Nur Islam, 22, on 92 charges from a fire inside a busy Springvale bank that injured 26 people.
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A 73-year-old woman is lucky to be alive after she was in bed when her bedroom was fired upon in separate drive-by shootings a week apart, a court has heard.
A sales manager stole $557,000 in computer parts from his employer and sold them privately - including some on eBay - because he felt he wasn't rewarded enough for his hard work and long hours, a court has heard.
A former policeman once jailed for sexually assaulting 14 boys is back in prison after admitting he abused another boy in Ballarat more than 30 years ago.
Kylie Blackwood's family must wait another seven months to learn if the man charged with murdering the mother-of-three faces trial, after his lawyers were granted more time to seek access to DNA evidence.
Alleged victim, who cannot be identified, told police she had boiling water poured on her foot.
Alleged Bourke Street killer Dimitrious Gargasoulas has declared himself "the saviour" and not guilty in his first appearance before a court since he was charged over the deadly drive through Melbourne's CBD.
A mother who drove her teenage daughter to a fight with a former friend has been jailed for deliberately running down the other girl with her car.
An inmate who donned a breathing apparatus and threw tear gas canisters back at guards during Victoria's worst prison riot has been jailed for almost four years.
A Brazilian taxi driver has been jailed for seven and a half years for accepting a fare he shouldn't have - importing more than two kilograms of cocaine into Australia.