Lilydale trains delayed after woman struck, killed at Ringwood East


Jessica Wright A woman in her 60s has been struck by a train at Ringwood East railway station with major delays expected in both directions on the Lilydale line.

Would-be kidnapper runs towards boy in Ringwood East abduction bid

Police want to speak with this man about an abduction attempt in Ringwood East.

Thomas O'Byrne Detectives are appealing for information after the attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy in Melbourne's outer east.

Body of elderly Ringwood East woman found in Yarra

Police lights, car

Jessica Wright The body of an elderly woman has been found in the Yarra River.

Woman charged over Ringwood hit-run

Henrietta Cook A 53-year-old woman has been charged over an alleged hit-run accident in Melbourne's east that left a pedestrian with serious head injuries.

Weather alert: severe warnings across Victoria

Rain pours in Melbourne.

Patrick Hatch The worst is over for Melbourne, but don’t expect life to get any drier.

Jobless numbers for young pointing to crisis, Brotherhood of St Laurence warns

Emily Dixon

Steve Lillebuen A youth jobs crisis is threatening to expand across Melbourne after the biggest rise in the unemployment rate - in the eastern suburbs instead of the struggling west.

Gusty winds, thunderstorms for Victoria overnight

Alana Schetzer Thunderstorms are moving through parts of Victoria with gusty winds bringing down tree branches in greater Melbourne.

$70k theft but no conviction for former Hawthorn director Greg Cook

Greg Cook

Adam Cooper A former Hawthorn board member pocketed more than $70,000 of proceeds from selling club merchandise and denied the money to charities.

The road back from out of the blue

Farrah Tomazin Mary Wooldridge has spent the past two months in a door-to-door marathon to woo the people who will determine her fate next week: the preselectors for the state seat of Kew.

Ambulance Victoria fears over children locked in hot cars


Lara O'Toole More than 1100 children were locked in cars in the past 12 months, with Ambulance Victoria revealing most of them were newborns and toddlers.

Knitting nannas in court over purler of a protest against logging at Mount St Leonard

Knitting Nanna's of Toolangi

Farrah Tomazin Fourteen months ago, six grandmothers and two grandfathers entered a logging coupe at Mount St Leonard, placed their chairs in a neat row, and quietly sat down to knit.

Driver had $500,000 in car, court told

Steve Butcher If Harmeet Singh was guilty of the minor traffic violation, it appeared he had sufficient finances to pay any fine.

The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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Guns, ammo and drugs found in raid


Lara O'Toole A police raid uncovered drugs, guns, cash, ammunition and detonators at a Bayswater property on Thursday.

Man crushed, killed by falling gate


Thomas O'Byrne A 32-year-old man has died after being pinned between a steel gate and a vehicle during an industrial accident in Bayswater North on Wednesday night.

Broken water pipe floods hospital

More than 100 patients have been evacuated after a broken pipe caused major flooding at a Melbourne hospital.

Wild wind plays havoc on roads, rail

Tree uprooted in the Domain

Aisha Dow Workers from electricity supplier SP AusNet will work through the night to try to reconnect power to thousands of homes across Victoria.

Parolee hands himself in over Lilydale shootings

Simon Hancock and Kim Perry.

Nino Bucci and Nick Toscano Parole violator who police say shot up a Lilydale house at the weekend hands himself in after more than three days on the run.

Simon Leigh Hancock charged over Lilydale shooting

The scene of the Lilydale shooting.

Caroline Zielinski A 35-year-old man has been charged over an alleged shooting at a Lilydale house on Sunday.

Pair charged after woman found stabbed in Box Hill street

Thomas O'Byrne Two people have been charged after a 42-year-old woman was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in a suburban street in Melbourne's east.