Police seek witnesses to robbery at Taree

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Police have released images of two men who may have witnessed a robbery at Taree last month. About 10pm on Tuesday 28 July 2015, a 49-year-old man was found at the intersection of Albert and Manning Streets, Taree, with swelling and bruising to his face. Police believe sometime before 10pm that date, the man was… click for more

Flying operations approved for Williamtown

Flying operations of the new F-35A Lightning II aircraft operating out of Williamtown have been approved under national environment law.   Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Federal Member for Paterson Bob Baldwin today welcomed approval by the Federal Department of the Environment. “The Department of Defence has met another major milestone… click for more

Police re-appeal for witnesses following fatal plane crash at Cessnock

Police are re-appealing for witnesses following a fatal plane crash near Cessnock yesterday. About 4.30pm (Wednesday 8 July 2015), emergency services were called to Sawyers Gully after reports a light plane had crashed into dense bushland. Officers from Central Hunter Local Area Command attended and located the plane well-alight. The fire was extinguished by the… click for more

12 killed in 11 days on the roads

Police dismayed by driver behaviour after 12 killed in 11 days Road users are continuing to take risks and disobey road rules to the detriment of themselves, their passengers and others, with 12 people killed on NSW roads in the past 11 days. Traffic and Highway Patrol Commander, Assistant Commissioner John Hartley, said the figure… click for more