A 15-year-old has died after being struck by lightning at One Mile Beach on Saturday.
SEVERE thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in Newcastle and parts of the Hunter over the next few hours.
POLICE have charged a man with accessory to murder in connection with the disappearance of a man in 1995.
A MAN who killed his mother just two years after he was hailed a hero of the 2007 Pasha Bulka storm has failed to have his 12-year jail sentence reduced on appeal.
THREE-year-old boys don't tend to walk up steep hills.