RUMOUR CONFIRMED: The MFB has confirmed two fire trucks and an ambulance needed rescuing after becoming bogged while on the job at Croydon South on Sunday morning.
OBESITY PILLS: Two drugs used in combination to treat obesity could become available as one treatment in Australia.
LISTEN: A former Labor MP has been identified as a Russian spy.
SWAN ST: Richmond’s Swan Street is holding its own, in what is a tough time for Melbourne’s retail strip precincts.
NAPLAN: The head of NAPLAN has admitted a sharp drop in test scores may be because teachers weren't given warning on what was in the test.
LISTEN: Online ‘relationship scammers’ cost the Australians $25 million last year.
WATCH: Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of MythBusters join Ross and John.
LISTEN: The Chinese have developed a taste for Australian milk with newly relaxed testing requirements making it possible for Australian dairy farmers to capitalise on Asia's fast-growing middle class.
REVIEW: It’s been exciting and interesting watching the West's food scene shift; Yarraville Village slowly transformed into a hub of trendy cafes, then followed Seddon and Spotswood.
LISTEN: Tech guru Trevor Long explains JB Hi-Fi’s latest fall in sales.
LISTEN: The man whose singing is making Melbourne women delirious insists it’s his voice that’s the sex symbol, not him.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Victorians could soon get their footy pies from fast food giant McDonald's.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: An under-15s grand final winning team was stripped of its trophy because a player was found to be ineligible to take the field in the big match.
LISTEN: Victoria is the only place in the world that you need a police check before beginning IVF treatment but a Monash IVF specialist says the thorough checks are “overkill”.
MELBOURNE: Ross and John put a call out to listeners hoping to find the official Melbourne tune.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A group of off-duty cops have hunted down and arrested a thief while holidaying in Darwin.
ELA CARTE: Ela's Glasgow food highlights.
LISTEN: The US Peace Corps is set to pull volunteers from West Africa due to growing concerns over the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Mystery surrounds a bag of goods donated to a Melbourne op shop which contained a distinctive package valued at more than $30,000.
WATCH: Gregor (G-man), Alan (Deathface), Logan, Steven and Jonny from Bags of Rock join Ross and John in Glasgow.
LISTEN: Pedestrians are being urged to take extra care when listening to music and speaking on their mobile phone in busy areas.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Most people wouldn’t last 10 years in a job, let alone a decade times four and more.
REVIEW: I love going on little drives, exploring new areas, driving around unfamiliar roads and experiencing everything thing that this wonderful state has to offer.
LISTEN: Hobart's mayor says Tasmania’s exclusion from the map of Australia on our Commonwealth Games uniforms is a 'double whammy insult'.
LISTEN:One of Melbourne’s leading back surgeons has dismissed a report paracetamol is ineffective against back pain.
LATEST: iPhone screens look set to become much bigger as soon as this year.
LISTEN: A retired Yarra Ranges couple are using technology to locate and remove graffiti in their private battle against street artists.
REVIEW: Tregan Borg rolls up her sleeves and gets her hands dirty at Carlton restaurant that takes its American food very seriously.
ELA CARTE: Let’s be honest, I’m using it as an excuse, but it’s the Fourth of July and I think it warrants taking advantage of the explosion of American eateries that have hit Melbourne.
VIDEO: Two recent close calls have highlighted the importance of having defibrillators at sporting events and in workplaces.
ELA CARTE: Needless to say expectations were high when the man behind Chin Chin and Baby announced he’d be opening a Korean/Japanese fusion BBQ restaurant in Richmond.
WATCH: 3AW Breakfast spent a night with the Vinnies food vans, getting a glimpse of what it means to be homeless and hungry.
LISTEN: A team of Australian health experts is leading an international campaign against e-cigarettes.
ELA CARTE: I quite like that it’s not about outlandish décor or pierced and tattooed staff here. This is an elegant space, with large but affordable menu and a wine list along the same lines.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A man has been charged after counterfeit $50 notes were made and used at a Croydon hotel.
WATCH: Now THIS is a Commonwealth Games uniform!
WARNING: Allergy specialists are warning people with skin conditions such as eczema not to use moisturisers with food based proteins.
VIDEO: Ross and John are pretty excited about their trip to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games, so they're trying to make sure they know who the great Aussie hopes are.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A man has been injured after a group of parachutists jumped out of a plane in the dark in Melbourne's south east on Friday.
ELA CARTE: Getting up on Saturday morning to watch the big match? Why not hedge your bets, barrack for Australia, but eat for Chile – or from Chile anyway.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A man has been duped of his $4000 bike after what he thought was a potential buyer, rode off during a test ride, never to be seen again.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: If you need to move a fridge but don't have a ute or a truck, use the next best thing: a convertible with the top down.
VIDEO: The AFL is demanding to know why Collingwood star Dane Swan attended a fundraising dinner attended by underworld figures, including Mick Gatto.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Cleaning staff got more than they bargained for after they discovered more than $800,000 worth of drug ice and wads of cash in the boot of a hire car at Melbourne Airport.
LISTEN: John Burns felt compelled to get something off his chest on 3AW Breakfast. It had been teetering on his conscience for years.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A well-known television presenter has been taken home in a divvy van after being caught driving a car that hasn’t been registered in two years.
LISTEN: A new red light and speed camera at Chadstone has been described as a "cash cow", with 41,500 drivers detected during its 21-day test.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A teen has been arrested after a series of fires at a number of vacant homes at Bayswater.
WATCH: Ross takes a trip to MSAC ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to see how the Australian team's preparations are coming along.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A thief has pulled off a dramatic propofol heist at an East Melbourne hospital.
ELA CARTE: It’s that time of year again, and yet another week that I have stuffed myself silly with roast dinners purely to pump up the opportunities available to you as part of the 2014 Roast Collection presented by the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
WORD GAMES:The Australian dairy industry is embarking on a tricky new marketing campaign in a bid to combat the success of A2 brand milk from New Zealand.
WATCH: AFL Chief Gillon McLachlan has marked his first day in charge with a promise to change the maligned fixture next season.
PETE FORD: A TV show that follows mature-aged prostitutes has debuted in England, 3AW entertainment reporter Pete Ford told Ross and John.
CONFIRMED: Police have told local residents that there is nothing they can do to about a group of campervans that have commandeered a cul-de-sac in Melbourne's inner north.
WATCH: Sly tells Ross and John why he supports many aspects of Ken Lay's 'Blue Paper' report released yesterday.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A serial toll evader whose record number of unpaid fines totalling almost $300,000 has failed to appear at court, triggering a warrant for her arrest.
LONDON: It's being called a bombshell in the case against Rolf Harris, but Ross and John aren't so sure...
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: An elderly woman has been reunited with her favourite childhood book, 66 years after she believed it was lost.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Health fund NIB had its first overseas cosmetic surgery patient return from a successful boob job in Thailand.
LISTEN: One of the country's largest mining companies Rio Tinto is accusing unions of putting jobs at risk by making extravagant demands including taking a day off when a pet dies.
WATCH: Who would have thought the flow on effect from a missed mark by Collingwood’s Travis Cloke would result in this?
RUMOUR FILE: Melburnians share $15 million lotto haul, and Medicare tells customers they can no longer claim certain items due to cuts in the Federal Budget.
LISTEN: Diving in soccer, neck tattoos and milking high free kicks should be considered by the Vatican as additions to the list of modern deadly sins, according to 3AW’s Ross and John and their listeners.
LISTEN: Disgraced former detective Roger Rogerson has been charged with the murder of Sydney student Jamie Gao.
LISTEN: The unseasonably warm weather is creating headaches for major retailers unable to shift their winter stock.
VIDEO: The cutest kid in town made a special visit to 3AW Breakfast on Thursday, and made a wheelie good impression.
POLIO: A Victorian man has been placed in isolation at the Austin Hospital after suffering a polio-like illness.
LISTEN: Australians heading to Thailand are being encouraged to "exercise caution" after the country's army chief imposed martial law.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A local football club has slammed a lazy council after it was forced to tear down gates to its ground to allow an ambulance access to an injured player at the weekend.
REVIEW: This is one of those places that I keep recommending people try, have thoroughly enjoyed myself and then didn’t think to mention on the program. But I should.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: VicRoads has stopped a series of offensive number plates after complaints they were politically incorrect.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A Melbourne man is in a coma in Bali after a hit-and-run accident four days ago.
SMOKING BAN: There's a push to ban smoking in Melbourne - and a councillor says it's inevitable.
REAL ESTATE: Is the property market up or down? Both - but there's some things that don't change.
LISTEN: Metro has scrapped its plans to collect on-the-spot cash fines after concerns its ticket inspectors would be targeted.
LATEST: A police recruit helped revive a man involved in a crash on the Eastern Freeway last night.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: The Mornington Peninsula council has knocked over a house today after the owner built the converted bungalow without planning permission.
LISTEN: The search is on for girls in years 10 to 12 in Melbourne's north keen to take up a trade.
VICTORY: Now the Rumour File's picking winners at the track, as well!
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A Melbourne woman is this week set to be the first female thoroughbred auctioneer in the world.
POLICE: 'Google stalking' led to two businessmen being charged for insider trading, says the key whistleblower.
REVIEW: When you pull up to The Public Bar in North Melbourne and find a grungy looking pub, don’t keep driving - you are at the right place.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A Melbourne couple is hunting for gatecrashers for their own wedding.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Disgraced AFL player agent Ricky Nixon is attempting to ingratiate himself with Melbourne's top private schools via a series of videos, including a weekly segment rating the "hottest" schoolboy footballers.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A Melbourne tradesman has taken to the wheel of an ambulance and rushed a man to hospital while paramedics saved him in the back of the vehicle.
ELA CARTE: No matter how confident you are that you think you know how long it would take to get from Melbourne to Italy, you are probably wrong.
LISTEN: Melbourne is the only Australian city with a top 50 restaurant, according to a prestigious world rating.
LISTEN: The Abbott government is reintroducing defence gap years in a bid to lure more school leavers into joining the Defence Force.
LISTEN: The NBA has taken major action against Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, banning him for life after his leaked racist comments caused international backlash.
LISTEN: The Times of London newspaper is reporting Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose in a tragic parallel of the death of her mother.
ELA CARTE: Well, it’s officially one of the cuisines of the moment – all over town we’re seeing smoky ribs, and pulled pork – all sorts of meaty wonders from America’s deep south.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A lollipop lady has been involved in a near-miss just weeks after a woman was hit at the same school crossing at Healesville.
LISTEN: Kylie Minogue’s management has slammed suggestions she was lip-syncing during last night's hotly anticipated Logies performance.
VIDEO: Traders have welcomed the release of redevelopment plans, which include basement car parks, a public plaza and extended trading hours.