Anna Whitelaw An Abbotsford man was lucky to escape a fire on Friday night after an attempt to cook a late night snack went horribly awry.
Cameron Houston, Chris Vedelago and Craig Butt Residential burglaries have fallen across Victoria over the past five years, but a swathe of growth suburbs in Melbourne's outer-west continue to be prime targets for thieves.
Caroline Zielinski Yes, it’s school holidays again, and for any parent who is bereft of ideas, here are some of our tips on how to keep them happy - and occupied - these coming two weeks.
Adam Cooper and Steve Butcher A baker who defrauded almost $3 million from people he duped into investing in foreign currency trading will spend a minimum two years and nine months in jail.
Clay Lucas Just four months after the Stokehouse burnt down, designs have been selected for a striking new building on the St Kilda foreshore to replace the much-loved restaurant.
Adam Carey Some of Melbourne's most drab and dysfunctional suburban railway stations have been reimagined as vibrant public transport hubs serviced by London-style elevated train lines, in a new exhibition that...
Timna Jacks and Steve Butcher A baker who tinkered with foreign currency trading while working as a safety electrician at a major Melbourne train station has now admitted to defrauding almost $3 million from duped...
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Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago Hundreds of Chinese workers are being exploited by some of Australia's largest building firms in a lucrative rort that has seen criminal figures and outlaw motorcycle gangs infiltrate Victoria's...
Peter Martin Australians are piling in to Melbourne's central business district at a record rate.
John Silvester It is the chance of a lifetime - to explore the super secret security network inside the MCG on the biggest day of the Test calendar - Boxing Day.
Karl Quinn For this activist entrepreneur, ownership is more about actions than possessions, says Karl Quinn.
Chris Hingston An English tourist had his car impounded on Australia Day, after allegedly driving 67km/hour above the speed limit while drunk.
Royce Millar and Deborah Gough A sign spruiking the latest mega-development for the landmark CUB site on Swanston Street appears to have been a key factor in the collapse of the wall that killed three passers-by last week.
Deborah Gough Police are investigating links between an illegal gambling den and organised crime after they raided an Abbotsford warehouse on Friday night.
Rania Spooner and Caroline Zielinski A taxi driver accused of severely beating and robbing an intoxicated customer last weekend has attempted to draw $500 from the man's bank accounts.
Beau Donelly A short inner-suburban street has raked in $99,450 in parking fines in one year - and residents are crying foul.
Alana Schetzer Opponents of the east-west link have pledged to move their protests to the companies short-listed to build the multibillion-dollar project.
Adam Cooper Connecting gaps in Melbourne cycling network crucial to become 'bike city', say riding groups.
Adam Cooper Cycling advocates compile a wishlist in the push to make Melbourne a better biking city.