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Jellyfish Spotted in Lake Macquarie

Lake Macquarie residents are being warned to keep an eye out after a Morbakka Fenneri jellyfish was spotted in the region. It’s thought to be a rare species of the Irukandji jellyfish and was discovered in the waterways at Mannering Bay. While the risk is still low at this stage, Council is warning people to […]

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Police Investigating Assault and Robbery at Jesmond

Police are looking for information about an alleged assault and robbery at Jesmond overnight. At about 6pm, a 38-year-old man left a shopping centre on Blue Gum Road and entered a laneway near Fraser Street where he was reportedly attacked from behind. It’s understood that two men knocked him to the ground, and assaulted him […]

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High Speed Chase Through Newcastle

Police are on the hunt for three men following a high speed pursuit through Cooks Hill in the early hours of Thursday morning. Police first spotted a white Subaru speeding on Newcomen Street at about 3am. They attempted to stop the car but the driver sped off. A pursuit then ensued with the vehicle, with […]

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Firefighters Battle Blazes in Tighes Hill and Telarah

Firefighters have been called in to contain two separate fires in the Hunter on Tuesday night. The first occurred at Tighes Hill TAFE where a second floor administration room was found well alight at around 8:20pm. NSW Fire and Rescue were at the scene for several hours and managed to contain the blaze to a single […]

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Man Charged over Alleged Business Break-Ins

A man has been charged following a spate of break-ins across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. Police have been investigating since the incidents began earlier this month. It’s believed safes and cash registers were targeted at businesses in Edgeworth, Adamstown, New Lambton and Mount Hutton. Officers arrested the 40-year-old man yesterday afternoon when they stopped a […]

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Man Charged Over Lake Macquarie Axe Attack

A man is facing close to a dozen charges after allegedly attacking an elderly man with an axe at Rathmines this morning. At around 7:15am, it’s believed a 44-year-old broke into a number of homes on Rosemary Row Road wielding an axe. He reportedly assaulted a 73-year-old with the weapon shortly afterwards. The man was […]

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Aggravated Break-In at Thornton

Police are appealing for information following an alleged aggravated break and enter at Thornton overnight. It’s believed five people broke into the home on Rockleigh Street around 3:30am where they locked themselves in a room and ransacked it. One of the residents confronted the group prompting a man and a woman to flee the scene […]

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Melbourne’s Tim Glasby Joins Knights

The Newcastle Knights have continued an impressive recruitment drive with the club announcing the signing of Melbourne Storm prop Tim Glasby on a three-year deal from 2019. The 29-year-old had a standout out year in 2017 which included a premiership with the Melbourne Storm and an Origin series win with Queensland. Knights coach Nathan Brown […]

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Man Shot in Lake Macquarie

Police are investigating after a man presented himself to the John Hunter Hospital with a gunshot wound on Thursday night. It follows an earlier Triple Zero call, where officers were called to Renfrew Crescent in Edgeworth with reports a gun had been fired at about 5pm. A short time later, a 30-year-old man sought treatment […]

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