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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Melbourne Park, Attacker Still At Large

2 min read

A man who sexually assaulted a woman in a Melbourne park has been left with a stab wound after she managed to turn his own knife on him and escape.

National

National

Workers Injured After Cement Truck Pump Explodes In Melbourne

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Four men at a worksite in Melbourne's CBD have been taken to hospital after a cement truck pump exploded at a construction site.

Sport

Sport

This Weekend Is The Ultimate Sydney Vs Melbourne Turf War

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This showdown won't be fought on the beaches, or in the laneways, or in any of the usual locations.

Breaking

Breaking

Mystery White Powder Found In Plane At Melbourne Airport

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Melbourne emergency services rushed to identify a white powder found inside a plane after it arrived from Canada.

National

National

'Beautiful Princess': Father's Heartbreaking Tribute To Daughter Who Died At Daycare

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A three-year-old girl who was tragically killed on Monday afternoon after being hit by a car at her daycare centre has been named as Charlotte Smithers.

Updated

Updated

Tributes For Toddler Killed In Child Care Centre Car Park

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Tributes for a toddler who was fatally hit by a car have appeared at the daycare centre where she was killed.

National

National

Get Your Golden Galleons Ready, Australia's Biggest Harry Potter Store Set To Open

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Australians who struggle to look at passing owls without checking whether they are holding a Hogwarts acceptance letter will soon have a new place to indulge some of their wildest Harry Potter fantasies.

National

National

Extinction Rebellion: Mass Arrests During Second Day Of Climate Protests

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Up to 100 people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests disrupted Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup Carnival

'Melbourne Cup' Stolen From Houdini's Cafe

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Thieves have stolen a replica of the 2017 Melbourne Cup from a café at Diggers Rest, Victoria.

Updated

Updated

Needle Found In Aldi Grapes, Police Investigating

2 min read

A Melbourne mother is in shock after finding a needle inside a bunch of grapes, purchased from a major supermarket.

National

National

Olivia Newton-John Wants More People To Have Access To Medical Cannabis

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Olivia Newton-John thinks Australia is "on its way" to making medicinal cannabis available to those who need it thanks to a $3 million research pledge from the federal government.

National

National

Derailed Tram Flies Off Tracks And Smashes Through Front Fence Of Home

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A tram on a busy Melbourne route has derailed and crashed into the front fence of a home.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Truck Gets Stuck Under Bridge At One Of Melbourne's Busiest Intersections

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A small truck has hit a rail overpass at a busy Melbourne intersection, causing a headache for drivers and public transport users.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Melbourne 'Clears The Air' With Bourke Street Mall Smoking Ban

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Bourke Street Mall is 'butts out' from tomorrow as City Of Melbourne's newest smoke-free zone.

Melbourne

Melbourne

You Can BYO Dog To This Music Festival

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The 'Coachella for dogs' is back for its fifth consecutive year as Melbourne's original and most popular dog-friendly music festival.

Crime

Crime

Aya Maasarwe's Harrowing Final Moments Before Rape And Murder

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Horrific details of murdered woman Aya Maasarwe's final moments and the tragic last words she spoke to her sister have been revealed to a Melbourne Court.

National

National

People Are Losing It Over Cadbury Caramilk Philadelphia Cream Cheese

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Cadbury Caramilk is back in a big way with fans excited to find a cream cheese version on supermarket shelves today.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Booze Bust: Thieves Steal Vintage Wine Collection Worth $88,000

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Dozens of collectible bottles of wine - some dating back to the 1960s - have been stolen from a home in Melbourne's inner-east.

National

National

Man Charged Over Death Of Pregnant Woman Who Fell From Car

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A man has been charged with causing a pregnant woman's death through dangerous driving, after she fell from a moving car in Melbourne's northwestern suburbs.

National

National

Pregnant Woman Dead After Falling From Moving Car, Man Arrested

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A woman is dead and her baby who was born via an emergency C-section on Saturday is in a critical condition, after the woman fell from a moving car north-west of Melbourne.

National

National

Teen Dead, Another Critical After Melbourne Stabbings

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A 17-year-old is dead and another teenager has suffered life-threatening injuries after a stabbing in Melbourne's north-west, police said.

Crime

Crime

More Needles Found In Strawberries, Sparking Police Investigation

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Needles have been found in strawberries bought in Melbourne on two separate occasions in the past month.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Inner-City Creek Turns Blood-Red After Chemical Contamination

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Residents in Melbourne's inner west have been warned to avoid Stony Creek after an unknown contaminant turned its waters blood-red on the weekend.

Views

Views

How Aussies Are Ditching The Rat Race For An E-Change

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Many Australians have longed to live outside the city.

Crime

Crime

Woman Reported 'Dispute' To Police Before 'Brutal' Murder

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More details have emerged about the lead-up to a woman being found dead in her own home after going missing for two weeks.

Shane Geha

Shane Geha

The Way To Solve Our Traffic Woes Is Actually To Increase Density

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There’s no denying that sitting bumper-to-bumper in heavy traffic anywhere in the world is never anyone’s favourite way to spend an hour in the morning.

National

National

'I Just Want My Baby Back': Distraught Mum Of Killed Toddler Speaks Out

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The mother of a toddler allegedly murdered in Melbourne just wants her baby back. 

National

National

Sydney Moves On Melbourne As World's Most Liveable City

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In controversial news that will add fuel to the partisan fire, Sydney appears to be closing in on Melbourne as the world's most liveable city. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Arrested After Randomly Stabbing Toddler Walking With Parents

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Family Facing $100,000 Bill After Dodgy Repair Work Nightmare

1 min read

A Melbourne grandmother has been left to shower in a tent after the family home was left in ruins because of dodgy repair work.

Crime

Crime

Man With Drawn-On Eyebrows And Moustache Nabbed In Citizen's Arrest

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An alleged car thief has been caught in a citizen’s arrest in Melbourne’s southeast on Sunday night. 

News

News

Police Hunt Man Accused Of Sexual Assault At Library

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Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman outside the State Library of Victoria.

National

National

Train Station Evacuated After Report Of Man With Firearm

1 min read

A busy Melbourne train station has been evacuated after police were called to reports of a man carrying what appeared to be a firearm.

National

National

What Should You Do If The Event You Paid For Was Not What Was Advertised?

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There's nothing more frustrating than going to an event that wasn't quite what you had imagined it would be.

National

National

Melbourne Airport Slaps Higher Charges On 'Already Struggling' Taxi Industry

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Melbourne Airport has upped the price it charges taxis to use its rank, in what a peak body claims is a "disappointing" blow for an already struggling industry.

Updated

Updated

Organisers Finally Respond To Marvel Stadium Seat Debacle

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Fans whose views were impeded in expensive ground-level plastic seats at Thursday night's Aussie Boomers vs Team USA exhibition match at Marvel Stadium remain genuinely upset.

National

National

Shocking Footage Of Violent School Brawl As Teacher Forced To Step In

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Footage has emerged of a violent brawl among students at a school south-east of Melbourne where a teacher was forced to intervene.

News

News

Gruesome Discovery On Melbourne Footpath

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The body of a man has been discovered in a residential street in Melbourne's east.

National

National

Church Abuse Survivors Speak Out After Pell Appeal Quashed

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Warning: This story discusses child sex abuse.

LIVE

LIVE

George Pell Considers High Court After Child Sex Abuse Appeal Dismissed

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George Pell will be sent back to prison after his appeal against his child sex abuse convictions failed, but the disgraced cardinal has flagged escalating his case to the High Court.

National

National

Australia's Favourite 'Yiayia Next Door' Gets A Heartwarming Surprise

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The mysterious woman known mostly to Australians as the 'Yiayia next door' is finally going to get to see her family.

National

National

One Of Australia's Most Wanted Arrested

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Victoria Police have confirmed they have arrested fugitive Jonathan Dick after more than two years on the run.

News

News

Councillor Furious After Council Introduces Meat-Free Monday

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From next week there won't be a morsel of meat served at Moreland City Council events on Mondays and one councillor isn't happy.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Heart-Stopping Moment Toddler Leaps From Top Bunk As Parents Film Themselves

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Police Forced To Seek Refuge At Macca's After Gunman Opens Fire

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Three men have been arrested after a police car was shot at and rammed near a McDonald's restaurant north-west of Melbourne.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lures Seagulls To Death By Throwing Chips On Busy Road

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Student Injured After Second Incident At RMIT University Tower In A Week

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Emergency services rushed to a Melbourne university after a student was injured in the same building where another student died just days ago.

Crime

Crime

Dog Poisoned With Ratbait-Laced McDonald's Burger Left In Park, Owner Claims

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A dog has been left fighting for life after eating food contaminated with rat poison, in an alleged deliberate attack at a Melbourne dog park.

National

National

Classes Cancelled After Death At A Melbourne University

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A person is dead after an incident at Melbourne's RMIT university, with classes cancelled and buildings closed as police investigate.

National

National

Confronting Aussie Uni's Campaign Looks Like It's Straight From A 'Black Mirror' Episode

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Artificial vegetables, vintage-bottled water and cereals containing antidepressants could soon be part of a dystopian future without global change, according to one Melbourne university.

Crime

Crime

Woman Found Dead Under Tree Outside Burnt-Out House

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A woman believed to be in her 50s is dead and a home has been destroyed by fire after an incident in Melbourne on Friday.

News

News

Community Hunts For 'Chris' After Bizarre Public Messages

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In an attempt to save their public spaces, people in a small community are desperate for a man named 'Chris' to call the woman he's apparently having a baby with.

News

News

Miracle Escape After Cars Sandwiched By Trucks On Highway

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A truck has hit a car before smashing into five other vehicles on a busy Melbourne freeway, miraculously, everybody survived.

National

National

Cars Obliterated By Train In Horror Melbourne Accident

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Melbourne's train system has been thrown into chaos following two accidents, including one that left two cars smashed to pieces.

National

National

Naked Man With Mullet Filmed Sliding Through Train Carriage

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A Melbourne train passenger has caused quite the stir by sliding down the middle of a carriage in the nude.

News

News

Melbourne Man Killed By Son's Dog Remembered As A 'Caring Man'

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A Melbourne neighbourhood is in shock after Leo Biancofiore was mauled to death by his son's pet dog.

National

National

Wife's Desperate Attempt To Save Husband From Dog Attack

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A man has been killed, his wife seriously injured after a dog attack in Melbourne's northeast.

News

News

Woman's Dogs Scare Off Attacker In Cemetery

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A woman was walking her two dogs through a cemetery when a man pushed her to the ground, shoved her face into the mud and tried to rip off her pants.

James Norman

James Norman

Can't Afford Sydney And Melbourne Rent? Let's Do What Berlin Just Did

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In Australia, the reality of paying more than half your weekly salary in rent, or having rent increases imposed midway through rental tenancies has become a normal part of life for many, particularly Millennials.

The Project

The Project

Salvos Chief ‘Physically Sick’ At Alleged Fake Beggars In Melbourne

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Salvation Army Major Brendan Nottle told The Project he was worried Australians would become "cynical" towards the homeless, following the arrest of tourists pretending to be beggars in Melbourne.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human Bones Found Hanging On Cafe Door

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Chainsaw-Wielding Man Sends School Into Lockdown

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Police have arrested a man who sent a school into lockdown after being spotted with a chainsaw.

News

News

'Maverick' Catholic Nun Banned From Speaking To Australian Church Over Progressive Views

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Sister Joan Chittester, a powerful voice for female empowerment within the Catholic church, claimed her invitation to speak at a conference in Melbourne next year has been withdrawn.

News

News

'This Is A Joke': Traffic Reporter Launches Into Spectacular On-Air Spray

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There may not be much congestion in the air but one traffic reporter has failed to hide his frustration with huge delays on the ground in Melbourne's south-west.

Updated

Updated

Belle Gibson Admits She Can't Pay $410k Fine

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Fake wellness blogger Belle Gibson has returned to court in Melbourne over her failure to pay a $410,000 fine.

Crime

Crime

Police Intensify Hunt For Melbourne's 'Pencil Stabber'

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Police have ramped up their search for a man who allegedly attacked an innocent bystander with pencils last month. 

Crime

Crime

Half-A-Million Dollar Reward For Melbourne Laneway Sexual Assault

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Police are offering a $500,000 reward for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Melbourne CBD last year.

Tech

Tech

Uber Air Trial Coming To Australia, Won't Cost More Than UberX

1 min read

Uber Air is coming down under. 

National

National

Vigil Held For Yet Another Woman Murdered In Melbourne

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Family, friends and members of the public have turned out in their hundreds at a Melbourne Park to mourn murdered woman Courtney Herron.

National

National

Pick-Up Artist Shares 'Predatory' List Of Where To Pick Up Female 'Targets'

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A creepy list of the best 'game venues' to hit on women in Melbourne has been shared on a pick-up artist's forum.

Crime

Crime

Real Estate Franchisee Apologises For Misusing More Than $800,000

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The head of six real estate franchises has pleaded guilty to for misusing money meant to be held for vendors.

Crime

Crime

Teen Who Planted Needles On Train Seat Walks Free

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A teenager has claimed he was drunk and "not thinking" when he allegedly planted dozens of needles on a public train seat. 

National

National

Human Remains Found On Rocks At Melbourne Beach

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Police have found what are believed to be human remains at a Melbourne beach, shocking local residents.

National

National

Courtney. Natalina. Aiia. Eurydice. What Is Happening In Melbourne?

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Sunday marked the fourth time in less than 12 months a woman's body was found in a public space in Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

More Social Housing Would Protect Women From Violence, Experts Plead

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Homeless women are more vulnerable to violence, experts say, as they plead for more social housing in the wake of another woman's death in Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

Courtney Herron's Suspected Murderer Has 'Possible Delusional Disorder', Lawyer Argues

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A man accused of killing 25-year-old Courtney Herron in a Melbourne park has a "possible delusional disorder", his lawyer has told a magistrate.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum's Pocket Money Hack Slammed By Parents Online

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Updated

Updated

Man Charged Over Bashing Death Of Melbourne Woman Courtney Herron

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Police have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man of no fixed address with the murder of Melbourne woman Courtney Herron.

Updated

Updated

Tributes As Woman Found Dead In Melbourne Park Identified

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Devastated members of the public have begun laying tributes where a woman's body was found in a Melbourne park.

Crime

Crime

Body Of Woman Found In Inner-City Melbourne Park

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A police investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in Melbourne's Royal Park.

National

National

Why Do Sydneysiders Use Way More Water Than Melburnians Daily?

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It's a difference of about 30 per cent.

Crime

Crime

Arrests Made Over Two Alleged Historical Abduction, Sexual Assaults

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Two men have been charged with the alleged abduction and sexual assault of two women in Melbourne more than 30 years ago.

National

National

Stunning Jacinda Ardern Silo Mural Unveiled In Melbourne

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A huge mural of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a mourner at a mosque after the Christchurch terror attack has been unveiled in Melbourne.

National

National

$50K Reward To Catch 'Immature' Pranksters Laying Traps For Cyclists

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Victoria Police is stumping up cash to step up its hunt for people who have laid tacks on popular bicycle tracks in inner Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Floods Hotel With 400,000 Litres Of Water, Found Holding Mop

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A man allegedly flooded a Melbourne hotel with 400,000 litres of water by opening fire hydrants on 18 floors. 

News

News

Calls For Fines After 'Dead Body' Stickers Plastered On Woolworths Meat Products

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Activists are being criticised for placing 'warning' stickers on packets of chicken at supermarkets in Melbourne.

Anthony Albanese

Anthony Albanese

Inland Rail Is A Train Wreck. This Is The Only Way To Get It Back On Track

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When governments spend billions of dollars of public money on major transport projects, it is critical that they get the details right.

News

News

Memorial Fund For Natalina Angok Raises Thousands In Less Than 24 Hours

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The family of murdered Melbourne woman Natalina Angok is raising money in hopes of returning her body to her birthplace of South Sudan.

Crime

Crime

Apartment Raided After Counter-Terrorism Arrest At Melbourne Church

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Counter-terrorism police have raided a residential building in Melbourne's north following an earlier arrest at a church.

Crime

Crime

Two Women Injured In Melbourne Acid Attack

1 min read

Two women are in hospital after having acid thrown on them in Melbourne's south-east.

National

National

The Bank Of Mum And Dad Is Stepping In To Fund Kids' Home Ownership

2 min read

When it comes to cracking into the property market, parents are lending a bigger helping hand than ever before.

National

National

Baby Girl Dies Just Days After Phone With 'All Memories' Of Her Was Stolen

1 min read

Just days after her parents made an appeal for a stolen phone containing irreplaceable family photos, 11-month-old Amiyah Windross died in hospital.

National

National

Hold Your Horses! 'Live' Animals On Freeway Not What People First Thought

1 min read

Photos appearing to show two live horses strapped to a trailer on a Melbourne freeway certainly stir-rupped some controversy.

Crime

Crime

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Smuggling 19 Lizards In Her Luggage

1 min read

A Japanese woman, 27, has been arrested after 19 native reptiles were found in her suitcase at Melbourne International Airport.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Woman Allegedly Groped At Melbourne Bar

2 min read

Police have arrested a 41-year-old man over the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a bar in Melbourne's St Kilda two months ago. 

National

National

Parents Plead For Missing Phone Holding 'All Memories' Of Their Sick Baby Daughter

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Two parents have issued an emotional plea on Facebook for their missing mobile phone, believed to have been picked up at a Melbourne shopping centre on Saturday.

Crime

Crime

Hunt For Perpetrators Of Brutal Gang Rape Of Year 12 Student

3 min read

The cold case abduction and brutal gang rape of a young Victorian school girl has baffled detectives for more than three decades.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Woman Pulled Off Walker And Repeatedly Kicked In Shocking Attack

1 min read

WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

News

News

Chaos For Melbourne Commuters After Pedestrian Hit By Train

1 min read

Melbourne's train network has descended into chaos after a pedestrian was fatally hit by a train in the city's south-east. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Newlyweds Shamed For 'Pathetic' Wedding Spread

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.