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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.

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...

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.

Jail time doubled for parents of children left alone in cars or homes

Child seat in car.

Deborah Gough Parents who leave their children unattended in a car or at home face harsher fines and double the jail time under proposed laws.

Victorian ALP member admits accessing stolen Age recording

Daniel Andrews

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

windy

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

Aaron Lane

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.

Second man charged over Deer Park death

Deborah Gough Homicide squad detectives have charged a second man over the death of Deer Park man Michael Sleiman.

Owners fear for diabetic dog stolen from home

Bailey, the brown Staffordshire bull terrier police are looking for.

Deborah Gough The doggy in the window might be for sale, but a doggy in the front yard is not for stealing – and his owners want him back.

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

Baby

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.

Woman passenger abandoned in crash after police pursuit

Victoria Police

Deborah Gough Police have described as ''abominable'' a male driver alleged to have left his young female companion dying after crashing the car following a police pursuit.

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.

Leo Seemanpillai's family to miss funeral

Deborah Gough Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has said the family of a refugee, who died after setting himself alight, would face 'very real difficulties' in obtaining visitor visas to attend his funeral if...

Geoff Shaw in interview with Jason Akermanis, says he will recontest seat of Frankston

Geoff Shaw Jason Akermanis

Deborah Gough Rogue Frankston MP Geoff Shaw has told former football star Jason Akermanis he intends to recontest the seat of Frankston if he is expelled from state parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament debates future of Frankston MP Geoff Shaw

Geoff Shaw

Benjamin Preiss, Richard Willingham and Deborah Gough Embattled Frankston MP Geoff Shaw could have the chance to defend himself in Parliament against a move to suspend him for misusing his taxpayer funded car.

Anzac Day weekend

What's open on Anzac Day

Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

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