Pair charged over Bacchus Marsh shooting death

The live-in girlfriend of a Bacchus Marsh man shot dead on Tuesday has been charged with his murder along with a man she allegedly enlisted to carry out the crime.



NCH NEWS  an attempted dog rescue from a cave at a family property at Sweetmans Creek near Wollombi  pic shows Fire Rescue and Rspca rescue officers discuss their tactics for the rescue  NCH NEWS 9th sept 2009 pic by PETER STOOP Scooby

Puppy dies after severe beating

A puppy has died after receiving lethal injuries at a St Albans home earlier this week. The RSPCA and police executed a search warrant at the St Albans South property following the death of the four-month-old Staffordshire terrier puppy.



Crime sparks resident fightback in Tarneit

Sanjay Sethi said he and his neighbours had experienced attempted home robberies, car break-ins and vandalism on many occasions. So they decided to fight back.



Melton police station. Picture: Shawn Smits

VicPol warned of population growth issues

Senior Victoria Police officials were warned almost a decade ago that more police would be needed to deal with Melton’s booming population.


Redesign for unopened Caroline Springs station

Caroline Springs’ newly built train station is slated for a $4.9 million redesign before it is even open to the public.



Tim Ferris. Picture: Damjan Janevski

West’s own ‘Game of Thrones’ to begin shooting

A casting call to arms has gone out for fantasy film Order of the Wolf. Newport actor Tim Ferris, who has appeared in films and TV series including Underbelly, City Homicide and Rush, stars in the film.



Tilly flies towards her gymnastic dream

A Sunbury gymnast who’s been honing her skills since the age of three is launching herself on to the national stage.



Buku Khamis, 16, has taken all before him in junior football with St Albans and is now in the Western Jets development squad. Picture: Damjan Janevski.

A promising footy career set for take off

Sixteen-year-old Buku Khamis has all the qualities Australian Rules football coaches look for.