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Police return to the crime scene of underworld figure shooting

Police return to the crime scene of underworld figure shooting

Officers conducted a secondary canvass of the crime scene on Tuesday and have renewed their appeal to the public for any information in relation to the shooting. 

  • by Sarah Keoghan

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'Never to return to Sydney': Sam Ibrahim flown to WA as deportation looms

'Never to return to Sydney': Sam Ibrahim flown to WA as deportation looms

The former bikie boss had his visa cancelled on character grounds for conspiracy to supply guns and he could soon be flown to Lebanon.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Twenty-two people banned from parts of Sydney as police attempt to prevent bloody feud

Twenty-two people banned from parts of Sydney as police attempt to prevent bloody feud

Tensions have been escalating following several violent incidents in the past few weeks, including the shooting death of Mejid Hamzy last Monday.

  • by Laura Chung
Police explore Hamzy prison stabbing link to cousin Mejid’s death

Police explore Hamzy prison stabbing link to cousin Mejid’s death

Police are bracing for a bloody gangland war after a latest shooting death to kill a member of the Hamzy family.

  • by Emma Partridge
Brothers for Life founder Mohammed Hamzy stabbed in jail days after death of cousin

Brothers for Life founder Mohammed Hamzy stabbed in jail days after death of cousin

Mohammed "Little Crazy" Hamzy was stabbed in jail on Friday, days after his cousin was shot dead in south-west Sydney.

  • by Fergus Hunter
'Will of God': Underworld figure Bassam Hamzy upset at brother's death

'Will of God': Underworld figure Bassam Hamzy upset at brother's death

The notorious founder of the Brothers for Life gang is said to view the apparent assassination as the "will of God".

  • by Fergus Hunter
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'In their faces': Police descend on south-west Sydney to avert gang war

'In their faces': Police descend on south-west Sydney to avert gang war

Specialist units have blanketed south-west Sydney after the killing of underworld figure Mejid Hamzy, fearing reprisals by his family and associates.

  • by Fergus Hunter and Laura Chung
The bikie and the Brothers: How police thwarted a gangland hit between two infamous crooks

The bikie and the Brothers: How police thwarted a gangland hit between two infamous crooks

'Petrol'. It was a word the cops had heard over and over again in the weeks they'd been secretly recording the conversations between the two men.

  • by Shannon Tonkin
Alleged hitmen 'tailed John Macris for weeks' before gangster's death in Athens

Alleged hitmen 'tailed John Macris for weeks' before gangster's death in Athens

Athens police have revealed details of the events leading up to the alleged murder last year of John Macris, a businessman with links to organised crime.

  • by Nick Miller and Irene Lioumi
Athens police charge Bulgarian man with murder of Sydney gangster John Macris

Athens police charge Bulgarian man with murder of Sydney gangster John Macris

The alleged killer had been hiding in an Athens safe house, a police source has revealed.

  • by Nick Miller and Irene Lioumi
Wife to land in Sydney to bury slain gangster John Macris

Wife to land in Sydney to bury slain gangster John Macris

The body of slain gangster John Macris will be laid to rest at Sydney's Rookwood cemetery next to his little sister Vicki who died of leukemia in the 1980s.

  • by Latika Bourke & Irene Lioumi