A man charged with the rape and murder of an elderly woman 27 years ago has accepted his DNA was found on her body.
Ava Benny-Morrison and Nick Ralston A man has been charged with over the stabbing death of Sydney man Anthony Cawsey in Centennial Park in 2009.
Michael Gordon Nauru's justice minister has dismissed concerns about the safety of asylum seekers who now are free to come and go at will from the island's detention centre, saying his country is "in some ways Nauru is safer than Australia".
Kate Aubusson Two young boys have been rushed to hospital after falling out a second-storey window of a home in Eastwood.
Rachel Olding and Ava Benny-Morrison The teenage killer responsible for gunning down a police employee in Parramatta turned "distant" in the weeks prior to the shooting but was still diligently attending voluntary lunchtime prayer sessions that are now the subject of a state government audit.
Eryk Bagshaw Students at Arthur Phillip High School in Sydney's west returned to school on Tuesday morning just 100 metres from the site where one of their own had shot dead a police employee on Friday afternoon.
Latika Bourke A 23-year-old "vulnerable and traumatised" Somali woman who was raped on Nauru is pleading with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to allow her to come to Australia to have an abortion.
Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston The Christmas Island immigration detention centre is in lockdown after a decision by the Australian Border Force to begin housing sex offenders there sparked brutal assaults.
Julia Medew Joey Lynch thinks he is an unlikely character for a cancer story.
Matt O'Sullivan, Jacob Saulwick and Melanie Kembrey The NSW government has warned that Sydney's bus network still faces several "tough weeks" despite passing the first major test of major changes to timetables and routes.