Glen Waverley

Police pursue robber who targeted same Glen Waverley service station

Caroline Zielinski A man robbed the same service station in Melbourne's south-east twice in 44 hours while armed with a meat cleaver, police say.

Police pelted with bottles at out-of-control party in Ranfurlie Avenue, Glen Waverley that was advertised on Facebook

Scene of wild party at Glen Waverley on Friday night.

Caroline Zielinski Smashed windows, broken fences, damaged cars and two arrests are just some of the remnants of a house party gone wild on Friday night in Melbourne’s south-east.

Police hunt group after wild party in Ranfurlie Avenue, Glen Waverley

Victoria Police

Caroline Zielinski Police are looking for a group of teenagers who assaulted and robbed three boys after a wild party last Friday in Melbourne's east which left smashed windows, broken fences and damaged cars in its...

Melbourne's Chinese at home in Glen Waverley

New Mountain Chinese Language School in Mount Waverly. Photo by Craig Sillitoe

Sunday Age photographer Craig Sillitoe visited Glen Waverly where 22.4% of the suburb's population is Chinese.

Private schools in race to impress with best facilities

Dr Michael Davies

Konrad Marshall and Matthew Knott The state's top private schools are locked in a facilities 'arms race', spending up to $20 million a year on upgrades to sports, arts and educational buildings.

Buses replace trains on Glen Waverley line

Mex Cooper Rail commuters on the Glen Waverley line face a long trip home with buses replacing trains.

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.

Gusty winds, thunderstorms for Victoria overnight

Alana Schetzer Thunderstorms are moving through parts of Victoria with gusty winds bringing down tree branches in greater Melbourne.

City Loop trains briefly stopped after trespasser in tunnel

POLICE LIGHTS

Aisha Dow Trains were briefly stopped from running through Melbourne's City Loop because of a trespasser on the tracks on Monday afternoon.

High-tech delivery of school results no cure for teen nerves

Katie Blunt

Konrad Marshall Exams finished one month ago, but those jangling teenage nerves will return on Monday.

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.

Winter Olympics pair, close friends off the ice, vie for sole speed-skating spot

Andy Jung and Pierre Boda

Carolyn Webb They're good friends, but Pierre Boda and Andy Jung are preparing to race each other for a place in the Winter Olympics.

Shoe fits in 'frenzied killing' case

Justice

Mark Russell A Supreme Court jury has today found a man guilty of murdering his brother-in-law in a case where the key piece of evidence was a pair of size 7 Prada men's shoes.

Brother-in-law's brain cut out amid $250K debt

Prada.

Mark Russell It was one of the most gruesome murder scenes police had ever come across.

MCG car park closure likely to create Friday night squeeze

ChristopherTalbot Football fans are being urged to leave their cars at home with recent heavy rains forcing the closure of the MCG car park this weekend.

Getting on board: Frankston passengers first to take a rainbow ride

Adam Carey The pot of gold the Napthine government is splashing on the Frankston railway line will soon lead to rainbows.

Commuters stung by lack of space

Narre Warren station car park

Adam Carey Commuters who park at their local railway stations are being fined in their thousands.

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Slash-and-grab gang may have struck again

Gang suspect.

Nino Bucci An organised crime gang that has stolen almost $1 million from victims in Melbourne and Sydney may have struck again, months after Interpol arrested the group's alleged king-pins in Singapore.

Husband admits strangling, burying wife

Mandy Ahmadi

Mark Russell A father of two who claimed a receipt for a packet of Cheezels proved he was innocent of murdering his wife and burying her in the backyard has today pleaded guilty to killing her.

Asian scammers pray on more victims

Police diver.

Stephen Cauchi and Catherine Chisholm A notorious group of Asian women who have scammed more than $1 million from their victims by praying about evil spirits may have struck again.