Man charged with alleged sex offences against three intellectually disabled men in Taree area

A man will face court today charged over alleged sexual offences against three men with intellectual disabilities in the Taree area. The offences allegedly all occurred in the Taree area since 2011. Police from the Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command began an investigation in 2013 after they received information about the allegations. As a… click for more

Craig Baumann MP Port Stephens admits his electoral funding declaration was not accurate

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Likely a 10th state Liberal MP is set to join the cross bench after an ICAC appearance and outcome today. A corruption enquiry was expanded to examine allegations that Craig Baumann, took secret donations from developers. Mr Baumann has now openly admitted to secret donations, sham invoices and a donation from his personal accountant. Its reported that Mr Baumann… click for more

Fatal motor collision in Hunter Region, Ravensworth

A man has died after a head-on motor vehicle collision in the Hunter Region today. About 7.30am (Wednesday 10 September 2014) emergency services were called to the New England Highway, near the intersection of the Old Highway, at Ravensworth. Witnesses have told police a head-on collision occurred between a eastbound Holden Utility and a Ford Territory travelling… click for more

Child approached and investigations are occurring at East Maitland

Police are investigating after a male approached two children at East Maitland. About 4.15pm on Saturday (6 September 2014), a 13-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy were at a playground on Macgowan Street. Police have been told a youth approached the children and spoke to them inappropriately. The children left the playground, and the girl told her mother what… click for more

Missing Port Macquarie man found deceased

Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner following the death of a man who went missing in Port Macquarie on Friday. About 11am (Friday 5 September 2014), the 37-year-old man was last seen at his parent’s home in Port Macquarie. He was reported missing to police and officers attached to Mid North Coast Local… click for more