Latest WA state news
Steve Holland 5:46 PM A ‘watch and act’ alert has been issued for people in the eastern part of Beeliar, in the City of Cockburn, with DFES warning of a possible threat to homes and lives.
Brendan Foster 5:35 PM A Perth quadriplegic says Virgin Australia is refusing to refund his airfare after he had to cut his holiday short because he was accidentally tipped from his wheelchair down an escalator at Perth Airport.
5:01 PM A 15-year-old boy who sexually assaulted a woman near a train station has avoided detention.
4:42 PM Billionaire Gina Rinehart has withdrawn financial support for this year's Sculpture by the Sea exhibition on Cottesloe beach.
Steve Holland 4:31 PM Police are searching for a woman, last seen in a high-visibility singlet, in relation to an alleged crime spree in a stolen council ute that ended in a man being bashed.
Andrew Elstermann 3:44 PM A 24-year-old Collie man on bail for a number of serious offences pleaded not guilty to an accusation he pointed a laser light into the eyes of a McDonald's restaurant employee on Wednesday night.
12:47 PM A 33-year-old man charged for punching a 16-year-old boy in the face while he was in his wheelchair is due to appear in court on Thursday.
12:38 PM Police uncovered chemicals used for the manufacture of methamphetamine during a raid at a home in Westminster on Thursday.
Steve Holland 12:11 PM A Collie man has been charged for allegedly shining a laser pointer into the eyes of a fast-food restaurant worker.
10:59 AM Police are searching for clues after two ATMs were set on fire in Perth’s southern suburbs early Friday.
10:41 AM A 40-year-old man will face a string of charges after the Bomb Squad found explosives at his home in West Perth on Wednesday.
Ray Sparvell 6:00 AM Perth is the fastest growing city in Australia, dramatically outstripping other capitals according to a local think tank that has mapped the biggest contemporary changes in our identity.
9:43 PM Roads were closed in Perth's northern suburb of Sinagra on Wednesday afternoon, as police responded to the suspected stabbing of a man.
7:29 PM The federal opposition has urged Woodside to get busy with the Browse gas project after a major part of the resource was confirmed as being within West Australian boundaries.
Steve Holland 6:50 PM A $73-million deal to provide steel for the new Perth Stadium has been awarded to Henderson-based Civmec Construction and Engineering.
Ray Sparvell 6:40 PM A colorful and vocal rally of unionists converged on the front steps of WA's Parliament House on Wednesday to protest the Abbott and Barnett governments.
David Prestipino 6:22 PM West Perth will not bow to new WAFL broadcaster Channel Seven's demand to remove a rival's logo from its club jumpers in 2015.
Nicole Cox Sam Trott, the two-year-old boy who drowned in a Landsdale lake in December after wandering from his home, will be remembered with a permanent memorial at the park where he died.
Steve Holland Police found a suspected methamphetamine lab after they seized drugs and $25,000 in cash, along with a money-counting machine, during a raid in Warnbro on Tuesday.
The number of Australians who have become ill with hepatitis A after eating contaminated frozen berry products has climbed to 26.
Candice Barnes A Perth youngster is attracting attention on social media for all the wrong reasons, after her head became stuck between two poles at Mandurah Train Station.
Ray Sparvell The last power pole in the City of Subiaco is no more.
Candice Barnes It’s been closed for over a year, but two budding hoteliers are surging ahead with plans to breathe life and a youthful vibrance into the old Julio’s restaurant in West Perth.
Steve Holland European wasps continue to spread across Perth with the insects now covering an area that occupies most of the city’s metropolitan area.
Karl Boyd Bryhn lured a prostitute to a house in Perth, handcuffed her and then dragged the woman to a vacant block where he repeatedly raped her.
Brendan Foster West Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder has backflipped on his decision to cut late-night train services from the city.
An alert police dog has sniffed out more than $140,000 in cash in a suitcase at Perth Airport.