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Gang of six sought after two women attacked during 4am CBD robbery

Gang of six sought after two women attacked during 4am CBD robbery

Police are searching for six men after a woman was sexually assaulted and another punched in the face during a violent robbery in Melbourne's CBD.  

  • by Simone Fox Koob

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From the Archives, 1964: Five-week manhunt ends in a gunpoint arrest
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From the Archives, 1964: Five-week manhunt ends in a gunpoint arrest

Fifty-five years ago, two escaped prisoners led Victorian police on one of the biggest manhunts in its history. After five weeks they were recaptured, at gunpoint, hiding in a hay bale.

  • by Staff Writers
Mother, ex partner charged with toddler's murder in 2008
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Mother, ex partner charged with toddler's murder in 2008

A 35-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man arrested and charged in Echuca on Tuesday over the murder of 23-month-old Angela Bannister.

  • by Melissa Meehan
Riddles in court as Acquaro accused's lawyers seek commission papers
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Riddles in court as Acquaro accused's lawyers seek commission papers

Lawyers for man accused of murdering mafia lawyer Joseph Acquaro want access to royal commission documents to learn whether police had any other suspects.

  • by Adam Cooper
Borce Ristevski warned daughter not to trust police
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Borce Ristevski warned daughter not to trust police

Borce Ristevski pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen last week. New information released today reveals the web of deceit he built.

  • by Tammy Mills
Bombed bikie boss to make millions on land deal
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Bombed bikie boss to make millions on land deal

Former bikie boss Amad 'Jay' Malkoun, who was fortunate to survive a recent bomb attack in Greece, is set to reap up to $40 million from a proposed housing estate on his farm in Donnybrook, 35 kilometres north of Melbourne.

  • by Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago
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Police shut down party in Westgate Park
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Police shut down party in Westgate Park

Pepper spray and the dog squad were called to Westgate Park in inner-Melbourne to break up a party of about 300 people.

Brighton Airbnb killer served jail time in Norway for assaulting past housemate
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Brighton Airbnb killer served jail time in Norway for assaulting past housemate

Jason Colton, who instigated the fatal bashing of Airbnb guest Ramis Jonuzi in Brighton East has previously served jail time for violently attacking a past housemate.

  • by Rick Goodman
Siege unfolding in Northcote street
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Siege unfolding in Northcote street

A siege is unfolding in Melbourne's north on Friday morning.

  • by Tammy Mills
No scratches: Why did Borce Ristevski escape the fate of Gerard Baden-Clay?

No scratches: Why did Borce Ristevski escape the fate of Gerard Baden-Clay?

When Ristevski pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen, comparisons were immediately drawn to another case built on circumstantial evidence.

  • by Cameron Houston
Police 'not disappointed' at Ristevski guilty plea to lesser charge
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Police 'not disappointed' at Ristevski guilty plea to lesser charge

Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says investigators are relieved that that Borce Ristevski will plead guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen.

  • by Erin Pearson and Tammy Mills