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COLD CASE: Homicide squad detectives this morning arrested a Brisbane man over the 30-year-old murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham, who was stabbed to death at Shepparton in 1983.
LATEST: Malaysia Airlines says it's "shocked" by recent allegations first officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, who was on board the missing MH370 flight, had been involved in a terrible breach of security.
PAKENHAM: Mystery surrounds the death of a young man who was found in cardiac arrest in a residential street he doesn't live in.
WATCH: US President Barack Obama has had the last laugh in an interview with a cheeky Hollywood star.
WATCH:Australia’s big-hitting left-hander Dave Warner was spotted during a training session this week hitting the ball out of the park right-handed.
LISTEN: CEO of the Gold Coast Suns, Travis Auld, has defended the decision to give coach Guy McKenna a one-year contract extension.
LISTEN: Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd questions whether Collingwood should have re-signed Nathan Buckley on a two-year extension.
MINI-VIDS: The Chief Commissioner says he won't reveal what the tolerance level is for speeding offences because it creates a false speed limit.
FINED: Australian regulators have fined Telstra more than $10,000 for a major privacy breach.
PHOTOS: A large seal got up close and personal with beachgoers at Dromana on the weekend.
FATAL: A woman aged in her 70s has been killed after she was hit by a city-bound train.
MORWELL: The man who headed the bushfires royal commission, the Hon justice Bernard Teague, will lead an independent inquiry into the Hazlewood mine fire.
WATCH: It may be late, but Billy Pinnell has just discovered YouTube. And he's addicted.
NEIL MITCHELL: To me this smells like a rort; a Napthine government rort.
FATAL CRASH: A woman has died after her car slammed into a tree at Blackburn.
VIDEO: 3AW Breakfast has been sent amazing footage taken by a drone at Eildon. Watch the video here.
FIX IT: Heartless thieves have stolen a sick child's oxygen cylinder while he was attending Moomba celebrations on Sunday.
FLIGHT MH370: Authorities say they're still treating the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight, which disappeared between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, as a "rescue mission" as investigators widen the boundaries this morning.
RIP: Former coach of Melbourne Dean Bailey has lost his battle with cancer.
SUIT SCANNERS: Gone will be the days when your friendly tailor asks "On which side do you dress sir?".
HIRE CAR: Police have impounded a Porsche after the driver was caught doing burnouts in it at Baxter.
LISTEN: Mark Bosnich tells Sports Today that the Socceroos management needs to be mindful of the inexperienced players and the “mental scars” a significant loss at the World Cup could have on future competitions.
LISTEN: Queen of Moomba Lucy Durack told 3AW Morning Melbourne's "community heart" is the key to the festival's enduring success.
UPDATE: A Sydney trial has heard more details of child sexual abuse allegations levelled against former Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes.
MORWELL: The fire that has been burning at the Hazelwood open-cut mine for a month has finally been brought under control.
CRASH: One person is dead and another is in a critical condition after a car crash in central Victoria.
LISTEN: The mother of a 9-year-old boy fighting cancer is calling on Melburnians to send her son a card ahead of his 10th birthday.
LISTEN: Latest findings by the Bureau of Meteorology predict big surf will increasingly become a thing of the past.
LISTEN: Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill has denied Victoria Police’s tough new speed policy is a cash grab after a veteran cop broke ranks to voice his concerns.
SUPER FAST: Britain and Germany will work together to develop the next super-fast mobile network - 5G, which will enable a full-length film to be downloaded in one second.
RESIGNS: West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has announced that controversial Minister Troy Buswell has resigned after suffering a breakdown.
EXCLUSIVE: A man has been arrested after a drone was allegedly used in an attempt to fly drugs into the Melbourne Remand Centre at Ravenhall.
CRIME: It's been revealed bikie gangs are taking over Melbourne's car washes in an apparent bid to launder money.
ROAD TOLL: Victoria's horror stretch on the roads this holiday weekend continues with the death of a motorcyclist at Greenvale overnight.
CCTV: Detectives have released CCTV footage and an image of a man believed to be involved in a Dandenong shooting last year.
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LISTEN: Richmond captain Trent Cotchin tells Sports Today the Tommy Hafey news has hit the Tigers family hard.
AFL: West Coast has promised to retain Murray Newman on its rookie list after he was sentenced to a year in jail with a six-month minimum.
LISTEN: Health insurance is set to cost you a lot more this year and according to Medibank Private spokesperson, we can blame ageing population, an increase in chronic disease and the high costs of new technology.
TRAFFIC: Three right-hand lanes outbound near High Street on the Monash Freeway have been closed following a multi-car smash.
COURT: Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight's ongoing bid to get a computer in his cell has had a rare, but small, win.
AUDIO: Derryn Hinch has been released from jail today after serving his sentence for refusing to pay a contempt of court fine. He spoke to Neil Mitchell.
COURT: A court has heard a man deliberately ran over his 16-year-old former girlfriend.
LISTEN: In his first interview since the collapse of his multi-million dollar punting club, Bill Vlahos still claims he’s not a conman.
ST ALBANS: Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a newborn baby, whose body was found on a street in Melbourne's west.
NEIL MITCHELL: You won’t like this if you are a truck driver, but I think it’s time to get fair dinkum with truckies.
ELA CARTE: Modern Indian – is there already such a thing? If not, this must be it.
BALI: An Australian journalist and photographer have been blacklisted from entering Indonesia for the next six months after they were caught with the wrong visa.
PHOTOS: A caller to the Rumour File suggested that possums have been deliberately trapped inside trees due to be felled in a Melbourne park.
LISTEN: There's new hope for kidney failure patients, with doctors saying wearable artificial kidneys could be available within five years.
FIRE: A Thomastown unit has been badly damaged after arsonists lit a fire behind a graveyard overnight.
SPEED CAMERAS: Motorists are being told they've had fair warning as police turn on fixed-speed cameras in Melbourne's CBD and in St Kilda today.
COURT: Police have told a court the account given by a truck driver charged over the deaths of a family of four was extremely implausible.
SALE ACT: The government says it will continue making its case for the federal parliament to pass legislation which would open Qantas to more foreign ownership.
LISTEN: CEO of Cricket Australia James Sutherland responds to criticism that the Australian cricket team may be winning matches but are losing fans due to their poor behaviour.
LISTEN: A Melbourne woman has nearly died after eating a beetroot and pumpkin labelled salad which contained walnuts.
TRANSPORT: The state government has announced a multi-million dollar boost to public transport in Melbourne's south east.
SACKED: The police union has thrown its support behind three police officers including a bravery award-winning sergeant sacked following an investigation into the production of racist stubby holders.
CALL OFF THE DOGS: Neil Mitchell wants to defend dogs. Locals on Victoria's coast are furious with new rules that ban dogs from beaches at certain times of the day.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Undercover taxi commission officers, dressing up as backpacking tourists, are nabbing drivers at Melbourne Airport.
EMPLOYMENT: Transurban, the company that owns CityLink, is scrapping 35 back office jobs and sending 16 of them to the Philippines.
COURT: The case against the first person accused of trying to affect the odds of a live sports event has been dropped.
FATAL: A woman has been killed at Reservoir this morning.
LISTEN: Sam Kekovich famously missed the 1975 North Melbourne Grand Final team photo. But through the magic of photoshop he's finally made an appearance.
RACING: The future of the Grand Prix race in Melbourne remains up in the air with event chairman Ron Walker pressuring the state government to sign up.
ALCOHOL: Binge drinking and unsupervised parties are impacting on academic performance, according to a new survey of more than 200 secondary school principals.
YARRAWONGA: Police have recovered the body of a missing camper from the Murray River this afternoon.
Which animal has the best-sounding or most-attractive call? Ross and John said there should be an Olympic Games for animal noises.
A man has been rescued after getting stuck about 8m up a tree in Box Hill.
CRIME: There's been a huge surge in arrests thanks to calls to Crime Stoppers in the past year.
EXCLUSIVE: Neil Mitchell has a leaked memo that shows police withdrawing resources from Blue Light discos because they are needed on the front line.
COURT: A coroner will investigate whether tasers or the dog squad could have been used in the fatal shooting of a father who'd just killed his son at cricket training.
A West Australian publican has banned Indigenous Australians from her premises after her mobile phone was allegedly stolen.
LISTEN: Pop star Paula Abdul reveals her secret to success.
COURT: Former Bandidos enforcer Toby Mitchell has avoided jail time over a Melbourne strip club brawl, after a judge found he would be a target in prison.
LISTEN: Melbourne ranks in the top 10 most expensive cities on earth behind Singapore, Paris, Oslo, Zurich and Sydney, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Index compiled by the Economist's intelligence unit.
LISTEN: With the snow barely settled after Sochi Games, winter Olympians Lydia Lassila, Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin and Torah Bright are already focussed on their next adrenalin-fuelled challenge.
LISTEN: Transport Minister Terry Mulder says test drilling for the East West Tunnel is complete, but protestors vow to continue their fight.
LISTEN: Three paddleboarders have set a world record - becoming the first people to paddle across Bass Strait on their boards.
CRASH: There's been a multi-vehicle accident on the Eastern Freeway at Balwyn North.
BREAKING: The Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang clubhouse in Port Melbourne has been raided by police this morning.
WATCH: After facing 14 rounds of chemotherapy, more than 100 nights in hospital and major surgery, Tyler Fishlock talks to Neil Mitchell about beating cancer.
COBURG: A woman has been seriously injured after being hit by a bus at Coburg North.
LISTEN: With Australia out to seal the test series against South Africa when play resumes tonight in Cape Town, former Australian cricketer Tom Moody has firm thoughts on who should get the credit for Australia’s resurgence on the cricket pitch.
WATCH: Lindsay Fox says the state's Planning Minister has got his wires crossed after he announced he'd do everything in his power to reclaim a piece of prime Mornington Peninsula beach land.
LISTEN: Sydney has hit back at the AFL with news from the equalisation meetings in Adelaide this evening that the league will be phasing out the Swans' cost of living allowance.
AFL: As first reported by Fairfax Media last week, Matt Finnis has stood down from his chief executive role with the AFLPA to become St Kilda's new CEO.
COURT: A court’s heard the health and lifestyle of ex-Bandidos bikie Toby Mitchell has changed dramatically since he was shot on two separate occasions.
Players Association president Luke Ball says he can understand why Essendon players have become "disenchanted with the game" after several had their names published in the newspaper on the weekend.
DANDENONG NORTH: Police are investigating after two men were involved in an altercation at Dandenong North this afternoon.
VIDEO: Outgoing AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou says several people "stuffed up" the James Hird pay deal.
LISTEN: The Australian surgeon who revealed to Billy Connolly he has Parkinson’s disease says he wasn’t sure whether the comedian already knew or not.
POLITICS: Labor will wait to see legislation before deciding whether to block changes to the Qantas Sale Act.
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