Stories from around the Star Weekly network this week that may have passed you by
A Footscray man cowered in fear and disbelief last week as an attacker beat his car’s windscreen into shards of glass.
Brenton Davey, 31, was driving home at 9.45pm on Thursday when three monkey bike riders pulled out in front of him on Ballarat Road, Sunshine.
After shedding 51.6 kilograms to win The Biggest Loser, Hoppers Crossing’s Daniel Jofre says he and his family want to give back to the community by running free boot camps in Altona.
A community picnic, called to help unite Melton around its Muslim community last Sunday, was called off by police and organisers because anti-Islam groups indicated they would gatecrash the event.
A bushfire which tore through than 100 hectares of land and destroyed a house at Edgecombe in the Macedon Ranges on Tuesday is being treated as suspicious.