Monthly Archives: December 2013

GIRL, 9, FIGHTS ATTACKER – Thursday May 2 2013

– A girl fought off a bike rider who tried to abduct her from her front garden. Police believe the terrifying brazen attack in Reservoir may be linked to an attempted sexual assault of a woman in Fawkner last week. … Continue reading

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MAN DIES IN CUSTODY – Thursday May 2 2013

– The Homicide Squad is investigating the death of a man being taken by police to hospital in Melbourne’s south-east. A 37-year-old man, who police say was subject to a community treatment order, was being driven to Casey Hospital in … Continue reading

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SEX WORKER CALLS ON POLICE TO FIND KILLER

– A St Kilda sex worker who worked alongside slain woman Tracey Connelly for more than a decade has called on Homicide detectives to ramp up their efforts. Kat, a 20-year veteran of the street sex trade, said she feared … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS PARTY TURNS INTO CAT FIGHT

– A man allegedly bit off part another man’s ear after a family argument over kittens escalated at Clifton Springs. Detective Senior Constable John McKinnon of Geelong CIU said a man, 41, was charged with recklessly causing serious injury after … Continue reading

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IT WAS MURDER

– A young Melbourne mother was murdered before her killer tried to make the death look like suicide, police suspect. A team of Homicide Squad detectives has been quietly working on the mystery death of Maddison Murphy- West in Melbourne’s … Continue reading

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BET PROBE EYES INMATE – Wednesday May 1 2013

– A racing identity is under investigation by police over a huge online betting scam that entangled dozens of AFL footballers. Tim Magnus, who is banned from racetracks, is a person of interest in a probe of the multi-million-dollar betting … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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DEAD SUSPECT’S WIFE UNDER SCRUTINY – May 1 2013

– Federal authorities are scrutinising the activities of the wife of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect in the days before and after the attacks. They are looking at a range of possibilities, two senior law enforcement officials said, including … Continue reading

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SMALL-TOWN CRIME IN THE BIRTHPLACE OF JAILHOUSE ROCK – Tuesday April 30 2013

– Federal agents invaded north-east Mississippi several days ago on a mission: find the man who sent a poison-laced letter to the President. But the US government quickly found itself entangled, once again, in a misunderstood land dominated by squabbling … Continue reading

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BOMBER’S KEY BOXING CONNECTION – Tuesday April 30 2013

– A Canadian boxer who was killed while fighting with jihadists in Russia has emerged as a key contact who may have set the elder Boston bomber on his path to violent extremism. In what could be a breakthrough in … Continue reading

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