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WA:Albany cyclists ride for Ryder

Albany local and avid cyclist Arjen Ryder was enjoying a bike ride in the Netherlands the day before he boarded flight MH17.

Anzac centenary boosts Albany tourism

Thousands will spend time in Albany as part of the centenary Anzac celebrations.

Aleisha Orr A room in Albany has never been so hard to come by.

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Police raids target drug dealers in Albany and Denmark

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Fourteen people have been arrested in a massive police operation targetting drug dealers in Albany and Denmark.

Euthanasia advocate speaks out as Albany deaths spark debate

Murray Hindle believes murder-suicides and double-suicides will only increase with an aging population.

Liam Ducey A West Australian euthanasia campaigner believes suicides will become more prevalent if voluntary euthanasia is not introduced after an apparent murder-suicide in Albany.

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Two bodies found at Albany property

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Leanne Nicholson Two bodies have been found at a property in the Albany suburb Middleton Beach on Friday morning.

WA man's obscene act at Albany primary school 'particularly odd'

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A judge has declined to impose another intensive supervision order on a man who was convicted of committing obscene acts on himself at a West Australian primary school but didn't comply with a...

Woman knocked out, sexually assaulted in Albany

A woman has been punched and sexually assaulted at Emu Point Beach in Albany on Tuesday.

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Arsonist burns Albany vehicles

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Adrian Beattie Police in Albany are investigating two arson attacks which left a bus and a ute destroyed.

Albany man's death a 'suspected homicide'

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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.

WA lives lost in Malaysia Airlines MH17 Ukraine tragedy

Siblings Mo, Otis and Evie Maslin were among the seven WA victims of the MH17 tragedy.

Aleisha Orr The shocking fate of the 298 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 18 has shattered families from across the world.

Police appeal for witnesses after three fatal crashes on WA roads

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Liam Ducey Police are appealing for witnesses after three crashes on Sunday claimed the lives of a 72-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and a 24-year-old woman in Dwellingup, Red Hill and Jerramungup.

Hunt for prison escapee Michael James Hayward in Armadale

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Leanne Nicholson A police search is underway in Armadale for an escaped prison inmate.

Hunt continues for prison escapee last seen in Armadale

The search continues for Michael James Hayward.

Liam Ducey Police are continuing their search for prison inmate who escaped custody on Monday morning.

Malaysia Air MH17: Perth man Nick Norris, grandchildren on board

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Aleisha Orr All seven Western Australian victims of the MH17 tragedy have now been identified.

Three escape serious injury after Narrikup small plane crash

The pilot and two passengers were not seriously injured.

Liam Ducey A pilot and two passengers have escaped serious injury after their light aircraft crashed on Sunday afternoon.

Morning storms cause widespread damage across Perth

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Liam Ducey Wild weather has caused havoc throughout Perth on Monday morning, with major power outages knocking out traffic lights and debris causing major commuter delays.

Monkey Rock traps teenager in WA's South West

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Aleisha Orr A teenager had to be rescued by state emergency service volunteers on Sunday after becoming wedged in between large rocks in the state’s South West.

WA's wild weather winds down as clean-up continues

There was a lucky escape after a tree came down at Lewana Cottages.

Liam Ducey The wild weather experienced in southern WA over the past 48 hours appears to have passed, however 11,000 homes in the metropolitan area remain without power.

Kojonup man to face sex charges over alleged 1977 assault

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Liam Ducey A 75-year-old Kojonup man has been charged with sex offences over an incident that happened more than 35 years ago.