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.
Aisha Dow A mother has been charged with endangering life after she crashed her car while driving with her 7-year-old son on board.
Mark Russell Three men have been found not guilty of murdering self-proclaimed "vampire" gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott who was gunned down in cold blood in front of his pregnant girlfriend and her father.
Caroline Zielinski A woman has been killed as she was getting into a taxi in a hit-and-run in Melbourne's north.
Darren Gray Was the Morwell mine fire the result of a perfect storm of events, or was it the inevitable consequence of a perfect mess?
Benjamin Preiss Teachers set homework, ask if students have done it then don't bother to look at it, students tell parliamentary inquiry.
Mark Russell More than a decade after a self-proclaimed "vampire gigolo" was gunned down in cold blood, three men are standing trial accused of his murder, allegedly motivated by vengeance.
Jason Dowling Crown Casino could face a $1.5 million bill if it is found to have known - or should have known - that a former bank employee was ''unlikely to have gained access to the sorts of funds she expended...
Jane Lee A man has been charged with shooting a pedestrian in Melbourne's CBD.
Steve Butcher A man has been charged with attempted murder in relation to a shooting in Melbourne’s CBD last month.
Jason Dowling One of the state’s earliest and most complete examples of rural German architecture and of Victoria’s early multicultural settlement is on the market.
Mark Russell He gunned down a self-proclaimed "vampire" gigolo in cold blood in broad daylight in front of the sex worker's girlfriend and her father, but the killer says he now regrets what he did.
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.
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.
Andrea Petrie A youth who fatally stabbed a Victorian mother has been sentenced to 5½ years' jail for what has been described as a 'senseless' killing.