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Woman attacked on Craigieburn-bound train

Beau Donelly Police are appealing for witnesses to an indecent assault that took place on an inner-city train last month.

'Big and scary' flames threaten new Craigieburn houses

Residents of the Craigieburn area inspect a fire which has threatened their suburb, Donnybrook and Wallan.  The Age. Photo: Angela Wylie. February 9 2014.

Darren Gray Flames from the Mickleham fire came within five metres of brand-new homes at Craigieburn as Melbourne’s northern edge was again threatened by a fast-moving and dangerous fire.

Army called in to help in police bikie raid at Craigieburn

Hells Angels

Deborah Gough Police and the Australian Army raided a truck depot linked to the Hell’s Angels office bearer Peter ‘‘Skitzo’’ Hewat on Saturday morning.

Craigieburn man dies after stabbing

Andy Park A man in his 50s died after being stabbed in a house in Melbourne's north tonight.

Mum's the word: car impounded after novice driver caught at twice the speed limit

Speed camera

Patrick Hatch An 18-year-old caught driving his mum's car at twice the speed limit in Melbourne’s north had been granted his licence just nine days ago, police say.

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.

Man caught drink-driving twice in two hours

Police tape.

Caroline Zielinski A man has been caught driving while drunk twice in two hours in Melbourne's west.

Storm creates commuter crisis for Melbourne's afternoon peak-hour

A tree across tracks that caused a train line to be suspended.

Jessica Wright and Anna Whitelaw Melbourne is in the midst of a commuter crisis with major roads, train and tram lines and routes out of the city closed due to high winds, traffic accidents, flooding and strewn debris.

Woman passenger abandoned in crash after police pursuit

Victoria Police

Deborah Gough Police have described as ''abominable'' a male driver alleged to have left his young female companion dying after crashing the car following a police pursuit.

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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Rats likely cause of fire that sparked train delays across Melbourne

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Clay Lucas Rats chewing through heavy-duty cabling covers and exposing high-voltage wires are the most likely cause of a fire sparked near Richmond railway station.

How the Melbourne Rail Link will change your train journey

Train infrastructure map.

Carmelene Greco Sunbury/Cranbourne/Pakenham

Gusty winds, thunderstorms for Victoria overnight

Alana Schetzer Thunderstorms are moving through parts of Victoria with gusty winds bringing down tree branches in greater Melbourne.

Councils face big legal fees over banned dog laws

Dangerous dog

Lucinda Schmidt Councils are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars defending court cases brought by dog owners challenging Victoria's controversial restricted breeds laws.

Melbourne Express: April 22, 2014

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Melbourne Express: May 9, 2014

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Fears over demolition of Newmarket railway station

Newmarket Station

Carolyn Webb Metro Trains plans to partially demolish one of Melbourne's classic inner-suburban red brick railway stations.

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

Housing

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...

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

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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.

Victorian bushfires: February 9, 2014

Water bomber in action at the Warrandyte fire today. Photo by James Boddington. Fairfax Media. NEWS. Sunday Febuary 9 2014

Adrian Lowe Good afternoon. This is The Age's live coverage of Victoria's bushfire emergency on February 9, 2014.