Man claims he accidentally killed missing Boronia schoolgirl Bung Siriboon: report

Nino Bucci A man has told police he accidentally ran over and killed missing Boronia schoolgirl Siriyakorn Siriboon before dumping her body in a nearby reserve, according to reports.

Hells Angels arrested, weapons found as police raid properties in Boronia

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Nino Bucci Rania Spooner A military-grade firearm, suspicious vehicles and signs of marijuana cultivation have been found at a ''makeshift'' clubhouse linked to the Hells Angels in Melbourne.

Plea for help in finding missing Boronia girl

Detective Inspector John Potter and Fred Pattison, step father of Bung, speaking to the media on the 2nd anniversary of her disappearance. 2 June 2013.

Caroline Zielinski Police are considering offering a reward in the case of missing schoolgirl Siriyakorn ''Bung'' Siriboon, but say the timing is ''not quite right'' despite Sunday being the second anniversary of her...

Pair charged over Boronia kidnapping

Mex Cooper A man and woman have been charged with kidnapping, robbing and threatening to kill an elderly man in Melbourne's east in March.

Knife-wielding robber gets five years, four months for attacks on former workplaces


Tammy Mills A former bottle-shop manager used a knife to hold up and steal from the very supermarkets he had worked at.

Art dealer stole stamps worth $270,000: judge

A block of four one pound stamps valued at $50,000.

Mark Russell A Supreme Court judge has found an art dealer stole rare and valuable stamps from the $3.5 million collection owned by the well-known art and antiques collector Justin Sterling.

Hells Angels boss refused bail over 'party house' extortion, drug trafficking

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Steve Lillebuen The president of a fledgling Hells Angels chapter in Melbourne once took over a factory and turned it into a makeshift "party house" in a failed extortion attempt, a court has heard.

Cold case unit to be expanded as new face of homicide steps in

Detective Inspector Mick Hughes.

Tammy Mills There are more than 200 cold case murder cases in Victoria and the incoming head of the homicide squad says the unit tasked to solve them will be expanded.

Geelong's world gift

Darryn Lyons is among 121 city mayors on the longlist for the 2014 World Mayor Prize.

Hells Angels in court on drug and weapon charges

 Hells Angels bikies attend the funeral of  Macchour Chaouk  at Preston Mosque Monday 16 August 2010.
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Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner The president of a fledgling Hells Angels chapter tried to poach members from another chapter of the same club, including prominent bikie Daniel Pegoraro, a court has heard.

Police home in on Comancheros in cross-town raids


Steve Lillebuen Three men and a woman have been arrested following a series of police raids in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs focusing on the Comanchero bikie gang and a gym nearly blown up by the club’s rivals.

The gospel according to Elizabeth, Edwards that is

Elizabeth Edwards.

Barney Zwartz Elizabeth Edwards is no stranger to drama. She spent much of her childhood in a Japanese internment camp in China.

Melbourne auctioneers say it's been a 'good solid year'

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Stephen Nicholls and Christina Zhou Just 11 days before Christmas, more than 1300 properties were scheduled for auction.

Earthquake hits Melbourne's east

Magnitude 5.3 quake shakes Victoria (Thumbnail)

Chris Hingston An earthquake has hit Melbourne's outer east, rattling building and frightening residents.

Woolworths, pokies king use bikie muscle

Comanchero club leader Vincenzo Focarelli was shot and his stepson Giovanni Focarelli killed.

Cameron Houston and Nick Toscano Supermarket giant Woolworths and billionaire businessman Bruce Mathieson employ a security firm controlled by the Comancheros motorcycle gang at several hotels and gaming venues owned by their joint...

Man charged over Malvern East death

Goya Dmytryshchak Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man over a death in Malvern East on Friday.

Knox Childcare and Kindergarten razed by fire

Deborah Gough A fire has put an end to a teddy bear's picnic at a child care centre in Wantirna South.

Ambulance Victoria fears over children locked in hot cars


Lara O'Toole More than 1100 children were locked in cars in the past 12 months, with Ambulance Victoria revealing most of them were newborns and toddlers.

Train drivers blame motorists ignoring signals

Cranes remove one of the carriages from the train crash site near the Abbotts Road level crossing in Dandenong South

Adam Carey Reeling from the first train crash on Melbourne's railway network in which a passenger has died in more than 30 years, Metro's drivers are angry at motorists who try to out-race the boom gates at...

Boy's defensive homicide plea over fatal machete blow

Andrea Petrie A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to defensive homicide over a machete attack on a man in Melbourne's outer east during a 2011 neighbourhood dispute.