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Bourke Street Trolley Man vows to 'give it a good crack' on bail

Bourke Street Trolley Man vows to 'give it a good crack' on bail

Bourke Street's Trolley Man has vowed have a good crack at staying out of trouble after being granted bail on Saturday.

  • by Goya Dmytryshchak

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Killer ineligible to inherit Stuart Rattle's $1m estate, court rules
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Killer ineligible to inherit Stuart Rattle's $1m estate, court rules

Convicted murderer Michael O'Neill forfeited his interest in the well-known interior designer's will by killing him.

  • by Melissa Iaria
John Elliott says he's learnt his lesson, gets driving licence back
John Elliott

John Elliott says he's learnt his lesson, gets driving licence back

Former Carlton president and ex-Liberal heavyweight John Elliott can drive again after fronting court to finalise a drink-driving case and get his licence back.

  • by Adam Cooper
'Misogynistic' killer jailed for sex strangling of mum-of-four
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'Misogynistic' killer jailed for sex strangling of mum-of-four

Tony John Smith, 51, killed Karen Rae and dumped her body beside Frankston Freeway in April 2015, but didn't reveal the burial location for 20 months.

  • by Karen Sweeney
'A terrible downfall': Dentist admits groping, faces probe over death

'A terrible downfall': Dentist admits groping, faces probe over death

A dentist who has admitted groping nine women, including patients and an employee, is being investigated over the death of another patient.

  • by Karen Sweeney
Three men guilty of plotting to rain Christmas Day terror on Melbourne
Terrorism

Three men guilty of plotting to rain Christmas Day terror on Melbourne

Three Melbourne men have been found guilty of plotting a Christmas terror attack at major city landmarks in a jihad-inspired plan to inflict mass carnage.

  • by Adam Cooper & Erin Pearson
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Woman weeps, admits her car radio distraction led to cyclist's death

Woman weeps, admits her car radio distraction led to cyclist's death

A woman has tearfully pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a cyclist while trying to change music on her car stereo as she drove to work.

  • by Caroline Schelle
'Tinder rapist' back behind bars after alleged Snapchat victim taunts
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'Tinder rapist' back behind bars after alleged Snapchat victim taunts

A man dubbed the ‘Tinder rapist’ is back behind bars after he sent one of his victims a screenshot of her location, called her a false accuser and asked her, “How’d you go getting my bail withdrawn?”

  • by Tammy Mills & Adam Cooper
Trial awaits woman accused of fatally bashing elderly dog walker

Trial awaits woman accused of fatally bashing elderly dog walker

A woman accused of bashing an elderly dog walker who later died has been committed to stand trial for murder.

  • by Caroline Schelle
Gargasoulas found guilty of murdering six in 2017 Bourke St massacre
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Bourke Street

Gargasoulas found guilty of murdering six in 2017 Bourke St massacre

James Gargasoulas has been found guilty of six counts of murder after deliberately ploughing into pedestrians as he drove stolen car along Bourke St last year.

  • by Adam Cooper & Chris Vedelago
Man abused by priests jailed for 5½ years over church burglary spree

Man abused by priests jailed for 5½ years over church burglary spree

A man has been jailed for breaking into dozens of Catholic churches and priests' homes in Victoria to seek revenge for sexual abuse he suffered as a child.

  • by Sally Wardle