Man charged over cop assault on Sydney bus
A 44-year-old man who allegedly took part in assaulting an off-duty police officer on a Sydney bus on the weekend has been charged.Police say the 44-year-old got on the bus with a 40-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl at Drummoyne on Saturday afternoon.
Shots have been fired in a western Sydney shopping centre car park , with one man arrested in what's believe A 24-year-old man has been charged after shots were fired at a Penrith shopping centre about 6.15pm on Sunday. Police arrested him at the scene and allegedly seized a loaded 9mm pistol
The first fireworks allow our littlest spectators, who may nod off a little earlier, the chance to see a fantastic display. The display includes fireworks released from barges and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Includes the winning entry from the ABC’s Design Your Own Firework competition.
A man has allegedly set off a firework which started a small inner-Sydney fire just days after catastrophic fire danger warnings in the region.
The 34-year-old man before 10pm on Thursday allegedly lit the firework at Sydney Park in St Peters, causing a fire in bushland.
Members of the public prevented the man from leaving the scene and extinguished the blaze before calling authorities.
Police allege the man deliberately ignited the firework to cause a fire, which could have spread rapidly without public intervention.
Sydney ISIS supporter charged with leading terror group
A 45-year-old Sydney man serving a sentence for terrorism-related offences has been charged with an additional terrorism-related offence. Hamdi Alqudsi is due to appear via video link before Parramatta court on Tuesday morning. Australian Federal Police on Monday charged Alqudsi with an additional count of directing a terrorist organisation, alleging he was the leader of a Sydney-based group that planned to commit acts of terrorism in Australia in 2014. The charges are the result of investigations under Operation Appleby, which looked into acts which allegedly occurred prior to Alqudsi's arrest in 2014.
A 21-year-old man has been charged and is due before court over the alleged late-night sexual assault of a Police allege the victim noticed a man watching her as she walked along a track in Liverpool's Lighthorse Park shortly before midnight on November 11 before he attacked.
A man has been charged for allegedly throwing a firework on stage during a Shannon Noll concert on the NSW mid-north coast. Noll was performing at the South West Rocks Country Club on Friday when the firework was thrown his way. Police said a band member attempted to put out the wick with
The St Ives-based man has since been charged with setting fire to property, failing to comply with a total fire ban order and handling explosives.
He'll appear at Central Local Court on Friday.
The alleged incident came soon after a fireworks display on Sydney Harbour was on Thursday evening cancelled due to fire risks around the state.
A display for a corporate event had been planned on Thursday evening on the harbour but did not go ahead after Transport for NSW temporarily banned on-water fireworks amid a week-long state of emergency.
The NSW bushfires have claimed the lives of four people since Friday and damaged or destroyed more than 400 homes.
A separate fireworks display had taken place on Wednesday, drawing ire.
Andrew Howard, director of Howard and Sons Pyrotechnics, said it wasn't his call to proceed with Wednesday's event.
"It wasn't my decision to proceed. I was contracted to provide the services for the event," Mr Howard told AAP on Thursday.
Mr Howard said he would not have gone ahead with the display if it was up to him, knowing the bushfires' "effect on the entire community".
But he reiterated Wednesday's pyrotechnics were lawful, having been granted an exemption from the total fire ban.
Sydney man charged with attempted murder .
A Sydney man will face court accused of trying to suffocate a bedridden women in her home after she told him she had no money to give him.The accused 36-year-old got into an argument with the alleged victim at the Lalor Park address about 11.30pm on Wednesday, police say.