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St Albans stabbing case closed

A St Albans man who admitted stabbing his next-door neighbour has been found not guilty due to mental impairment. Nam Nhat Doan was charged with...

John Tanner ready to fill Peter Lewisky’s shoes

New Brimbank council administrator John Tanner is likely to be sworn in at a meeting tonight. A small-business owner in Benalla for more than 30...

St Albans: Baby’s body found on Ruth Street footpath

UPDATE: Moments before the home time bell was due to ring at St Albans Primary School yesterday, a strange message blared across the school's...

Police sergeant sacked over racist Sunshine stubby holders

UPDATE: Three police officers have been sacked over a racism row in which stubby holders mocking African migrants were circulated around a suburban station. An...

New Brimbank council administrator John Tanner appointed

UPDATE: Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell today announced the appointment of John Tanner to the panel of administrators for Brimbank council.  Mrs Powell said Mr...

Boral landfill: 1700 tell Melton council to stop plans

1700 residents have officially objected to Boral's plans for an extension of their Ravenhall landfill. The Weekly reported hundreds of residents attended a community meeting...

West youth program at risk without urgent funds

A program working with at-risk western suburbs youth will fold without urgent financial support, according to its head. Operation Newstart has assisted more than 2000...

Boral landfill fury: Residents fire up at public meeting

North-west residents have until April to lobby Melton council about controversial plans to expand a Deer Park landfill. Hundreds of angry residents gathered at Caroline...

Burglaries down despite increase in total crime across Brimbank

Rates of burglary and motor vehicle crime continue to slide in Brimbank. While the latest Victoria Police Statistics reveal a 4.5 per cent increase in...

Two more charges over dumped body at hospital

Two more people have been charged in relation to the death of an 18-year-old man whose naked body was dumped in front of Sunshine...

Murder charge over body dumped outside Sunshine Hospital

UPDATE: Homicide detectives have charged a man with murdering an 18-year-old whose naked body was found dumped outside Sunshine Hospital. A security guard found Hieu Nguyen,...

Sunshine North man charged over doctor stabbing

UPDATE:  A 48-year-old Sunshine North man has been charged with the attempted murder of a neurosurgeon who was stabbed at Western Hospital in Footscray...

Cat horror: Eye rolled out, face rotting away

A picture of badly neglected cat found outside a house in northern Brimbank earlier this month could go global. People for the Ethical Treatment of...

New look for the thin blue line across Brimbank, Melton

Brimbank and Melton police are stepping out in new uniforms. First unveiled by Victoria Police in December 2012, the dark blue uniforms are being introduced...

The place for fun and games at Brimbank Park

A new $1 million playscape in Brimbank Park – featuring eye-catching sculptures, a maze, cubbyhouse and giant Bunjil’s (eagle) nest – opened last week. The...

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Cats undefeated start

Albion is content with how the first part of the Western Football League division 2 season has played out. The Cats, who had a bye...

Relief demand rises