STEPHEN RYAN A FORMER NRL player, who took part in a hopeless attempt to manufacture ice in the Hunter Valley, has failed to have his three-year jail sentence reduced.
MATT CARR A NEW campaign is underway to empower the public to help police shut down drug supply syndicates.
JESSICA BROWN ON the surface it looked like another tragic car accident on a busy stretch of road, but underneath was a story of family heartache and the drug ice.
SAM RIGNEY A coordinated effort across health, police and community sectors is required to tackle the ice scourge plaguing the Hunter, according to an expert panel in Newcastle as part of the National Ice Taskforce.
MATT CARR A NEWCASTLE emergency department patient gouged out his eyeballs and ate them.