Six stories from around the Star Weekly network this week that may have passed you by  


Naked man arrested in Keilor

A naked and apparently confused man was arrested by police after running through Keilor towards oncoming traffic last month. He was heard telling police he had no idea where his clothes were and had no idea where he had come from.



Guilty plea over hero dad’s death

A man has pleaded guilty to murdering an Altona North father of two in who went to the assistance of a pregnant woman involved in an altercation.



Melton Dog attack caught on CCTV

The victim of a vicious dog attack that was caught on CCTV cameras wants irresponsible dog owners held accountable if they let their pets wander the streets off-leash.



Lilly and Megan Rowbottom. Picture: Joe Mastroianni

Lilly defies odds in and out of the pool

A Sunbury Heights Primary School pupil is continuing to defy the odds, overcoming a birth defect, relative inexperience and the death of her mother, on her way to picking up a swag of swimming ribbons.



File pic (Fairfax Media)

Backpackers occupy Kalkalo petrol station

A Kalkallo service station is battling to get rid of backpackers who have been camping in its truck parking bays.



The melted remains of the specially designed wheelchair swing. (Supplied)

Police charge boy over wheelchair-swing fire

A 14-year-old Wyndham Vale boy has been charged in relation to a playground fire which destroyed a swing specially designed for wheelchair-bound children last week.