A former disability support worker sprayed petrol over a shop attendant and threatened to set him alight during an armed robbery allegedly committed a week after the accused man became a grandfather,a court has heard.
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Three people died from drug overdoses across Melbourne at the weekend, a court has heard, as police investigate the distribution of a bad batch of ecstasy.
Lake Gladman is usually a tranquil place, but on this day it became a frantic scene of chaos.
A Melbourne imam has fronted court charged with performing the forced marriage of a girl under the age of 16 to a 34-year-old man.
Greg Kasarik is a drug user who is probably too honest for his own good.
A man accused of stealing two Mercedes-Benz cars is alleged to have twice shot a friend following an argument over one of the vehicles.
A woman charged with murder over the death of a man fatally hit by a car outside a kindergarten has appeared in court sporting a blackened eye.
Two police officers had to jump to safety when a man revved his car's engine and reversed into a stationary police car, a court as heard.
An accused burglar charged over a crime spree in country Victoria left an eight-year-old girl too afraid to sleep in her bedroom when he allegedly stole her family's Christmas presents.
A man charged with attacking a pregnant woman and her boyfriend with a samurai sword earlier threatened to "cut up" the woman's unborn child, a court has heard.