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Condom claim: Youth Olympian charged with rape

Condom claim: Youth Olympian charged with rape

A young athlete who represented Australia at the last Youth Olympics has been charged with rape after allegedly not using a condom during sex when he said he would.

  • by Adam Cooper

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Hamka accused to fight charges: Men charged over woman’s death heckled in court

Hamka accused to fight charges: Men charged over woman’s death heckled in court

Two men charged over the suspected death of Maryam Hamka have been heckled in court by supporters of the missing Melbourne woman after indicating they will contest their charges.

  • by Adam Cooper
Police raid 14 properties, arrest two men over $7 million tobacco heist

Police raid 14 properties, arrest two men over $7 million tobacco heist

Police believe their operation has smashed a major crime syndicate connected to the theft of more than $7 million worth of cigarettes.

  • by Cameron Houston
Dymocks hires security after jump in assaults on staff over COVID rules

Dymocks hires security after jump in assaults on staff over COVID rules

Confronting footage of one of the attacks shows a customer pushing an employee down an escalator, causing him to hit his head against the handrail and lose consciousness.

  • by Marta Pascual Juanola
Regulator reviews Christian college that was warned about paedophile

Regulator reviews Christian college that was warned about paedophile

The schools regulator has flagged further action against St Andrews Christian College, which was repeatedly told about a predator teacher more than four years before he was charged with sexual assault offences.

  • by Cameron Houston and Madeleine Heffernan
Man accused of murdering girlfriend put body in bin, police allege

Man accused of murdering girlfriend put body in bin, police allege

The boyfriend of Epping woman Ju Zhang, whose remains were found at a tip on Melbourne’s northern fringe, has pleaded not guilty to murder.

  • by Adam Cooper
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‘Bizarre conduct’: Teen to serve three years over unexplained stabbing in park

‘Bizarre conduct’: Teen to serve three years over unexplained stabbing in park

A teenager who stabbed a woman in a Melbourne park has been sentenced to youth detention for an attack he cannot explain or remember committing.

  • by Adam Cooper
‘Pretty brutal’: Man arrested after allegedly mowing down worker at COVID testing site
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‘Pretty brutal’: Man arrested after allegedly mowing down worker at COVID testing site

A second healthcare worker was also attacked at a COVID-19 testing site in Pakenham but did not require medical attention.

  • by David Estcourt and Marta Pascual Juanola
Mother, 82, jailed for 15 years after murdering son

Mother, 82, jailed for 15 years after murdering son

Erica Heddergott struck her 50-year-old son William with an axe and suffocated him at their Greensborough home when she believed she was dying from brain cancer and that her son couldn’t survive without her.

  • by Adam Cooper
Police officer who snapped Laidley regrets picture, will fight conviction

Police officer who snapped Laidley regrets picture, will fight conviction

The former senior constable accused of taking the photo of former AFL coach Dani Laidley being interviewed by police and then sharing it with a group of fellow officers will contest the charges.

  • by David Estcourt
‘Highly unusual’: Police hold missing camper suspect without charge for 70-plus hours

‘Highly unusual’: Police hold missing camper suspect without charge for 70-plus hours

Defence lawyers and criminal justice advocates say police may be getting close to the tipping point where they will be legally required to release missing campers suspect Greg Lynn if he has not been charged.

  • by David Estcourt