Victoria

Second place being built for paedophiles

The Village of the Damned” in Ararat is home to some of Victoria’s worst sex offenders. A SECOND “Village of the Damned” will be built in Victoria to house some of the country’s most evil paedophiles and sex offenders. Corella Place, in Ararat, about 200 kilometres west of Melbourne, currently …

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Victoria

Badness wants to make amends

Christopher Binse wants to apologise to victims. Picture: AAP/Mick Tsikas MELBOURNE career criminal Christopher “Badness” Binse wants to “square the ledger” and apologise to victims for a string of armed hold-ups in the 1980s and ‘90s. The 48-year-old — who now goes by the surname Pecotic — appeared before the …

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Victoria

Double murder may have been over affair

Claire Acocks and Margaret Penny were murdered. ROBERT Penny was initially ruled out as a suspect in the murders of his wife and her hairdresser because the crime seemed too brazen and violent for the retiree to have committed. But detectives now suspect Penny might have been motivated to kill …

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‘He is the victim of a very serious crime’

Angelo Gargasoulas was excused from appearing before a judge on property charges because ‘he is the victim of a very serious crime’. A MAGISTRATE has criticised police prosecutors for seeking an arrest warrant for the hospitalised brother of accused Bourke Street attacker Dimitrious Gargasoulas. Angelo Gargasoulas is still recovering from …

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Victoria

Body recovered from Gippsland waterway

Police search for the man. Picture Greg Carter THE body of a man has been recovered from water in East Gippsland. Officers from the search and rescue squad found the body today at about 11.50am at Briagolong, near Blue Pool. Police and other emergency services had been looking for the …

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Victoria

Cop punches man in violent arrest video

Police arrested an irate driver outside a McDonald’s in Altona after he became aggressive when they tried to search his car Dramatic video of cop punching man in the face during arrest at Altona McDonalds. VIDEO of a Victorian police officer apparently punching a man during an arrest has been …

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Victoria

Mum told to stay quiet on toilet lurker

The man followed an 11-year-old girl into the public toilets at Lilydale Village Shopping Centre. File photo. A DISTRAUGHT mother fears nothing will be done after a frightening incident in which a man fondled himself in front of her little girl in a Lilydale shopping centre toilet block. The single …

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Youth gang terrorises festival crowds

Dozens of young men have run riot through Summersault festival at Caroline Springs, leaving families in fear. Courtesy: Seven News Jack McLaughlin, 16, was attacked as he left the festival. Picture: David Crosling FESTIVAL goers were punched and kicked, and had phones, wallets and bags stolen, as a gang of …

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Victoria

Fiery confrontations in Melbourne

A man has clashed with homeless people outside Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station. Rough sleepers at the Flinders Street homeless camp are due to be evicted today so restoration can continue on the train station. Picture: Nicole Garmston FIVE people have been arrested after police moved in to forcibly remove homeless …

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Victoria

Traffic chaos as taxis blockade bridge

Traffic chaos is expected in peak hour today as Melbourne cabbies plan to blockade the Bolte Bridge in response to the state government’s plan to deregulate the industry. Courtesy: Seven News Melbourne Taxi drivers are set to cause traffic chaos this morning, blocking the Bolte Bridge in a peak hour …

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