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Woman fights off man during attempted abduction in Oakleigh

Oakleigh attempted abduction

Patrick Hatch A woman has fought off an attacker who tried to force her into a car during a daylight abduction attempt in Melbourne's east. 

Napthine government to close parts of Oakleigh Centre - Victoria's 'forgotten institution'

Mary Wooldridge.

Henrietta Cook Disability advocates have been calling for the Oakleigh Centre's closure for years, and now the Napthine government has granted their wish by providing $14.

Police believe death of man on running track in Oakleigh is not suspicious

A body has been found in Oakleigh.

Deborah Gough Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the south-east Melbourne suburb of Oakleigh on Tuesday morning.

Man charged over horror smash in Oakleigh

Fatal crash in Oakleigh

Caroline Zielinski Police have charged a 29-year-old Richmond man following a horrific triple fatality in Oakleigh on Sunday night.

Cheers as man charged over fatal Oakleigh road crash is denied bail

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Adam Cooper Loud cheers greeted a magistrate's decision to refuse bail to the man charged over the road crash in Oakleigh at the weekend that claimed the lives of three people.

Three dead in Oakleigh accident, Warrigal and Dandenong roads

Fatal crash in Oakleigh

Alana Schetzer and Caroline Zielinski The man at the centre of a triple fatality in Oakleigh has been discharged from hospital.

Two more held over Oakleigh riot

Oakleigh riot.

Paul Millar and Reid Sexton The first person charged over Friday night's Oakleigh riot was fuelled by alcohol when he smashed a shop window and helped overturn a ute, an out-of-sessions court heard last night.

Age photographer feared for life during Oakleigh riots

Thomas Hunter With kicks and punches raining down on him as he was lay on the ground, Age photographer Wayne Hawkins thought he would die during the Oakleigh riot.

16 years' jail for Lima Da Costa, high on ice during deadly crash

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Mark Russell A speeding motorist high on the drug ‘ice’ who ran over and killed a pedestrian before crashing into a couple and killing them has been jailed for 16 years.

Steve Heard hails grandfather's 1930 trans-Australia cab fare

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Carolyn Webb A descendant of a taxi driver who in 1930 drove three women on an 11,000km fare from Lorne to Darwin and back has likened his bravery to explorers Burke and Wills.

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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Victims want review into Catholic Church's Melbourne Response compensation claims

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Jane Lee and Cameron Houston Victims have called for all 351 compensation claims to the Catholic Church's Melbourne Response to be reviewed and have accused the process as lacking compassion and transparency on the opening day...

Buying homes tough for young families

Nina and Simon Cunneen with son Louis: 'Just somewhere we can live quite comfortably and happily.'

Yolanda Redrup Over three decades, families in rental properties have become the norm in Victoria - in contrast to the image of a renter most of us may envision.

Running to help carve out our next star of the ice

Damien Newland

Tom Cowie Ice hockey may not be one of Melbourne's traditional sports, but Damien Newland is hoping to help unearth the city's next star of the rink.

Star witness Terence Hodson dies in a shambles of an operation

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John Silvester The Hodson coronial inquest is a little like watching a weekday matinee of The Mousetrap in London’s West End.

Andrew Hodson took gun from parents' home after murders, court told

Andrew Hodson

Adam Cooper Investigators still believe former detective Paul Dale ordered the murder of police informer Terence Hodson.

Ex-detective Paul Dale accused of threatening to kill informer Terence Hodson

Carl Williams

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.

Inquest to ask if police did enough to protect informer Terence Hodson and his wife

Terence and Christine Hodson.

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.

Subway 'secrets' revealed as alleged blackmailer takes on 'Sandwich Mafia'

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Chris Vedelago A video purporting to reveal ‘‘shocking’’ secrets about Subway’s sandwiches that was created as part of an alleged $35 million blackmail bid against the company has been...

Subway hit in $35 million 'blackmail bid'

Chris Vedelago The US headquarters of Subway is being held to ransom by a Melbourne franchisee who has threatened to release the company's secret recipes on the internet if he is not paid $35 million.