Ballarat woman faces court over CBD knife attacks. STORY HERE.
Man threatened to kill police. STORY HERE.
All quiet on the fire front overnight.
Ambulance Victoria has slammed soaring Ballarat call-outs for alcohol and drug-affected patients.
Data released Thursday showed Ballarat rated as the third worst regional area for alcohol-related ambulance attendances, while cannabis, ice, heroin, anti-depressant, inhalant and analgesic misuse all rose in 2012-13.
A top of 13 degrees today with late rain. Cloudy. A shower or two later this afternoon, tending to patchy rain at night. Winds northerly 30 to 40 km/h.