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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Man loses boss's Porsche as police nab 19 drink-drivers

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Caroline Zielinski Police were forced to chase a disqualified driver and another man lost his boss's Porsche after being caught drink-driving during a two-day blitz in Melbourne’s inner south-east.

City of Stonnington aims to create more open space

Stonnington park from car park

Carolyn Webb The City of Stonnington is flush with nightclubs, shops and socialites. What it doesn't have a lot of, is parks. And so it has set out to acquire some.

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Victorian ALP plan to support gay students that ''come out''

Farrah Tomazin Every public high school would be required to have programs to support gay students that ''come out'' if the Labor Party wins this year's state election.

Judge warns Henry Kaye not to smirk in court

Mark Russell A judge has warned property spruiker Henry Kaye not to shake his head and smirk when his former best friend, who is suing him for more than $1.7 million, is giving evidence.

Jail for grandson who stole priceless jewellery to sell for drugs

Bradley Walker

Steve Butcher An 84-year-old widower has spoken of the heartbreak inflicted by his grandson, who stole the couples' beloved $140,000 jewellery collection and sold it to feed his craving for drugs and alcohol.

Jacques Reymond passes the baton at his popular Melbourne restaurant

Jacques Reymond

John Elder Tonight is Reymond’s last shift in the kitchen. The Prahran French restaurant that has carried his name for 23 years will be no more.

Victoria to expunge criminal records of men convicted over gay sex

Noel Tovey

Farrah Tomazin Victoria will become the first state to erase the criminal records of men who were previously convicted for having gay sex, in a long-awaited shift by the state government.

'Vampire' murder hunt ends in Perth factory

Shane Chartres-Abbott

John Silvester and Dan Oakes Police have arrested a man over the killing of ‘vampire’ prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott, after he spent six years on the run.

Selection surprise means it's Ashton to Ashes

Ashton Agar.

Jared Lynch As Michael Clarke led his team on to the field for the start of the 2013 Ashes series at Trent Bridge on Wednesday, back in Australia the nation broke into chorus: ''Ashton who?''

Cabbie hunt after St Kilda hit-run leaves Berwick man injured

Fremantle's Taxi problem

Thomas O'Byrne Police are hunting for a taxi driver after a 23-year-old man was injured in a hit-run in Melbourne's inner suburbs.

AFL player's stalker 'wanted romance'

Alex Rance.

A Melbourne man who stalked AFL player Alex Rance organised a "gay orgy" at Rance's family home because he could not cope with being rejected, a court has heard.

'Bad luck' has a habit of following former AFL agent Ricky Nixon, court told

Ricky Nixon.

Adam Cooper Former AFL agent Ricky Nixon has been convicted and fined $750 for drink-driving after driving to see a friend who was in a "distressed" state.

Man dies after crashing into power pole

Caroline Zielinski A Ballarat man has been killed after crashing his car into a power pole in the state's central west early on Friday.

The men and women who wrote the first rough draft of history

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Mark Baker Some would regard them as cardinal sins: journalists masquerading as Vatican luminaries, parading in Nazi-style monocles while grabbing the best seats in bars and - if the persistent rumours were...

Fiona O'Loughlin's daughter Biddy found

Biddy O'Loughlin

Rania Spooner The missing daughter of comedian Fiona O’Loughlin appears to have been found, Ms O’Loughlin has tweeted.