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NOT GUILTY OF MURDER

By Jessica Howard  A Victoria Supreme Court jury has found Maddingley Mechanic Christopher Trotter not guilty of murder. Mr Trotter has been on trial since June...

More time for crime

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...

Murder case coming to an end

By Jessica Howard   UPDATE The owners of the Springbank house that Mr Handford had lived in for close to two decades have struggled daily with the...

Father doubts daughter in murder trial

By Meg Kennedy The father of accused murderer Yu Tung ‘Tracey’ Lo has said he now has “doubts” about his daughter’s honesty, the Supreme Court...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day one

By Jessica Howard  The Bacchus Marsh man accused of murdering 46-year-old Keith Foggin was the victim’s mechanic for three-years prior to his disappearance, a court...
CCTV shows two males loitering around the Ballan Recreation Reserve at around 3:20am-4am on Tuesday (December 19)

Thieves in hot water

By Jessica Howard Two recreational facilities in Ballan have been left without water following the theft of a meter and two hot water units. The Ballan Recreation...
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Tell him he’s dreaming

By Oliver Powell It was no souvenir that went ‘straight to the pool room’ for Christopher Castle, who chose to represent himself in the Bacchus...
If a tradesman unexpectedly appears at your door with an offer that sounds too good to be true, they may be a travelling con man. For more information, visit www.consumer.vic.gov.au/resources-and-tools/scams/travelling-con-men. Photo: Asphalt Concepts

Conmen on the prowl; beware

By Jessica Howard Bogus tradesmen are targeting Bacchus Marsh properties by offering dodgy asphalt laying services at a discounted rate. The posing tradesmen are believed...
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Mother of murdered Bacchus Marsh man speaks in court

By Jessica Howard The mother of Paul Hogan found out about her son’s brutal murder while watching the 11:30am news, a court has heard.  A...

Side-show continues

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A Love Close resident is known for his ram Jackie Chan; stripping down to orange underpants at a Moorabool...