Peter Collins A light aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Hamilton airport on Monday night, killing a 20-year-old trainee pilot from New South Wales.
Caroline Zielinski The body of a three-year-old boy has been found in a large dam at a rural property in Victoria's south-west.
Jessica Wright, Darren Gray and Caroline Zielinski Bushfires will continue to rage across Victoria on Monday, despite milder overnight conditions temporarily easing the danger.
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Jessica Wright and Angela Cuming New Zealand police hold grave fears for the safety of a well-known Melbourne tennis coach who has gone missing in a town in New Zealand.
Jessica Wright, Matt Bowen and Jenna Lynch The parents of missing Melbourne tennis coach Paul Arber believe their son is alive but in "an irrational and psychotic state".
Gina McColl What if they held a war and nobody came? Eight months after the Napthine government released guidelines to encourage private tourism investment in Victorian national parks - provoking fierce protests...
Caroline Zielinski A hot air balloon carrying 10 people has made an emergency landing in a car park of a unit building in inner Melbourne.
Nino Bucci, Rania Spooner and Alana Schetzer The threat of fire for several Victorian communities has eased but fire authorities have warned residents to remain on alert.
Laura Banks Friends will turn foes in the battle of north versus south of the Yarra River heats up.
Kylie Northover Thylacine wins best performance at the 31st annual Melbourne Fringe Festival awards.
Thomas O'Byrne Fire has destroyed part of the award-winning Royal Mail Hotel complex in Victoria's west.
Caroline Zielinski A man who suffered a serious head injury in an assault last month is still receiving treatment.
Farrah Tomazin TOM NAPTHINE Son I'm 23 now and dad has been in politics for 25 years, which has been really interesting.
Nino Bucci, Jared Lynch Woman found murdered in the van she had lived in with her boyfriend.
Deborah Gough A 67-year-old Western District man has a possible broken nose and facial bruising after he was tied up, beaten and robbed by home intruders.
Goya Dmytryshchak A P-plate driver had his car impounded after being it was clocked travelling at almost double the speed limit at Hamilton in Victoria's west.
Jared Lynch A "gravely ill" woman who needed daily home care has allegedly defrauded about $3.5 million from businesses across the state.
Henrietta Cook Every night, at exactly five minutes past seven, Denis Napthine's phone rings.