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WHEN Underbelly star Damian Walshe-Howling stepped out of his Brunswick East home he walked into a real-life scene of the sort that inspired the drama he electrified as hitman Andrew Veniamin.
Contract killing Melbourne lawyer Joe Acquaro knew life in danger but feared nothing prior to Brunswick East hit
JOE Acquaro knew his life was in danger. He had long ago plucked out all the hair from his arms and had lost weight. He had even shorn his silver locks to change his appearance â€” just in case.
â€˜Iâ€™m not afraidâ€™ Lawyer Joe Acquaro had no fear, despite suspected $500,000 mafia bounty
A LAWYER executed in a contract killing believed he was safe from any attempt on his life, despite a feud with a local mafia boss.
AFL footballer Majak Daw has pleaded with fellow Sudanese youth not to become criminals in the wake of the Moomba riot.
Ratepayers hit Melbourne City Council hires Sydney-based Myf Warhurst to host Melbourne music seminar
CITY council ratepayers stumped up almost $25,000 to fly in international and interstate speakers for a one-day seminar that spruiked Melbourne as one of the worldâ€™s â€œgreat music citiesâ€?.
PRIMARY school pupils are being packed off to school in Uber cars in what the serviceâ€™s drivers are calling the rise of â€œGeneration Lazyâ€?.
US fugitive Edward Snowden will appear in Melbourne via video link on a â€œvirtual tourâ€? that has been hit by corporate boycotts.
A BUMPER line-up of major events across Melbourne will make Sunday a fun day â€” unless you are in the car.
FINALLY, Itâ€™s time to tell your Sydneysider mates to keep their opinions about our weather to themselves because that old adage about miserable, rainy Melbourne weather is just not true.
Cityâ€™s horror Melbourneâ€™s gangland war: The shocking murder of Jason Moran
AMID todayâ€™s cold-blooded hit, itâ€™s a reminder that not long ago the city was gripped by a deadly underworld war, with a kidsâ€™ footy clinic the scene of the most shocking of all the deaths.
FEARS of tensions erupting between racial groups in Victoria has prompted $2.1 million in grants by the Andrews Government.
Construction battle CFMEU officials John Setka, Shaun Reardon in court
UPDATE: BORAL concrete secretly recorded phone calls to gather evidence against the CFMEU, a court has been told in a hearing over blackmail charges against two top union officials.
THE last time an underworld lawyer was assassinated in Melbourne it was declared the end of the cityâ€™s underworld war, but authorities are still seeking answers.
$2 billion project Victoria to build new high-capacity trains, Premier Daniel Andrews says
DOZENS of new high-capacity trains are set to be built in Victoria in a $2 billion project that will create 800 jobs.
â€˜Fully-fundedâ€™ Sky rail Melbourne: Premier says nearby residents to be compensated
RESIDENTS living near the Andrews Governmentâ€™s $1.6 billion sky rail project could receive compensation or voluntarily sell their homes to the government.