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Emergency services busy in Perth after heavy rain

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Robyn Preston Emergency services have responded to calls for help after severe rainstorms caused widespread damage to Perth homes on Sunday morning.

Margaret River police hunt Cowramup fibreglass cow thieves

Zannia Yakas Margaret River Police hope to catch the people who stole a fibreglass cow from Cowaramup recently.

Mullewa man 'asleep' on train tracks survives being hit by train

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Aleisha Orr A man who is believed to have fallen asleep on train tracks was lucky to escape serious injury, when struck by a 600-tonne freight train early on Friday morning.

Perth police on the lookout for industrial area thief

The distinctive blue trailer and fuel tank taken in one of the burglaries.

Aleisha Orr Police want the public’s help to catch a thief or thieves who have targeted businesses in industrial areas of Perth, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage.

Bunbury golf club stabber jailed for eight years over man's death

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A man who stabbed his drunken attacker in the back with a broken golf club with such force it almost penetrated the width of his body has been sentenced to eight years and three months in jail.

Search for good Samaritans as cyclist fights for life

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Leanne Nicholson The search is on for two off-duty nurses and a volunteer ambulance officer after they assisted a cyclist who was left with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a vehicle in Attadale.

Car club owner says police targets are "monumental waste of time"

The focus on the two car clubs netted more than 120 speeding offences.

Liam Ducey The owner of a high-performance car club with more than 3,000 members said his club would not tolerate any members behaving like hoons, but believes police shouldn't be focusing on clubs.

Mid West New Year's Eve murder accused to plead not guilty

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A 65-year-old man accused of murdering a younger man during an argument at a small settlement in Western Australia's Mid West region on New Year's Eve intends to fight the charge.

Police seek witnesses to Gosnells indecent assault

Police want community help to find a man responsible for an alleged indecent assault in Gosnells.

Gelignite found at Kalgoorlie home, bomb squad called in

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Liam Ducey The bomb squad is expected to dispose of gelignite found on the back shed of a home in Kalgoorlie some time before midday on Wednesday.

Police name suspected Dianella homicide victim

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Major Crime Squad detectives are investigating a suspected homicide that occurred on Grand Promenade in Dianella overnight.

Hitch-hiker pulls gun on driver in Roleystone

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Liam Ducey A Maddington man has been assaulted and robbed at gunpoint after picking up a hitch-hiker on Wednesday night.

Upgraded charge for fatal Perth nightclub shove

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A security officer who allegedly fatally shoved a drunk man who tried to hug him outside a Perth nightclub has had his charge upgraded.

Driver rolls car while allegedly texting, DUI in Victoria Park

Liam Ducey A Victoria Park man will face court after allegedly rolling his car while texting under the influence of alcohol on Thursday morning.

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Search on for man overboard off coast of Carnarvon

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Liam Ducey Two merchant vessels and an aircraft are searching for a man who fell overboard from a bulk carrier 107 nautical miles northwest of Carnarvon.

Motorcycle rider dies in Beeliar after leaving friend's house

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Liam Ducey The Major Crash unit is investigating the death of a motorcycle rider in Beeliar on Saturday night.

EPIRB signal sends helicopter rescuers to Bunbury trailer

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Andrew Elstermann A Bunbury football club celebrating their earlier victory were surprised to see a rescue helicopter land on their oval on Sunday.

Driver dies in Canning Vale light pole accident

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Liam Ducey A driver died after hitting a light pole in Canning Vale on Monday morning.

Two killed in car rollover in Zanthus, east of Kalgoorlie

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Liam Ducey Two people have died in a crash in Zanthus, 210 kilometres east of Kalgoorlie, after their vehicle rolled on Sunday morning.

Ocean Reef man charged over alleged Murray Street club assault

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Liam Ducey A 26-year-old Ocean Reef man has been charged over an alleged assault outside a Perth nightclub on Sunday morning that left a man in hospital with serious head injuries.