Thomas O'Byrne A man has died after he lost control of his car and crashed into a pole in Melbourne's west.
Deborah Gough Five people are in hospital after a explosive fire in Laverton North blew a hole through the roof of a refrigeration container at a One Steel factory on Friday night.Deborah Gough
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Adrian Lowe After heavy overnight showers, Melbourne has woken to flash flooding, causing trouble on the road and rail systems.
Adrian Lowe Residents across Melbourne are cleaning up after wild winds of more than 100km/h hit the city overnight, uprooting trees and power lines and leaving rubbish and debris strewn across roads and paths.
Caroline Zielinski A father and son have been charged with importing more than 200 kilograms of the drug ice in a trailer truck's tyres.
Jared Lynch A P-plater has had his car impounded after being caught driving close to double the speed limit.
Nino Bucci A man with links to outlaw bikie gangs was arrested when police allegedly uncovered an illicit drug lab in a house with two children.
Adrian Lowe A young woman has died after her car collided with a garbage truck in Melbourne's west.
Adam Carey and Caroline Zielinski Peak-hour commuters hit by combination of long delays, over-crowded trains and substitute bus services as Metro attempts to complete its already delayed rail works.
Adrian Lowe Train commuters face yet another day of delays and cancellations as rail works continue to play havoc across the network.
Deborah Gough Widespread train delays that hit the Melbourne morning commuter peak on Monday are now cleared and services are running as normal, Metro Trains has said.
Adrian Lowe Commuters in Melbourne's west and south-west endured major headaches and delays city-bound on Friday morning, with an equipment fault causing chaos for the rail network.
Adam Carey, Craig Butt Two rail lines diverge in Altona North; some take the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.
Benjamin Millar and Stephen Cauchi It’s official – Melbourne experienced its warmest-ever July day - but the summery burst was shortlived with storms hitting the city.
Jared Lynch An elderly woman has been killed after she was hit by a truck in Melbourne's south-east.
Caroline Zielinski When they woke up on Monday, Laverton residents did not expect to see an ironing board hanging from a tree, a couch balanced precariously on the roof and a mountain of debris covering the front lawn...
Adrian Lowe One of Australia's largest chicken producers has failed in a bid to have charges against it dismissed over the decapitation of a worker at a Laverton processing plant three years ago.
Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.
Deborah Gough The best mate of a man holed up in a Melbourne house says the convicted rapist is not a monster and he's worried his friend will harm himself before he surrenders.