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Stories with place: Melbourne
  • Ex-college basketball player to make history Down Under 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:12 am

    MELBOURNE, Australia - Jason Holmes will make a bit of American sporting history this weekend, when he becomes the first U.S. born-and-raised player to compete at the top level of Australian rules football.

  • Australian 'Prisoner' star avoids jail for child sex abuse story has photos
    Updated: Aug-20-15 11:41 pm

    MELBOURNE, Australia - Actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played a sadistic prison warden nicknamed "The Freak" in an Australian soap opera, avoided jail on Friday when she was sentenced for molesting a 14-year-old devoted fan of the series more than 30 years ago.

  • UFC announces title bout for stadium show in Melbourne 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 9:57 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Robbie Lawler will defend his welterweight title against Carlos Condit in the main event of UFC 193 on Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia.

  • Australian actress in "Prisoner" charged with child abuse 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 12:01 am

    MELBOURNE, Australia - Veteran actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played a violent and corrupt warden nicknamed "The Freak" in a cult Australian soap opera set in a women's prison, appeared in a court Wednesday charged over child sex allegations dating back to the 1980s.