In the hours before she died, a smiling Aiia Maasarwe beamed as she stood with a group of new friends she had met to practise speaking in English.
- by Erin Pearson, Simone Fox Koob & Rachael Dexter
Jamie Clavant, who is known to frequent Eastland shopping centre and the Warrandyte area, was last seen about 9.30pm on Monday night.
- by Michael Fowler
Tradesmen found a woman's body in bushes near a suburban shopping centre this morning. Police believe she had caught the 86 tram last night and was assaulted before she died.
- by Melissa Cunningham, Simone Fox Koob & Sumeyya Ilanbey
Two international airline staff members are among eight people arrested in connection with a major drug importation operation into Melbourne and Sydney.
Victoria Police is sticking by its alcohol breath-testing targets, despite revelations officers faked thousands of them over more than five years.
- by Sumeyya Ilanbey & Tammy Mills
The 21-year-old son of high profile sports broadcaster James Brayshaw is facing drug possession and assault charges following a violent stoush at a luxury beach house on the Mornington Peninsula.
- by Erin Pearson
A bombshell report into the breath tests scandal was launched after The Age revealed in May that police believed more than 258,000 tests had been faked over 5½ years.
- by Tammy Mills
Victoria's emergency services are receiving an average of seven calls each day to report children being locked in hot cars, and authorities are warning of a spike in numbers during January as temperatures soar.
- by Erin Pearson
Video footage has emerged of an activist being pushed to the ground and handcuffed by a police officer.
- by David McAlpine
A 39-year-old Clayton woman was arrested after the ugly incident in which a mum and child were allegedly verbally abused, and another passenger had her hijab pulled off.
- by Joe Hinchliffe