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Richard Pusey to contest charges over alleged road-rage incident

Richard Pusey to contest charges over alleged road-rage incident

The man jailed for filming four dying police officers on the Eastern Freeway last year is accused of assaulting another driver and stealing his car keys.

  • by Adam Cooper

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Man charged with raping woman who believed his car was ride-share vehicle

Man charged with raping woman who believed his car was ride-share vehicle

Police allege the 50-year-old raped the young woman in an inner-Melbourne suburb soon after offering her a free ride home.

  • by Adam Cooper and David Estcourt
Private school admits safety errors after groundskeeper’s death

Private school admits safety errors after groundskeeper’s death

Kym Page was working at Haileybury College’s Berwick campus when he suffered fatal head injuries from a falling tree branch in 2018.

  • by Erin Pearson
Babysitter who seriously injured boy pleads for jail release to bond with her daughter

Babysitter who seriously injured boy pleads for jail release to bond with her daughter

A couple had an unwell friend’s son stay with them in May 2019, but the stint ended with the boy suffering a serious head injury that will affect the rest of his life.

  • by Adam Cooper
Man faces court charged with threatening Richmond’s Dylan Grimes

Man faces court charged with threatening Richmond’s Dylan Grimes

The man is accused of threatening and abusing the Richmond defender in the days after the footballer received a controversial free kick.

  • by Adam Cooper
Chief Judge counters criticism of Pusey sentence, says ‘retribution’ can’t prevail

Chief Judge counters criticism of Pusey sentence, says ‘retribution’ can’t prevail

The Chief Judge of the County Court has pushed back against criticism of the 10-month sentence handed to Richard Pusey over his filming of four police officers who were killed in last year’s horror Eastern Freeway crash.

  • by David Estcourt
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Man faces court charged with injuring missing woman Maryam Hamka

Man faces court charged with injuring missing woman Maryam Hamka

The boyfriend of a Melbourne woman who has been missing for almost three weeks has faced court charged with injuring her before her disappearance.

  • by Adam Cooper and Rachael Dexter
‘It’s in my nightmares’: Bourke Street witness fights for compensation

‘It’s in my nightmares’: Bourke Street witness fights for compensation

The aftermath of the Bourke Street massacre is vivid in Chris Harris’ nightmares, but he’s being denied serious injury compensation from the Transport Accident Commission for what he says is an unbearable but invisible injury.

  • by Erin Pearson
Former Christian Brother faces more jail for sex abuse at orphanage in 1960s

Former Christian Brother faces more jail for sex abuse at orphanage in 1960s

A man sexually abused as a boy more than 50 years ago at a Geelong orphanage has told a court how thankful he is at being believed after decades of trauma.

  • by Adam Cooper
‘Totally inappropriate’: Grieving husband slams Pusey’s 10-month sentence for filming police killed in crash

‘Totally inappropriate’: Grieving husband slams Pusey’s 10-month sentence for filming police killed in crash

Porsche driver Richard Pusey needs to serve only a handful more days in prison after a judge ruled his 10 months already in custody fulfilled the length of his sentence.

  • by Adam Cooper and Simone Fox Koob
Judge slams Corrections amid calls for Richard Pusey to serve no more time in jail

Judge slams Corrections amid calls for Richard Pusey to serve no more time in jail

Judge criticises authorities’ handling of Porsche driver Richard Pusey’s case amid calls for him to serve no further jail time for filming four dying police officers after horror Eastern Freeway crash.

  • by Adam Cooper