Jewel Topsfield When parents at Altona Primary School received their children's NAPLAN results this week, it came with a note from the ''proud'' grade 3 and 5 teachers.
Goya Dmytryshchak Thirty dead little penguins washed ashore at Altona beach on Wednesday morning.
Deborah Gough Passengers travelling to the match of the round between rivals Geelong and Hawthorn have been warned to allow an extra hour to travel to the game after a crash on the Geelong line overnight.
Deborah Gough and Goya Dmytryshchak Investigations are under way to determine the cause of a crash of two trains at Altona on Friday night.
Patrick Hatch Trains have resumed on a section of track in Melbourne's west where two trains collided on Friday night, injuring several people.
Larissa Nicholson Thirty dead penguins were found washed up on Altona Beach on Wednesday - and no one knows what killed them.
Caroline Zielinski A man who stalked a woman before committing a lewd act next to her in Melbourne’s west is on the loose.
Kenneth Fernandes My favourite place is the Esplanade beach at Altona. It stretches about three kilometres from Apex Park in the west to the boat ramps south of Seaholme.
Caroline Zielinski A factory in Melbourne's south-west has been gutted by a ferocious blaze, coating the region in smoke overnight.
Adam Carey It seems life is anything but a beach for train travellers on the Altona loop.
Adam Carey, Craig Butt Two rail lines diverge in Altona North; some take the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.
Thomas O'Byrne The husband of a woman bashed so badly she is now severely brain damaged has made a tearful plea for help, revealing the attack has left her missing half her skull.
Chris Hingston A 40-year-old man has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound following a shooting incident in Altona North on Sunday morning.
Paul Millar A bloody feud between rival clans in Melbourne's west is believed to be linked to a teenager being shot in the face.
Caroline Zielinski A woman is fighting for life and man has been seriously injured in a three-car smash in Melbourne's inner-east overnight.
Adam Cooper A towing company that bullied a rival operator into removing haulage chains from a truck that was dangling precariously over an off-ramp has been fined $80,000.
Mark Russell A father and son have blamed each other over the importation of $200 million worth of the drug ice hidden in the tyres of a truck shipped to Australia from China, a court has heard.
Tammy Mills North Melbourne footballer Majak Daw will face a three day committal hearing involving 16 witnesses for his three rape charges.
Caroline Zielinski A serial sex offender who has been targeting women in Melbourne's west since April has struck again.
Caroline Zielinski A bikie has allegedly threatened a bouncer with a gun after being denied entry to a club in Melbourne's inner south.