Person hit by Metro train on Sunbury line


Anna Whitelaw A person has been hit by a train in Melbourne's inner west.

Reports of explosion and casualties in fire at Sunbury house

Tammy Mills Paramedics are on stand-by for potential injuries after explosions and then a fire at a Sunbury home on Monday night.

Resident treated for smoke inhalation following Sunbury blaze

Tammy Mills A woman was treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out at a Sunbury house while its residents were inside.

No trains on Ballarat, Bendigo, Sunbury lines for three weeks

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Adam Carey Three railway lines will be completely shut down for more than three weeks from Saturday until January 19 as work on the regional rail link, the state's biggest infrastructure project, goes into...

Some in Sunbury not galvanised by train electrification

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Adam Carey The number of trains between Melbourne and Sunbury will double when Metro takes over.

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Young man charged over Sunbury stabbing

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Megan Levy A teenager was stabbed to death in Melbourne's north-west last night, police say.

Young man in court over Sunbury stabbing


A man has been remanded in custody over the fatal stabbing of a youth in Melbourne's northwest.

Missing Sunbury woman found safe

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Dan Oakes, Jane Holroyd and Dan Oakes An intellectually disabled woman who vanished more than a week ago has turned up safe.

Control centre alarm causes delays across Metro Train network

A fire alarm cause delays across the Metro Trains network.

Anna Whitelaw The entire train network across Melbourne ground to a halt on Saturday morning after a false alarm forced the evacuation of the Metro Trains' control centre.

Police seize heroin, cash and luxury items in property raids


Rania Spooner A highly sophisticated and long-standing heroin trafficking ring, operating out of some of Melbourne's most sought after suburbs, had been manufacturing about $250,000 worth of the drug each week,...

Drug syndicates targeted in raids across Melbourne


Tammy Mills, Caroline Zielinski and Nino Bucci Fifteen people have been arrested in two separate raids across Melbourne targeting alleged drug syndicates.

Two killed in smash at Melbourne Airport


Jane Lee Two men have been killed a three-car accident in Melbourne's north.

MH17 mourners fill St Paul's for multi-faith Melbourne memorial

'Australia mourns the loss of her children'.

Steve Lillebuen A week ago, they were supposed to be coming home. Now hundreds have gathered in Melbourne to remember them, united in grief over the scale of the tragedy.

Mourners find respite from their despair in poignant St Paul's Cathedral service

'We gather to offer the best that we can be for each other in grief.'

Tammy Mills and Nick Toscano There was a peace that was found in St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday. For some, it was the first time they had found it since their ordinary lives were upended.

Signal fault knocks out trains on key lines

Liam Mannix and Caroline Zielinski A signal fault at North Melbourne caused havoc across the city’s rail network early this morning.

Rebels bikie raids 'linked to murder' of Michael Sleiman

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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.

MH17 victims Albert and Maree Rizk formally identified

Albert Rizk, killed in MH17 disaster

Steve Lillebuen Another two Victorians killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have been formally identified and are coming home.

Man dies in Calder Freeway crash

A man in his thirties has died after his car crashed into an embankment and then rolled north-west of Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire lit at Salesian College near birthplace of The Ashes

An arson attack at Salesian College resulted in a burned out bus as well as fire damage to parts of the school building, on August 10, 2014 in Sunbury, Australia.

Anna Whitelaw The historic Rupertswood Mansion narrowly avoided burning down on Sunday, after arsonists burnt out a school bus and gutted a school building in the estate’s grounds.

Pregnant mother of 11 loses rights claim after being rejected for home-birth program


Deborah Gough A mother in her mid 40s with 11 other children was rejected for a hospital-run home birth program and has now lost her human and consumer rights appeal against the decision.