Western derby day derailed

Robyn Preston Planning officials have been criticised over the timing of rail works that will see train line closures during the western derby weekend.

WA baby death crash driver fails in appeal


A woman who claimed she was not technically driving a car when it rolled on a remote West Australian road, killing a 17 month-old baby, has failed in her legal bid for an acquittal.

Huge crocodile traps Kiwi kayaker on remote WA island

Saltwater crocodile

A New Zealand kayaker has had an amazing escape after being trapped by a huge crocodile on a remote WA island for two weeks.

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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.

Road carnage: Baby, woman dead, children fighting for life after bird hits packed car

car crash

A five-month-old baby boy and a 33-year-old woman were killed in a horror crash last night involving a car packed with 11 people.

Asylum seeker dies at Curtin centre


An Afghan asylum seeker has died at the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre near Derby.

Woman dragged from crocodile's grasp

Tara Hawkes

A young woman is lucky to be alive after she was mauled by a crocodile in the state's north on the weekend.