Croydon

Police seize 360 kilograms of cannabis after raid in Croydon

Police

Jane Lee Police have seized about 360 kilograms worth of cannabis plants and seedlings in raids in the state's east.

Man dies in Croydon crash

Kristian Silva A man has died after his car crashed into a tree in Croydon on Saturday night.

Woman abducted, assaulted in Croydon

Victoria Police tape

Nino Bucci, Thomas O'Byrne A 33-year-old woman was left bloodied after she was kidnapped in broad daylight and subjected to multiple sexual assaults.

Judge signs off on Hepatitis C class action against anaesthetist James Latham Peters

Mark Russell A Supreme Court judge has signed off on the $13.75 million settlement for the women involved in a class action against drug-addicted anaesthetist James Latham Peters for infecting them with hepatitis...

Victorian school building upgrades fail to materialise

Benjamin Preiss A group of Victorian schools has watched in frustration as classrooms have deteriorated.

Jobless numbers for young pointing to crisis, Brotherhood of St Laurence warns

Emily Dixon

Steve Lillebuen A youth jobs crisis is threatening to expand across Melbourne after the biggest rise in the unemployment rate - in the eastern suburbs instead of the struggling west.

Hep C class action hinges on one victim accepting deal

James Latham Peters.

Mark Russell One of 50 women suing drug-addicted anaesthetist James Latham Peters for infecting them with hepatitis C is blocking settlement of the case, a court has heard.

Hep C victim defends decision to block settlement

Mark Russell One of 50 women suing drug-addicted anaesthetist James Latham Peters for infecting them with hepatitis C has defended her decision to block settlement of the case, forcing it to go to trial.

Stolen card used on petrol and internet spree

A man police wish to speak to over a spending spree in Melbourne's east with a stolen card

Deborah Gough Police are investigating a series of deceptions where a stolen bank card has been used to make purchases at several locations in the eastern suburbs over a two day period.

Hep C victims agree to $13.75m settlement

The class action against James Latham Peters is a step closer to settlement.

Mark Russell The women involved in a class action against drug-addicted anaesthetist James Latham Peters for infecting them with hepatitis C have agreed in principle to settle the case for $13.75 million.

Earthquake hits Melbourne's east

Magnitude 5.3 quake shakes Victoria (Thumbnail)

Chris Hingston An earthquake has hit Melbourne's outer east, rattling building and frightening residents.

Police seek witnesses to shootings

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Goya Dmytryshchak Police are seeking witnesses to two separate shootings in Melbourne overnight.

Wild night as wind causes chaos across Melbourne

Melbourne has been lashed by wild winds.

Adrian Lowe Residents across Melbourne are cleaning up after wild winds of more than 100km/h hit the city overnight, uprooting trees and power lines and leaving rubbish and debris strewn across roads and paths.

Ambulance Victoria fears over children locked in hot cars

Ambulance.

Lara O'Toole More than 1100 children were locked in cars in the past 12 months, with Ambulance Victoria revealing most of them were newborns and toddlers.

Two charged over international student assault

Victoria Police

Jane Holroyd Two people have been charged over the bashing of an international student in South Yarra last month during which the victim suffered a broken jaw and cheekbone.

Service station worker stabbed - for nothing

Police

Adrian Lowe A service station attendant was stabbed early this morning when the Bayswater North service station he was working in was held up.

Two arrested after police fire at charging car

Nino Bucci Police shot at man as he charged at them in a four-wheel drive in Croydon yesterday.

Assault and robbery: the dark side of the city

Operation North Bank

Dan Oakes Curious families and drunken punters stare at the lanky young man as he sits handcuffed on a bench outside Crown Casino.

Bodybuilder's blackmail ruse exposed

Shawn Rye.

Mark Russell Champion pretended to be a woman, convinced victims to masturbate on camera, then threatened to expose them.

Bodybuilder jailed over sex ruse

Mark Russell A champion bodybuilder who blackmailed men over the internet when posing as a "young and sexually available woman" was today jailed for at least 15 months.