Latest state news
6:08pm A man has died and two people have been injured after a crash in Norseman, in the WA Goldfields.
5:55pm The Opposition has labelled the state government's response to bushfire risks posed by private power poles "weak" and "lazy".
LIAM DUCEY 5:52pm Shadow Transport minister Ken Travers has called on the State Government to issue a moratorium on train station parking ticket infringements.
AAP 5:24pm Smorgasbords of roast dinners, comforting casseroles, pastas and delectable desserts in mining camp mess halls are proving a real-life health crisis for WA fly-in, fly-out workers, new research shows.
4:48pm BHP Billiton won't confirm reports jobs have been axed at its Nelson Point operations in Port Hedland, but says some staff in the Pilbara town will be made redundant in coming months.
4:38pm The Opposition has called for an end to "irrational and irresponsible" commentary about sharks that are unhelpful to the issue and to the grieving families of victims.
DAVID PRESTIPINO 5:16pm It's the end of the road for AFL at its traditional home in Western Australia once Perth's new $1 billion stadium at Burswood is complete.
LIAM DUCEY 3:56pm When East Perth meets Subiaco at Patersons Stadium on Sunday to decide the 2014 Western Australian Football League premiership, WA footy fans may not realise they are witnessing a historic moment.
2:44pm The Barnett government is poised to announce more cost-cutting measures as lower iron ore prices threaten to punch a big hole in the state's bottom line.
2:39pm A 23-year-old man charged with the murder of his father and a neighbour has been deemed fit to plead following a psychiatric assessment.
4:26pm Major Crime detectives are investigating how a woman sustained life-threatening injuries in her Beaconsfield home, as police question a man over the apparent assault.
CANDICE BARNES 4:46pm Transport and job diversity have been identified as two major challenges facing Fremantle, as the port city prepares to double in size under proposed local government reform.
1:48pm The State Government has rejected claims it failed to act on 141 recommendations made in a review of the Liquor Control Act, saying a response will be presented to Cabinet "soon".
NICOLE COX 12:48pm Police would not prosecute small-time offenders if they signed a contract to stay out of trouble, under a radical plan mooted by Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan.
11:47am Pilbara member Brendon Grylls has blasted the West Australian opposition for attacking government investment in luxury apartments in Karratha.
LIAM DUCEY 9:44am Quick-thinking staff at a chemist in Kenwick have helped police catch an alleged armed robber after trapping him in the store on Tuesday.
LIAM DUCEY 9:42am A man has died and two people have been injured after a rollover on the Eyre Highway..
DAVID PRESTIPINO It's always a good idea to get a check up, even it's for your bottle of prized wine.
Colin Barnett's use of the term "rogue shark" has been questioned by the Opposition but the Premier says Labor is nitpicking.
Taxpayers have been burnt by the state government after it paid $30 million upfront for dozens of luxury apartments it cannot sell, the opposition says.
LEANNE NICHOLSON City of Canning's four remaining councillors have been sacked by the state government and replaced by a panel of commissioners.
ALEISHA ORR Poppies became a symbol of wartime remembrance after the bright red flowers sprung up after the boots of soldiers churned the soil in the fields of Flanders in western Europe following a bloody battle as part of World War I.
ALEISHA ORR It’s the campaign with a smiling woman wearing hi-vis as its face and gold at its heart but why does a mineral need marketing?
LEANNE NICHOLSON Trash versus trust ... what tops a national poll of couples when it comes to having a successful relationship?
A breast imaging company has been fined $200,000 and its manager 50,000 for deceptively promoting a service as an alternative to mammograms.
A man has pleaded guilty to murdering a two-year-old boy in Perth almost two years ago, in what his lawyer described as a momentary 'loss of self-control'.
LIAM DUCEY Police are searching for the thief or thieves who killed a family's pet dog after a burglary in St James.
LIAM DUCEY The Rottnest Island Authority has confirmed a substance found by a member of the public last week is white asbestos.
LIAM DUCEY Drugs and firearms have been seized by police after a motorcycle rider crashed while allegedly trying to escape police in East Victoria Park on Monday night.
Brendan Foster The State Administrative Tribunal has told the City of Fremantle it was illegal to slug landlords double rates for leaving their properties unoccupied for lengthy periods of time.