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Councillor involved in stalking matter

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) No love was close in the Bacchus Marsh court as a Moorabool councillor sought an intervention order against a...

Search for driver travelling wrong direction on freeway

Police are searching for the driver of a four-wheel drive that caused a serious crash after it drove into oncoming traffic at Pentland Hills...
Daniel Duhovic will plead guilty to one charge of murder and one charge recklessly cause injury, after fatally shooting Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan on Tuesday 24 May 2016 outside his home in Labilliere Street, as he sat in his white van

(Update) GUILTY – Man pleads guilty to ‘Murder in Marsh’

By Jessica Howard (at the Melbourne Magistrates Court) (updated Monday 26 June 4:15pm) Friends and colleagues of Yu Tong “Tracy” Lo say she was never in...

8-years jail for drunk driver

By Jessica Howard The Kuranjang man who was three times (0.20 per cent) over the legal alcohol limit (0.05 per cent) when his car spun...

Fatal crash following high speed police pursuit

By Jessica Howard UPDATE A 17-year-old man has been arrested in Ballarat following a fatal crash and search operation. Police addressed media at the...

Housemate gives evidence at murder trial

By Meg Kennedy The former housemate of murdered Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan has told the Supreme Court of Victoria he was “in shock” after...

Fury over illegally lit fires

By Jessica Howard Members of the Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade’s Group are fuming over the number of illegally lit fires during the fire danger period. Deputy...
Paul Hogan, Daniel Duhovic, Tung Lo

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...