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Melbourne man drowns trying to save partner in Crete

Caroline Zielinski A Melbourne man has died while trying to save his drowning partner off the Greek island Crete. 

Tigerland heads to Adelaide Oval as Richmond fans book out flights, hotels

Brett Deledio celebrates with Richmond fans on Saturday night.

Caroline Zielinski As Richmond prepares for its first consecutive final series in almost 40 years, fans from all over Victoria are frantically changing their weekend plans, booking out airline tickets and Adelaide...

Protesters maintain their rage in Melbourne anti-budget protest

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Caroline Zielinski "Oh my God, hello Melbourne. Abbott's still the prime minister - what happened?" Writer and social commentator Van Badham called to the thousands who once again assembled outside State Library to...

Woman arrested after Bourke Street Mall bomb threat

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Caroline Zielinski A woman has been arrested and charged after threatening to bomb Myer's flagship department store in the Bourke Street Mall.

Woman fights for life after three-car smash


Caroline Zielinski A woman is fighting for life and man has been seriously injured in a three-car smash in Melbourne's inner-east overnight. 

Taxi driver crushed to death in horrific hit-run

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Caroline Zielinski A taxi driver has died after he was crushed between two cars in a horrific hit-run collision in Melbourne's south-east.

Sunny days sweeping the clouds away, but not for long

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Caroline Zielinski Sun-starved Melburnians can look forward to short-sleeves and sunscreen as a week of warm weather coats the city in sunshine.

The Astor will live

Caroline Zielinski The Astor Theatre will continue to operate as an independent, single-stream cinema despite fears it would close forever after its owner and proprietor declared they could no longer work together.

Campaign to legalise medicinal marijuana gains momentum

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Anna Whitelaw and Caroline Zielinski Opposition leader Daniel Andrews' pledge to decriminalise cannabis for treatment of life-threatening illnesses comes as support for legalisation of "medical marijuana" gains momentum in Australia and...

Majority of motorcyclists escape speeding fines

Caroline Zielinski Almost 70 per cent of all motorcyclists snapped by speed cameras escape being fined because they don’t carry a number plate at the front, and the number plate they do have is often too small to...

Man killed in crash on Derrimut Road, Tarneit

Caroline Zielinski One man has died and another has suffered critical injuries in a three-car horror smash in Melbourne’s west.

Woman sends burglar packing

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Caroline Zielinski A woman has beaten up a burglar in self-defence after finding him lurking inside her garage.

Man arrested after 13-hour siege in Kalimna Street, Essendon

Caroline Zielinski A man who locked himself inside a house in Melbourne’s north-west for 13 hours while brandishing a knife has surrendered to police.

Police launch inner-city cyclist blitz


Caroline Zielinski Cyclists and drivers in Melbourne’s CBD, inner north and south-east will be targeted in a week-long blitz that will see police flood black-spot areas in a bid to reduce law-breaking behaviour.

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Police storm secret meth labs in Rowville and Dallas

Police raid secret meth labs

Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged with drug trafficking and two others have been arrested after police stormed two secret meth labs over the weekend. 

Passenger fighting for life after Gladstone Park crash

Caroline Zielinski A male passenger has been left with life-threatening injuries after the driver of the car lost control of the car and smashed sidewards into a tree.

Bike riding serial sex attacker strikes again in Newport

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Caroline Zielinski A serial sex offender who has been targeting women in Melbourne's west since April has struck again.

MS Readathon an invaluable fund-raiser for all ages, says Tim Ferguson

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Caroline Zielinski Having joined in the MS Readathon as a child, comedian Tim Ferguson hardly imagined he might one day be the fund-raiser's pin-up boy.

Thornbury man seriously injured in Northcote Plaza stabbing


Caroline Zielinski An 80-year-old man has allegedly stabbed a 69-year-old Thornbury man at a shopping centre in Melbourne’s north-east.

Mystery: $50 stuffed into dead koala's mouth

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Caroline Zielinski A dead koala with a $50 note stuffed in its mouth has been dumped outside a regional Victoria police station over the weekend.