Post Tagged with: "Victoria"

Accused Bourke Street killer driver case back in court

March 20, 2017 7:30 am
Accused Bourke Street killer driver case back in court

James ‘Jimmy’ Gargasoulas aka Dimitrious Gargasoulas. Photo / Facebook The case of accused Bourke Street killer driver Dimitrious Gargasoulas is returning to court. The 27-year-old has been excused from appearing at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today when his case is listed for a mention. Mourners leave flowers and tributes to the […]

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Missing Murray River boy’s body found after mum charged with attempted murder of other son

March 4, 2017 10:00 am
Missing Murray River boy’s body found after mum charged with attempted murder of other son

The body of a five-year-old boy feared drowned has been found in the Murray River. Photo / News Corp The body of a five-year-old boy feared drowned has been found in the Murray River in New South Wales after his mother was charged with attempted murder of her other son […]

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One son missing, another in hospital in tragic case that shocks Australia

March 3, 2017 8:31 pm
One son missing, another in hospital in tragic case that shocks Australia

A 27-year-old woman is expected later this morning to face a charge of attempted murder. Photo / News Corp A NSW mother accused of attempting to drown her two young sons in the Murray River on the NSW-Victoria border allegedly told witnesses she “had to drown my babies”. Her 9-year-old […]

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Mother of Karen Ristevski’s husband says he didn’t kill her

February 25, 2017 10:30 am
Mother of Karen Ristevski’s husband says he didn’t kill her

The desperate search for Karen Ristevski endedwhen a bushwalker unearthed a body wedged beneath logs at Mount Macedon. Photo / Supplied Karen Ristevski’s mother-in-law has spoken out about her mysterious death, saying her son did not kill his wife. Borce Ristevski’s mother told News Ltd on Saturday he was a […]

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Mystery around the grisly discovery of Karen Ristevski continues to mount

February 24, 2017 4:00 pm
Mystery around the grisly discovery of Karen Ristevski continues to mount

A tracking device was removed or fell off Borce Ristevski’s car, which was fitted by police after his New Zealand-born wife Karen went missing. Ristevski’s badly decomposed body was found wedged between two logs on a property in Mount Macedon, about 60km northwest of Melbourne, on Monday, news.com.au reported. Since […]

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Karen Ristevski’s daughter Sarah has been put in an unthinkable position

February 23, 2017 4:20 pm
Karen Ristevski’s daughter Sarah has been put in an unthinkable position

Karen Ristevski’s body was found in bushland. Photo / Victoria Police By all accounts, Sarah Ristevski was incredibly close to her Wellington-born, Melbourne mother, Karen, and the pain of loss is written all over the young woman’s face. Not only has Sarah Ristevski had to endure almost nine months of […]

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Fewer than 3 per cent of rapes end in a conviction, Australia report shows

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Fewer than 3 per cent of rapes end in a conviction, Australia report shows

Defence attorneys know juries will often judge the victim, who then suffers character attacks in court. Photo / 123RF These numbers should terrify us all. A report just released by Australia’s Crime Statistics Agency found that in 2009 and 2010, more than 3500 rapes were reported to Victoria Police. Of […]

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Melbourne plane crash victim, Glenn Garland, revealed his fear flying in eerie Facebook post days before his death

February 22, 2017 10:00 am
Melbourne plane crash victim, Glenn Garland, revealed his fear flying in eerie Facebook post days before his death

The four men killed in a Melbourne plane crash were on a golfing ”trip of a lifetime” playing top courses in New Zealand before moving onto Australia. Here they are at Cape Kidnappers. Less than a fortnight before he died in a fiery plane crash in Melbourne a US tourist […]

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Family of Karen Risteveski vows to find her killer

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Family of Karen Risteveski vows to find her killer

Karen Ristevski’s body was found in bushland. Photo / Victoria Police The relatives of Wellington-born Melbourne woman Karen Risteveski have vowed to find her killer as police search for answers in the case that has baffled them. Ristevski’s cousin Lisa Gray said the family were devastated over the loss of […]

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Manhunt for Jonathan Dick across three Aussie states after brother’s Westfield Doncaster slaying

February 9, 2017 7:00 am
Manhunt for Jonathan Dick across three Aussie states after brother’s Westfield Doncaster slaying

A man dying from a suspected sword slash to the throat was enough to capture the attention of the public – but the fact his family failed to recognise the alleged killer, his own brother, has added to the intrigue. His mother Carol Cloke and brother Simon Dick bravely fronted […]

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From $36k to $488m: How this Aussie Tim Gurner built a property empire

October 29, 2016 5:30 pm
From $36k to $488m: How this Aussie Tim Gurner built a property empire

Tim Gurner has been named Ernst & Young’s Emerging Australian Entrepreneur of the year. Photo / News Corp There are winners and losers in Australia’s property market. While many Gen Ys are battling to scrape together a deposit on their first home, Tim Gurner is making millions. The 34-year-old developer […]

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Arsonist Victorian man thought home tied to Illuminati

September 7, 2016 5:20 am
Arsonist Victorian man thought home tied to Illuminati

Illuminati confirmed? Probably not. A Victorian man who burned down his rented home after dropping his kids off at school thought the property was linked to a secret society, pedophiles and a bikie gang. Travis Kinseley, 34, was sentenced on Wednesday to at least two years and four months in […]

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New Zealand-born Derryn Hinch’s decades-long campaign for a national sex offender registry could soon be realised

July 4, 2016 8:30 pm
New Zealand-born Derryn Hinch’s decades-long campaign for a national sex offender registry could soon be realised

Derryn Hinch plans to make big changes when he’s sworn in. Photo / News Corp Australia Meet Senator Derryn Hinch, a man on a mission to use his new position in Australian politics to reveal the identities of every sex offender in the country. It’s not a new plan, but […]

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Large out of control fire burns in Victoria

February 23, 2016 9:00 pm
Large out of control fire burns in Victoria

Firefighters are throwing air and ground resources at a large, fast-moving grass and scrub fire burning out of control in country Victoria as temperatures near 40C. An emergency warning was issued for Mount Bolton, north of Ballarat. “There is a fast-moving, out-of-control grass and scrub fire travelling in a south […]

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Fires, floods and more wild weather – Victorian towns evacuated as inferno rages but fears of cyclone hitting Northern Territory have eased

December 26, 2015 6:35 am
Fires, floods and more wild weather – Victorian towns evacuated as inferno rages but fears of cyclone hitting Northern Territory have eased

Victorian towns evacuated as inferno rages but fears of cyclone hitting Northern Territory have eased.   A total of 53 homes had been lost and hundreds were in danger early today as an out-of-control bushfire continues to burn through tourist towns along Victoria’s surf coast. As Lorne, Allenvale, North Lorne […]

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