavirus-plagued vessel docked in Sydney.</p> → Read More

NSW man charged with sexually touching doctor who was stitching him up

<p>A man has been charged with allegedly sexually touching a female doctor while she was treating him on NSW's far north coast.</p> → Read More

Two more arrests after $130m worth of cocaine seized

<p>Two more men are facing drug trafficking charges as NSW police crack down on an alleged drug racket that has seen almost half a tonne of cocaine seized across Sydney.</p> → Read More

Heightened security, temperature checks at Sydney Fish Markets for Easter trading

The Sydney Fish Markets remain open for the Easter long weekend amid heightened COVID-19 restrictions. → Read More

Major retailers exploiting coronavirus with 'panic marketing', say consumer advocates

has pointed the finger at Mosaic Brands – the parent company behind Australian brands Rockmans, Katies, Millers, Rivers, Noni B, Beme, Autograph and Crossroads – for what it says are "pushy sales tactics". → Read More

Man charged with sexually touching, filming young children in south-west Sydney

<p>The 68-year-old has been charged with producing child abuse material and sexually touching a child after the citizen's arrest in Campsie yesterday.</p> → Read More

Major delays on grocery deliveries, pick up orders at Coles, Woolworths amid coronavirus fears

<p>Australians are having to wait over a week for grocery deliveries in some areas as supermarkets struggle to keep pace amid a coronavirus-fuelled buying spree.</p> → Read More

Reservoir police station evacuated after being rammed by car

A man has been arrested after a car rammed into a police station in Melbourne's north this morning. → Read More

Over 250,000 cars with deadly airbags still on Australian roads

<p>There have been 29 deaths and over 320 serious injuries reported worldwide due to the faulty airbags, including one death and one serious injury in Australia.</p> → Read More

Charity tin for bushfires stolen from Melbourne fast food store

<p>Police are hunting for two suspected thieves after a charity tin to raise money for bushfire relief was stolen from a Melbourne fast food restaurant.</p> → Read More

Dead wildlife, livestock line streets amid devastation in Australia's apple capital

<p>Residents have today returned to the fire-ravaged town of Batlow to grim scenes, the charred Big Apple on the way into the historic town symbolic of the devastation unleashed by yesterday's catastrophic blaze.</p> → Read More

NSW driver 'high on ice' with 25-day-old baby in back seat

<p>A woman has been charged after allegedly driving while high on "ice" with a 25-day-old baby in the back seat in the NSW Riverina.</p> → Read More