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Man charged after hotel shooting incident at Sleep & Go Bell City Preston Hotel

Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged with attempted murder and causing serious injury following the shooting of a police sergeant at a hotel in Melbourne's north.

Police officer shot in Preston hotel incident

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Tammy Mills and Jane Lee A police Sergeant has been shot at a hotel during a gun struggle in Melbourne's north.

Molotov cocktails thrown at Preston home

Aisha Dow A Preston home was set alight on Monday night after four Molotov cocktails were thrown at the property.

Half-billion dollar overhaul for Preston Market

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Allison Worrall Preston Market, one of Melbourne's oldest traditional markets, is slated for a radical overhaul costed at half a billion dollars. 

Woman crashes into Preston police station gate

Goya Dmytryshchak Police are appealing for a woman who crashed her car into the rear security gates of Preston police station to hand herself in.

Search for Bo Huang, missing from Preston

Deborah Gough Police are concerned for the welfare of a Preston woman whose disappearance they say is out of character.

Police car rammed during chase through Preston

Beau Donelly An unmarked police car was rammed during a pursuit through Melbourne's north on Thursday afternoon.

Lucky escape for Preston pair in house fire

Deborah Gough A father and daughter have had a lucky escape from a house fire that saw the tiles explode off the roof of their Preston home on Saturday morning.

Man wanted over car park assault on 68-year-old in Preston

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Lachlan McLean Police are looking for a man after a vicious assault on a 68-year-old woman in a car park in Melbourne's north earlier this month.

Charges over Preston crashes

Adam Cooper A man has been charged with conduct endangering life and a series of road charges after a run of collisions in Preston on Saturday left a woman and two police officers injured.

Melbourne Cup 2014: Happy in a storm as mayor launches Cup carnival

Fashion on the field ambassador Rebeccah Panozza poses with the cup.

Jessica Wright Australia's most feted - and certainly richest - sporting event, the Melbourne Cup carnival - was launched in typical style on Monday morning at an admittedly soggy and sombre Flemington Racecourse.

Elderly woman in serious condition after being hit by truck

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Rania Spooner An Elderly woman has been taken to hospital with serious leg and chest injuries after being struck by a truck in Melbourne's inner north.

Five guilty over 14-year-old girl's sex work at brothels, escort agency

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Steve Butcher Fines totalling $41,000 have been imposed on five offenders guilty over a 14-year-old girl's sex work in three brothels and an escort agency.

Epping man arrested over alleged child abductions

Aisha Dow A 32-year-old Epping man has been arrested following two alleged abductions of young children at the Preston shopping centre on Friday morning.

Stripper advised killers in murder of her ex-partner, court told

Police pull up what is believed to be Wayne Amey's body at Mount Korong. Picture:JIM ALDERSEY

Mark Russell The instructions from stripper Robyn Lindholm to the two men she had organised to kill her former partner included what to wear and how to cover their faces, a court has heard.

Stripper Robyn Lindholm among trio to stand trial over murder of Hawthorn gym owner Wayne Amey

Mark Russell The mother of a stripper commited to stand trial for murder offered to ground her daughter if bail were granted.

Affordable housing a distant memory in areas once considered cheap

Donovan and his daughter in their Richmond home,14 months ago they were homeless.

Clay Lucas Rent levels in Melbourne are seeing low-income families priced out of even the city’s once affordable suburbs like Dandenong and Frankston, a Senate inquiry into housing prices will hear on...

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Anzac commemoration of first Australians to leave for WWI

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17:  Decendents and relatives of people killed in WW1 gathered at Flinders Street Station on August 17, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, to commemorate the August 1914 departure of WW1 Victorian ANZAC forces.  (Photo by Paul Jeffers/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Yolanda Redrup Hundreds of descendants and family friends of the first Australian soldiers to fight in World War I have gathered at Flinders Street Station to commemorate their departure from Australian shores.

Family affair for Victoria Police O'Loughlin clan

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John Silvester The senior policeman was in no mood for diplomacy when he delivered a verbal serve to a trusted subordinate at the high level meeting.

Yarra Trams marks best month ever for punctuality

Trams at the Kew depot

Adam Carey Melbourne’s trams had their best on-time performance in almost 10 years last month, as a $12 million scheme to improve six suburban tram depots produced quick dividends.