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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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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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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‘You have the power to stop this’

Cassidy Trevan wrote a powerful letter to her classmates. Picture: Facebook/Cassidy Trevan A VICTORIAN schoolgirl who took her own life after she was allegedly gang-raped in a sick attack set up by bullies wrote about her horrific ordeal in a brave letter to her classmates. Cassidy Trevan was 15 when …

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‘I’m going to lose my house’

Melbourne taxi drivers have blockaded the Bolte Bridge over a dispute with the state government. Sandy Spanos is being pushed to breaking point. Pictures: Norm Oorloff A WOMAN faces losing everything she has worked for because of the Victorian government’s decision to shake up the taxi industry. Sandy Spanos is …

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Police hunting airport luggage thief

Police are investigating the theft of luggage from the terminal 4 carousel at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport. Picture: Tony Gough IF YOU have ever worried about someone snatching your bag from the airport luggage carousel, this is going to do nothing to reassure you. Victorian police are looking for a woman …

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Victoria

‘Australians are decent and tolerant’

The image will feature on crowd-funded billboards across Australia. AUSTRALIANS donated nearly $10,000 an hour on Wednesday to reinstate an Australia Day billboard pulled after a social media backlash, in a movement hailed an emphatic victory for tolerance over bigotry. Now, opponents of the Melbourne billboard face seeing the image …

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