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Day two: the Bourke Street terror attack: what we know so far

Day two: the Bourke Street terror attack: what we know so far

A suspected terrorist is dead after going on a stabbing rampage in Bourke Street that left one man dead and two injured.

  • by Henrietta Cook & Goya Dmytryshchak

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'Why are we waiting for them to commit an offence': MP calls for extremist orders
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'Why are we waiting for them to commit an offence': MP calls for extremist orders

A federal MP and former Victorian detective is calling for new control orders that family members and police can take out on known extremists, following Friday's deadly terror attack on Melbourne's Bourke Street.

  • by Latika Bourke
The warning sirens sound for the first time
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The warning sirens sound for the first time

Anti terror police were called into action but, as usual, it was street cops who led the city’s defence. And, as usual, ordinary citizens showed extraordinary bravery.

  • by John Silvester
The Bourke Street terror attack: what we know so far

The Bourke Street terror attack: what we know so far

A suspected terrorist is dead after going on a stabbing rampage in Bourke Street that left one man dead and two injured.

  • by Henrietta Cook
Paul Cohrs charged over murder of his mother

Paul Cohrs charged over murder of his mother

The 59-year-old former councillor was charged on Friday with the murder of his mother Bette Schulz, 82.

  • by Simone Fox Koob & Erin Pearson
Keep 'savage' killing of woman in mind when sentencing murderer: court told
Domestic violence

Keep 'savage' killing of woman in mind when sentencing murderer: court told

Shane Robertson, 28, struck Katherine Haley, 29, in her face and head with a barbell after an argument at their Diggers Rest home.

  • by Amber Wilson
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Pregnant woman jailed for running dodgy conveyancing business
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Pregnant woman jailed for running dodgy conveyancing business

Melbourne woman Meganita Marannu, 31, will spend a year in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from clients.

  • by Caroline Schelle
Jaymes Todd stalked Eurydice Dixon for hour before murder, court papers reveal
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Jaymes Todd stalked Eurydice Dixon for hour before murder, court papers reveal

Jaymes Todd pleads guilty to murdering and sexually assaulting comedian Eurydice Dixon.

  • by Adam Cooper
Woman fighting for life after three-car collision in Melbourne's south-east

Woman fighting for life after three-car collision in Melbourne's south-east

The female driver and her passenger had to be freed from the wreckage of the crash after their vehicle was rear-ended, sending it into oncoming traffic on a busy Frankston road.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
Notorious fraudster's false document scheme aided feared criminals
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Notorious fraudster's false document scheme aided feared criminals

A key underworld fraudster, who was caught up in the sting that led to a raid on Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson’s house, has been jailed.

  • by Erin Pearson
Supersized prison and remand centre for Lara if Guy elected
Victorian election

Supersized prison and remand centre for Lara if Guy elected

Lara Prison will get a 1300-bed expansion if the Coalition wins the coming election, with Opposition Leader Matthew Guy promising to double Labor’s upgrade for the same money.

  • by Benjamin Preiss