First-home buyers fade away

There were just 2626 first-home buyers in NSW last month, the first month without the full Federal Government boost

Gang may have been behind four murders

THE Government is offering a $100,000 reward for information about a suspected murder which might be linked to a group of organised criminals

Suspicious local identified murder suspect Anthony Warlow

SMOKED oysters, canned tuna and baked beans led to the arrest of Antony Waterlow 18 days after the killings of his sister and father

Man dies when Ambulance gets lost

A NEW South Wales man suffering from a heart attack died before ambulance officers reached him because they got lost and did not have GPS, his wife says

Man wounded in shooting, two arrested

TWO men are being questioned by detectives over the shooting of a man in Melbourne's west

Tony Abbott quits Shadow Cabinet over Emissions Trading Scheme

MALCOLM Turnbull's leadership is about to be thrown back into turmoil with the resignation of frontbencher, Tony Abbott

Calling John: party divided

JOHN Howard has left Canberra but, being John Howard, he has not quit the political action

Triple 000 operator hangs up over address

SIX months after an inquest found NSW triple zero operators bungled a series of calls from a dying schoolboy lost in the Blue Mountains

Boy, 13, arrested over bushfires

TWO men have been charged and a 13-year-old boy arrested over the lighting of bushfires that threatened homes at Airds, in southwest Sydney

 Two boys shot while playing in Townsville park

The boys aged eight and 10 had been playing with other children in Townsville when they were fired upon

Battered Turnbull put on notice

MALCOLM Turnbull is likely to face further destabilisation over summer after staring down his critics yesterday and narrowly defeating a move to put his leadership to a vote

Super police will fight Australian mafia

ORGANISED crime will be tackled by a new Federal Government body which Attorney-General Robert McClelland

Nathan Rees in trouble over manure attack

NATIONALS Leader Andrew Stoner yesterday challenged Nathan Rees to a confrontation outside Parliament after the Premier attacked his 12-year-old daughter's manure business

Malcolm Turnbull retains Liberal leadership

Liberal MP Kevin Andrews, who lost in his bid to bring on a spill, said the fact that 35 MPs had voted in favour of it sent a clear message to Mr Turnbull

Daughter sees mum attacked with shovel

A MAN will face court after a woman was struck in the head with a shovel in front of her two-year-old daughter on the NSW mid-north coast

Waterlow murder suspect seen in Sydne

AFTER two weeks searching for a man believed responsible for the Sydney stabbing deaths of his father and sister

Sydney's Anzac Memorial reopens to public

SYDNEY'S Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park has reopened to the public after a year-long renovation

Workers urged to clock off on time

EMPLOYEES are being urged to put their lives ahead of work and clock off on time to combat a culture of long hours

Liberal Party's emission impossible dream

THE Federal Opposition will back the Rudd Government's Emissions Trading Scheme after Liberal Leader Malcolm Turnbull last night told climate change dissidents he was the boss

Mum admitted cutting baby in half

A WOMAN accused of murdering a newborn baby admitted under intense police questioning to giving birth to the boy and cutting him in half, a court has heard