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Jail for would-be thief who left wallet and sock at scene of the crime

Jail for would-be thief who left wallet and sock at scene of the crime

A bumbling would-be thief who lost a shoe and his wallet as he tried to rob a Melbourne man with a fake gun will spend at least the next year behind bars.

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Journalism student wants judge to reverse fail grade for dog project

Journalism student wants judge to reverse fail grade for dog project

Monash student who was failed in 2017 for a video project about dog breeds wants Supreme Court judge to strike out the result and give him a pass mark instead.

  • by Rick Goodman
Former Bachelorette and friend in court on cocaine trafficking charges

Former Bachelorette and friend in court on cocaine trafficking charges

Former 'Bachelor' contestant has appeared in court charged with trafficking cocaine after thousands of dollars was allegedly found in her car and home.

  • by Amber Wilson
DPP appeals Court of Appeal's decision to cut child-killing mum's term

DPP appeals Court of Appeal's decision to cut child-killing mum's term

The Court of Appeal's decision to cut the jail term for a woman who killed three of her children and tried to murder another is being appealed by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

  • by Melissa Iaria
Driver left pub, drove at 165km/h, killed mum, daughter, gets 13 years
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Driver left pub, drove at 165km/h, killed mum, daughter, gets 13 years

Drunken man whose driving was described as being like ‘‘a bolt of lightning’’ moments before he hit and killed a woman and her daughter has been jailed.

  • by Adam Cooper
Corkman developers blasted in court, fined more than $500,000

Corkman developers blasted in court, fined more than $500,000

The magistrate said he would have jailed the two developers who demolished the Corkman Hotel if he could have.

  • by Clay Lucas
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'Not a barbecue': Wedding invite slight led to fallout between Shane Jacobson and manager, court told
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'Not a barbecue': Wedding invite slight led to fallout between Shane Jacobson and manager, court told

A legal fight for a slice of $1 million of Shane Jacobson's earnings was sparked after a heated dispute between his ex-manager and fiancee over whether the manager could bring a plus-one to his wedding, a court has been told.

  • by Tom Cowie
'You’re not Michelle': Jail for escort who conned other men into sex

'You’re not Michelle': Jail for escort who conned other men into sex

Middle aged male can't explain why he posed as a young woman online to lure men to him for sex. His angry victims feel duped. He's been jailed for 18 months.

  • by Adam Cooper
No jail for 'despicable' blogger over 'inexplicable' Eurydice graffiti
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No jail for 'despicable' blogger over 'inexplicable' Eurydice graffiti

Anti-feminist blogger Andrew Nolch, who defaced a memorial to slain comedian Eurydice Dixon on the eve of a candlelit vigil, has avoided prison.

Alleged chainsaw-wielding firebug needs five types of pill, court told

Alleged chainsaw-wielding firebug needs five types of pill, court told

Man who allegedly set fire to a home, threatened to kill owner and threatened police with chainsaw, will need five types of medication while in custody, court hears.

Drug runner was 'under the spell' of Wangaratta ice queen, court told

Drug runner was 'under the spell' of Wangaratta ice queen, court told

Phone intercepts reveal courier demanded $11,000 but dealer girlfriend refused to pay because she had already given him a car, a bike and $1000 for a lawyer.