Latest state news
Steve Holland 5:08pm A man is recovering at Royal Perth Hospital after being dragged along a road in Belmont by a black four-wheel drive on Friday morning.
Brendan Foster 4:56pm The Uniting Church wants to build an $88 million, 41-storey, residential tower on St Georges Terrace in Perth.
3:04pm A five-month baby boy admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital on Thursday night with meningococcal is in a critical but stable condition.
ALEISHA ORR 2:33pm Christmas will come early for Albany business this weekend as the usually quiet coastal city hosts Anzac commemorations, injecting an estimated $50 million into the local economy.
LEANNE NICHOLSON 3:05pm An Oakford family has been left shocked and distraught after they found their pet cat shot dead in their street.
SIMON WHITE 4:34pm More than a month after an Esperance surfer had a close encounter with a great white shark, stunning photos have emerged of the incident.
12:22pm Police have charged a 15-year-old Duncraig boy with the alleged sexual assault of a woman near Warwick Train Station on Wednesday.
11:52am Thieves have ram-raided a shopping centre in Bunbury on Friday, but have left empty-handed after targeting an ATM.
Brendan Foster 3:55pm Holiday-goers keen to visit Perth could be excused for thinking the WA capital had shrunk in size after visiting the travel website Perth.com.au.
Ray Sparvell 9:35am Want to scare yourself silly on Halloween? You won't have to travel too far to find a place where things go bump in the night – and it's likely to be your heart!
Ray Sparvell 10:45am A leading Perth authority on counter-terrorism believes that the West is losing the language war to Islamist terrorists.
CANDICE BARNES 10:14am The muddy battlefields of the Western Front were a world away from Fremantle, but it set the scene for an unlikely family reunion for two young Australian diggers.
6:46pm The man who murdered underworld figure Stephen Cookson and dumped his dismembered body in the ocean off Perth has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 23 years.
NICOLE COX Just six smokers have been fined and almost 3000 cautioned – five months after Perth City Council banned people from lighting up in city shopping malls.
NICOLE COX Karratha police are well-versed in rubbing shoulders with jailbirds, but officers ruffled more than a few feathers to track down a most unusual item of stolen property – an expensive eclectus parrot.
A 52-year-old man from the Mount Margaret community has allegedly threatened staff at a mine site near Laverton with a gun on Wednesday.
Police have launched an inquiry into reports a woman was raped by a teenage boy near Warwick train station during the afternoon peak commute on Wednesday.
Brendan Foster A University of WA medical microbiologist says Australia needs to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa head on and not wait for it to "come knocking on our doors".
Sentencing submissions will be heard in a Perth court for a man found guilty of murdering an underworld figure whose severed head washed up on Rottnest Island.
Brendan Foster A 19-year-old man was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital on Thursday morning after he was bitten by a snake in the Pilbara.
LEANNE NICHOLSON Royal Perth Hospital support staff have called a snap strike for 1pm on Thursday with concern more than 150 jobs could be cut from hospitals around the state.
LIAM DUCEY A Sikh temple in Perth’s north-east has been spray-painted by vandals with anti-Muslim graffiti.
Andrew MacNiven The WA government unveiled the final design for Perth's new underground busport on Wednesday.
Aaron Carlino has been found guilty of murdering underworld figure Stephen Cookson, whose severed head washed up on Rottnest Island.
LIAM DUCEY A centre of national significance will officially open in Albany this weekend when Prime Minister Tony Abbott unveils the National Anzac Centre.
Andrew Elstermann A Bunbury man was completely shocked when his car caught fire on Bussell Highway on Wednesday morning.
A police sting on youth crimes and drug trafficking across WA's Kimberley region has netted a high-profile drug courier and several seizures of illicit drugs, WA Police claim.
A 16-year-old Girrawheen boy charged over a concrete attack on the owner of a Scarborough burger joint has been remanded in custody.
A man has pleaded guilty in a Perth court to the double murder of a mother and daughter in their home.
James Taylor Frustrated doctors and nurses at Bunbury’s acute psychiatric unit are having to choose between patient care and filling out paperwork, a staff member has revealed.