Coburg

Man charged over Coburg sex shop robbery

Goya Dmytryshchak A Hadfield man fronted court on Saturday charged with robbing a Coburg sex shop at gunpoint for cash and synthetic cannabis last month.

Kangaroo spotted in Coburg North

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Yolanda Redrup A Kangaroo spotted in Coburg North around 11am this morning has been captured by Wildlife Victoria and taken back to nearby grasslands.

Coburg hair and beauty salon targeted in drive-by shooting

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Patrick Hatch Shots were fired at a Coburg shop overnight on Friday in the same street that a hairdressing salon was sprayed with bullets the night before.

Sawn-off shotgun seized after foot chase in Coburg

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Patrick Hatch A woman with a sawn-off shotgun led police on a foot chase in Melbourne’s north on Friday night.

Coburg drive-by shooting shop linked to Mokbel's former partner Danielle McGuire

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Chris Vedelago and Goya Dymtryshchak The Coburg couple targeted in two drive-by shootings in the last two days have been embroiled in a bitter property dispute with gangland identity Danielle McGuire.

Police raid illegal brothels in Brunswick and Coburg, two women arrested

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Nick Toscano Police have uncovered a prostitution racket run by two young women after storming a chain of Melbourne massage parlours on Friday.

Sydney Road chicken shop on fire in Coburg

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Tammy Mills POLICE have evacuated shops on Sydney Road as firefighters work to control a blaze at a Sydney Road shop in Coburg this morning.

Elderly man dies after being hit by fire truck in Coburg

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Jane Lee An elderly man is in hospital with life threatening injuries after being hit by a fire truck in Melbourne’s north.

Junior students added to Coburg senior school after community campaign

Benjamin Preiss A senior high school in Coburg will be expanded to include junior students after a hard-fought community campaign. The state government will include $3.

PSO stabbed at Coburg train station

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Adrian Lowe Police have charged a man with attempting to stab a protective services officer at a train station in Melbourne's inner north.

Police investigate Coburg house fire

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Deborah Gough Police are investigating a house fire in Coburg, which firefighters say was "suspicious".

Fight for the old school tie: Coburg's got just the place

The Age News 27/03/2012 photo Justin McManus. High School for Coburg group at the site that has just be sold back to the State Govt. Parents and children from many of the local Primary schools.

Jason Dowling Developers have confirmed the site of the former Coburg High School, is for sale again.

126 jobs in limbo at Coburg car components supplier

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Clay Lucas Workers at a Coburg car parts supplier will find out at 1pm today if they still have a job.

Brunswick's senior citizens hope to get back on the buses soon

The local community fought hard to retain the Hope Street bus service.

Adam Carey Melbourne's puniest bus route, the two-kilometre Hope Street service in Brunswick, will be reinstated after Public Transport Victoria killed it in 2012, Labor has promised.

Footscray grocers, gift shop at centre of crime racket, police say

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Tammy Mills An alleged crime racket involving a Footscray grocers and gift shop was smashed in almost comical fashion on Friday.

Donald and Jason Elgin walk free over theft of $500k in Customs seizures

Some of the Customs haul.

Steve Butcher A former cattle rustler and his son who stole thousands of illegal and dangerous goods – seized by Customs for destruction that they kept instead – have avoided immediate prison terms.

Muslim woman's arm broken in racist attack

Virginia Millen A Muslim woman is nursing a broken arm after being pushed onto a road in an unprovoked racist attack in Melbourne's north.

Crackdown bid on hookah pipe cafes

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Carolyn Webb and Kate Hagan Doctors and a coalition of public health groups have called for the main political parties to commit to a ban on indoor shisha smoking in Victoria.

Ron Tandberg inducted into Melbourne Press Club's Hall of Fame

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Steve Harris Ron Tandberg has memorably catalogued Australian politics and life for 50 years.

Pair contracted by Customs to destroy goods pilfered items worth more than $500,000

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Steve Butcher A former cattle rustler who stole thousands of illegal and dangerous goods, seized by Customs, that he was contracted to destroy has been likened, along with one of his children, to ''Steptoe and...