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Men charged with murder over Caroline Springs death


Tammy Mills and Caroline Zielinski Three men, including one with links to the bikie gang Bros MC, have been charged with murder following the death of a man in Melbourne's west.

Policeman caught drink-driving

Caroline Zielinski An off-duty police officer has lost 10 demerit points after being caught drink driving in Bendigo overnight. 

ANZ worker in court over St Kilda Road murder of Joshua Hardy

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Caroline Zielinski Investment banker Kyle Zandipour has appeared in court charged with the murder of 21-year-old university student Joshua Hardy.

Teen arrested over bus assault on autistic boy, deaf man


Caroline Zielinski A teenager has been arrested following a vicious bus attack on an autistic boy and a hearing impaired man last month.

Thick smoke blankets Melbourne's inner north as fire breaks out in apartment complex

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Nick Toscano and Caroline Zielinski A large fire has engulfed a loft-style apartment complex in Fitzroy, sending thick smoke over Melbourne's inner north.

Melbourne tram stops removed in bid to speed up network

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Caroline Zielinski Melbourne's tram network will be transformed under a new plan which will see passengers walk an additional 250 metres to their nearest tram stop in order to speed up travel times. 

Cold snap arrives in Victoria - and it's here to stay

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Nick Toscano, Caroline Zielinski A cold snap has taken Melbourne by surprise, bringing frosty wind gusts and a downpour of snow.

Drug syndicates targeted in raids across Melbourne


Tammy Mills, Caroline Zielinski and Nino Bucci Fifteen people have been arrested in two separate raids across Melbourne targeting alleged drug syndicates.

AFP called in over Tiger Airways passenger's alleged in-flight e-cigarette


Caroline Zielinski A Tiger Airways passenger is being investigated by the Australian Federal Police after allegedly being caught smoking an electronic cigarette during a flight.

'Highly inappropriate' dead horse billboard angers racing industry

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Caroline Zielinski A billboard featuring a dead horse has whipped up outrage ahead of the spring racing carnival, with the racing industry claiming the animal welfare campaign is a "highly inappropriate" distortion of...

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Readers' night out - a bar full of books

Anna Provost, left, during the 'Silent and Slow Reading Party' at Tiki Bar in Richmond.

Caroline Zielinski It's a party, there's alcohol and you're invited – but there's no talking, and everyone has a book.

What's the delay? West urged to stop dithering over Islamic State and come to aid of Kurds

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Caroline Zielinski The last time Kurdish Australian Jan Balli visited his family home on the border of Turkey and Syria, in March, it was a joyous reunion with his mother, brother, and three nieces and nephews.

Man arrested after alleged dangerous driving with 'terrified' woman, children on Monash Freeway

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Caroline Zielinski A man has been arrested after allegedly driving dangerously on the Monash Freeway while a woman and two small children sat terrified in the car.

Man charged after hotel shooting incident at Sleep & Go Bell City Preston Hotel


Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged with attempted murder and causing serious injury following the shooting of a police sergeant at a hotel in Melbourne's north.

CBD cleaners take strike action

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Nick Toscano, Caroline Zielinski Hundreds of cleaners at dozens of Melbourne's most prominent high-rise office towers have left bathrooms dirty and refused to refill toilet paper as part of a bitter dispute with the CBD's biggest...

Teens attacked, robbed and tied up in car by knife-wielding gang in Thomastown

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Caroline Zielinski A gang of masked men armed with knuckle dusters and flick knives has attacked and tied up two teenage boys in a car in Melbourne's outer north.

Terry Mulder puts brakes on Princes Highway 110kmh zone

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Caroline Zielinski Transport and Roads Minister Terry Mulder has hosed down hopes that the speed limit on the Princes Highway would be raised to 110km/h after reports the government was secretly planning to do so.

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Body found in water at Altona beach


Caroline Zielinski A body has been found floating in the water at a beach in Melbourne's west.

Woman stalked, bashed in terrifying North Sunshine attack

Caroline Zielinski A woman has been stalked, chased and bashed by a stranger in a terrifying weekend attack in Melbourne's west.

Terror suspect shot dead after two police officers stabbed in Endeavour Hills

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Cameron Houston, Craig Butt, Tammy Mills, Rania Spooner, Caroline Zielinski and Henrietta Cook An 18-year-old man has been shot dead by counter-terrorism police and two policemen have been stabbed in Melbourne's outer south-east.