Latest state news
NICOLE COX 7:32pm An elderly man and his pet dog are lucky to be alive after his car ploughed into a river near Augusta, forcing a ferry operator to stage a daring rescue.
5:46pm WA businessman Kerry Stokes says he will find a way to bring an historic photographic exhibition of World War I Diggers to Western Australia after Federal Government funding for the show was axed.
CHENEE MARRAPODI 6:02pm West Australian Minister for Corrective Services Joe Francis has admitted he would not want one of the state's most notorious sex offenders "living next door to me either".
BRAD ELBOROUGH 5:04pm Former Perth Heat pitcher Liam Hendriks has been called up to play in the Major Leagues for the Kansas City Royals.
ALEISHA ORR 4:24pm A former high level sporting coach from Western Australia has faced court over sex offences allegedly involving teenagers.
BRAD ELBOROUGH 3:12pm West Coast’s number 1 ticket holder, Dr Rod Moore, believes Sydney has a responsibility to field its strongest side this weekend, despite the Swans being almost certain to finish in top spot - win, lose, or draw.
6:19pm A five-metre shark has been spotted at Perth's popular Cottesloe Beach, forcing beachgoers out of the water.
1:03pm A brain-injured man has told a West Australian court that remorse over his murder of a Perth woman led him to plead guilty to the offence.
12:46pm A Perth man accused of murdering his mother with a frying pan while she cooked him dinner will have a full psychiatric assessment.
NICOLE COX 5:04pm A Fremantle wharf worker has been winched from the ocean after falling into the water at the A Shed port.
LEANNE NICHOLSON 1:46pm An Indian detainee remains on the run after giving Serco guards the slip at a Bayswater temple on Monday afternoon.
9:57am Morning Buzz is a constantly updated blog, providing bite-sized news flashes to give you everything you need to know in the lead-up to lunch.
ALEISHA ORR A Perth mother has labelled the decision to house serial rapist Patrick Comeagain in units alongside people she says are "vulnerable" as "inappropriate.
A 34-year-old man has been killed in a helicopter crash in Western Australia's Kimberley region.
LIAM DUCEY A rescue chopper has been sent to Oakford after a collision between a truck and a bike.
The letters promised dodgy health products, non-existent lottery prizes and fortune telling, but the massive seizure of scam mail has now gone to the shredder in Western Australia.
LIAM DUCEY Manipulating rosters, 'conjugal' visits, working on site with your partner. Getting pregnant can prove stressful for FIFO workers.
ALEISHA ORR Two men on trial in Perth for people smuggling say they are actually asylum seekers.
LIAM DUCEY A man taken into custody by the Tactical Response Group after a siege in Warwick on Monday is being assessed at Sir Charles Gairnder Hospital.
LIAM DUCEY All southbound lanes of Tonkin Highway are closed after a truck rollover near the intersection of Benara Road in Noranda.
LIAM DUCEY A woman has died following a two-car collision in Bibra Lake on Tuesday morning.
Morning Buzz is a constantly updated blog, providing bite-sized news flashes to give you everything you need to know in the lead-up to lunch.
LIAM DUCEY A Mandurah Man will be charged by summons after he allegedly pointed a laser pointer at a police helicopter.
LIAM DUCEY A motorcycle rider is in Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries after he collided with a BMW sedan in Belmont on Monday afternoon.
Residents in Warwick were forced to stay indoors while the Tactical Response Group attended a situation in their street after a man threatened self-harm.
A former professional fighter was wearing a suit and not looking for a fight when he was said to have allegedly assaulted a factory worker over a refund, a Perth court has heard.
A Perth woman has been fined more than $11,000 after being convicted for a second time of unlicensed car dealing.
A West Australian man who shot an associate in the head over a $2000 debt and then dumped his body in bushland where it was found an hour later has been jailed for a minimum of 15 years.
Brendan Foster Millions of dollars of major projects could be put on hold by the City of Vincent to make up for an embarrassing $3.2m deficit in its recent budget.
West Coast Eagles footballer Murray Newman has been granted parole on his one-year prison sentence for fracturing the jaw of a man who had sex with his girlfriend.