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GUNMAN IN THE STREET – Tuesday May 14 2013

– Trendy Port Melbourne went into lockdown as a man fired shots in the air while holding police at bay in a tense standoff. Residents were ordered off the street as police in bullet-proof vests and carrying machine guns surrounded … Continue reading

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BOSTON CELEBRATES AS POLICE GRAB SUSPECT – Sunday April 21 2013

– “We got him” – with that, authorities delivered on their promise to bring the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, identified as young, radicalised, Chechen Americans, to swift justice. With one brother dead and the other being treated for … Continue reading

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SONS OF GOD – Monday April 8 2013

– The Special Operations Group is Victoria Police’s last line of defence. “They are the last port of call,” Superintendent Ross Guenther said. “If they can’t deal with the situation, we need to call in the firepower of the Army.” … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK ATTACKER ARRESTED – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A man had a street fight with three neighbours and allegedly tried to attack police before he was arrested in relation to the death of his mother. Family members collapsed in a Sunshine West street wailing after the body … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK STANDOFF – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A woman was found dead after police were called to a neighbourhood dispute involving a man allegedly wielding a tomahawk yesterday morning. Police said three neighbours suffered minor injuries from the confrontation in Felstead Avenue, Sunshine West, before the … Continue reading

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FIGHT FOR MAD DOG’S BODY – Monday March 25 2013

– The drama that constantly surrounded the villainous life of the criminal they called Mad Dog has not ended with his death. Antonio “Mad Dog” Loguancio lived his life as a depraved rapist, he lost it at the end of … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST GUNMAN – Sunday March 10 2013

– A man who kept police at bay during a five-journey siege near Ballarat allegedly had a stash of firearms and weapons. The tense standoff was sparked after the man, aged in his 30s, locked himself inside a Napier Street, … Continue reading

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GUNMAN SPARKS SIEGE – Saturday March 9 2013

– A gunman at the centre of a siege that brought the centre of Brisbane to a halt, told police all he wanted was to see his children, a witness said. The 34-year-old is being treated in Royal Brisbane Hospital … Continue reading

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FRIENDS SABOTAGED EFFORTS TO END SIEGE: POLICE – Tuesday March 5 2013

– Police say attempts to end a siege in Glenroy peacefully were sabotaged by friends of Antonio Loguancio – the gunman found dead at the end of the 44-hour stand-off. As early as Saturday morning, the wanted man appeared ready … Continue reading

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CORNERED MAN FIREARM FEAR – Sunday March 3 2013

– A fugitive under siege in a Melbourne suburb for more than 24 hours was seen with something strapped to his body, police have confirmed. Antonio “Mad Dog” Loguancio, 40, was seen with the object when he approached the door … Continue reading

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