Deborah Gough An elderly bank customer had his entire account emptied by an opportunistic thief after he left his bank card in an automatic teller machine in Melbourne's north.
Caroline Zielinski A woman who thought she had successfully dodged police in a high-speed car chase admitted defeat after receiving a text message from the officers that urged her to hand herself in.
Darren Gray More than nine kilometres of bare overhead power lines at the foot of Mount Dandenong will soon be pulled down and put underground.
Mark Russell A knife-wielding man who attacked a police officer in his car when on parole after being jailed for stabbing a body-building Russian doctor in the eye has had his jail sentence reduced because...
Jessica Wright, Darren Gray and Caroline Zielinski Bushfires will continue to rage across Victoria on Monday, despite milder overnight conditions temporarily easing the danger.
Catherine Chisholm Good morning. This is The Age's coverage of Victoria's bushfire emergency this Monday.
Konrad Marshall Even when living in bushfire country on the urban fringe, people are rarely prepared for the inevitable day when the flames lick at their door.
Goya Dmytryshchak Police are seeking witnesses to two separate shootings in Melbourne overnight.
Alana Schetzer As soon as the residents of Halls Gap were allowed to return to their homes after the bushfire threat subsided, a new challenge emerged - a lack of tourists.
Konrad Marshall Over the next few months, The Age will follow six students as they finish year 12, and reach for – or revise – their dreams. Here is the dedicated and diverse class of 2013.
Rania Spooner The sons of murdered Reservoir woman Teresa Paulino have made an emotional appeal for information to help catch her killer.
Mark Russell When Brendan Berichon – the man who once helped notorious "Postcard Bandit" Brendon Abbott escape from prison – was driving to his intended victim's home, he was carrying a loaded Smith...
Mark Russell Mark Perry, the man accused of ordering the hit on "vampire" gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott, will stand trial for murder in March.
John Elder If all goes to plan, a new book will be distributed in schools to teach young people grace.
Chris Hingston Woman fights for her life after being hit by a car in Melbourne’s north.
Caroline Zielinski and Chris Hingston An elderly man has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Melbourne’s north last month.
Carolyn Webb Duncan Brown's fondest childhood memories are of rushing from school on hot summer's days to splash in the Olinda pool.
Rania Spooner, Adam Cooper and Nino Bucci Police have arrested a man who had been on the run for more than a week after the murder of a Hawthorn father.
Goya Dmytryshchak and Caroline Zielinski A teenager is charged with assault and two others arrested over a vicious assault on two men at Birrarung Marr on Sunday.
Caroline Zielinski The brother of a 20-year-old overseas student who was placed in an induced coma after he was brutally bashed and robbed in an inner-city park is pleading for justice.