Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.
Beau Donelly A toddler is dead after a fire broke out in a block of units in Melbourne's south east.
Alana Schetzer and Caroline Zielinski The man at the centre of a triple fatality in Oakleigh has been discharged from hospital.
Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner A bitter war between bikie gangs may have spilled from New South Wales into Victoria.
Adrian Lowe Commuters on two train lines in Melbourne's south-east face long delays after an equipment fault at one of the city's busiest train stations.
Thomas O'Byrne Police have arrested five men in relation to a string of armed robberies, aggravated burglaries and extortion carried out in Melbourne's east.
Deborah Gough A man is in a serious condition after being stabbed repeatedly with a broken bottle in Dandenong on Friday night.
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.
Josh Gordon and Jason Dowling Long-demanded rail link to Melbourne airport will be included in an expanded Metro rail tunnel plan.
Deborah Gough and Nick Toscano Members of a farming community are "devastated" at the news that their work colleagues - a mum and dad - have been killed in the truck crash at Catani.
A dairy farmer who employed an orphaned boy's parents says it is his duty to help him.
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Kate Hagan Violent patients armed with knives, chairs and syringes have threatened or attacked doctors and nurses more than 100 times in Melbourne hospitals over a 12-month period.
Adam Cooper Loud cheers greeted a magistrate's decision to refuse bail to the man charged over the road crash in Oakleigh at the weekend that claimed the lives of three people.
Stephen Cauchi, Caroline Zielinski and Alana Schetzer The long-awaited cool change has arrived in Melbourne ending a record-breaking heatwave in Victoria.
Caroline Zielinski He thought he was being cool. Police, however, did not.
Caroline Zielinski Traffic heading south on the Peninsula Link stalled after a driver towing a caravan veered off road, jack-knifed, and was left teetering on the embankment in Melbourne's south.
Goya Dmytryshchak Two men are in hospital after a shooting in a shopping centre car park in Melbourne's south-east.
Benjamin Millar An Air New Zealand A320 made an emergency landing at Melbourne Airport about 8pm Thursday night after reports of engine trouble.
Caroline Zielinski Police have charged a 29-year-old Richmond man following a horrific triple fatality in Oakleigh on Sunday night.