Clay Lucas and Richard Willingham Health Services Union general manager Kimberley Kitching has emerged as a frontrunner to replace former prime minister Julia Gillard in her safe western suburbs seat of Lalor.
Royce Millar Joanne Ryan firms as favourite amid preselection wrangling that threatens to tarnish comeback.
Paul Millar Police are investigating a shooting in Lalor earlier this morning in which two men were wounded.
Adam Cooper A rapist who assaulted six women and three girls while riding his motorcycle through Melbourne's northern suburbs has been jailed for a minimum seven years.
Caroline Zielinski Four people have been arrested in relation to the armed robbery of a gaming venue in Melbourne's CBD in February.
Steve Butcher A married father of three faces deportation from Australia - for a third time - after his 10-year "charade" of false identities, fake documents and lies that exploited the immigration and passport...
Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner Two brothers allegedly involved in a daylight brawl at a shopping centre have handed themselves in to police.
Deborah Gough A 59-year-old learner permit driver allegedly crashed while driving at three times the legal blood alcohol limit on Friday night, police say.
Jessica Wright Three people are in hospital after an elderly male driver reversed a white sedan into the outdoor seating area of a busy bakery in Lalor on Wednesday afternoon.
Steve Butcher The murder of a male gigolo and self-confessed "vampire" while on trial for the rape and mutilation of a woman was brazen and conducted with "frightening brutality," a Melbourne court has heard.
Steve Butcher A triple murderer turned prosecution witness implicated two former police in killing of rapist.
Steve Butcher A brief of evidence against a former and a then-serving Victorian police officer implicated in the murder of a self-confessed vampire and male prostitute was sent to the Office of Public Prosecutions...
Steve Butcher There is insufficient evidence to charge two former Victorian policemen implicated in the murder of self-confessed 'vampire' Shane Chartres-Abbott, the case's chief investigator has told a Melbourne...
Steve Butcher Two men charged with the murder of self confessed “vampire” and male prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott have pleaded not guilty.
Steve Butcher Jury to evaluate the evidence of a notorious Victorian career criminal in murder case.
Three people charged over the shooting of a woman in Melbourne's inner north-west this month may face more severe charges after the victim died in hospital.
Mark Russell Kirsten Smith stood up in court today and burst into tears after pleading guilty to trying to help cover up the shooting of Kara Doyle at a house in Avondale Heights.
Deborah Gough Authorities are investigating an alleged assault on a volunteer goal umpire at a country football game at the weekend.
Mark Russell Victim tells court of 'savage attack' in which she was 'violated, poked and probed' by man armed with a broken pair of scissors.
Josh Gordon and Henrietta Cook Labor Party voting to select a candidate for the plum Melbourne seat of Hotham has descended into chaos, with officials responsible for conducting the ballot accused of abuse, intimidation and...