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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.

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.

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.

Brunswick apartment plan puts focus on Napthine government's inconsistent planning zones

Laura Street, Brunswick

Clay Lucas A plan to bulldoze two houses for a small apartment development in Brunswick has put the focus on new planning rules Planning Minister Matthew Guy rejected for the area but approved for some of...

Grade-splitting harming children's learning, teachers say

Grade-splitting is bad for children's learning, say teachers.

Jewel Topsfield Primary school students are increasingly being farmed out to other classes when their teacher is away in a cost-saving move that teachers say is harming children's learning.

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Knife-wielding robber gets five years, four months for attacks on former workplaces

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Tammy Mills A former bottle-shop manager used a knife to hold up and steal from the very supermarkets he had worked at.

Former Olympic skier critical after mountainside fall

Alistair Guss.

Goya Dmytryshchak A former Olympic skier remains in a critical condition after falling down a mountainside at Mount Buller on Saturday.

Former Olympic skier in critical condition after fall at Mount Buller

Goya Dmytryshchak A former Olympic skier is in critical condition after a fall at Mount Buller on Saturday.

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

pole-dancing

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.

State Coroner urges Andrew Hodson to give evidence at parents' murder inquest

Andrew Hodson

Adam Cooper The son of murdered police informer Terence Hodson has been urged by the state coroner to complete giving evidence at his parents’ inquest to help get ‘‘to the bottom of what...

Andrew Hodson took gun from parents' home after murders, court told

Adam Cooper Investigators still believe former detective Paul Dale ordered the murder of police informer Terence Hodson.

Front-runners emerge for safe Liberal seat of Hawthorn

John Pesutto and John Roskam

Henrietta Cook, Josh Gordon MPs will be discouraged from nominating to take over Ted Baillieu's prized seat of Hawthorn, with the Premier's legal counsel and the director of a free-market think tank emerging as front-runners in...