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Murder charge over Orange Grove stabbing

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Liam Ducey A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder over a stabbing at a caravan park.

WA taxi driver 'guilty' of sex assaults

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A Perth taxi driver has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting five wheelchair-bound women in his vehicle.

Biggest great white shark ever tagged in Australia off coast of WA

The massive female great white, estimated to weigh about 1.6 tonnes, is the biggest ever internally tagged in Australia.

Scott Coghlan The tagging of a huge five-metre white pointer in King George Sound has presented a potentially huge breakthrough in shark research and a triumph for local Fisheries staff.

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Human remains found near Kwinana train station

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Robyn Preston Police have been called to investigate human remains found in bushland near the Kwinana train station in Parmelia on Sunday.

Christian protestors arrested after sit-in at Julie Bishop's Perth office

Outside Julie Bishop's office.

Liam Ducey Police have converged on the electorate office of Deputy Leader Julie Bishop, arresting 11 Christian leaders protesting the detention of children.

Flight to Perth makes emergency landing in Adelaide

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A Qantas flight from Sydney to Perth has made an emergency landing in Adelaide after a smoke warning light was activated.

Low turnout feared for WA Senate vote

It's voting time again

West Australians are heading to more than 700 polling booths around the state amid speculation that participation could be low due to voter fatigue.

Support pours in for Troy Buswell from Vasse constituents

Troy Buswell

Leanne Nicholson Former Western Australian treasurer Troy Buswell may be keeping a low profile at Parliament House but his Vasse electorate office in Busselton is anything but quiet.

RSPCA slams WA shark kill zones as 'inhumane'

'Without us the sharks would die' (Thumbnail)

Aleisha Orr The RSPCA has spoken out against the West Australian government's shark drum line program which could be extended to operate for a further three years.

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Perth woman recovers money following dating scam

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A woman who lost a six-figure sum in an online dating scam has become the first known West Australian victim of romance fraud to get some of her money back.

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Stingray caught on shark drum lines off Perth

Stingray caught on drum lines meant for sharks off Perth waters

Fisheries officers haul in a stingray while checking drum lines off Port beach in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Taxpayers to pay millions for nib Stadium changeover

Perth Glory owner Tony Sage

Tom Atkinson The state government can't promise a better deal for fans or sports clubs at nib Stadium, despite West Australian taxpayers funding a multi-million dollar change in management.

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German backpacker remains in critical condition

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Robyn Preston The tight-knit WA community of Bruce Rock is 'in shock' and has 'shut down' after a German backpacker was struck by lightning on Friday.

MH370 the biggest story in the world... but not for Bullsbrook locals

Bullsbrook local paper, MH370 search

Aleisha Orr Despite one of the world's biggest news stories being beamed across the globe from a small paddock in the semi-rural suburb on the outskirts of Perth, locals in Bullsbrook remain mostly unfazed.

WA drug dealer who hosted Princess Di stays in jail

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A convicted drug dealer, who once hosted Prince Charles and Princess Diana at his home, was mistakenly released on parole in Perth after being transferred from a Queensland prison.

Wife of missing Perth man Paul Weeks missing praying for a miracle

Paul Weeks

The wife of a Perth man among the passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines plane has said she is still praying for a miracle to bring him home.

Troy Buswell resigns as Cabinet Minister

Troy Buswell

Aleisha Orr Troy Buswell has resigned as a Cabinet Minister from the West Australian government.

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The political circus has come to town... again

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Chenee Marrapodi The political circus has rolled into town, and there was more interest in seeing how the Liberal and Labor parties would kick off their campaigns in the lead up to the April 5 Senate election re-run...

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Ex-surf lifesaver charged with sex assault

A former West Australian surf life saving club instructor has been charged with historic sexual assault offences.

WA Fisheries officers fear shark activists

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Fisheries officers who will implement the West Australian government's catch-and-kill shark policy are worried about their safety after threats from activists.