Police are appealing for public assistance to locate two prisoners who escaped from a minimum security correctional facility on the Mid North Coast and may be heading towards Casino.
Officers investigating the shooting of a man at Casino on Saturday night (September 1) have charged a Casino man with attempted murder and grievous bodily harm.
A North Coast piggery operator could face a $277,000 bill following a successful prosecution by the NSW Environment Protection Authority.
One of two major bushfires burning in the Richmond Valley has now burnt out more than 3,290 hectares and remains out of control.
Emergency services were called to the scene of a fatal workplace accident near Casino after reports a man was unconscious in a water tank.
Of four bushfires burning in the Northern Rivers since the weekend, just one has been contained while firefighters are close to bringing another under control.
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in what appears to be a copycat arson attack, after an RFS fire truck was damaged and an estimated 175 hectares of land was burnt out in a deliberately-lit fire near Tabulam on Saturday.
Northern Rivers community groups and businesses will rally together next week to tackle the region’s mounting homelessness crisis with Homelessness Connect events at Lismore and Casino.
A woman will appear in court next month over alleged fraud offences involving an organisation representing Aboriginal issues in the Northern Rivers.
A man faced court on Saturday after police seized drugs, knuckledusters and alleged stolen furniture in Casino on Friday afternoon (June 29).
Police have charged a 43-year-old man with assault of a 45-year-old man who went missing in the Richmond River at Woodburn at around 7.30pm last night. Police divers are likely to be called in today to search for the missing man.
Update: Tuesday, May 8 Police have arrested a man who drove through roadblocks on the Summerland Way on Monday after an accident there that killed a motorcyclist and injured another.
Update: A marine-life activist has warned of an all-out campaign to prevent shark nets ever being reinstalled on the North Coast after the government ended the controversial trial a month early.
Concerns over erosion management, significant damage to important habitat trees and disregard for Aboriginal heritage at Busby's Flat near Casino have been raised in relation to plantation clearing taking place over the weekend.
Two men were arrested and a handgun seized during an operation in Casino yesterday targeting the supply of illicit drugs in the area.
Two men will face court following an investigation into an aggravated robbery in Casino at the weekend that left a service station attendant with slash wounds to his face.
Two men have been charged after police raided a home near Casino on Tuesday (March 27), seizing firearms and drugs.
Police are appealing for public information following an aggravated robbery in Casino on Sunday morning (March 25).
Flash flooding hit Casino yesterday, with water seeping into homes and businesses after more than 100mm of rain fell in less than an hour.
Federal Page MP Kevin Hogan says a new service road will give traffic a safe and efficient bypass of the Pacific Highway upgrade works between Woodburn and Broadwater for the next two years.
Police have released CCTV images (right) in a renewed appeal following an armed robbery at a licensed club in Casino late last year.
Police have released this image of a car they believe was used during a violent armed robbery at a licensed club in Casino late last year.
North coast people ‘sick of the ridiculous restrictions’ on the use of medical cannabis are being urged to join a protest in Canberra on the first day of parliament next month.
An information day for farmers keen on farming hemp for its medical, food and industrial uses to be held in Nimbin early next month comes as the federal government moved this week to allow the export of cannabis-based medicines.
The group seeking to set up a medical cannabis farm and extraction plant near Casino has filed application to obtain a medicinal cannabis licence and a cannabis research licence in collaboration with the National Institute of Complementary Medicine.