Jane Holroyd A toddler has been rescued by firefighters after managing to get stuck beneath an elevator between the floors of a building in Melbourne’s south-east late yesterday.
Mark Russell The strain on two female lawyers trying to juggle work and family has been revealed by the state's highest court when rejecting an appeal by a former partner at Maurice Blackburn Cashman that she had...
Clay Lucas and Caroline Zielinksi Keilor Cemetery had to cancel an exhumation last week because of a strike over pay.
Nino Bucci A man whose body was found in Carrum Downs on Wednesday died after a fight with friends, police allege.
Marc Pallisco The first of two skyscrapers has been unveiled for the Southbank site, which in 2004 late Crazy John founder John Ilhan wanted to replace with a radical high-rise in the shape of a mobile phone.
Marika Dobbin Just before Christmas, in a tradition usually reserved for universities, children as young as three years old ''graduated'' from several Melbourne creches and kindergartens wearing formal gowns and...
Mark Russell The 83-year-old racing legend is fighting to have his son repay $2.9 million in alleged loans.
Mark Russell When tyre king Bob Jane was in the middle of a very public and messy divorce with his third wife, Laree, he turned to his son, Rodney, for help and support, a court heard today.
Kate Hagan Clinics providing healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers will receive a funding boost because new arrivals in Victoria have tripled over the past two years.
Steve Butcher Two men who possessed 1.7 kilograms of pure cocaine "marinated" in towels and clothing have each been jailed for a maximum of more than five years.
Stephen Cauchi Police have identified the woman involved in the latest racist train rant in Melbourne that was filmed on a smartphone and broadcast on television.
Adrian Lowe A woman was severely injured after being shoved to the ground from behind at a park in Melbourne's south-east, police say.
Mark Russell A man sentenced to death after using a "meat chopper" to murder his wife in 1984 in Western Australia has been jailed for 14 years for attacking and stabbing his new partner and her nine-year-old...
Julia Medew Nurses threatening to take industrial action at Victoria's largest health service.
Stephen Cauchi A woman and two horses are dead after a semi-trailer collided with two vehicles at Dixons Creek, near Healesville, last night.
Steve Butcher A man with a "disturbing and frightening" propensity for violent offending after relationship breakdowns has been jailed for a maximum of more than seven years for committing another series of...
Benjamin Preiss and Craig Butt Dandenong North Primary School principal Kevin Mackay believes his school is proof that disadvantaged students produce great results when given the right support.
Adam Carey An assessment of the economic credentials of the east-west road link was given to the Napthine government just two weeks ago, throwing doubt on its chances of being properly assessed by...
Jared Lynch A P-plater has had his car impounded after being caught driving close to double the speed limit.
Josh Gordon and Adam Carey The Gillard government is expected to announce funding for Melbourne's $9 billion metro rail tunnel, placing it at odds with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, who has said he will back the east-west...