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21 January 2018 1:53 AM Body found in search for man missing at Grampians waterfall

The body of a man missing overnight in the Grampians National Park has been found. Police will prepare a report for the coroner after the body was found at MacKenzie Falls near Zumsteins about 9.30am. The body is yet to be formally identified, but police believe it is the 28-year-old last seen under the waterfall about 5pm on Saturday. Leading Senior 6

20 January 2018 4:54 AM Four injured, one in critical condition, after man sets himself on fire at Crown casino

A man is in a critical condition after setting himself on fire at Crown casino in an incident which injured three other people. A Victoria Police spokeswoman said the man sustained burns after allegedly setting himself alight just after 3pm on Friday – but that his identity and the exact circumstances of the incident were yet to be determined. An Ambulance 5

20 January 2018 2:46 AM Motorcyclist fighting for life after Fitzroy smash

A motorcyclist is fighting for life after a serious collision in Melbourne's inner north. The busy intersection of Brunswick Street and Alexandra Parade on the border of Fitzroy and Fitzroy North was closed after a Mercedes Benz collided with a motorcycle at about 10.45am on Friday. Ambulance Victoria said the motorcyclist was rushed to the Royal Melbourne 5

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Car wedged between two trucks in Truganina

A car has been wedged between two trucks west of Melbourne, sparking long delays for commuters. Paramedics were called to Robinsons Road, at the intersection of Calarco Drive in Truganina about 6.30am. A man in his 40s suffered head and leg injuries in the crash. He has been taken to The Alfred hospital in a serious but stable condition. A woman also sustained 17

14 January 2018 11:29 AM Hoddle Street reopens to traffic after construction blitz

Hoddle Street will reopen to traffic on Sunday night after an eight-day construction blitz. The arterial - one of Melbourne's busiest - was fully closed to traffic between Noone Street and Victoria Parade since January 7. Commuters will return to the road for the Monday peak, despite some ongoing lane closures that will be in place until late April 13

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Victoria aims to double trade with India over next decade

A strategy to double exports to India in the next decade has been revealed by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews as he heads off on his first official visit to the country. The new strategy aims to double the value of goods exports including food and manufacturing items to India from an annual average of $500 million to $1 billion. The premier also wants 11

13 January 2018 8:48 AM Man with gunshot wound dumped outside hospital

A man with a gunshot wound has been dumped outside a hospital emergency department in Melbourne's south-east on Saturday. The injured man was driven to the Monash Medical Centre in Clayton just after 4pm. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said paramedics were called to the hospital but were then called off. Victoria Police spokeswoman Belinda 9

11 January 2018 10:23 PM Schoolboy Mackenzie Harvey at home against England

Teenage cricket prodigy Mackenzie Harvey says he scared even himself sometimes with how comfortable he felt against England's one-day attack in his 39-ball half century. A month after 18-year-old grade cricketer Jason Sangha scored a patient century against the visitors in Townsville, Victorian schoolboy Harvey gave England a second glimpse at Australia's 8

9 January 2018 9:17 AM Racing Victoria charges may spell end for stable staff

The sheer arrogance – to treat a horse on race day, metres away from officialdom in the stall normally used to collect drug samples – beggars belief. The investigation that followed the detection of Lovani's treatment uncovered a vast and intricate web of alleged corruption and raceday treatments dating back nearly 10 years. Now Racing Victoria stewards 18

7 January 2018 7:55 AM Police hunt barefoot bandit after armed robbery

A police pursuit is underway for a barefoot armed robber who held up a convenience store in the city's south-east before he ploughed a luxury car into other vehicles. Police were called to the intersection of Elizabeth Street and the South Gippsland Highway in Cranbourne North about 1.20pm on Sunday, following reports a man wielding a handgun had robbed 20