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Three crashes in 20 minutes: two dead, eight injured

Labor is trying to capitalise on the government’s failure to strike a wage deal with paramedics.

Deborah Gough Three crashes on Victorian roads in 20 minutes have claimed two lives and injured eight people, emergency services say.

Police find 293 cannabis plants in Yarram home

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Deborah Gough Two men are in custory after police raided a house in south-east Gippsland, finding 293 cannabis plants on Friday.

Leading anti-euthanasia advocate Nicholas Tonti-Filippini dies

Nicholas Tonti-Filippini during a dialysis session in 2011.

Deborah Gough One of the country's leaders speakers against voluntary euthanasia, Nicholas Tonti-Filippini has died after a long battle with a chronic auto-immune disease.

Man in critical condition after hit-and-run in St Albans

Deborah Gough Police are seeking witnesses to an alleged hit-and-run collision that occurred in the early hours of Saturday between a ute and a pedestrian.

Melbourne Cup 2014: Flags to be banned after Araldo's death

Dwayne Dunn riding Araldo during a trackwork session on the course proper at Flemington Racecourse on October 28.

Patrick Bartley and Deborah Gough The VRC and Racing Victoria will dispense with the avenue of honour at Thursday's Oaks day and for Saturday's Emirates Stakes meetings in a bid to avoid a recurrence of the incident that resulted in...

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Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti health checked before race

Admire Ratki: A heart failure condition felled the horse in the stables after the race.

Deborah Gough Horseracing activists and the RSPCA have called for a banning of the whip after the death of Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti.

Gai time as thousands flock to Melbourne Cup parade

Deborah Gough Thousands flocked to see this year's hopefuls in the Melbourne Cup parade, but the greatest cheer was for last year's winning trainer and Australia's first lady of racing, Gai Waterhouse, who...

Melbourne Cup carnival picnics to get extra 'security' attention

Deborah Gough Racegoers can expect longer delays at the gates in response to the heightened terror alert but police have assured punters of their safety during the Cup Carnival. 

CBD office towers don't have to be as attractive as residential developments, tribunal hears

Deborah Gough Architects of the Argus and Manchester Unity buildings may disagree but commercial towers in the CBD do not need to be as attractive as their residential sisters, the Victorian Civil and...

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Rain, lightning cause transport, power, traffic chaos

Lightning over Melbourne's CBD.

Carolyn Webb, Deborah Gough, Caroline Zielinski Lightning and rain cause more than 20,000 Victorians to lose power, parts of train system to shut down, traffic lights and rail crossings to fail and floods and flight delays.

Melbourne storms: long delays for commuters after transport system meltdown

Metro train.

Deborah Gough Melbourne's train system went into storm-induced meltdown on Monday morning as lightning strikes and power surges caused up to 60 minute delays and suspended lines.

Bendigo post office held up in robbery

Deborah Gough A post office worker was held up by an allegedly armed robber in Bendigo on Saturday morning.

Police seek man for skipping order

Deborah Gough Police are seeking the public's help to find a man who failed to comply with a corrections order.

Fire destroys Woori Yallock pub

The Woori Yallock pub has been destroyed

Deborah Gough A Yarra Ranges pub was reduced to rubble after a fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Ringwood

Deborah Gough A man has died after attempting to cross the Maroondah Highway in Ringwood on Friday night.

Burnt car on tracks stops Upfield line train at Campbellfield

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Deborah Gough A train was stopped in its tracks after thieves left a burning car on the Upfield railway line, at Campbellfield, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Call for safer cycle lanes in Royal Parade-Flemington Road corridor

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Deborah Gough In the past five years, on two roads within a few hundred metres of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, 26 cyclists have ended up in emergency, new statistics reveal.

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FBI tip sparks raids on alleged terrorism financier

Hassan El Sabsabi, 23, of Seabrook

Tammy Mills, Nino Bucci, Deborah Gough and Rania Spooner A joint counter-terrorism taskforce relied on intelligence from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation when it raided seven properties linked to a Melbourne man, who has been charged with six counts...

28 degrees one day, snow flurries the next

Victoria: hot one day, snow the next.

Deborah Gough The ski season might have technically ended on the weekend but after a warm and windy 28 degrees on Sunday, snow flurries are now forecast for the Victorian Alps.