Prahran

Man's body found in Alma Park, St Kilda near Sandringham line gantry

Robyn Grace and Deborah Gough The smouldering remains of a body have been found near rail lines in Melbourne's south-east.

Police investigate Prahran gang rape

Melbourne, Yarra and Maribyrnong local government areas have the highest crime rates in Victoria.

Tammy Mills Police believe five men bound and raped a woman in a laneway off a major Melbourne thoroughfare and are appealing for two men seen with the woman before the alleged attack to come forward.

Hunt on for Prahran High site

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Jewel Topsfield Imagine a high school in an office block on St Kilda Road. Or one that shares the Victorian College for the Deaf's magnificent bluestone buildings or is located within Essex Street or Horace Petty...

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Man charged over Prahran assault

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Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged after allegedly being involved in an unprovoked assault on two men last Saturday in Melbourne's south-east.

Woman hit by car in Greville Street, Prahran

Jessica Wright A woman has been taken to hospital with a broken leg and suspected dislocated shoulder after she was hit by a car in Prahran.

Police appeal for Prahran sex attacker

Stephen Cauchi An unsolved sex assault at Prahran has prompted police to release a reconstructed image of the attacker's face.

Woman sexually assaulted in Prahran apartment building

Man wanted in connection with Prahran attack.

Adrian Lowe A young woman was sexually assaulted in the foyer of an apartment building in Melbourne's inner south-east late last month by a man who followed her, police say.

In the CBD winners are grinners, in Prahran they're not

Raef Akehurst and his team relish the prospect of an NBN link within two years.

Rachel Wells, Clancy Yeates and Adrian Lowe Victoria has been dudded by the Gillard government's schedule for rolling out the National Broadband Network over the next three years, according to the Baillieu government.

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Punt Road to become clearway under Napthine government plan

Congestion on Punt Road

Goya Dmytryshchak Punt Road is to become a permanent clearway between St Kilda junction and the Yarra River, the state government has announced.

'Motivated' motorist blames inspiring speech for speed

Caroline Zielinski A man clocked speeding more than 50km/h over the limit has told police he was inspired by a motivational speech he was listening to.

More than half Melbourne's construction cranes fill suburban skylines

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Aisha Dow More than half the city's cranes are swinging over the suburbs as the high-rise development boom takes hold beyond the CBD. 

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Drugged and speeding driver jailed for eight and half years

Mark Russell A heroin addict on parole travelling more than 80km/h an hour over the speed limit who rammed into a car driven by a pregnant woman and ran away has been jailed for eight years and six months.

Trolley on train tracks causes delays on Sandringham line

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Amy Hall A wayward shopping trolley caused major delays in both directions on the Sandringham line on Thursday afternoon.

Stonnington may compel hundreds of home owners to sell

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Chris Vedelago Stonnington council is set to take a landmark vote on a controversial policy that could eventually compel hundreds of home owners and businesses to sell their properties to the city for conversion...

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School in Armadale evacuated as suspicious package discovered

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Tammy Mills and Patrick Hatch An eastern suburbs primary school has been evacuated over bomb fears.

As election looms, parties seek fresh approach

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Farrah Tomazin Political renewal relies on a transfusion of new blood.

Liberal candidate Aaron Lane resigns after offensive tweets

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Richard Willingham Victorian Liberal candidate Aaron Lane, who made crude comments on social media, has resigned as the party's candidate for an upper house seat at November's state election.

Liberal candidate Aaron Lane quits over Twitter comments

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Richard Willingham and Deborah Gough The Liberal Party has been hit with the resignation of one of its candidates less than four months from this November’s state election, over offensive comments on social media.

Labor promises new high school for Richmond

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Jewel Topsfield A Victorian Labor government would commit $10 million to build a new high school in Richmond.

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Trio found not guilty of murdering 'vampire' gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott

'Vampire gigolo' Shane Chartres-Abbott six days before he died.

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.