Glenroy

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

Mad Dog Antonio Loguancio.

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.

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...

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.

Jamie Pettingill threatened to 'cut boy's face off' for mobile phone

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Adam Cooper A son of one of the men acquitted of the Walsh Street police shootings has admitted to telling a boy he would have his face cut off unless he gave up a mobile phone.

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.

Police don't believe Leslie Camilleri on Prue Bird grave

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Mark Russell A judge has suggested a Frankston tip may have to be excavated to try to find the body of murdered 13-year-old Prue Bird.

Bikies charged over blackmail, extortion claims

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Rania Spooner and Adam Cooperr Members of the Comanchero charged, along with a creditor who allegedly engaged the services of the bikies, over illegal debt collection allegations.

Police hunt man after shooting at Arthurs Seat

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Caroline Zielinski Police are hunting a man who was involved in a shooting in Victoria's south-east and is potentially armed and dangerous.

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.

Prue Bird killing confession at odds with police, court hears

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Mark Russell Leslie Camilleri has admitted killing 13-year-old schoolgirl Prue Bird but his version of events is at odds with the police case, a court heard today.

Man knocked unconscious and robbed

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Kirstie Fitzgerald A man was punched in the head, left unconscious and robbed in a South Melbourne adult entertainment venue last week.