Mount Waverley

Four charged over Mount Waverley robberies

Larissa Nicholson Two men and two boys have been charged over a string of robberies in Mount Waverley earlier this year.

Birthday boy admits role in eastern suburbs robbery spree

Balancing deals with consumer rights: the ACCC is on Spreets' case.

Steve Butcher A teenager's robbery spree that stripped victims of mobile phones and cash included one attack he helped unleash after leaving his 19th birthday party at home.


'I need to feel like I'm more than just sex on legs," complained stripper accused of murdering former lover


Mark Russell Stripper Robyn Lindholm first met the man she is accused of murdering, Wayne Amey, when she was performing at a businessmen's lunch under the professional name of 'Collette'.

Police stations in Melbourne's east under threat

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Nino Bucci Four police stations in Melbourne's east would close and be replaced with the first of Chief Commissioner Ken Lay's "super sites" under a plan being pushed by force command.

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Gatecrashing Melbourne teens bash crowd controller

Security Guard

Rania Spooner A group of school boys believed to be from some of Melbourne’s most exclusive colleges, and calling themselves the “Melbourne Boys Club”, are accused of terrorising teenage parties...

PSOs may not be on every station, admits Chief Commissioner

Ken Lay and Premier Denis Napthine

Cameron Houston Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has conceded that a key promise by the state government to assign two protective services officers at all metropolitan train stations would not be honoured in time for the...

$40m in new police stations unlikely get 24-hour staff or be at full capacity for years

Nino Bucci Police stations worth almost $40 million are unlikely to have 24-hour rosters, or be staffed to capacity for years, despite state government commitments.

Teens injured in stolen car crash

Caroline Zielinski Five teenagers are expected to be charged after a stolen car crashed in the Yarra Ranges overnight.

Did mum strangle her teen daughter?

Man who left explosives in a car at Docklands in court.

Mark Russell A coroner today said she could not be certain a mother had killed her 15-year-old daughter in what police believe was a murder-suicide.

Armed robber hitting Hungry Jack's

Victoria Police

Raquel Geremia A thief who is hungry for money has robbed Hungry Jack's restaurants on six occasions in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.

Father, son accused of assaulting 91-year-old


Mark Russell A father and son have appeared in court today accused of bashing and robbing a 91-year-old woman in her Mount Waverley home.

Father, son accused of bashing woman, 91


Mark Russell Father and son accused of bashing and robbing a woman in her Mount Waverley home have appeared in court.

Police identify murdered taxi driver's killer

Victoria Police

Nino Bucci Police have identified the killer of taxi driver Stephen Seymour, who was stabbed to death before a fiery crash claimed the life of his murderer.

Cabbie's killer said to be Korean national

Nino Bucci The man who police believe killed taxi driver Stephen Seymour was a 25-year-old Korean.

'I was fearful they would finish me off'


Mark Russell A father and son have pleaded guilty to bashing and robbing a 91-year-old woman in her Mount Waverley home.

Police praise partygoers as arrests for drunkenness drop


Goya Dmytryshchak Victorian police have praised New Year's revellers for their behaviour, despite making 356 arrests across the state last night.

Stabbing mars New Year's Eve festivities

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Goya Dmytryshchak A man was stabbed in a brawl at Lorne and two people suffered burns during New Year's Eve celebrations in Melbourne.

Billion-dollar plan to fix dangerous roads

A Frankston roadside memorial.

Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.

Tributes as wall claims third life

Bridget and Alexander Jones.

Kristian Silva and Benjamin Preiss Teenagers Bridget and Alexander Jones, who were killed when a wall collapsed in Swanston Street, were Carlton supporters on their way to meet their father for the Carlton v Richmond AFL game at the...

Wall victim confirmed as French citizen

Wall collapse, Swanston Street.

A victim of the wall collapse in Carlton was a woman from France studying in Melbourne.