Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Google told to pay $200,000

Michael Trkulja.

Dan Oakes Man who won defamation case against search engine giant awarded $200,000 in damages.

Missing woman 'seen', second found

Missing Melbourne women Sandra Pevitt (right) and Katie Dircks.

Dan Oakes and Tom Arup A Werribee woman missing since last Wednesday was seen on CCTV footage at a shopping centre in Melbourne's west on Friday.

Stadium carpark drama: Man shot after pulling pistol on police

Etihad Stadium was once the centrepiece of Docklands.

Megan Levy and Dan Oakes Two men have been charged with burglary following a confrontation with police outside Etihad Stadium during which a man was shot by an officer, police say.

Sandra spotted at shopping centre

Missing Melbourne women Sandra Pevitt (right) and Katie Dircks.

Dan Oakes, Benjamin Millar A Werribee woman missing since last Wednesday was seen on CCTV footage at a shopping centre in Melbourne's west on Friday.

Bandidos enforcer charged after weapons search

Toby Mitchell.

Dan Oakes Toby Mitchell arrested and charged after apartment was searched by police holding a firearms search warrant.

Bikies take action to get guns back

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Dan Oakes Members of a bikie club who had their guns seized by a special police task force will begin legal action against the Chief Commissioner to have their weapons returned.

Gunless bikers set deadline for police chief

Chief Commisioner Ken Lay.

Dan Oakes Motorcycle club members whose weapons were seized by a police taskforce have threatened legal action against the Chief Commissioner unless he decides by noon today whether to give them back.

'Sighting' of missing Donny gives family hope

Dan Oakes The family of 16-year-old Donald Govan, who went missing from an Echuca camping ground two months ago, are hopeful he might be found after a man came forward to say he gave a lift to a hitch-hiker...

Why are we criminals but church isn't, bikies ask

Members of the Tramps Motorcycle Club based in Wangaratta

Dan Oakes The president of a bikie club targeted by a special police taskforce has lashed out at the government's plans to criminalise motorcycle clubs, asking whether the Catholic Church will be a deemed a...

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MP queries seizure of bike club guns

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Dan Oakes Tim McCurdy approaches Police Minister to ask why anti-bikie taskforce seized guns from a country motorcycle club.

Police force passes the drug test

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Dan Oakes Fewer than 1 per cent of drug and alcohol tests of Victorian police have come up positive, with cannabis the most-detected drug.

Brunswick street closed after drug bust

Dan Oakes A large section of Brunswick Street in Fitzroy has been closed this afternoon after police pulled over a car and found a large quantity of chemical potentially used for making drugs.

Serial child sex offender tried to bury girl alive

Colin George McKane

Dan Oakes A predatory child sex offender who was jailed this week once tried to bury a girl alive and was recommended for indefinite imprisonment by the public prosecutor.

Williams allegations 'not followed up'

Dan Oakes Serious corruption allegations linked to the murder of gangland boss Carl Williams were not followed up by Victoria Police because of dysfunctional lines of communication and poor record-keeping,...

Missing man may have 'self-harmed', police say

Police tape

Dan Oakes Police are appealing for help to find a man who has been missing for a year, and who they say might have "self-harmed" in bushland north-west of Melbourne.

Bikers incensed at police firearm seizures

A police officer displays seized firearms.

Dan Oakes Up to half a dozen clubs may challenge seizure of weapons, cancellation of firearms licences.

One man's tribute captures sense of loss

A plaque has been erected at the Gisborne South site

Dan Oakes Amid the flowers, cards and other ephemera for Jill Meagher stands what is surely the first permanent memorial to the Irishwoman since she was abducted and murdered 11 days ago.

Shocked disbelief ripples through co-workers

The Irish Examiner webgrab of Home page/Masthead as published 28th September 2012 EST Tag Jill Meagher rape & murder.

Dan Oakes Jill Meagher was a ''positive life force'', who united her workmates and would not want people to lock themselves away through fear caused by her killing, ABC colleagues have said.

Hoodie man footage raises abduction fears

A missing person sign for Jill Meagher in Brunswick.

Dan Oakes and David Jeans It looks increasingly likely that missing Melbourne woman Jill Meagher was abducted from the street within a few minutes' walk of her Brunswick home.

Images of Jill set a haunting scene

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Dan Oakes It was the moment Jill Meagher ceased to be a phantom and became gut-wrenchingly real.