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Transperth driver forces sick boy off bus

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Adrian Beattie A Perth mum says she is angry and disgusted after her son, who has several serious medical conditions, was forced off a Transperth bus.

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Australia well equipped to cope with 'unlikely' ebola outbreak

Medecins Sans Frontiers members put on protective gear in Conakry, Guinea.

Aleisha Orr An infectious diseases expert says the threat of an ebola outbreak in Western Australia is “very, very small”.

Third trial into Cariad Anderson-Slater death scrapped

A juror's failure to follow directions led to the scrapping of the latest trial into the death of Cariad Anderson-Slater.

Aleisha Orr “Guilty, raised an appeal. Hung jury,” these were the words typed on a mobile phone that caused a third manslaughter trial of Ronald Leslie Pennington to be aborted earlier this week and...

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.

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.

WA sex offender 'accidentally cut GPS device off with tomahawk'

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Aleisha Orr A dangerous sex offender who has a record dating back to the 1980s, told police that his GPS monitoring device may have accidentally come off when he was changing a tyre with a tomahawk; a court has...

Acacia escapee to front Midland Magistrates Court

Liam Ducey Brett Klimczak, the man who allegedly escaped from Acacia Prison on Monday morning, will appear before Midland Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

WA prison escapee Brett Klimczak faces court

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A man who allegedly escaped from Western Australia's largest prison by breaking through two locked doors and four razor wire fences has appeared in court.

Serco guards suspended over Brett Shannon Klimczak escape

Brett Klimczak, who escaped from Acacia Prison.

Prison operator Serco has suspended two guards while it investigates how a man broke through two locked doors and four razor wire fences to escape Western Australia's largest prison.

Driver fishtailed, collided with car in alleged attempt to lose police

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Aleisha Orr A man will face court after crashing into another vehicle as he allegedly fled from police on Tuesday.

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain in court over order breach

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain walks free from jail.

A serial rapist who was run out of a West Australian town after being released from jail will appear in court for allegedly breaching his supervision order.

Serial rapist Patrick Comeagain has bail renewed

Patrick Comeagain leaves the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.

Aleisha Orr A serial rapist accused of breaching conditions of his supervision order remains in the community after his bail was renewed after he appeared in court on Thursday morning.

Raft of charges for driver after chase through West Swan

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Liam Ducey Police have charged one man with a raft of driving and robbery charges and are searching for a woman after a high-speed chase through West Swan on Wednesday afternoon that allegedly saw a Suburu...

WA priest jailed for child sex offences

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A Catholic priest has been sentenced to three years in jail after admitting to indecently assaulting two young girls in the Perth parishes where he worked.

President, vice president of Rockingham Rebels on assault charges

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Liam Ducey Three members of the Rockingham chapter of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, including the president and vice president, have been charged over an alleged assault.

WA doctors say suspended Nitschke was 'risk to public health'

Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has been suspended from practising over his alleged handling of a WA man who committed suicide.

Leanne Nicholson The WA AMA says the right decision was made to suspend the registration of euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke over his links to the suicide of a young and healthy WA man man.

Two on charges after Balga, Victoria Park chases

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Liam Ducey Two men will face driving charges after two chases last night, one through Belmont and Victoria Park and the other through Balga.

Catholic bishop faces Perth court over child sex offence

Bishop Max Davis leaves court on Friday.

Aleisha Orr A senior member of the Catholic Church has faced a Perth court over child sex offences alleged to have taken place at a West Australian school in 1969.

Perth police officer charged with grievous bodily harm

Liam Ducey A police officer has been charged with grievous bodily harm after allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old man outside a Midland bar.