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Police searching for Owen Cooper

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate 40-year-old Owen Cooper. Multiple warrants have been issued for the Echuca man’s arrest relating to failing to appear at court in relation to assault related charges. Cooper is...

Operation Regal results

More than 550 speeding offences were recorded throughout central Victoria over the Queen's birthday long weekend. Releasing figures about the success of Operation Regal yesterday, police recorded close to 700 traffic offences and 556 speeding offences...

Bendigo one step closer in bid for UNESCO title

Bendigo has received the tick of approval from the Australian National Commission for UNESCO, as the city continues its bid to join its Creative Cities Network as a City of Gastronomy. The application is now making...

No bail application for man charged over Golden Square fatality

The man accused of killing teen Michael Keating fronted court in Melbourne yesterday. Appearing in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court, Matthew Grey didn't apply for bail after Friday's fatal collision in Golden Square.  The truck driver struck the...

Mincha man charged over alleged shooting of Epsom woman

A man will front the Bendigo Magistrates Court this morning after being charged over an alleged shooting yesterday. A 21 year old woman was with two friends on Mincha-Canary Island Road around 3:20am yesterday morning when...

Service for Ray

A Thanksgiving services has been held today for Ray Meadows who along with his guide dog Gerry was fatally hit by a car at Wedderburn. The 62-year-old was walking along the Calder on Sunday June 2nd...

Police searching for missing woman Amanda Plumridge

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Maryborough woman Amanda ‘Mandy’ Plumridge. The 32-year-old was last seen in Eltham on 28 May. Police and family hold concerns for Amanda, who also goes by the...

Case thrown out of court

The trial over the death of Maryborough grandmother Karen Ashcroft has been thrown out of a Ballarat court. The trial was set to go into its fourth day on Friday at the Supreme Court when Justice...

Court for truck driver

A 42-year-old truck driver will front the Melbourne Magistrates Court today over the death of a young cyclist on Friday. He's been charged with dangerous driving causing death after he struck Kangaroo Flat teenager Michael Keating...