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.
A three vehicle collision is causing delays on the Midland Hwy, Tatura
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Goulburn Murray Cricket has allocated Echuca and Girgarre with joint C grade premierships after the clubs both agreed on the proposal.
A woman from Rochester has been jailed for breaching her bail conditions.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
A Seymour man has more cause than most to reflect on the price of war.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
The people of Heathcote and district chipped in more than $13,000 for the Food Friday Appeal and more donations are yet to be counted.
Barooga have completed a 117-point rout against Cobram in the Murray Football League's cross-river derby.
Deniliquin's Easter Sunday in the Park attracted about 200 people for the traditional family fun day.
Monitoring of the Murray River around the Barmah-Millewa Forest region in the past two spawning seasons has found larval Murray cod and Murray spiny crayfish in areas affected by the 2011 blackwater event.
Police are searching for a driver that rammed a Benalla police vehicle this morning.
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