Youth prison fugitive picked up by police but second man still on the run

One of the young men who allegedly escaped from Malmsbury Youth Justice Center in regional Victoria on Saturday night has now been tracked down by police. Shamus Touhy, 22, and Matthew Piscopo, 19, allegedly broke out of the Mollison Street facility in Malmsbury about 11.30pm on August 6. After allegedly being on the run for … Read more

Two men killed after their ute runs off the road into a tree in late-night tragedy

Two people have died in a horror late-night crash in regional Victoria. The crash took place in Berrybank, west of Melbourne, about 11pm on Friday. Police say a ute ran off the road near the Hamilton Highway and Berrybank-Wallinduc Road intersection and crashed into a tree. Watch the latest News on Channel 7 or stream … Read more

Signs could prevent selfie deaths like Rosy Loomba at the Grampians’ Boroka Lookout, coroner finds

More warning signs at a popular lookout spot in Victoria’s west could have prevented a woman’s death, a coroner has found. Rosy Loomba was taking a photo with her husband at the Grampians’ Boroka Lookout in December 2020 when she fell to her death. The 38-year-old was trying to walk back from the “selfie rock” … Read more

Young girl rushed to hospital after being mauled by dogs in Melbourne’s southeast

A young girl was hit to hospital after she was attacked by two dogs in Melbourne’s southeast. Emergency services were called to Bellevue Drive, Berwick on Wednesday at about 8am after reports a 12-year-old girl and her dog were attacked by two other dogs. It’s understood the attack happened outside Berwick Fields Primary School. Watch … Read more

A Victorian student’s tragic death prompts overhaul of overseas excursion rules

What was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime became a parents’ nightmare when Barbara and Dale Fehring found out their bright young boy Tim had died in a hospital in Vienna. “He couldn’t wait to get away quick enough,” Dale Fehring told 7NEWS. “He would go to school and brag and say that … Read more

A 15-year-old girl has braved Victoria’s freezing waters to save a distressed kite surfer

A Victorian teenager has been raised to hero status after saving the life of a kite surfer. Bianca Stranger, 15, was sitting at home when she got a call from her police officer father to say he needed her help. Multiple calls had come in about a distressed kite surfer who had been washed out … Read more

Suspected double murder-suicide rocks Victorian town as slain men are identified by police

Three men who died in a suspected double murder-suicide shooting in a town in Victoria’s south west have been identified by police. Two of the men, both from Kirkstall outside Warrnambool, were found injured beside the road at the intersection of Kirkstall-Koroit Rd and Scotts North Rd about 10.20am on Friday. See more in the … Read more

COVID in Australia: Health experts claim federal government has mishandled pandemic

The double whammy of flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic has left many health experts in Australia worried about how we will get through the next couple of months. While the northern hemisphere experienced their own COVID-19 battle during their winter — and are now dealing with Omicron sub-variants BA. 4 and BA. 5 like … Read more