Broome

Police seek witnesses after taxi hits woman in Broome

St John Ambulance.

Liam Ducey Police are searching for witnesses after a woman was hit by a taxi and left with serious injuries in Broome on Monday.

CCC charges from alleged Broome watchhouse assault adjourned

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Leanne Nicholson A former WA Police officer has appeared in Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on Monday to face charges resulting from a Corruption and Crime Commission investigation into an incident at the Broome police...

Broome man charged after car crash kills girl

WA Police

A man has been charged following a single-car crash which killed a 13-year-old girl in Derby, in WA’s Kimberley region.

Broome crocodile too close for comfort

Large estuarine crocodile with a tracking device fitted.

Broome residents have been warned to be alert for a three metre estuarine crocodile spotted twice in shallow waters between Port Jetty and Entrance Point Boat Ramps.

Trying to cash in on Broome horseplay, hurt by human blockades

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Jenna Clarke Tourism and business operators in Broome are growing frustrated with protest action against the proposed gas hub off James Price Point.

'I won't be travelling too far from Broome': Bob Brown

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Rania Spooner The iconic Greens senator on the proposal for a $35 billion gas hub at James Price Point, retirement and turning into a grey nomad.

Pilot dies in Broome plane crash

Cessna 206.

Aleisha Orr Investigators from Perth will head to Broome today to examine the site where a 27-year-old pilot died in a plane crash at Cable Beach last night.

Broome crash pilot 'very experienced'

Adam Gaffney

Anne-Louise Brown The pilot who died in a Broome plane crash was an experienced pilot who had flown the route numerous times before, according to the directors of Golden Eagle Airlines.

Kimberley fire threatening campers, motorists

Liam Ducey A suspicious fire that has been burning for nine days in the KImberley is possibly threatening lives and homes as it continues to burn.

Josh Warneke murder charge dropped after police bungle

Josh Warneke was found dead by a passing taxi driver on the side of Old Broome Road in 2010.

Nicole Cox Josh Warneke’s devastated mother has expressed utter disbelief that the man who killed her only son will not face a murder charge after police failed to follow due process when interviewing the...

Former Christian Brother charged with indecent assault

Liam Ducey A 77-year-old man has been charged over alleged child abuse at a Christian Brothers school in the mid west over 30 years ago.

Suspicious bushfire battled in WA's north

Lives and homes north of Broome in Western Australia's Kimberley region are under threat from an out-of-control bushfire that authorities believe was deliberately lit.

WA Noonkanbah community backs fracking plan

The Noonkanbah Community says it will give its backing to fracking plans.

The Aboriginal community that staged Australia's most famous protest against oil drilling on a sacred site has thrown its support behind a plan to frack for gas in the area.

WA indigenous alcohol inquiry slams liquor industry

Woolworths, Coles and the big independents' management of responsible service of alcohol is a "joke", West Australian Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan says.

Backpackers robbed of cash after promise of work

Police

A 25-year-old Cairns man has been arrested after he allegedly robbed nine backpackers and stole a car in Broome.

Pubs come to aid of the thirsty World Cup fan

There will be some bleary eyed fans following Wolrd Cup because of the time difference.

Liam Ducey Guus Hiddink has a lot to answer for. For 28 long years, the FIFA World Cup did not feature prominently on Australia’s sporting calendar.

NT man caught trying to sell wallaby in WA

A Northern Territory man faces criminal charges after he allegedly tried to sell a wallaby joey via Facebook.

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Derby man charged with murder

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Adrian Beattie Detectives have charged a Derby man with murder following the death of a 47-year-old woman.

State budget: $4.6 billion boost to WA education

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Nicole Cox An extra 550 teachers will be employed by the Department of Education next year in a bid to accommodate predicted growth in student enrolments, Treasurer Mike Nahan has promised.

Concerns for man missing in WA's north

Missing man, Geoffrey Channing.

Police are concerned for a missing man who has not been seen since he left Broome early Monday morning.