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Mark Russell A magistrate has questioned how a man accused of attempting to murder neurosurgeon Dr Michael Wong at the Western Hospital in Footscray could contest the charges.
Mark Russell, Adam Cooper A retired Catholic priest who sexually abused an altar boy before telling him he had to confess his sins has had his jail sentenced reduced by seven months.
Mark Russell A man who strangled his partner of 16 years, after fracturing his skull with a saucepan, had snapped after being called a ''frigid bitch'', a court has heard.
Mark Russell The man who murdered his partner of 16 years, well-known interior designer Stuart Rattle, was a pathological liar known as "The Talented Mr Ripley", a court has heard.
Mark Russell Three men accused of ambushing, shooting and bashing to death a drug dealer in the dead of night on a bridge near the South Australian border have been found not guilty of murder, but...
Mark Russell A stripper accused of organising two men to murder her former partner is hoping to get Victoria Legal Aid funding to pay for a defence barrister during her trial, a court has heard.
Mark Russell The Director of Public Prosecutions has rejected a bid by defence lawyers to have charges dropped against a young mother accused of killing and abandoning her newborn baby under a tree.
Mark Russell Two teenage hoon drivers involved in a horrific high-speed crash that left a young woman scarred for life have been sentenced to three years in a youth detention centre.
Mark Russell The plan to set up an insider trading scheme which netted the mastermind more than $7 million and an apartment from The Block was organised at a Fitzroy North pub, a court has heard.
Mark Russell A disgraced lawyer who stole more than $12 million from clients – including singer Joe Camilleri – in a "despicable charade" involving the largest amount of money ever stolen by a lawyer...
Mark Russell One of two men involved in a $7 million insider-trading scheme bought an apartment from The Block television show to give his crimes "a cloak of respectability", a court has heard.
Melissa Eldridge forgive boyfriend Andrew Simpson for leaving her for dead after high-speed chase crash
Mark Russell The 19-year-old girlfriend of a man who left her for dead after a car accident following a high-speed police pursuit has forgiven him, a court has heard.
Mark Russell A Colombian teenage rapist involved in a series of horrific sex attacks on women in Melbourne's CBD has been bashed in a youth detention centre.
Mark Russell A police officer who shot dead a man wanted over a stabbing in St Kilda had acted in a "gung-ho" way before the shooting, a coroner has found.
Mark Russell, Jane Lee Self-defence will be an issue at the trial of a man accused of stabbing his former partner to death after 'rugby tackling' her in front of shoppers outside a Sunshine shopping centre, a court has...
Mark Russell A woman’s two daughters, aged one and four, were asleep upstairs when she killed her boyfriend during an argument at her Yarraville home over the drug ice, a court has heard.
Childhood friend witness implicated Kyle Zandipour in murder of student Josh Hardy at McDonald's, court told
Mark Russell A bank clerk accused of murdering a university student outside a McDonald's restaurant was implicated by his own childhood friend turned key witness, a court has heard.
Mark Russell Prime Minister Tony Abbott has lost a bid to force controversial union official John Setka to pay thousands of dollars in legal fees over a preliminary issue in their defamation case.
Mark Russell The state's highest court has called for tougher sentences for vengeful former partners, saying domestic violence in Victoria has become an epidemic.
Six months' jail for man who sent threatening text message to ex-partner and jury forewoman in 'vampire gigolo' murder trial
Mark Russell, Steve Butcher A man who sent threatening text messages to the jury forewoman during the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering "vampire gigolo" Shane Chartres-Abbott has been jailed for six months.