Patrick Hatch A man died when he was hit by a truck as he walked along a freeway in Melbourne’s north-west early on Thursday morning.
Adam Cooper Christopher Binse has spent 28 of the past 32 years in some form of custody, and now faces a minimum 14 more years in jail over a notorious 44-hour siege with police, and a string of other offences.
Adam Cooper Christopher Binse, who held police at bay for 44 hours in a siege, also stalked a man he suspected had shot former Bandidos enforcer Toby Mitchell, it can now be revealed.
John Silvester John Silvester profiles gunman Christopher Dean 'Badness' Binse, a cocky career crook who believes in God as much as his own criminal abilities, which makes him very dangerous indeed.
Simon Johanson Dozens more schools, police stations and a hospital will be offloaded by the Napthine government as it builds a cash war-chest for infrastructure spending ahead of this year’s November election.
Beau Donelly, Bevan Shields and Esther Han A meteor has apparently lit up Australian skies on Thursday night, with reports of a bright red flame flooding in from across the country.
Beau Donelly Police are appealing for public assistance to help find a Melbourne teenager missing for almost two weeks.
Caroline Zielinski A young driver led police on a dramatic high-speed police chase spanning three suburbs on Saturday night.
Steve Butcher A masked man who randomly abducted two terrified women at knifepoint in a Melbourne car wash warned them that "if there is any funny business you know what happened to Jill Meagher".
Mark Hawthorne Police have arrested two men over firearms offences as part of a crime operation in the Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs.
The families of a NSW couple fatally run down in Melbourne say they will never forgive the driver.
Adam Cooper An ice addict who abducted at knifepoint two women in a car and threatened them with ‘‘what happened to Jill Meagher’’ has been jailed for at least three years.
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Matthew Dixon A man who aimed a sawn-off rifle in a sex shop worker's face and demanded the victim open the cash register during a brazen armed robbery attempt in Ballarat has escaped jail, despite admitting to...
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Adam Cooper Christopher Binse - the man who held police at bay for 44 hours in a siege - stalked a man he suspected had shot former Bandidos enforcer
Mark Russell A woman has admitted speeding through a red light in Carlton and running over and killing a couple visiting from NSW to watch the Sydney Swans play Richmond at the MCG.
Alana Schetzer The Napthine government's plan to sell off hundreds of aged-care beds is likely to include those dedicated to young people with acquired brain injuries, raising fears they will not receive high-end...
Adrian Lowe Good afternoon. This is The Age's live coverage of Victoria's bushfire emergency on February 9, 2014.
Konrad Marshall Even when living in bushfire country on the urban fringe, people are rarely prepared for the inevitable day when the flames lick at their door.