A burglar targeting more than 60 homes over the past five months, has stolen in excess of $40,000 worth of cash, power tools and jewellery.
Police say the man hits up properties in Coburg, Coburg North, Hadfield and Pascoe Vale by ringing their doorbell or knocking on the door to make sure if anyone is home.
The nation will come to a standstill today, as some 5,000 mourners pack Macksville High School in NSW to farewell Phillip Hughes.
Hughes' siblings Jason and Megan, along with Nino Ramunno will lead the eulogy while skipper Michael Clarke will deliver one of two tributes.
A host of past and present cricketers will be attending including Sir Richard Hadlee, Brian Lara, Shane Warne, Steve Waugh, Glenn McGrath, Adam Gilchrist, Brett Lee, Mike Hussey and Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition leader Bill Shorten will also take their seats for the service.
Those who can't fit into the school hall will gather on the oval to watch it on the big screen, with the service to be broadcast live across the country.
His manager James Henderson says the celebration of his life will include a guard of honour and procession down the main street of the town.
The service begins at 2pm.
A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit the South Gippsland town of Korumburra this morning, at a depth of four kms.
More than 50 people reported feeling it, but so far there's no reports of any damage.
A Melbourne man involved in a long standoff with police after another man was found shot dead has been charged with murder.Officers spent five hours negotiating with the 39-year-old at a Brunswick property after the other man's body was found in the backyard on Monday.
He was taken into custody early on Tuesday.__A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Melbourne's southeast.
Investigators believe the motorcycle collided with a car in Dandenong North on Stud Road early on Wednesday morning.
The male rider died at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.