Adam Cooper Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel claimed he contributed $50,000 to have police informer Terence Hodson murdered, an inquest has heard.
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.
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.
Alana Schetzer A man has been charged with murder after another man was allegedly stabbed and fell onto the roof of a Kew guesthouse.
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.
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.
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...
Alana Schetzer A large grass fire that burnt near a hospital in Melbourne’s east is being treated as suspicious.
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.
Thomas O'Byrne An early morning hunt for a stolen vehicle ended with a dramatic crash at a cemetery in Melbourne's east.
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.
Adam Cooper Contract killer Rodney Collins✓ claimed he was approached by then detective Paul Dale✓ and asked if he would murder a police informer, an inquest has heard.
Adam Cooper Former detective Paul Dale told a police informer who was later murdered he would be shot if he ever betrayed the policeman, an inquest has been told.
Clay Lucas A community boating association says a new $2.5 million city boathouse on the Yarra – for use by one of Melbourne's elite private schools – has come at the cost of it having somewhere to...
Steve Butcher and Adam Cooper Murdered Crown witness Terence Hodson and his wife Christine would be "alive today" if he had followed police advice not to use the back room of their Kew house where they were shot, a former senior...
Adam Cooper The ex-wife of slain underworld boss Carl Williams has launched a passionate defence of her former husband and denied saying she felt sorry for a former detective accused of murder.
Steve Butcher and Adam Cooper A former detective and a double murderer have been excused from giving evidence at the inquest into the ‘‘cold-blooded’’ execution murders of police informer Terence Hodson...
Adam Carey Melbourne’s trams had their best on-time performance in almost 10 years last month, as a $12 million scheme to improve six suburban tram depots produced quick dividends.
Adam Cooper Underworld boss Carl Williams was offered inducements of an "extraordinary ilk" to make a statement implicating former detective Paul Dale and a convicted killer in the murders of a police informer...
Adam Cooper An inquest into the murders of police informer Terence Hodson and his wife will examine whether police did enough to protect the couple.