Albany

Albany man's death a 'suspected homicide'

Police are treating the death of a 31-year-old man, whose body was found in bushland in Albany on Saturday, as a suspected homicide.

Albany man, 35, charged with murder

Mark Colbung murder investigation

Police have charged a 35-year-old Albany man with murder of 31-year-old Mark Colbung, whose body was found in bushland in Albany, just over a week ago.

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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AFL

Collingwood player Marley Williams says fear was why he threw punch

Marley Williams arrives at Albany District Court.

Collingwood's rising AFL player Marley Williams said fear, not revenge, was on his mind when he broke a man's jaw with one punch outside a West Australian nightclub.

Marley Williams' AFL training helped power punch outside WA nightclub

The boxing workouts received as part of Marley Williams' AFL career helped with the power of a punch which broke a man's jaw outside a nightclub, a court has been told.

AFL player Marley Williams 'mobbed' before one-punch attack

Collingwood AFL player Marley Williams says he was 'mob attacked' by three men before he broke the jaw of one of them outside a West Australian nightclub.

Native title deal angers WA Tent Embassy

A group of Aboriginal activists has objected to a $1.3 billion native title deal offer by the West Australian government to the Noongar people of the state's South West region.

Dangerous weather to hit south-west WA

Tree down in Thornlie

Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.

WA man, 87, charged with child abuse in Denmark region

Child protection

Aleisha Orr An 87-year-old man has been charged over child sex offences alleged to have taken place in Denmark during the 1980s and 1990s.

WA bank robber guilty after 20 years

court

One of Western Australia's most notorious bank robbers has been warned he faces another spell behind bars after pleading guilty to his first robbery nearly 20 years ago.

Burnt-out car linked to suspected murder victim Mark Colbung found

Mark Colbung murder investigation

Owen Davies Detectives in Albany have made a breakthrough in the investigation into the suspected murder of a man on Friday night.

WA's shark network receives new technology for faster alerts

shark

Robyn Preston Western Australia's shark safety program has been given a boost by the state government, after new shark alert technology was deployed on the coastal monitoring network this week.

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'Bashed' baby flown to Perth hospital

Aleisha Orr A man is understood to have faced court on Thursday over the bashing of a toddler.

Teen remembered after tragic cliff death

Ben White

Aleisha Orr The parents of WA teenager Ben White, who died at a beach near Albany on the weekend, have taken to their son's Facebook page to thank people for messages of support.

Activist gets suspended jail term

Anti-whaling activist Simon Peterffy.

A high-profile anti-whaling and environmental activist has been given a suspended jail term for bursting into the offices of Western Australia's Forest Products Commission and throwing rancid butter.

Storm threat passes metro area

rain

About 9000 homes lost power overnight as a fierce storm lashed the state, and it looks like there is more wild weather on its way.

AFL

Collingwood player Williams charged with assault

Marley Williams

Collingwood has confirmed that WA youngster Marley Williams has been charged with assault following an overnight incident at a nightclub in Albany.

Women threatened with tomahawk in carjacking

Road rage attack (Thumbnail)

Robyn Preston Police are hunting two men who stole a woman's car and then terrorised a video store worker with a tomahawk.

Collingwood's Williams denies WA assault

Marley Williams

Collingwood AFL young gun Marley Williams has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge and will face a trial in a West Australian court later this year.

Less talk, more work: Barnett to Buswell

Chalpat Sonti Troy Buswell and Adele Carles should 'stop holding press conferences' and get on with being MPs, Colin Barnett says.