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NSW firies brace for rising temperatures

NSW firefighters are hoping to get some critical back-burning and containment work done before temperatures soar early next week, as dozens of bushfires continue to burn throughout the state.

Woman escapes kidnapper in NSW Hunter

A woman jumped from a moving vehicle and sought help at a fast food restaurant in the NSW Hunter region after she was allegedly kidnapped from a toilet block and strangled until she lost consciousness.

Sydney driver clocked at 104km over limit

A 24-year-old man from Merrylands in western Sydney has been arrested and charged after police clocked his vehicle travelling more than 100 kilometres an hour over the speed limit.

Man charged for starting fire in NSW

A 32-year-old man is to face court charged with intentionally causing a fire and other offences in the Lake Macquarie area of NSW's Hunter region.