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Ambulances ramping rampant in Melbourne

13 ambulances were ramped in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Deborah Gough Up to 13 ambulances were "ramped" at St Vincent's Hospital with up to six hospitals placed on emergency bypass - too full to take more patients.

Major events prepare for increased terror alert

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Deborah Gough Major events organisers are preparing for increased security and checks amid a heightened terror alert.

Man's body found in Alma Park, St Kilda near Sandringham line gantry

Police and fire crews at the discovery of man's body in Alma Park St Kilda.

Robyn Grace and Deborah Gough The smouldering remains of a body have been found near rail lines in Melbourne's south-east.

Golf buggy crushed by train as golfers jump for their lives

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Deborah Gough Two golfers had to jump for their lives from their golf buggy to escape an oncoming train at Royal Park.

Port Melbourne residents evacuated over high-risk gas leak

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Deborah Gough A dangerously high gas leak with the potential to burst into flame was detected in Port Melbourne causing residents to be relocated on Friday night.

Man stabbed in Dandenong home invasion

Deborah Gough Four men invaded a Dandenong North man's home on Saturday morning, stabbing him in the face and upper body before fleeing.

Shoppers evacuated from Bourke Street Mall

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Deborah Gough and Tom Cowie Staff have returned to stores at in Bourke Street Mall after what was believed to be a bomb scare early in the afternoon shopping peak.

Fishermen winched off rocks to safety

Deborah Gough Three fishermen were winched by helicopter to safety after getting caught on a reef off Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula.

Napthine says Federation Square East project will go ahead despite challenges

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Deborah Gough A development over the problematic eyesore of Flinders Street's rail yards would "face the river", Premier Denis Napthine has said.

Tour company accused of paying worker just $9 an hour in contract sham

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Deborah Gough A Melbourne tour operator will again face court after trying to hire a young woman as a contractor on as little as $9 an hour.

Cycling safety: the statistics

Cyclists make up 15 per cent of  commuters into the city, up from 9 per cent in 2008.

Deborah Gough It's day two of an eight-day blitz on bike users in Melbourne's inner north and south-east, where police are cracking down on bicycle-related infringments.

Bicycle lights the key to improving safety: researcher

Deborah Gough Police are stabbing in the dark if they are trying to improve cycling safety with a blitz on red-light runners and those who don't wear helmets, one of the country's leading researchers into cycling...

Mystery surrounds possible abduction in Glen Iris

Fears for woman seen screaming in Glen Iris.

Deborah Gough Two men were seen trying to bundle a screaming woman into a car boot in Glen Iris on Friday but police say no one has been reported missing.

Football train services disrupted after overnight crash in Altona

A Metro and V/Line train crashed in Alona on Friday night.

Deborah Gough Passengers travelling to the match of the round between rivals Geelong and Hawthorn have been warned to allow an extra hour to travel to the game after a crash on the Geelong line overnight.

Altona train crash under investigation

Deborah Gough and Goya Dmytryshchak Investigations are under way to determine the cause of a crash of two trains at Altona on Friday night.

ClimateWatch's citizen scientists with ear out for early warbles add sound contribution to database

Magpie swooping season

Deborah Gough Are Australian magpies warbling and swooping earlier this year? Probably.

Consulting with union interfered with response to fires, says MFB chief officer

Deborah Gough The United Firefighters Union state chief has called for firefighters to maintain "morale" as it fights a move to terminate it enterprise agreement in the Fair Work Commission.

Victorian ALP member admits accessing stolen Age recording

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Robyn Grace and Deborah Gough Labor leader Daniel Andrews is satisfied with his investigation into leaked recordings of a journalist’s private conversations despite the inquiry not ascertaining how the audio found it is way...

Tuesday blows wind in, Thursday a blowout with 110km/h winds forecast

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Deborah Gough Melbourne is winding itself up for a windy mid-week followed by a frosty Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

Liberal candidate Aaron Lane quits over Twitter comments

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Richard Willingham and Deborah Gough The Liberal Party has been hit with the resignation of one of its candidates less than four months from this November’s state election, over offensive comments on social media.