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How slip-up in Bunnings nailed men who plotted deadly Melbourne terror

How slip-up in Bunnings nailed men who plotted deadly Melbourne terror

Underneath a veneer of normality four friends were living a secret double life, planning to pour terror down on Melbourne on Christmas Day 2016.

  • by Erin Pearson

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'I got him but he didn't go down': Trolley Man tells how he rammed Bourke Street attacker
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'I got him but he didn't go down': Trolley Man tells how he rammed Bourke Street attacker

The man hailed as a hero for ramming the knife-wielding Bourke Street attacker with a supermarket trolley has described how he acted instinctively.

  • by Goya Dmytryshchak & Nicole Precel
As it happened: terror suspect known to ASIO dies after stabbing rampage
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As it happened: terror suspect known to ASIO dies after stabbing rampage

A terror suspect is dead after a stabbing rampage in Bourke Street that left one person dead and two injured.

  • by Craig Butt
Coroner to probe death of man shot three times by police officer
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Coroner to probe death of man shot three times by police officer

The Coroner’s office is set to examine “significant” safety issues for police and the public when it investigates the death of a Melbourne man shot three times by police during a deadly routine traffic stop in 2013.

  • by Erin Pearson
Teenage student recalls horror as man follows her into lift, punches her in the face
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Teenage student recalls horror as man follows her into lift, punches her in the face

Sarah was only metres from her own front door, where her family was waiting, when her attacker struck.

  • by Erin Pearson
Mother and son killed, three other family members critical in crash near Rutherglen
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Mother and son killed, three other family members critical in crash near Rutherglen

Detectives are investigating the horror smash on the Murray Valley Highway. Two motorcyclists have also died in separate crashes.

  • by Tammy Mills & Goya Dmytryshchak
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Brunswick West home invaded by six armed men as crime spree hits inner suburbs
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Brunswick West home invaded by six armed men as crime spree hits inner suburbs

Up to six males smashed their way into a house in Brunswick West armed with knives and hammers, police said. 

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Family dispute over money probed after double murder near Mildura
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Family dispute over money probed after double murder near Mildura

A man accused of a double shooting allegedly killed his mother while a four-year-old relative was home, and - at a separate location - tied up a property valuer before killing his own brother. He has been identified as former councillor Paul Cohrs.

  • by Cameron Houston, Tammy Mills, Simone Fox Koob & Melissa Cunningham
Flashback 1923, Police Strike: Melbourne descends into anarchy
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Flashback 1923, Police Strike: Melbourne descends into anarchy

95 years ago a police strike in Melbourne led to widespread looting, chaos and violence. We remember the anarchy with this article from the archives.

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Valuer tied up at one scene, child found at another in family shooting
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Valuer tied up at one scene, child found at another in family shooting

A man accused of a double shooting allegedly killed his mother while a four-year-old relative was home, and - at a separate location - tied up a property valuer before killing his own brother. He has been identified as former councillor Paul Cohrs.

  • by Melissa Cunningham, Tammy Mills & Simone Fox Koob
Two dead after suspected family shooting near Mildura
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Two dead after suspected family shooting near Mildura

 An elderly woman and another man are dead after what is believed to be a double family shooting near a small country town in Victoria's north.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Tom Cowie