Coburg

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.

Sydney Road chicken shop on fire in Coburg

MFB logo Tuesday 9 December 2003 Picture by Craig Abraham The Age cma fire rescue SPECIAL TRUCK

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 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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

Strange journey from soldiers to baristas

Webb's World.

Carolyn Webb In Melbourne’s ultra-competitive coffee market, it helps to have a point of difference. Wild Timor Coffeehouse in Coburg not only sells coffee grown only in East Timor but it is owned and run...

Gatto Nero restaurant shut down by health inspectors

More trouble for Dane Swan? (Thumbnail)

Cameron Houston The Coburg pizza restaurant that hosted a $200-a-head dinner attended by Collingwood footballer Dane Swan and several underworld figures has been temporarily shut down by health inspectors from...

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,...

Ice 'odyssey' leads to arrest over firearm offences

Justice

Steve Butcher A man's six-year "odyssey" on the dangerous drug ice culminated in his arrest in possession of a "Dirty Harry" .44 calibre Smith & Wesson handgun.

Eddie McGuire defends Dane Swan over Mick Gatto dinner

Dane Swan.

Patrick Hatch Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has defended star player Dane Swan’s attendance at a $200-a-head dinner promoted by Mick Gatto and held at a restaurant owned by the underworld boss’...

Dane Swan dinner venue to be investigated by liquor board

Cameron Houston, Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker The Coburg restaurant that hosted a $200-a-head dinner promoted by Collingwood footballer Dane Swan does not have a licence to serve alcohol and will be investigated by inspectors from the Victorian...

Behind the walls of H-Division

Hardened criminals were either broken, or made bitter and more dangerous, in the cells and labour yards of H-Division at Pentridge Prison. No one ever knew what the outcome would be.

Drab train stations come to life in university design project

Melbourne train stations artists impressions

Adam Carey Some of Melbourne's most drab and dysfunctional suburban railway stations have been reimagined as vibrant public transport hubs serviced by London-style elevated train lines, in a new exhibition that...

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