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Sunbury line disrupted near St Albans after power lines fall on train

About 150 passengers were stranded aboard a train for around 90 minutes on Sunday evening, after a power line came down on the tracks...

Brimbank council staff claim $30,000 on trips

Brimbank council staff have claimed more than $30,000 in overseas and interstate trips over the past two years. Council’s travel register, which details all travel...

Keilor cemetery death: Three men charged

UPDATE: Police have charged three men over the death of Michael Strike, whose body was found near Keilor cemetery in May last year. Werribee man...

Police ‘bugs’ help clinch man’s drug conviction in court

A man involved in smuggling cocaine and methamphetamine from Mexico in bottles of beer has lost a bid to appeal his conviction. Adrian Franze was...

Hillside, Point Cook men among five fatalities on Victorian roads | Photos

UPDATE: Victoria Police is urging road users to take care after five fatalities in 48 hours over the weekend, including two in Brimbank. A 45-year-old...

Keilor: Annandale Road landfill bid gets little support

Keilor residents say a proposed landfill on Annandale Road would be “disastrous”, while Brimbank council is planning to lodge an objection with neighbouring Hume...

Caroline Springs: Slain student Sobin Sebastian remains enigma

Homicide detectives need information about a student from India who was “ferociously” killed in Caroline Springs last year. Police say suspected drug dealer Sobin Sebastian,...

Rings worth $20,000 stolen from Sunshine store

Three rings valued at more than $20,000 were stolen from a Sunshine jewellery store by a lone female thief earlier this month. The woman, believed...

State election: Natalie Hutchins, Marlene Kairouz set to retain seats

Natalie Hutchins and Marlene Kairouz look set to score their second and third parliamentary terms respectively after early results show strong polling in their...

State election | Niddrie: Labor MP Ben Carroll back again

UPDATE: Incumbent Labor MP Ben Carroll has retained the Niddrie seat by a tight margin, holding 45.46 per cent of the first-preference primary votes. Liberal...

State election | St Albans: Labor’s Natalie Suleyman wins

UPDATE: Labor candidate for St Albans Natalie Suleyman, in her victory speech on Saturday night, vowed to make the Main Road level crossing removal...

Boral tip extensions by Brimbank council fuel new stink

Brimbank council has extended the Boral Recycling company’s current landfill services deed for a further two years. Brimbank council infrastructure and environment director Paul Younis...

West councils take the lead over carbon cuts

Councils across the west have joined forces to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. The Western Alliance for Greenhouse Action, representing the cities of Brimbank,...

Braybrook: Caroline Chisholm Catholic College teacher comes full circle

A Caroline Chisholm Catholic College student turned teacher will walk out the school doors for the last time this month after nearly 30 years. Jamie...

Sunshine: Gas leak forces residents to be evacuated from homes

Residents in Sunshine were evacuated from their homes on Wednesday afternoon due to a major gas leak at a petrol station. The Metropolitan Fire Brigade...

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Thunder digging deep

Keilor Thunder’s character is starting to shine through in the National Basketball League 1 South women’s competition. After coming from 24 points down the previous...