Pushy truckie drags car almost 5km on Hume at Thomastown

A Melbourne motorist has survived being wedged in front of a truck and pushed along a highway for nearly five kilometres.

Thomastown shooting: Teen unlikely to walk again


Caroline Zielinski A man has been left fighting for his life after he was shot in the neck during a drive-by shooting in Melbourne’s north overnight.

'Rethink where your life is headed,' magistrate tells man arrested at Hells Angels' Thomastown clubhouse


Steve Butcher A senior Victorian magistrate has suggested a carpenter recently arrested at the Hells Angels clubhouse in Thomastown should reconsider his lifestyle choices.

Brothel ransacked in Thomastown

Thomastown brothel raid.

Caroline Zielinski Three men armed with a shotgun and an iron bar threatened a female staff member while stealing a cash register from a brothel in Melbourne's north.

Hells Angel bikie faces bomb charges

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Nick Toscano A Hells Angels member stands accused of bombing rival gangs' businesses and clubhouses.

Hells Angels arrested, weapons found as police raid properties in Boronia

Hells Angels bikies.

Nino Bucci Rania Spooner A military-grade firearm, suspicious vehicles and signs of marijuana cultivation have been found at a ''makeshift'' clubhouse linked to the Hells Angels in Melbourne.

Hells Angels in court on drug and weapon charges

 Hells Angels bikies attend the funeral of  Macchour Chaouk  at Preston Mosque Monday 16 August 2010.
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Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner The president of a fledgling Hells Angels chapter tried to poach members from another chapter of the same club, including prominent bikie Daniel Pegoraro, a court has heard.

Learner driver three times over limit after crashing, police say

Police tape.

Deborah Gough A 59-year-old learner permit driver allegedly crashed while driving at three times the legal blood alcohol limit on Friday night, police say.

Police warn on bikie muscle


John Silvester Police are set to crack down on company executives and building contractors who employ outlaw bikie gang members to extort payments over alleged business debts.

Bikie left fighting for life after shooting

Bikie shooting

Thomas O'Byrne and Nino Bucci A bikie associated with the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang has been shot in the torso outside his home in Melbourne's north.

Police, Hells Angels break clubhouse deadlock

Steve Butcher Victoria Police's first move against an outlaw motorcycle gang under new anti-fortification laws has avoided a long legal fight after both sides made "significant concessions" and resolved the case.

Gang jailed for wave of 'terror and violence'

Bundoora armed robbery CCTV image

Steve Butcher Courtroom erupts after two 20-year-old men receive long prison terms for a wave of armed robberies.

Cannabis 'probably contributed' to motocross rider's death

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Mark Russell A coroner has today found the use of cannabis by a motocross rider before he was killed during a race probably contributed to his death.

Crime family's sentences cut due to 'extremely onerous' jail

Mark Russell Jail terms cut for the notorious Tiba crime family because they had been held in "extremely onerous" conditions in maximum security prisons after their arrests.

Low rates fail to stem home repossessions


Nick Toscano Struggling Victorian borrowers are having their homes repossessed at a rate of six a week.

Police raid bikie gang clubhouses across Victoria

Bikie raids at the Hells Angels clubhouse in Fairfield.

Nino Bucci, Jessica Wright and Thomas O'Byrne Bikie clubhouses across the state have been targeted by police during a series of early morning raids.

Hells Angel 'Skitzo' charged after massive police crackdown

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Hells Angels Sergeant-at-Arms, the alleged assault of a grandmother and a major drug bust.
It was a story that should have ended happily if not for the gang member's hair trigger temper.
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Rania Spooner, Nino Bucci Hells Angels office-bearer Peter "Skitzo" Hewat has been charged and held in custody following the largest operation targeting a single bikie gang in Victoria's history.

Bikies' big guns prove elusive, despite trail of destruction

Gate from the Hells Angels HQ in Fairfield.

Nino Bucci In some bikie cranny, probably in outer suburban Melbourne, lie two guns that 700 police could not find.

'Give us a voice for Wade ... Please help'

Wade Vandenberg.

Jared Lynch Detectives investigating the death of 26-year-old Wade Vandenberg are seeking two unknown men who could help solve the case.

Brothers charged over shopping centre brawl


Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner Two brothers allegedly involved in a daylight brawl at a shopping centre have handed themselves in to police.