Latest state news
6:29pm A marsupial feared locally extinct has been again spotted in WA's Kimberley region, thrilling scientists and conservationists.
Steve Holland 6:04pm The WA government has been criticised for financial mismanagement amid claims it squandered almost half-a-billion dollars on temporary staff.
Steve Holland 5:53pm A rescue helicopter was called to a crash scene in Lancelin on Sunday after reports of a person trapped in a car.
5:05pm Premier Colin Barnett is being tight-lipped on speculation Police Minister Liza Harvey is poised to become WA's deputy premier.
Steve Holland 3:35pm Heightened biosecurity measures enforced at Australia’s international airports aimed at preventing the spread of ebola will continue indefinitely.
Steve Holland 1:54pm All deaths resulting from motorcycle crashes in WA this year were caused by human error, according to a new study.
Steve Holland 1:22pm A learner driver, accused of driving like a hoon, is facing a range of charges after a failed attempt to evade police.
11:48am A charity bike ride is underway in Perth with roads closed across the city.
12:04pm Emergency service workers are helping with the cleanup in Wyndham after a storm on Saturday damaged houses and left downed powerlines blocking roads.
Adrian Beattie Perth boxer Erin McGowan woke up on Saturday morning as a world champion.
Two arsonists have been caught on camera setting fire to a hair salon in Karawarra, near Bentley.
A missing German tourist who spent the night without food or water in bush near Kununurra has been found safe and well.
A woman has died after her car rolled on a road in Wickham, near Karratha, on Friday.
Brendan Foster More than 500 people have silently marched through the streets of Perth on Friday to protest against domestic violence towards women.
Aboriginal people living in remote communities in Western Australia are distressed and anxious about plans to cut funding for essential services, effectively dismantling their homes.
CANDICE BARNES It reads like a Hollywood film – a daring prison escape plan, explosives, and an inmate with a conscience.
A vehicle rollover on Erindale Road has brought traffic southbound traffic on the Mitchell Freeway to a standstill.
Baby Gammy, who remains at the centre of a surrogacy scandal in Thailand, could become an Australian citizen.
Brendan Foster It's the sort of yarn a fisherman would deliver to barflies at a tavern about the urban legend of the giant fish lurking in the local lake. Except it's true.
Steve Holland The WA government has admitted it lacks scientific evidence to back up its shark killing policy.
Steve Holland Shark-attack survivor Sean Pollard has returned home to messages of support from around the world after more than a month recovering in hospital.
A 21-year-old man died in hospital after a motorcycle crash in Kalgoorlie on Thursday
Steve Holland A Halls Head man faces a string of charges after a police raid uncovered $22,000 worth of gold bullion on Thursday.
Rachel Siewert The gap between the richest and poorest Western Australians is growing, and is doing so at greater rate than the rest of the country, with young people especially vulnerable.
Former Hawthorn Football Club recruit Dayle Garlett has been charged after posting a video online that allegedly showed him driving at 200km/h in a stolen car.
CHENEE MARRAPODI Perth boxer Erin 'The Blueprint' McGowan is stepping into the ring for what is arguably the biggest female bout in Australian boxing history.
Brendan Foster More than 5,100 homes and businesses across WA are set to get faster internet when the National Broadband Network rolls out in March next year.
Ray Sparvell A 55-year-old man will appear in Broome Magistrates' Court on Friday charged with possession of child exploitation material and an article relating to bestiality.
It's the kind of mistaken identity that could probably only happen in Perth - when a drone crashed into the home of Canning Vale man Herman on Wednesday night, his wife and young children figured it was yet another car versus house accident.
A trio of teenagers who fatally bashed a 16-year-old boy during a staged drug deal in Perth have been sentenced to six and a half years behind bars.