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Latest news: Wollongong

Young boy critical after lightning strike near Wollongong

A primary school-aged boy is fighting for his life after being hit by lightning at a beach near Wollongong on Australia Day.

17-year-old boy arrested in Goulburn following fatal crash

NSW Police have charged a teenager following an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy after a fatal crash in Wollongong last Tuesday.

73-year-old man dies after being swept off rocks at Wollongong

A 73-year-old man has died after being swept off rocks at Wollongong today, NSW Police reports.

Fatal Wollongong stabbing, man arrested

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing south of Wollongong that police believe was domestic-related.

Wollongong stabber guilty of murder

A jury has taken just over an hour to find Petero Baleinapuka guilty of the New Year's Eve stabbing murder of his girlfriend on the NSW south coast.

Armed siege near Wollongong ends with man arrested

A man has been taken into custody near Wollongong NSW after allegedly firing a series of shots in the street and entering a store, prompting a stand-off with police.

Man dies after NSW fishing boat capsizes off Wollongong

A man has died despite the frantic rescue and resuscitation efforts of lifesavers and bystanders after a fishing boat capsized off Wollongong.