St Albans

Deadly St Albans rail crossing to be removed

Generic level crossing with a  boom gate blackspot - Train intersection - Railway crossing on Main Street West in St Albans - Traffic moves through the intersection despite the boom gates lowering and the lights flashing. 
Picture by Paul Rovere

Caroline Zielinski Melbourne's deadliest level crossing, which locals say is responsible for the deaths of 16 people, will be removed under a new project announced by the state government.

St Albans man dead after intruder stabbing

Police wish to speak with Vatthana Chounlamountry about the death of a St Albans man.

Rania Spooner A man has died after he was stabbed by an intruder inside his own home in Melbourne’s west.

Two men arrested after road rage brawl in St Albans

Victoria Police.

Beau Donelly Two men have been arrested after a post-crash highway brawl in Melbourne's north west.

Man arrested over St Albans home death

The hotel room where Vatthana Chounlamountry was arrested.

Deborah Gough A man wanted in relation to a fatal stabbing earlier this week has been arrested following a dramatic siege at a hotel in Melbourne's north-west.

Man charged with fatal St Albans stabbing wanted for earlier assault

Police wish to speak with Vatthana Chounlamountry about the death of a St Albans man.

Adam Cooper A man accused of entering a St Albans home and fatally stabbing a man was wanted at the time for an unrelated stabbing, a court has heard.

St Albans Secondary College student shot in head and arm

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

Nick Toscano, Thomas O’Byrne A 17-year-old boy was shot near a school in Melbourne's north-west prompting police to investigate whether the incident is linked to year 12 "muck-up' day celebrations.

Men injured in St Albans burglary

Chris Hingston Two men are in a serious condition after a property in Melbourne’s north-west was stormed by at least two people in an aggravated burglary.

Thieves target service stations in St Albans

Police tape.

Unsuspecting motorists are being targeted by thieves at service stations in Melbourne's north-west.

Three men charged over drug discovery in Yarmouth Avenue, St Albans

Caroline Zielinski Three men have been arrested over drug trafficking after police raided a house filled with mature cannabis plants in Melbourne's west.

Man charged after St Albans siege

Armed police.

Man who fled scene of alleged stabbing to face court over Melbourne incident

Day-long dispute led to St Albans shooting: police

A man in his 50s has been shot in the leg during an argument in Melbourne's west.

Man charged with murder over St Albans shooting death


Nino Bucci and Goya Dmytryshchak A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was shot dead in St Albans on Sunday morning.

Homicide investigate death in St Albans

Deborah Gough Sunshine Hospital found a naked dead man in St Albans just before 6am on Saturday and police are treating it as a crime.

Teen arrested over St Albans assault


Thomas O'Byrne A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in relation to a violent sexual assault in Melbourne's west.

Family suspects 'wrong house' in St Albans shooting


Jane Holroyd A young man whose family home was sprayed with bullets early this morning says he believes his family was mistakenly targeted.

Car mows down woman in Melbourne's west

Tammy Mills The driver of a car that hit a woman in Melbourne's west on Friday morning is being questioned.

Firefighter injured as grow house goes up in flames

Larissa Nicholson A firefighter was injured trying to put out a blaze in St Albans on Friday night.

Rebels bikie raids 'linked to murder' of Michael Sleiman

Police station sign

Rania Spooner and Nino Bucci A large number of people have been arrested in a series of pre-dawn raids on an outlawed motorcycle gang police believe is linked to the murder of a man in a suspected home invasion on Australia Day.

Alleged insurance arsonist set himself alight, court told

Derek Mcpadden.

Rania Spooner The owner of an Italian restaurant has been accused of contracting a customer to set fire to his shop for insurance money, but the alleged arsonist accidentally set himself alight, suffering serious...

Woman 'torched car, cleaned house for murder accused'

Adam Cooper A woman torched a car and cleaned a house to destroy evidence of a fatal stabbing, a court has been told.