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Stupid habit catches driver out

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Old habits die hard for a young man caught using his mobile phone whilst driving on a busy Melbourne...

Theft, drugs and guilty plea

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Stealing items from a charity bin found a Werribee woman in custody pending bail. 27-year-old Christine Kakoschke appeared in the...
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Hoon drivers in Ballan

By Jessica Howard Ballan Police are urging residents to report hoon drivers in the area, after a number of reports of reckless behaviour on the...

Doesn’t pay to ‘help a mate’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An intended good deed to help his elderly grandmother has seen a 27-year old man suffer serious consequences from...

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...

Victim beaten ‘black and blue’

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly imprisoned, raped and repeatedly assaulted a woman is contesting the allegation that he had sexual intercourse without...
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One punch ‘thug’ facing jail

By Jessica Howard A 22-year-old is facing jail time after a one punch attack that left a father-of-two unconscious. Craig Jones allegedly punched the victim in...
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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...

Chase ends in court

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Chased by four people on bikes led a man to break a window and trespass. Chase McBain, 35, appeared before...

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...