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Rania is a reporter at The Age.
Rania Spooner, Nino Bucci and Daniella Miletic A policeman was shot in the back of his head as part of a drive-by shooting in Melbourne's north-west early on Tuesday.
Rania Spooner A man armed with a machete has held police at bay for more than three hours after barricading himself inside a Tarneit home with a woman and two children.
Rania Spooner and Cameron Houston A second case involving a commuter and Victoria's controversial myki ticketing system has been dropped by the Transport Department.
Tom Cowie, Nino Bucci, Rania Spooner Fire crews are again on the scene of a blaze at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Ravenhall, a day after inmates rioted and lit fires at the prison.
Rania Spooner Five juveniles have been arrested after an allegedly stolen luxury car smashed into a police vehicle at a busy intersection in Melbourne's CBD.
Rania Spooner A teenager has been charged with importing commercial quantities of controlled drugs and dealing with the proceeds of crime, after federal authorities raided a Sale property.
Tammy Mills, Rania Spooner Victorian Police Minister Wade Noonan has announced plans to tighten the net on gun traffickers after two shootings in Melbourne in as many days.
Rania Spooner and Cameron Houston Apartment dwellers in Melbourne's west have been targeted by a sophisticated sim card swapping scam that enables fraudsters to take control of their online bank accounts and fleece them of thousands...
Rania Spooner Police are investigating what is believed to be the second shooting in Melbourne in as many days.
Rania Spooner Police are still on the hunt for at least one gunman after a man known to police was shot several times in an apparent ambush in Melbourne's inner-north.
Rania Spooner A motorist fleeing police has smashed into a taxi, injuring two people, before taking off on foot in Melbourne's inner south-east overnight.
Man who murdered Kelly Thompson hid in her backyard and stalked her friends before killing her, inquest hears
Rania Spooner The man who murdered his ex-partner Kelly Thompson had spoken of hiding in her backyard and was seen stalking her friends in the days before he killed her, an inquest has heard.
Intervention order breaches not taken seriously by police, inquest into Kelly Thompson's death hears
Rania Spooner The mother of a woman murdered by her ex-partner while she was protected by an intervention order says her "little ray of sunshine" could still be alive if repeated breaches of the order had been...
Henrietta Cook, Rania Spooner A sexual predator has used a webcam to masturbate in front of Year 7 students at a Victorian state high school.
Henrietta Cook and Rania Spooner Children as young as seven have been exposed to pornograhy at an affluent bayside Catholic primary school, where basic filtering software was not in place.
Jane Lee, Rania Spooner A royal commission has heard that another priest was present when Gerald Ridsdale abused a child in his bedroom, but he says he cannot remember who it was.
Rania Spooner Paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale has conceded he shared meals with George Pell and chatted with him when the pair lived together in the 70s but denied telling the prominent Catholic leader he was...
I was abused as a child: disgraced priest Gerald Ridsdale gives evidence at sex abuse royal commission in Ballarat
Rania Spooner A paedophile priest has told a royal commission he has never felt sexual feelings for an adult, except when he was in prison.
Rania Spooner Serial child sex offender and paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale says he never asked George Pell to support him when he first faced court over child sex offences.