A vigilante father who struck his neighbour in the crotch with a crutch for allegedly approaching his son to sell drugs has avoided jail.
Aleisha Orr Assaults against WA Police officers have dropped by 33 per cent since the introduction of mandatory sentencing laws to protect police and other public officers.
Aleisha Orr Remember Fags? They were the white sticks of candy with red tips in a small packet which looked kind of like cigarette lollies for kids.
The state government and judiciary appear to be at loggerheads again, with the Corrective Services Minister questioning a judge's decision to release a dangerous sex offender from jail.
Chenee Marrapodi Opposition leader Mark McGowan has slammed the government for allowing another serial sex offender to walk free.
Leanne Nicholson One of Australia’s leading advisors in asbestos law fears management of the deadly fibres will decrease and victims increase following recommendations to the Abbott Government to scrap a key...
The Christian Brothers regarded the physical and sexual abuse of children as abhorrent and a moral failing but not a criminal offence, a royal commission has been told.
Aleisha Orr The number of animals deliberately beaten has more than doubled in the past six months according to figures from the RSPCA WA.
Leanne Nicholson Growing numbers of bowsers across Perth are being locked down to sell prepaid fuel only as legal inertia and lack of clarity over petrol thefts forces more West Australian service stations to...
Aleisha Orr West Australian Opposition leader, Mark McGowan has called for a dog breeder registration system to be introduced in WA to deter "dodgy dealers".
Nicole Cox Perth’s only two suburban Legal Aid offices will be shut down, prompting concerns that some of WA’s most disadvantaged will be left without adequate legal representation.
A conservation group has vowed to fight in the courts any attempts to industrialise Western Australia's Kimberley region, including the premier's plans to establish a gas sector supply base at James...
Leanne Nicholson A builder labelled 'WA's dodgiest', 'a menace' and 'a maverick' by consumer protection authorities for fleeing the state and taking hundreds of thousands of dollars for work not done has resurfaced...
Operators of the former WA asbestos mine in Wittenoom could be liable for a wider range of deadly illnesses following new research about the effects on children who grew up there.
An Iranian-Australian man has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for his role in several people-smuggling voyages, one of which ended in the 2010 Christmas Island tragedy that killed 50 people.
Rania Spooner The state has launched an appeal against a Supreme Court Justice's finding that Lloyd Rayney was not guilty of the murder of his wife.
The defamation battle between Western Australia's treasurer Troy Buswell and his former lover, MP Adele Carles is set to continue through the state election campaign after Mr Buswell's legal team...
Rania Spooner Western Power charged over teen's electric shock death.
Rania Spooner The Nobel Prize winning medical breakthrough that saw a convicted murderer acquitted.
Thirty youths and five adults have so far been charged over a violent riot at Western Australia's only juvenile detention centre.