Coburg

Kangaroo spotted in Coburg North

Kangaroo

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

Police station sign

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.

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

Bullet holes.

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.

Sawn-off shotgun seized after foot chase in Coburg

Shotgun

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

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

Brothel

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

Police tape.

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.

Police investigate Coburg house fire

Fire, MFB, Metropolitan Fire Brigade

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

PSO stabbed at Coburg train station

PSO officer.

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

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

Toyota HiLux

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

Trams collide in Melbourne's CBD

Two trams collided in Melbourne's CBD.

Goya Dmytryshchak Two trams collided in Melbourne's CBD on Saturday, temporarily disrupting public transport services.

Labor promises new high school for Richmond

AFR, GENERIC, SCHOOL;

Jewel Topsfield A Victorian Labor government would commit $10 million to build a new high school in Richmond.

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Signal fault knocks out trains on key lines

Liam Mannix and Caroline Zielinski A signal fault at North Melbourne caused havoc across the city’s rail network early this morning.

Father and son admit stealing confiscated Customs items they were contracted to destroy

Melbourne Magistrates Court.

Steve Butcher A father and son contracted to destroy smuggled or prohibited goods seized by Australian customs — including expensive alcohol and Cuban cigars, weapons, pornography and shark jaws...

Two mates lose two luxury cars to police

Ferrari.

Tammy Mills When police impounded a $500,000 Ferrari in Melbourne, just who did the driver call to give him a lift home?

Union boss threatened to rip-off Grollo family member's head, royal commission hears

Daniel Grollo and John Setka.

Nick Toscano Union boss John Setka allegedly threatened to bury a concreter's head "next to Ned Kelly's" unless the man was kicked off the old Pentridge prison work site, a royal commission has heard.

Union boss John Setka threatened to rip off concreter's head, royal commission told

Nick Toscano Union boss John Setka allegedly threatened to bury a concreter's head "next to Ned Kelly's" unless the man was kicked off the old Pentridge prison work site, a royal commission has heard.

Tram system jammed as old carriages fall apart

Toorak tram.

Adam Carey Melbourne needs 110 more new bumper-sized trams by 2020 to avoid chronic overcrowding as the city population soars and to compensate for the need to retire almost 150 of the system's oldest trams,...