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P-plater caught driving V8 and trafficking drugs

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) “All actions have consequences”, a young Bacchus Marsh man was told by the magistrate in the Bacchus Marsh court,...

Man prefers ‘best friend’ over girlfriend

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A woman has learned a valuable lesson; a dog is man’s best friend, after harassing her then boyfriend...

Magistrate describes family violence as ‘grubby little thing behind closed doors’

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A 22-year relationship has come crashing down after serious acts of family violence, fuelled by alcohol. Mark Gillespie,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lo trial begins

By Meg Kennedy Accused murderer Yu Tung ‘Tracey’ Lo had text messaged friends on her phone that she planned “to kill someone”, the Supreme Court...

Trying to kick goals with football in pants

By Caitlin Bewley (Work Exp – Swinburne Uni) The Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court was silent as multiple charges against a young Bacchus Marsh man were read...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...