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Man Dies in Whitebridge Home Invasion

A man has died in an alleged home invasion at Whitebridge this morning. It’s believed three people entered the home on Lonus Avenue around 2am attacking the 60-year-old in his bedroom and seriously injuring his arm. Emergency services were called to the scene, sadly the man died a short time later at the John Hunter […]

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Toddler Drowns in Port Stephens Pool

Police will prepare a report for the coroner after a toddler drowned in a backyard pool at Port Stephens yesterday. Paramedics were called to the property on Marsh Road at Bobs Farm around 6:40pm where the 19-month-old was found unconscious in a pool. They performed CPR but sadly he died at the scene. Police established […]

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Man Finally Wins Lotto After 50 years of Trying

The Hunter is certainly proving to be a lucky place to live, with another local winning big on the Lotto. An Edgeworth man has today claimed $200, 000 in the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot! He says it’s been a long time coming, after spending the past 50 years trying to win a major prize. He’s […]

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Man Charged Following Alleged Broadmeadow Pursuit

A man’s been charged after an alleged pursuit through Broadmeadow this morning. Police patrolling the area noticed two motorbikes with no registration plates travelling at high speed along Lambton Road around 1:15am before losing sight of them. One of the bikes was spotted turning into Chilcott Street a short time later. The rider was then […]

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Hunter Man Charged After Allegedly Threatening to Stab Police

Hunter Valley police have charged a man after he allegedly threatened two officers with knives at his Muswellbrook home on Monday night. Police were called to the Skellatar Street property at around 8:30pm, following a noise complaint. On arrival two officers were confronted by 44-year-old man wielding two knives, who they will allege was heavily […]

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Man Missing from Dungog

Police are continuing their search today for a man who went missing from Dungog over the weekend. 61-year-old Graeme Lambert-Smith was last seen leaving Dungog Hospital around 7am on Saturday. His family are concerned about his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition and they say he may be disorientated. He’s described as being […]

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MASSIVE cannabis operation busted at Singleton

A Singleton woman has now been arrested, after police found more than 170 cannabis plants inside her home yesterday. Officers executed a search warrant at the Boundary Street property, at about 7am. The house had allegedly been converted into a hydroponic set-up. Police say they uncovered hundreds of plants as well as ‘equipment.’ A 28-year-old […]

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Charlestown Man Charged with Weapons Importation

A Charlestown man has been charged over the alleged importation of several firearms. 49-year-old Anthony Raymond is accused of purchasing the weapons over a five week period. Border Force officials reportedly intercepted a number of packages being sent to Raymond at Sydney before raiding his EK Avenue home on Wednesday. It’s believed the weapons which […]

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Man Charged Over Alleged Hamilton Pub Fight

An Adamstown man has now been charged over an alleged pub fight with Knights player, Jacob Saifiti at Hamilton over the weekend. It’s believed the pair got involved in an altercation at the Greenroof Hotel at around 2:30am on Sunday, causing Saifiti to suffer a broken leg. The 28-year-old turned himself into Newcastle Police Station […]

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Changes are Coming to The Newcastle Show!

Organisers behind the famous Newcastle show are reinventing the annual event ahead of 2019, in a bid to make it bigger and better than ever before. Along with some new attractions and competitions, the event has had a bit of a name change. Instead of The Newcastle Show, it will now simply be called The […]

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