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Glenroy bike lane abandoned after motorists rip out bollards

Adam Carey A northern suburbs council that built a novel separated bike lane on a residential street has been forced back to the drawing board after furious motorists twice ripped out bollards that had reduced...

Boy, 3, suffers serious head injuries in Glenroy

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Stephen Cauchi A three-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening head injuries in Melbourne's north, police said.

Glenroy man Brok Hughes charged with murdering three-year-old boy

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Jane Lee A man charged with the murder of a three-year-old boy was the boyfriend of the child's mother, police say.

House in Gowrie Street, Glenroy, sprayed with bullets in targeted drive-by shooting

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Nick Toscano Two children have escaped injury after a Melbourne home was peppered with bullets in a early morning drive-by shooting.

Police track runaway sex predator to Glenroy house

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Deborah Gough, Rachel Wells and Jared Lynch Firefighters were called to attend the seige at Glenroy after Antonia Loguancio threatened to burn-down the Glenroy property he has contained himself in.

Man dead after Glenroy siege

Antonio Loguancio.

Benjamin Millar The homicide squad will investigate the death of Antonio ''Mad Dog'' Loguancio after Sunday's fatal end to a Glenroy siege.

Killer refuses to reveal burial site of Glenroy teenager

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Adam Cooper Leslie Camilleri says he killed Prue Bird, but will not say where her remains lie.

Drive-by shooting baffles apparent victim as police search for separate gunman

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Tammy Mills The victim of a drive-by shooting in Melbourne's north-west on Wednesday is hoping the bullet hole in his car was a case of mistaken identity.

Two dead and five injured in Calder Freeway crash in Macedon

The scene of a tragic accident which claimed two lives on the Calder Freeway in Macedon on Friday night.

Goya Dmytryshchak A teenager has become the second person to die after a vehicle carrying seven men lost control and rolled in Macedon on Friday night.

Is Melbourne really the world's friendliest city?

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Chris Johnston Their 'home' is stark and unfriendly. It smells like a urinal with only a tarp for cover. Sharky and Bianca had a pet dog for a companion, Boof, but they sold him on Thursday.

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Schools crowdfund to make ends meet

Thornbury High School Koori Engagement

Jewel Topsfield When funding for Thornbury High’s Koori mentorship program was axed the school was faced with two options: lose the tutors and project officer who got indigenous students’ “butts to...

Fake lotto ticket used in $10,000 scam in Melbourne's north

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Patrick Hatch Two con artists approached a man on a northern-suburbs street and used a fake lotto ticket to scam him out more than $10,000, police believe.  

Taxi driver gets nine months' jail for indecent assault on sleeping passenger

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Steve Butcher A taxi driver who indecently assaulted an unconscious passenger during a trip in "sinister" circumstances has been jailed for nine months.

Deadly St Albans rail crossing to be removed

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Caroline Zielinski Melbourne's deadliest level crossing, which locals say is responsible for the deaths of 16 people, will be removed under a new project announced by the state government.

Drunk driver caught speeding along wrong side of Sydney Road

Caroline Zielinski A woman nabbed speeding down the wrong side of the road has blown four times the legal alcohol limit in Melbourne’s inner-north.

Tradie performs CPR on dying man, then drives ambulance to hospital

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Caroline Zielinski A quick-thinking Melbourne tradesman has become a hero after he helped save a man's life by performing CPR before being asked by paramedics to drive the ambulance to hosptial while they worked...

Meltdown as heatwave cripples state's power supply

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Alana Schetzer Up to 100,000 Victorians could be without power during this week's heatwave as demand cripples the state's electricity grid.

Fatal stabbing at Melbourne mosque

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Nick Toscano Police charge a 22-year-old Broadmeadows man with stabbing death of an elderly man at a Melbourne mosque.

Coming to grips with tightly held streets

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Christina Zhou Tucked away in quiet corners of Melbourne are the streets few want to leave, with homes that come on the market once every few years, if that.

Music in the key of life celebrates growing old

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John Elder When Michael Leighton Jones was commissioned to write a piece of music in celebration of ageing, using the text for the Anglican Holy Communion Service, he wondered if there was much to celebrate.