Echuca

Court told of 'screaming match' before fatal Echuca stabbing

Story by: Mark Russell
Photo: Ken Irwin KEN 30th April 2014 The Age. News 
Melbourne Supreme Court laneway. Accused murderer Tracey Kerr

Adam Cooper A woman was overheard arguing with a man and threatening to tell his wife about their affair about a fortnight before she fatally stabbed him, a jury has been told.

Fatal Echuca stabbing followed years of abuse, court told

Mark Russell A woman who claimed she killed a man after he called her "the most beautiful black woman" he had ever seen before trying to rape her was the youngest of 13 children and had had six children to six...

Melbourne's 1948 VFL premiership flag recovered after eBay shock

Patrick Hatch A missing 1948 VFL premiership flag has been recovered after a joint investigation by Victorian and NSW police. 

Girl, 4, stable after fatal car crash in northern Victoria

Rania Spooner and Tammy Mills The condition of a four-year-old girl involved in a horror crash in northern Victoria on Thursday has improved.

Childhood rape haunted accused murderer Tracey Kerr, court hears

Mark Russell Tracey Kerr - a mother of six accused of murdering a man she claimed was trying to rape her - had happy childhood memories until she was sexually assaulted at the age of eight, a court has heard.

Mother-of-six found guilty of manslaughter for stabbing man she claimed tried to rape her

Mark Russell A mother of six children to six different fathers accused of killing a man she claimed was trying to rape her has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

Chief Commissioner Ken Lay to outline his vision for future of Victoria Police

Nino Bucci and Tammy Mills Chief Commissioner Ken Lay will on Tuesday morning release his vision for the future of Victoria Police for the next decade, which includes a radical overhaul for frontline officers and changes to...

Man presumed drowned after falling from Murray River houseboat

Denham Sadler A man is missing presumed drowned after falling from a houseboat on the Murray River at Moama, near Echuca.

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.

Kilmore truck crash adds more road headaches in bushfire area

Police station sign

Caroline Zielinski A truck has rolled and crashed in Kilmore overnight, adding to the chaos already facing the area after the spread of a massive bushfire.

Gaming and liquor rule inspectors scrapped, rural venues unchecked

Richard Willingham Pubs and clubs in country Victoria, including Bendigo and Ballarat, are going largely unchecked by liquor and gaming inspectors because of cuts to the state's alcohol and gaming authority.

Historic Murray River paddle steamer Avoca sinks

THE AVOCA SINKS ON THE MURRAY RIVER MILDURA ANZAC DAY FRIDAY 25TH APRIL 2014 PHOTO HARRY REKAS THE AVOCA RIVERBOAT SINKS ON THE BANKS OF THE MURRAY RIVER MILDURA ANZAC DAY FRIDAY 25TH APRIL 2014

Kaitlyn Opie Australia’s second oldest paddle steamer has sunk in Victoria’s north-west.

Historic Mildura paddleboat sinks two weeks after sale

The Avoca in the Murray.

Kaitlyn Opie The future of Mildura's historic paddleboat Avoca remains uncertain after it sank into the Murray River on Thursday night - two weeks after it was sold at auction.

Fire fears for Victoria as temperatures soar

Darren Gray Fire authorities have warned that northern Victoria is dry enough to suffer a major fire before Christmas and have likened the conditions this season to summers in the 1970s and '80s in which fatal...

50 train services to be cut as buckling heat looms

New tracks will separate metro and regional trains at the city's busiest junction.

Catherine Chisholm and Stephen Cauchi Commuters will face train cancellations and delays over the next few days to cope with the sizzling weather forecast to hit Melbourne.

Where to watch the Melbourne Cup

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 06: Brett Prebble riding Green Moon wins the Emirates Melbourne Cup during 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 6, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Jessica Wright If you can't make it to the track, there are many great options for enjoying racing's biggest day.

$300 rise tipped for energy bills

Energy bills 'will be $300 higher'

Rachel Wells Average Victorian household to pay $300 more for energy this financial year, says report.

Two charged over missing person murder

Nino Bucci Two men have been charged with murdering a man who went missing from his Camberwell home last year.

Search for teen

Police are searching for a teenager missing from a campsite near Echuca.

Adam Cooper Sixteen-year-old boy missing from River Track campsite near the Murray River in Echuca.

Police hunt body left in park bin for months

Adam Williams

Nino Bucci The body of a missing Camberwell man was stuffed in a wheelie bin hidden only metres away from a popular walking path for more than four months, police say.