Latest WA state news
Emma Young 7:31 PM Hundreds of Perth taxi drivers abandoned fares on Tuesday to protest what they call state government inaction over Uber.
6:15 PM Western Australia has two years of financial pain to ride out but there's no way the state government will raid its future fund, Premier Colin Barnett says.
Brendan Foster 4:49 PM Unionist, church leaders, farmers, animal activists and environmentalists have all joined forces to protest against the Barnett government's new anti-protest laws at Parliament House on Tuesday.
Brendan Foster 4:20 PM A man has been found dead in a hotel room in Scarborough on Monday afternoon.
Ray Sparvell 4:16 PM Hundreds of West Australian police officers could be charged if they are found to have accessed computer files about former West Coast Eagles players Ben Cousins and Daniel Kerr.
Leanne Nicholson 4:04 PM Commercial sunbeds will be banned in Western Australia from New Year's Day 2016 after the state cabinet agreed to put a stop to solariums.
2:06 PM A man accused of murdering a drug dealer "lied his heart out" to police but only witnessed the victim being strangled and did not kill her, a Perth court has heard.
Leanne Nicholson 1:49 PM German discount retailer Aldi has added another Perth location to its expanding cache of Australian stores.
Ray Sparvell 1:26 PM A 42-year-old Albany man will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on Tuesday over the alleged theft of an ATM and a loader.
Steve Holland 11:59 AM Two French tourists who burnt a Rottnest quokka have chosen to stay in jail rather than pay a $4000 fine – costing Australian taxpayers thousands of dollars.
Ray Sparvell 9:54 AM A police dog tracked down a man after an elderly woman reported a break in at her Kardinya home on early Tuesday morning
Ray Sparvell 9:47 AM Early morning traffic around Ascot was delayed on Tuesday after a road train carrying pesticides rolled over on Great Eastern Highway near the Tonkin Highway overpass.
Ray Sparvell 9:39 AM A teenager has died after his motorbike crashed with a car in Hopelands, about 50 kilometres south of Perth, on Monday evening.
A prolific drug dealer who was allegedly strangled by a customer could have been unconscious when her body was dumped in a cemetery lake: court.
Emma Young A prescribed burn in Avon Valley National Park has sparked a smoke warning from the Department of Parks and Wildlife for Bullsbrook and other northern suburbs residents.
West Coast says the fan who allegedly racially abused ruckman Nic Naitanui during Sunday's Western Derby should be banned for life if found guilty of the offence.
Brendan Foster Serco has been stripped of providing sterilisation services for Fiona Stanley Hospital after ongoing bungles forced the government to step in.
Convicted pedophile Dennis McKenna, who is already in jail for sexual offending against boys when he was a hostel warden, will face further charges in a judge-alone trial.
Margaret River Pro surfers, crew and spectators have been left stranded after a serious crash in Western Australia's South West region closed a road.
Fran Rimrod Two people have been airlifted to a Perth hospital after a truck and a van crashed into each other near Margaret River this morning.
Police are calling for the public's help following a crash in WA's north that left two teenagers dead.
Brendan Foster The Master Builders Association of WA wants the Barnett government to regulate scrap metal dealers following the recent spate of construction site theft.
Stephanie Gilmore's bid for a seventh world surfing crown could be under threat after she withdrew from the Margaret River Pro with a knee injury.
Alex Riddell Ambulances are being diverted from Fiona Stanley Hospital after a large water leak.
Severe sea conditions are making it difficult for rescue crews to find a man who went missing at a rock fishing spot off Albany south of Perth.
Alex Riddell A new hotel and entertainment precinct will be built on Milligan Street in the CBD.
Western Australia will not join NSW in medicinal cannabis trials despite both Queensland and Victoria signing up to the research.
Alex Riddell Drivers who seriously injure or kill someone due to carelessness could soon be sent to prison.
Alex Riddell A woman died in a crash in South Fremantle on Saturday afternoon.
Alex Riddell On one of the biggest days of the AFL season in Perth, Transperth is facing criticism over their decision to carry out rail works on the Mandurah line.