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Adam Cooper A motorist who hit a pedestrian and left him for dead and then lied to police has been jailed and is banned from driving for four years.
Adam Cooper Additional charges have been laid against a Melbourne man accused of making funds available to the Islamic State and another terrorist organisation.
Adam Cooper One of the teenagers accused of planning a terror attack for Anzac Day drafted in the hours before his arrest instructions for his family on what to do after his death, a court has heard.
Steve Butcher, Adam Cooper A 17-year-old recently arrested in a counter-terrorism operation in Melbourne has been charged with a third offence.
Adam Cooper The man charged over a fatal attack on a student outside a Melbourne McDonald's outlet could have been protecting his friend when he flung the victim to the ground and kicked him, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper A secret camera caught a manager at disability services provider Yooralla engaging in sexual activity with a cognitively impaired woman in his office, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper A man who inflicted a disability on a stranger during a home invasion with a shotgun has been jailed and told by a judge that specialist treatment is the best way to ensure the community is...
Adam Cooper A motorist who hit a pedestrian and left him for dead instructed his partner to lie to police in a bid to keep his driving licence, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper Two police officers accused of stealing the drug ice from the Fitzroy police station will fight the charges against them.
Adam Cooper An Essendon fan who assaulted two Kangaroos fans at the MCG must perform 200 hours of community work.
Adam Cooper Gangland matriarch Judy Moran has lost a bid to be returned to her preferred prison unit after a court was told she used her reputation to threaten and intimidate inmates.
Adam Cooper An Essendon fan accused of slamming a rival football follower's head into a hand rail at an AFL final is expected to be convicted and put on a community corrections order.
Adam Cooper A jury will rule on allegations a serving member of the air force raped a then colleague in her room on the RAAF base in Sale 24 years ago.
Rania Spooner, Adam Cooper and Cameron Houston Retired Essendon footballer Nathan Lovett-Murray has tweeted pictures of himself in Aboriginal tribal paint, promising "payback" for a relative who was allegedly killed at a Heywood football match on...
Adam Cooper and Mark Russell A man who shot his girlfriend in the head and killed her has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of her manslaughter.
Adam Cooper and Tammy Mills A magistrate has approved police using force if necessary to examine a man charged with murder after he refused to enter a court room.
Adam Cooper and Steve Butcher New charges of gross violence have been laid against four alleged members of the Comancheros motorcycle gang accused of a home invasion in which police say a man had boiling water poured over...
Adam Cooper A motorist charged over the road death of a 16-year-old girl had drugs and alcohol in his system and was speeding before the crash, police allege in court documents.
Adam Cooper Man will be deported to China once he is released from jail after pleading guilty to the karaoke room attack.
Adam Cooper Melbourne AFL forward Jeff Garlett has avoided a conviction for his role in a street brawl in which he and then teammate Mitch Robinson suffered head injuries.