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AFL star injured in Bolte Bridge incident

AFL star injured in Bolte Bridge incident

AFL player Majak Daw has been injured and is in hospital after an incident on the Bolte Bridge. 

  • by Michael Gleeson, Simone Fox Koob, Jake Niall & Melissa Cunningham

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Surge in sex assaults during Christmas period, police warn

Surge in sex assaults during Christmas period, police warn

When Emma was raped by a man she knew on their second date, her greatest fear was that she wouldn't be believed.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Labor set for court fight for recount of 15-vote Liberal win in Ripon

Labor set for court fight for recount of 15-vote Liberal win in Ripon

The Labor Party is going to court to fight for a recount in Ripon, the regional seat the Liberals won by just 15 votes.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Benjamin Preiss
Melbourne gets a reprieve from the wild weather
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Melbourne gets a reprieve from the wild weather

A severe thunderstorm warning for Melbourne was cancelled on Saturday afternoon, as the clean-up continued from a deluge that caused caused peak-hour chaos across the city.

  • by David Estcourt, Erin Pearson, Melissa Cunningham & Goya Dmytryshchak
Flash flooding, drivers trapped in cars, train lines suspended, power outages, as torrential rain lashes CBD
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Flash flooding, drivers trapped in cars, train lines suspended, power outages, as torrential rain lashes CBD

Streets have flooded across Melbourne after torrential rain lashed the city with emergency services rushing to help people trapped in their cars in the floodwaters.

  • by Simone Fox Koob & Melissa Cunningham
Whittlesea councillors boycott meeting as they call for CEO Simon Overland to step down

Whittlesea councillors boycott meeting as they call for CEO Simon Overland to step down

Five councillors have boycotted a Whittlesea council meeting as they ramp up calls for chief executive Simon Overland to resign amid his links to the Lawyer X scandal.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Tom Cowie
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Police hunt 20 youths over 'unprovoked and brutal' attack on two men in St Kilda

Police hunt 20 youths over 'unprovoked and brutal' attack on two men in St Kilda

Shocking footage has emerged of a vicious attack on two young men who were bashed - one left unconscious - on the St Kilda foreshore earlier this month.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
'No human side': Qantas bungle adds to family's woe after house fire and looting

'No human side': Qantas bungle adds to family's woe after house fire and looting

A Melbourne family has been dealt a triple blow with callous looters stealing their Christmas presents and family heirlooms a day after their home was gutted by a fire capped off by a distressing airline bungle.

  • by Robyn Grace & Melissa Cunningham
Trams running again after CBD power fault saw services grind to a halt
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Trams running again after CBD power fault saw services grind to a halt

Trams on a number of lines running through Melbourne's CBD have stopped due to a power fault.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Little River bushfire under control but smoke could linger

Little River bushfire under control but smoke could linger

At least 50 fire trucks, several large air tankers and dozens of firefighters battled the 1240-hectare blaze, which was contained south-east of the Princes Freeway.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Anthony Colangelo
Almost 100 firefighters battle overnight as cool change hits
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Almost 100 firefighters battle overnight as cool change hits

Almost 100 firefighters battled through the night to keep a grass fire under control as a cool change blasts across the state.

  • by Melissa Cunningham, Liam Mannix, Timna Jacks, Simone Fox Koob & Laura Placella