Fremantle Dockers: the winners of the western checkout derby

Aleisha Orr The Fremantle Dockers are not only solid favourites for this weekend’s Western Derby but also winners in the merchandise game.

Man in custody over Derby fatal stabbing

WA Police

Liam Ducey A woman has been fatally stabbed in the Kimberley town of Derby.

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Derby man charged with murder


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

Western derby day derailed

Perth trains

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

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WA Premier Colin Barnett announces new Highgate homeless shelter

Are Premier Colin Barnett's problems exacerbated by a culture in which no one else has full responsibility until there is blame to be shifted.

Geoff Vivian The WA Government is building a new shelter for homeless couples and men in Highgate.

Five bushfires burn in tinder-dry Kimberley region

Leanne Nicholson Emergency services are monitoring five bushfires burning in the popular Kimberley region as the area reaches a severe classification for this year’s dry season.

Subiaco businesses targeted in counterfeit currency scam

Counterfeit cash

Candice Barnes Last month’s Western Derby not only brought the footy fans to Subiaco, but it seems it attracted criminals too, with local businesses reporting a surge in counterfeit 50 dollar notes passing...

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.

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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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.

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.