Jaeden Tito, 22, was not known to police before he was arrested without incident in an early morning raid in south-west Sydney.
- by Chris Vedelago and Lachlan Abbott
It is the second time the Hadfield tobacconist has been targeted as police probe a string of arson attacks linked to gang wars over the illicit tobacco trade and related extortion rackets.
- by Lachlan Abbott
The body of the young man was discovered by a staff member opening the gates of Lyndale Secondary College in Melbourne’s south-east.
- by Madeleine Heffernan
Police are investigating whether a blaze at a Brunswick gym connected to professional kickboxer Suleiman “Sam” Abdulrahim was deliberately lit.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola, Cameron Houston and Lachlan Abbott
Julia Gillard’s former partner was convicted and fined after admitting to sucking the nipple of a friend after she fell asleep on a couch.
- by David Estcourt
Baryalai Rahmanzai was sleeping next to his pregnant wife when their Dandenong home was sprayed with bullets. Now he feels less safe in Melbourne than in Afghanistan.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola and Cameron Houston
Restaurateur Jamal Mohammad allegedly made a series of threats on TikTok against underworld figure Gatto, who responded with his own biting diatribe, but now police are involved.
- by Cameron Houston
There may be “tactical reasons” why the final moments of a man shot dead by police after a multi-day two-state manhunt weren’t captured on camera, a coroner has been told.
- by Karen Sweeney
The residents of a Glenroy apartment building were evacuated after arsonists firebombed another tobacco shop early on Monday.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola
A man gunned down in a Craigieburn car park on Saturday has been identified and police have announced a new taskforce to investigate the illicit tobacco trade.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola, Lachlan Abbott and Robyn Grace