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Missing man’s body found in WA ocean

Missing man’s body found in WA ocean

The body of an elderly Perth man who sparked a search after he went missing has been found in the ocean. William Joseph Wayne, 76, was last seen at Mosman Park on Friday afternoon, with his car later found in the nearby suburb of Swanbourne, police said. SES volunteers then found his belongings on the…

Pair charged after cops injured in arrest

Pair charged after cops injured in arrest

A driver and his passenger have been charged after allegedly speeding off with a police officer inside the car before hitting another cop in central Victoria. The 36-year-old man and his passenger, a 24-year-old woman, refused to cooperate with officers after being pulled over for erratic driving in the Bendigo suburb of Kangaroo Flat on…

Drug lab discovered in Melbourne home

Drug lab discovered in Melbourne home

An illegal drug laboratory making substances including steroids and the party drug MDMA has been discovered at a home in western Melbourne, the Australian Border Force says. ABF officers followed a trail to the alleged Point Cook operation after detecting a pill press machine in air cargo that came to Sydney from Hong Kong. “These…

Man arrested over Melbourne woman’s death

Man arrested over Melbourne woman’s death

A man has been arrested over the death of a woman in southeast Melbourne. Her body was found at a Hampton Park property just before midday on Saturday, with the man arrested at the scene. The pair knew each other and police are not looking for anyone else over the incident.

Coach sorry, boys upbeat in cave letter

Coach sorry, boys upbeat in cave letter

The soccer coach trapped in a cave with 12 Thai boys has apologised to their parents in the first letter he and the team have sent out through divers, in which the boys say they are doing well and missing their families. Rescuers say they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation because the boys…

Victorian bus drivers to strike over pay

Victorian bus drivers to strike over pay

Hundreds of bus drivers are expected to walk off the job in Victoria next week, disrupting dozens of routes in Melbourne and across regional centres. Nearly 600 CDC Victoria drivers plan to stop work from Monday’s last bus until Wednesday morning after rejecting a 2.5 per cent pay increase, according to the Transport Workers Union.…