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Former priest faces jail over Kew sex assault of boy 40 years ago

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Adam Cooper An 88-year-old former priest faces the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a boy more than 40 years ago.

George Calombaris' Kew Hellenic Republic restaurant investigated over food poisoning complaint

George Calombaris.

Tammy Mills and Cameron Houston A Kew restaurant co-owned by MasterChef judge George Calombaris is at the centre of a food poisoning outbreak that has left several patrons seriously ill after a Mother’s Day luncheon.

Man charged with murder after body found in Kew

The scene of a murder at a guest house in Kew.

Alana Schetzer A man has been charged with murder after another man was allegedly stabbed and fell onto the roof of a Kew guesthouse.

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Denis Napthine urges vote for Mary Wooldridge in Kew battle

Mary Wooldridge.

Josh Gordon Premier Denis Napthine has dramatically intervened to promote his favoured candidate in an increasingly hostile preselection battle for the plum Liberal seat of Kew.

Wooldridge loses Kew preselection in blow for Premier

Richard Willingham Victorian Premier Denis Napthine's election campaign has been dealt an embarrassing blow, with senior minister Mary Wooldridge losing preselection for the state seat of Kew.

Battle for Kew: Liberal infighting threatens to tear party apart

Mark Hawthorne In the world of Liberal Party politics, they were nicknamed the ''Bamboo House Generals'', a cabal of Peter Costello loyalists who would lunch with the federal Treasurer at the upmarket Chinatown...

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Kew fire treated as suspicious

Alana Schetzer A large grass fire that burnt near a hospital in Melbourne’s east is being treated as suspicious.

Kew Audi theft sparks luxury car hunt

Audi in fighting mood at Geneva car show (Thumbnail)

Adrian Lowe A keen-eyed street cleaner found a luxury sports car stolen early on Tuesday about 60 kilometres from home, 20 hours after it was stolen from its Kew garage.

Police chase ends in cemetery crash in Kew

Thomas O'Byrne An early morning hunt for a stolen vehicle ended with a dramatic crash at a cemetery in Melbourne's east.

Man's car impounded after speeding down Yarra Boulevard, Kew

Caroline Zielinski A young man's car has been impounded after he was clocked speeding 80km/h over the limit in Melbourne's east on Thursday night.

Thunderstorms soak Melbourne, bring flooding, damage and evacuations

Nick Toscano Spring thunderstorms caused flash flooding, property damage and the evacuation of major shopping precincts on Tuesday as heavy rain bucketed down on the city.

Pole dancing studio owner claims council delays cost her $200,000

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Amy Hall A pole dancing studio owner claims she has lost $200,000 after unjustified objections to her relocating her business from Kew to Hawthorn East were lodged with her local council.

Four to fight for preselection in Ted Baillieu's seat of Hawthorn

Former premier Ted Baillieu.

Richard Willingham The field for the race for preselection in the plum state Liberal seat of Hawthorn has been finalised with four people putting their hand up for the spot.

Drugged and speeding driver jailed for eight and half years

Mark Russell A heroin addict on parole travelling more than 80km/h an hour over the speed limit who rammed into a car driven by a pregnant woman and ran away has been jailed for eight years and six months.

Liberal stalwart John Elliott considers tilt in Hawthorn

John Elliott

Farrah Tomazin Former Carlton president John Elliott is considering running for preselection in Ted Baillieu’s blue ribbon seat of Hawthorn, with the 72-year-old boldy declaring he could help the Napthine...

East West Link will shave up to an hour off travel times, says Denis Napthine

Clay Lucas The Napthine government says its signature transport project, the East West Link, will shave almost an hour off travel times between the Eastern Freeway and CityLink.

Cycling link for Melbourne's north-east in doubt

Bike path on the East West link.

Adam Carey A $30 million bicycle link through Melbourne’s north-east that planning experts have urged the Napthine government to build as part of the East West Link is under a cloud after Planning...

Retired priest James Henry Scannell jailed for assaulting altar boy 40 years ago

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Adam Cooper An 88-year-old retired priest will spend at least one year in prison for sexually assaulting a boy in his care more than 40 years ago.

New book unveils the legacy of David Syme

Illustration: Phil May.

Elizabeth Morrison There's so much more to the man who made The Age a force to be reckoned with.

Star witness Terence Hodson dies in a shambles of an operation

Naked City John Silvester dinkus

John Silvester The Hodson coronial inquest is a little like watching a weekday matinee of The Mousetrap in London’s West End.