Hunter News

JURY DISCHARGED IN TRIAL OF GRAEME LAWRENCE

There's been a dramatic development in the trial of former Anglican Dean of Newcastle, Graeme Lawrence. Yesterday the 12-person jury was discharged, and a new...

SCREAMING JETS FLYING IN FOR NEWCASTLE 500

They're as Novocastrian as the Knights and Henny Penny and veteran rockers The Screaming Jets have just landed one of their biggest-ever gigs. Come November,...

COMMISSION INTO ‘ICE’ HEARS OF BURDEN ON POLICE RESOURCES

Hunter police gave evidence at the Special Commission into the drug ice today - warning they can't arrest their way out of the epidemic.

NEW NSW HIGHWAY PATROL CRACKS DOWN ON RECKLESS DRIVING

More than 400 charges have been laid over the past year by a new specialist highway patrol, targeting high-risk driving across New South Wales. Strike...

URGENT SEARCH FOR MOTHER AFTER NEWBORN BODY FOUND DUMPED

Police are tonight urgently searching for a mother in Newcastle, after the body of a baby was found dumped in a suburban backyard. Grave concerns...

Weather with Gavin Morris

SEVERE FROSTS ON THE WAY

A Tasman low is set to maintain a southerly influence locally, making for a very wintry weekend with coastal showers. The next burst of cold...

Hunter Sport

PONGA REVEALS WHY HE TURNED DOWN NZ RUGBY LEAGUE

Kalyn Ponga is one of the most sought-after players in football. The Knights fullback has already fobbed off Australian rugby... now he's revealed why he...