Yarraville

Sex predator attacks women joggers in Newport and Yarraville

Police station sign

Rania Spooner and Caroline Zielinski A potential fourth victim of a sexual predator targeting female joggers in Melbourne's inner-west has come forward to police.

Bros bikie club in Yarraville slapped with anti-fortification notice

Bros club

Nino Bucci The Bros motorbike club has been slapped with an anti-fortification notice that demands the removal of a range of heavy security measures from its Yarraville clubhouse.

Woman charged over stabbing death of man in Blackwood Street, Yarraville

Scales of justice.

Nick Toscano A 21-year-old woman charged with stabbing a man to death in Melbourne’s west was withdrawing from the powerful drug ice, a court has heard.

House fire in Yarraville 'suspicious'

A suspicious fire has burnt through a home and spread to another house in Melbourne's west.

Bros' Yarraville clubhouse raided

Victoria Police tape

Rania Spooner An outlaw motorcycle gang's Yarraville clubhouse has been raided by police, days after it was left bullet-ridden by unknown shooters.

Yarraville mum lay on floor after 'vague' emergency call

Yarraville body find.

Megan Levy A triple-0 caller who alerted authorities about a woman lying in a Yarraville flat was "very vague" and provided conflicting information to that observed by paramedics when they arrived at the scene,...

Village choice: Yarraville takes road less travelled in pop-up park

Cr Martin Zakharov and Yarraville Traders Association's Alexis Ensor, on Ballarat Street, hope the pop-up park will encourage a village square atmosphere.

Grant Reynolds It's one of the inner west's most popular shopping and dining precincts and soon cars will make way for even more tables, chairs and grass.

The ABC of holding them back

Prep students

Craig Mathieson When to start prep has become a school arms race between anxious parents.

Wild weather batters Melbourne

Wind

Jessica Wright, Nick Toscano and Anna Whitelaw Melbourne was battered on Tuesday by the wildest weather the state has seen this year, with the bayside suburbs belted by storm surges and high winds and the Yarra River spectacularly breaching its...

Inner-west truck curfew could be expanded

Truck traffic on Francis Street, Yarraville.

Adam Carey Night-time truck bans could be extended to residential streets in Melbourne’s inner west that are used by hundreds of heavy vehicles a night, as the Napthine government seeks to address...

Police arrest two men over firearms offences

Mark Hawthorne Police have arrested two men over firearms offences as part of a crime operation in the Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs.

Police investigate factory fire in Altona North

Fire, MFB, Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Caroline Zielinski A factory in Melbourne's south-west has been gutted by a ferocious blaze, coating the region in smoke overnight.

Grandson Ross Konidaris not guilty of double murder due to mental illness

Mark Russell Before he killed his grandparents, Ross Konidaris was known to walk around late at night with a knife in his pants, talk about people who were out to get him, and search for bombs under his house, a...

Denim mill set to revitalise Melbourne's urban fabric

Aisha Dow Piece of Yarraville’s industrial history poised to become $2 billion mini-suburb.

Recycled Melbourne buildings winning over converts

Christina Zhou Buyers are being offered a feast of recycled properties, ranging from pubs to former churches.

Federation bike trail barricaded by concrete company

Bike path in Werribee

Adam Carey A territorial dispute in an industrial part of Melbourne's west is believed to have prompted a concrete and quarrying company to fence off part of a major bike trail, forcing cyclists to detour...

Feline-friendly cafe to offer different strokes for cat-lovin' folks

Anita & Myles Loughran

Laura Banks Cat lovers rejoice - your feline fantasies are about to come true. And with a side of milk.

Adrian Franze jailed for 17 years over drug importation

Courts generic

Dan Oakes A Melbourne property developer and bar owner who attempted to possess 14 kilograms of cocaine and 133 kilograms of methamphetamine with a street value of $14 million has been sentenced to 17 years in...

Wild night as wind causes chaos across Melbourne

Melbourne has been lashed by wild winds.

Adrian Lowe Residents across Melbourne are cleaning up after wild winds of more than 100km/h hit the city overnight, uprooting trees and power lines and leaving rubbish and debris strewn across roads and paths.

Petrol shortage at stations after tanker crackdown

Petrol

Deborah Gough The crackdown on fuel tanker safety has led to some service stations running out of petrol.