Broadmeadows

Police carry out terror raids in Flemington, Seabrook, Meadow Heights, Broadmeadows and Kealba

Tammy Mills Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police are conducting anti-terror raids across five Melbourne suburbs.

Road-rage driver pulls gun, shoots at car after leaving Broadmeadows KFC

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Tammy Mills A driver leaving a KFC in Broadmeadows pulled a gun out and shot at another car in an "outrageous" case of road rage, police said.

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.

Police seize heroin, cash and luxury items in property raids

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Rania Spooner A highly sophisticated and long-standing heroin trafficking ring, operating out of some of Melbourne's most sought after suburbs, had been manufacturing about $250,000 worth of the drug each week,...

Melbourne Express: September 30, 2014

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Timna Jacks Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the day running - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling content from The Age and beyond.

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FBI tip sparks raids on alleged terrorism financier

Hassan El Sabsabi, 23, of Seabrook

Tammy Mills, Nino Bucci, Deborah Gough and Rania Spooner A joint counter-terrorism taskforce relied on intelligence from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation when it raided seven properties linked to a Melbourne man, who has been charged with six counts...

Grand final: fans united for the season's centrepiece

Neil McMahon After 198 home and away games, eight finals, countless moments of hope and an equal number of broken hearts, it ends like this: 16 clubs on the sidelines, their supporters wondering what might have...

Open homicide finding in Lucia Amenta body-in-barrel case

Adam Cooper The murder of an elderly woman whose remains were found in a barrel 21 months after her disappearance will remain an open homicide because the State Coroner found he could not take his probe any...

Thunderstorms soak Melbourne, bring flooding, damage and evacuations

Nick Toscano Spring thunderstorms caused flash flooding, property damage and the evacuation of major shopping precincts on Tuesday as heavy rain bucketed down on the city.

Royal Melbourne Hospital psych ward considers drug sniffer dog, CCTV

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Steve Lillebuen Mentally ill patients at a Melbourne health facility and their visitors could soon be searched by a sniffer dog and monitored by CCTV cameras in a bid to combat illicit drug use.

1980s Mazda key to assault investigation: police

Craig Butt Police are searching for a car in connection wiith an attempted murder in a quiet Broadmeadows street last weekend.

Two arrested over alleged serious assault after Comancheros raids

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The alleged assault of a man who tried to leave the Comancheros bikie gang was what sparked the show of police muscle in raids on clubhouses on Thursday morning.

Comancheros broke victim's arms, police allege

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Nino Bucci, Adam Cooper, Tammy Mills Two Comancheros broke the arms of a man who wished to leave the motorbike club during a daylight attack at a smash repair business, police allege.

Melbourne man dies in SA crash

Beau Donelly A Melbourne man has died after the van he was travelling in crashed on a remote highway in South Australia’s north.

Kevin Donnelly's teacher denies punching students

Hugh Murney, ex PE teacher, now in his 80s.

Timna Jacks He may have resorted to the strap now and then, but Kevin Donnelly's PE teacher denies ever threatening to punch a student.

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Shiite mosque approved next to Assyrian Christian church, triggering tension

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Clay Lucas A proposed Shiite mosque next door to an existing Assyrian church in Coolaroo has been approved by the state planning tribunal.

Ford on track to stay until 2016

Ford has hosed down speculation it will pull-out of Australia earlier than expected, saying it's on track with its plan to continue to make cars here until 2016.

Car crash halts Craigeburn train line

Stephen Cauchi Trains have resumed between Essendon and Broadmeadows following an earlier car accident near the railway line.