A builder distracted an alleged attacker long enough for the woman to grab the knife and throw it onto the footpath outside her Dover Heights home on Monday.
- by Jenny Noyes
Michael Allwood, 62, appears to have run his massage business out of a converted garage and advertised massages from $10.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola
A man has exercised his right to silence after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a home in the cul-de-sac.
- by Jocelyn Garcia
A man in his 30s is in Westmead Hospital in a critical condition after being stabbed outside a strip of shops in Merrylands on Sunday.
- by Angus Thomson
Melinda Graczol, a solicitor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, said she supported making coercive control a crime, but it needs to be underpinned by “education and culture change” for police.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons and Amelia McGuire
Kelvin Shuo Gao, 41, is in custody in the Thai capital. Xing Liu, 65, was shot in the stomach twice.
- by Chris Barrett
The girl’s father has accused Professor Brigid Heywood of wiping saliva on the student’s face and making a remark about the colour of her skin at a March event.
- by Daniella White and Harriet Alexander
Harley Thompson set a stranger’s house on fire, laughing while the building was engulfed in flames that killed a man inside. A judge said he wasn’t responsible because he suffered from a severe psychotic disorder.
- by Georgina Mitchell
Former NRL hooker Michael Lichaa has been cleared of a domestic violence assault charge.
- by Greta Stonehouse
The Perth man, accused of murdering Simone Strobel in Lismore in 2005, will remain in custody pending an appeal by prosecutors against the decision to grant him bail.
- by Jenny Noyes and Greta Stonehouse