The News looks back at what people in Shepparton found the most interesting stories featured online.CHLOE WARBURTON December 31, 2012 4:38am
Milvan Muto having his house raided by police was the most viewed online story on The News’ website in 2012.
The breaking news that police had raided the home of City of Greater Shepparton councillor Milvan Muto on August 6 quickly gained momentum, with hundreds of pageviews within minutes.
Police seized computer equipment during the raid, which is part of an ongoing investigation into illegal recordings of City of Greater Shepparton councillors.
The region was shocked when The News reported a nine-year-old boy, later named as Zac Murfett, was killed in a collision at a soccer tournament on September 8.
Police believe Zac was playing at McEwen Reserve, Shepparton when he chased a ball into the car park and was struck by a four-wheel drive just before 1
Zac’s mother Donna later told The News that her son’s motto was ‘‘adventure is out there’’.
On May 26, a 20-year-old Shepparton man was shot in Emperor Rd, Kialla. Neighbours reported hearing six loud bangs and one reported seeing a man being carried under the arms of others with ‘‘a lot of blood’’ coming from his stomach area. Police confirmed a man had been shot once in his left hip.
For the top-15 most popular online stories and what got people talking on Facebook, grab a copy of today’s News.
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The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
THE annual One and All Inclusion Day is heading back to the revamped Echuca Racecourse on Sunday.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
The lead up to the Christmas period has seen a group Moira Foodshare volunteers providing necessary food for those in need, one box at a time.
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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