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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

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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.

Jump in sales by government land agency

Clay Lucas Sales of publicly held land by the Napthine government's urban land agency have tripled in the past year in a bid to get the troubled authority out of the red after record losses.

Hells Angels boss Peter 'Skitzo' Hewat arrested, allegedly in possession of erectile dysfunction pills

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Aisha Dow Anti-bikie police say they found a baseball bat and four tablets of Sildenafil under the car seat of the motorcycle gang's serjeant-at-arms' as he was arrested on 49 charges.

Hells Angel Peter 'Skitzo' Hewat to admit charges

Steve Butcher Hells Angels enforcer Peter "Skitzo" Hewat will plead guilty to multiple charges - including 20 of driving while suspended - after his arrest this week by the anti-bikie gang police.

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,...

Black day for black flag after teenage terror suspect's bloody end

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Tony Wright Endeavour Hills began its life as a suburb 31 kilometres south-east of Melbourne's CBD in 1974 when a small housing estate was established, its boosters advertising it as "a better place to live" - a...

Ned Kelly's boyhood home sold

Ned Kelly's childhood home in Beveridge.

A rural property where infamous Australian bushranger Ned Kelly lived as a boy has sold at auction to private buyers.

Overcrowding soars on Melbourne's busiest train, tram routes

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Adam Carey The level of overcrowding on Melbourne's trains has jumped significantly this year, new data shows, with almost one in two peak-hour commuters on the city's worst affected lines forced to squeeze...

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Measles concern as Melbourne baby diagnosed with the disease

Julia Medew A new case of measles in a Greenvale baby has sparked concern that more Victorians may be infected with the serious disease and spreading it, particularly in Melbourne's north western suburbs.  

Bomb-makers joked about hitting cyclist, court hears

Two men accused of making pipe bombs and threatening cyclist.

Adam Cooper Two friends who cast a destructive path across Melbourne's northern outskirts with home-made bombs also joked about running down a cyclist while in their car, a court has heard.

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

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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.

Woman passenger abandoned in crash after police pursuit

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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.

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.

Man caught drink-driving twice in two hours

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

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

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