Couple charged after man allegedly murdered and a woman held for days and burned at Central Coast unit

A couple has faced a New South Wales court after a woman was allegedly held for days and burned at a Central Coast unit, and a man was killed. key points: A 30-year-old male accused has been charged with murder and kidnapping, his girlfriend with other offenses Police allege the accused and another male, who … Read more

Man found dead in NSW Central Coast unit where kidnapped woman was held

A couple is under arrest after a man was found dead in a NSW Central Coast unit where a kidnapped woman was held before making her escape, police say. About 4.30pm on Saturday emergency services were called to Levitt St in Wyong where a 44-year-old woman told police she had been held in the unit … Read more

Toll roads: How Sydney became most tolled city in the world

Sydneysiders forked out about $2 billion in tolls last year and the reason for the eye-watering amount is being blamed on the volume of toll roads in the state. NSW boasts 13 toll roads, much higher than Queensland’s six and Victoria’s three. And while as a state residents are feeling the pinch more than anywhere … Read more

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane forecast: Wet weather for Qld; scorching heat for south and west

Up to a meter of rain may have fallen by midweek in some parts of coastal Queensland as the January deluge continues. Flash flooding and road closures are likely. Indeed, just about all the country could see some downpours in the coming week. But for the south and west, scorching heat is the main weather … Read more

Qld weather: Trio rescued from floodwaters as state braces for 400mm more rain

Rising floodwaters are threatening communities in central and northern parts of Queensland, with as much as 400mm of rain still to come in areas already lashed with rain. A severe weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology early Monday says heavy rain leading to possibly life-threatening flash flooding is likely to continue across today and … Read more

Qld weather: Trio rescued from floodwaters as state braces for 200mm more rain

Rising floodwaters are threatening communities in central and northern parts of Queensland, with the drenching set to continue over the coming days. Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, Felim Hannify, said while houses and businesses were not yet reporting widespread flooding, those living in the affected areas should remain on high alert over the next … Read more

James Edds, 9, dies after horror central coast car crash

A nine year old boy from the New South Wales central coast has died after the car he was traveling in was allegedly hit by a drunk driver in a horror crash. James Lachlan Edds suffered fatal head injuries in the smash at Killarney Vale, 11km south of Wyong, which occurred at lunchtime on Wednesday. … Read more

Killarney Vale crash: Boy, 9, dies days after being seriously injured in car crash on the NSW Central Coast

A nine-year-old boy injured in a crash on the NSW Central Coast last Wednesday has died in hospital. James Edds was flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition after a sedan collided with an SUV in Killarney Vale on Wednesday, January 4. He was trapped in the sedan by the crash and … Read more

A-League: Mariners to host Adelaide United in Kuol

Central Coast Mariners remain as dangerous as ever in attack despite the departure of teenage sensation Garang Kuol. That’s the belief of Adelaide United coach Carl Veart, whose side faces a tough assignment against the Mariners in Gosford on Saturday. “That’s something that we have to be very mindful of,” Veart said. “They’re very quick … Read more

Two-hour delay: Truck fire on M1 causes southbound traffic chaos

Holiday-makers returning to Sydney on the M1 have been caught in a traffic snarl, after a semi-trailer caught fire near Cowan, on the Central Coast. The driver secaped uninjured. The truck fire and a small grass fire have been extinguished, and firefighters have prevented diesel from spreading across the road. However, two of the three … Read more