Daniel Veerman has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Kyal Scanlon at Olinda, on Melbourne's eastern outskirts, on March 7, 2011.
The Victorian fire season took an unexpectedly damp turn, with floods and storms rolling through all summer.
A suspected Melbourne crime boss with links to the late Carl Williams has reportedly been arrested.
A little girl has been found safe but thirsty after spending hours accidentally locked inside a bus in a country Victorian depot.
A 2.9 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Victoria but there are no reports of damage or injury, authorities say.
A bold koala has stopped people in their tracks when it went for a leisurely walk along a busy shopping street in Portland.
Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has launched a new app to help women access family violence and other support services.
A former Victorian police officer has avoided a stint behind bars after pleading guilty to assault and making a false statement.
Worksafe is investigating a trench collapse that killed a 19-year-old man in Melbourne.
An elderly woman has been hit and killed by a truck in Melbourne.
Police have interrupted a drug deal in rural Victoria, where the alleged seller and buyer were 120km apart.