Bystanders rescue man from firey crash on Kwinana Freeway

The car involved in a fiery crash on Kwinana Freeway.

Liam Ducey A stolen car was involved in a crash on the Kwinana Freeway on Tuesday night that closed a section of the Freeway for several hours after one of the cars caught fire.

Human remains found near Kwinana train station


Robyn Preston Police have been called to investigate human remains found in bushland near the Kwinana train station in Parmelia on Sunday.

WA Police pull out all stops to catch hoons

Liam Ducey Be it on the ground, in the air or via camera, WA Police have demonstrated they have the means necessary to catch hoon drivers in any situation.

Vigilante spared jail for crutch to crotch

A Perth man avoids jail for hitting another man in the crotch with his crutch.

A vigilante father who struck his neighbour in the crotch with a crutch for allegedly approaching his son to sell drugs has avoided jail.

Orelia unit gutted in electrical-fault fire on Tuesday night


Liam Ducey A unit in a block of Orelia flats has been completely destroyed by a fire caused by an electrical fault on Tuesday night.

Perth 'gas smell' saga: APA Group given warning

The APA Group says it will now centralise the location of its odourisation facilities, prefereably well north of Perth.

Aleisha Orr The company responsible for an odorant leak earlier this year that produced a gas-like smell across much of Perth has been given a warning over the incident.

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Drink-drive mum stopped in Parmelia


A woman who was driving with a 10-month-old child in her car has been charged with drink-driving.

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Driver six times over alcohol limit


A man breath tested by police on Friday night blew nearly six times over the legal alcohol limit.

State budget: Billions promised to WA infrastructure


Narelle Towie More than $23 billion will be invested into state infrastructure, including $2.11 billion on three road projects to fix traffic congestion on the Kwinana Freeway, Treasurer Mike Nahan has announced...

School chickens beaten to death

This is the graffiti tag left by the gang.

Rashelle Predovnik Police are asking the public to help them find people responsible for the killing of 14 pet chickens which were bashed to death, according to staff at St Brigid’s Primary School in Middle Swan.

Roe Highway extension toll to hit truckies' hip pockets

Mixed blessing: new extension comes with a toll.

Liam Ducey West Australian truckies have been blessed and cursed by the 2014 Federal Budget, with the Roe Highway to Fremantle extension now guaranteed but at a cost.

Four injured after car smashes into house in Parmelia

Liam Ducey Emergency services are on their way to Parmelia after a car crashed into a house on Monday morning.

Woman held captive, assaulted over three days in Shoalwater


Liam Ducey Police have arrested a Shoalwater man after he allegedly imprisoned a woman and assaulted her in his home over a period of three days.

Millipedes suspected in Clarkson train crash

Clarkson trains crash.

Ambulances have been called to Clarkson station after a train crashed into a stationary train while rail commuters were boarding their Perth-bound ride on Tuesday morning.

Number of Perth councils to be halved


The number of councils in Perth will be halved after the West Australian government finalised its restructuring plans.

Plane crashes near southern suburbs high school

plane crash

Michael Hopkin Two men have survived after a small plane crashed and burst into flames on a sports oval in South Lake.

$80 million for Aubin Grove station

Aubin Grove train station

Lara Hyams An ambitious plan by the state government will see $80 million spent on a train station and accompanying 2000-bay car park at Aubin Grove in an attempt to ease pressure on the already-packed...

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Death driver gets parole

Anne-Louise Brown A man who killed a Perth woman after driving into oncoming traffic whilst drunk and unlicensed has been released from prison after serving four years.

Workers rally for more locals on resource projects

Perth union action

Rania Spooner Thousands of wharfies and construction workers today flooded the front steps of the WA's Parliament House in opposition to foreign workers being used on resources projects and what they claim are...