Paroled killer Wayne Norris caught in Broadmeadows

Wayne Leslie Norris

Rania Spooner Police have captured a paroled killer who disappeared more than two months ago after failing to meet his release obligations.

Princess Mary strikes a chord in Broadmeadows

Crown Princess Mary

Michael Lallo 'You, too, can look like Princess Mary,' says the spruiker, holding up a cheap diamond pendant in front of a suburban jewellery store.

How the Broadmeadows boy became an underworld kingpin

Robyn Grace 'Mummy's boy' Carl Williams eventually became known as a cowardly killer.

Family violence help faces cuts

Rachel Kleinman As reported incidents of family violence grow, some of Victoria's most vulnerable women and children could be at increased risk.

Mental health of man accused of Melbourne mosque murder questioned

The scene of a stabbing outside a mosque in Dallas.

Adam Cooper A man charged with the stabbing murder of a worshipper at a Melbourne mosque has been assessed by a psychologist in a bid to determine whether he is mentally fit to face charges, a court has been...

Barman stabbed at work at Lygon Street hotel

Victoria Police tape

Caroline Zielinski A 51-year-old barman has died after being stabbed in a Melbourne hotel.

Sydney Road motorcylist hoon charged

Stephen Cauchi A motorcyclist travelling at 170 km/h along Sydney Road has been arrested by police.

Driver in critical condition after Hoppers Crossing crash

Thomas O'Byrne A man is fighting for life after he was trapped inside his wrecked car for an hour after it collided with a truck in Melbourne's west.

901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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The elders' statesman

Gerard Mansour.

Shane Green A lot of people think retirement is the end of their working life but there is more to come.

Drugs court pilot puts children first

Alana Schetzer The Children's Court of Victoria will trial an Australian-first family drug court next year.

Truck driver charged with sexual assaults


Catherine Chisholm An interstate truck driver has been charged with committing several sexual assaults in his truck as he drove around Victoria.

Jobs at risk in Melbourne's fringe suburbs as economy goes south


Rachel Browne and Daniella Miletic A new wave of suburbs on Melbourne's south-eastern fringe has been identified as the most vulnerable to job and home loss as the economy slows, according to economic modelling that reveals emerging...

Fatal stabbing at Melbourne mosque

Police station sign

Nick Toscano Police charge a 22-year-old Broadmeadows man with stabbing death of an elderly man at a Melbourne mosque.

Dentist alleges he was threatened by bikie in standover attempt

Eric Gatt

Rania Spooner and Chris Vedelago Mongols motorcycle gang member implicated in alleged stand-over attempt against dentist.

A new kind of neighbourly love in Airport West

Caroline Jemison and Fiona Campbell

Caroline Zielinski and Craig Butt Caroline Jemison says a trip to her local shopping centre often leaves her wondering if she and her partner Fiona Campbell are the only lesbians in Airport West.

Made in Melbourne: Top stories from 2013

James Hird.

Here’s a collection of videos of what made news in the city and state this year.

Man hands himself into police after Cobram death

Victoria Police tape

Caroline Zielinski A man has turned himself in and another arrested following the death of another man after a fight outside a service station.

Jamie Pettingill threatened to 'cut boy's face off' for mobile phone


Adam Cooper A son of one of the men acquitted of the Walsh Street police shootings has admitted to telling a boy he would have his face cut off unless he gave up a mobile phone.