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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...

Speeding to hospital, but not in an ambulance

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A four-year-old’s life was in the hands of his father with his actions leading him to disobey road rules,...

New leader puts people first

By Meg Kennedy He once kicked a few goals in a VFL football career, now he plans to kick a few more as the new...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day two

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin reported his alleged killer to police for theft just months before his disappearance, his mother and daughter have told a...

Defence requests more time

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly imprisoned, assaulted and repeatedly raped a woman he met online reappeared before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in...

Conviction with one last chance

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man entered a plea of guilty in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court after disobeying interlock conditions. Appearing before Magistrate...

Bail, after being ‘robbed whilst in jail’

By Meg Kennedy A well-known Bacchus Marsh neighbour has reappeared in the Magistrates’ Court, this time in custody. The years-long battle between Love Close resident Godwin...

“Sorry”, court hears

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man has apologised to the court after appearing before Magistrate Tom Barrett for a single charge of...

Driver off the market

By Meg Kennedy Local property mogul John Kontek recently found himself in some less-than-prime real estate: the Bacchus Marsh Courthouse. Mr Kontek appeared before Magistrate Letizia...

Man steals alcohol

At approximately 7.40pm on 26/05/2017 the pictured male entered the Darley IGA liquor store & stole a bottle of alcohol. When confronted by staff,...