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

Hells Angels bikies.

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.

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

Missing Boronia teenager Siriyakorn

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police search creek bed in Bung investigation

Siriyakorn 'Bung' Siriboon

Dan Oakes Police are searching a creek bed in Boronia as part of the investigation into the disappearance of schoolgirl Siriyakorn "Bung" Siriboon.

No major find in search for 'Bung'

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Caroline Zielinski Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Siriyakorn 'Bung' Siriboon say they are yet to find anything of significance in their search of a Melbourne reserve.

Money's Melbourne

Dog tags of war return to owner after lengthy search hits paydirt

Lawrence Money It was a sheer fluke that Boronia mechanic John Naismith happened to glance in that direction, just as the sun glinted off a thin piece of metal half-buried in the Vietnamese undergrowth.

Siriyakorn 'Bung' Siriboon disappearance: police taskforce dismantled

Missing Boronia teenager Siriyakorn

Nino Bucci and Caroline Zielinski The taskforce created to investigate the disappearance of 13-year-old Melbourne schoolgirl Siriyakorn ’Bung’ Siriboon has been dismantled and the case will be handled by the homicide squad.

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.

On $160 a week, Mokbel amassed millions: documents

Tony Mokbel's wig.

Ben Butler and Andrea Petrie In 1995, Tony Mokbel was a humble pizza shop owner with total assets of $128,000. Six years later, the drug lord had somehow amassed a $15 million fortune, court documents show.