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Man’s disgusting gesture gets him arrested

A man has been charged after he made sexual gestures towards police when he was discovered walking the streets of St Marys, exposed from the waist down.

Accused murderer Jessica Camilleri to stay behind bars

Accused murderer Jessica Camilleri will front court again in August after again being formally denied bail during a brief appearance today.

Disgraced doctor fined $255,000

A former Emu Plains doctor has been fined $255,000 for performing cosmetic surgery at an unlicenced private health facility.

St Clair murder: Woman ‘decapitated’ in horrific scenes; daughter charged

A 25-year-old woman is in police custody after the suspected murder of her mother at St Clair overnight.

Man charged with hundreds of child exploitation offences

A 79-year-old Cranebrook man has been charged with more than 200 child exploitation offences. The man appeared in court yesterday to face 217 counts of...

Wanted Penrith man charged with string of offences

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to numerous offences that occurred across Penrith this week.

Penrith’s soapy success story

Major milestone: Penrith-based business is showing big players how it’s done

Jason Morrison: Time to grow up and discuss nuclear power

Want cheap power? Want no black-outs? Less pollution?

Book club is worth reading about

New local book club aims to promote reading and social engagement in Penrith.

To snip or not to snip? The great circumcision debate reignites

Is it the unkindest cut of all or is circumcision making a comeback?

Fresh charges laid against Tyrone May

Penrith Panthers player Tyrone May is facing fresh charges related to a sex tape scandal that engulfed the club in the pre-season. The 23-year-old now...

Thief’s getaway thwarted by locked car

A not-so-stealthy thief has been charged after she was caught stealing from a Jamisontown shopping centre but accidentally locked her keys inside her car...

Vegan activists want their voice to be heard in Penrith

Local vegan activists want their voice to be heard despite Council’s tough stance

Borrowing power increased “overnight”

A recent APRA decision is set to see the average Aussie family having around $60,000 more borrowing power.

New era for a nostalgic drive

On Saturday I opted to forgo a bacon and eggs breakfast and a coffee so I could make room in the budget and drive...

Council to send delegation overseas

A delegation from Penrith City Council is off to Japan – with a mission to showcase the city and promote Penrith’s “New West” vision.

Officers injured during stand-off with offender

Three police officers have been injured following an barricade incident in Penrith today.

Police charge former bikie with drug offences

Strike Force Raptor have charged a second former Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member as part of investigations into an alleged criminal network. Detectives from...

Truckie cops big fine after causing traffic chaos

A truckie who caused traffic chaos when he ignored load limit warning signs and tried to drive his massive rig up Old Bathurst Road near Emu Heights has been slapped with a $2,000 fine.

Council denies Westfield expansion

Plans for shopping centre's expansion have hit a snag.