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18 January 2018 2:18 AM Police raid trucking company involved in fatal M1 crash at Cooranbong

Three trucks including an ethanol tanker collided in the crash, causing a large explosion that destroyed the two semi-trailers and B-double tanker along with a car, and also started a bushfire. Three other drivers escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. Police believe the truck carrying the 50-year-old male driver who died was the vehicle at fault, and after 5

14 January 2018 7:55 AM Fish collision may have sunk Sydney to Hobart yacht

A crew member believes that a yacht sank in Bass Strait after striking a large fish. The six sailors on board were winched to safety by helicopter amid high winds and swells as the 16-metre racing yacht sank in freezing waters, 150km east of Flinders Island. The yacht, called Hollywood Boulevard, was heading back to NSW, having placed ninth in the Sydney 7

12 January 2018 12:19 PM NRL 2018: Nathan Peats in good humour and approaching rude health for NRL opener

A shoulder reconstruction should not hamper Nathan Peats' NRL season, with the Gold Coast hooker a chance of returning early for the Titans' final trial game. The NSW incumbent's 2017 season was curtailed by the shoulder complaint but he has been attacking preseason training as hard as anyone, regularly leading the squad in fitness drills. Coach Garth 9

12 January 2018 8:12 AM WBBL: Sixers and Thunder out for bragging rights in Sydney smash

A Sydney derby, a top-of-the-table clash, and a vital two points heading into the business end of the season. The Sydney Thunder and the Sydney Sixers don't need any more motivation to be pumped up for their WBBL clash at the SCG on Saturday. But they've got some - bragging rights. The Thunder and Sixers are both in good form, with the Thunder leading 8

12 January 2018 2:59 AM NSW dentist who hypnotised, sexually assaulted patients jailed for at least eight years

An elderly former NSW dentist who hypnotised and sexually assaulted young patients in the 1980s has been jailed for at least eight years. A Sydney jury last year found Werner Otto Schwarz guilty of 17 sex offences against four boys aged under 16 years. His youngest victim was just nine. In the District Court on Friday, Judge Helen Syme sentenced the 82-year-old 8

11 January 2018 7:33 PM Sydney International: In-form Ash Barty cruises into semi-finals

Australian star Ashleigh Barty has booked a Sydney International semi-final showstopper with compatriot Daria Gavrilova after a convincing final-eight win on Thursday. The 19th-ranked Barty showed why she entered the summer as the nation's No.1 player after dominating an error-prone Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 on Ken Rosewall Arena. A most gorgeous goal in the A-League 12 1

9 January 2018 12:37 AM Carer charged with murdering toddler in central west NSW

A woman has been charged with murder over the 2015 death of a toddler who was in her care. The 20-month-old boy died at hospital on March 23 that year, and police began investigating. Emergency services had been called to a home in Neilrex, south of Coonabarabran, following reports the boy was coughing and not breathing at 5.15am on the day he died. The 40-year-old 17

8 January 2018 3:44 PM Appeal dismissed for ex-union official sacked for credit card misconduct

Former union organiser Nick Belan’s appeal of a Fair Work decision upholding his dismissal from the National Union of Workers NSW was rejected on Friday. Mr Belan was sacked from the NUW in May 2016 for alleged serious misconduct relating to misuse of a union credit card. The move came after he admitted at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance 16

5 January 2018 9:30 AM Croix De Vie flies home in the first Federal at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park

A Canberra-trained horse won the inaugural $40,000 Federal, but it didn't win the bonus for the first Canberra-trained horse across the line. But the Canberra-trained horse that finished second won the bonus as the first Canberra-trained horse across the line. Croix De Vie streaked the field by 4¼ lengths to win the first running of The Federal at Canberra's 18

4 January 2018 9:17 AM Man charged after police allegedly find 109 unregistered guns

A man has been charged after police allegedly found 109 unregistered guns at a rural property in north-western NSW at the weekend. Police went to the home in Cobar at about 9.45am on Sunday to carry out a firearms audit. When detectives from Darling River Local Area Command searched the property, they allegedly found 118 guns, including revolvers, rifles 28