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Towradgi man charged over attack

A TOWRADGI man will in appear in court next month after he allegedly assaulted an employee at a fast-food restaurant in Sylvania. About 2.15am on Saturday, a 21-year-old man went to a fast-food restaurant at the intersection of Port Hacking Road and Princes Highway, and allegedly sprayed a fire extinguisher assaulting an employee. Sutherland police … Continue reading

Bellambi woman found dead

  A CRIME scene has been established after the body of a woman was discovered in a Bellambi home today. Emergency services were called to a home on Lorking Street after the badly battered body of 39-year-old Kristie Powell was found inside a bedroom about 1.10am. The body had suffered serious injuries and her death … Continue reading

Council’s plans for Bulli Showground

Wollongong City Council is working on a long-term plan for the Bulli Showground precinct and is asking for the community to get involved and share their thoughts. Community feedback is being collated ahead of the development of a draft Masterplan for the site. The engagement is the first step in a long term process. For … Continue reading

Drowning at Bulli

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a drowning at Bulli on Saturday to come forward and contact them. About 11.10am, a 48-year-old man was found face down in the water about 150m from the Sandon Point Surf Club. The man was returned to the beach by unknown bystanders who commenced CPR until lifeguards and paramedics … Continue reading

Corrimal charges

A MAN will face court after a loaded firearm was allegedly found during a search of his Corrimal home on Sunday. About 2.20pm police executed a search warrant at a home on Murray Road. During the search officers will allege they found a shortened firearm with ammunition, a silencer, and a small amount of cannabis … Continue reading

Shots fired at Bellambi

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help find a man believed to have shot at a home and fired a single shot at three officers in Bellambi. About 11.30pm on Friday, police were patrolling the area when they saw a man running from a house in Armour Street, Bellambi. A second man, aged 41, … Continue reading

Coalcliff death not suspicious

POLICE will prepare a report for the Coroner after a man was found dead at a home in Coalcliff earlier this week. About 7.15pm on Wednesday Wollongong police were alerted after a home owner in Coalcliff found a dead man in the rear of the premises. A vehicle stolen earlier in the day was found … Continue reading

Grimmer witness found

NSW Police detectives have been successful in their international appeal to locate important witnesses in the murder of Wollongong toddler, Cheryl Grimmer, who disappeared 47 years ago. Three-year-old Cheryl was kidnapped and murdered during a family outing at Fairy Meadow Beach at Wollongong in January 1970. Late last month, Strike Force Wessel – comprising detectives … Continue reading

Third Symbio monkey found

​ THE third monkey that was allegedly stolen from a wildlife park in Helensburgh at the weekend has been located safe and well in Tahmoor last night. About 8.30pm on Monday, police were called to a vet on York Street following reports that a monkey had been left in a box on the front doorstep. … Continue reading

Bulli Pass reopens after Ousley closure

​BULLI Pass has re-opened after another crash closed My Ousley earlier today. Police are urging motorists to avoid Mount Ousley Road at Mount Ousley following an apparent head-on collision this morning involving two semi-trailers. Around 10.45am, Wollongong police were alerted about the crash in the south-bound lanes of the roadway. The collision caused one rig … Continue reading

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