Crying baby gets family kicked off Mandurah bus by female driver

Crying baby

Andrew King A Mandurah mother of two has been left embarrassed after she was kicked off a Transperth bus by the female driver because her baby was crying.

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Still no clue on identity of body in Mandurah canal

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West Australian police are still investigating the identity of a badly decomposed body, found floating in a canal near Mandurah on Saturday.

Old fashioned WA laws to get the heave-ho

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane --- legal, law, QC, judge,  litigation. Friday 25th July 2003
photo Louie Douvis

Aleisha Orr A number of century old laws will be scrapped as part of a legislative clean-up being carried out by the West Australian government.

Fresh lead in Hayley Dodd case

Hayley Dodd

Aleisha Orr The clue to solving the disappearance of teenager Hayley Dodd 14 years ago could be held at a property only about a kilometre from where she went missing.

Hayley Dodd investigation leads to grid search at Badgingarra property

Liam Ducey A grid search will take place at the Badgingarra property believed to hold clues to solving the disappearance of teenager Hayley Dodd 14 years ago.

MacTiernan backed as candidate for Perth seat

Alannah MacTiernan

Paddy Doulman Western Australian Labor Senator Louise Pratt has backed Alannah MacTiernan as a possible candidate for Stephen Smith's seat of Perth.

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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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Dangerous weather to hit south-west WA

Tree down in Thornlie

Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.

Four arrested after 100 gatecrashers descend on party in Dawesville

The bug exploited a weakness in Facebook's mobile verification procedures.

Robyn Preston An eighteenth birthday party ended with gatecrashers on the roof, criminal damage and four youths arrested when up to 100 uninvited guests descended on the Dawesville home following an invite on...

Woman jailed for fatally running over dad

Scales of Justice

A young West Australian woman who fatally ran down her father has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

Police probe sixth suspicious death

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West Australian detectives are investigating their sixth suspicious death in as many days.

Sixth suspicious death in six days

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Corey Stephenson A man is due to be flown to Perth under police guard as officers continue their investigation into the death of a woman in Narrogin, 190 kilometres south-east of Perth.

WA teacher charged over child sex offences

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Aleisha Orr A senior member of staff at a school in the Peel district has been charged over child sex offences that allegedly took place in the late 90s.

Sattler dropped from Liberal function


Angie Raphael and Patrick Caruana The Perth shock jock sacked for asking Prime Minister Julia Gillard questions about her partner's sexuality has been dumped from a Liberal Party function.

Judy Cate 'staying strong for kids'

Jessie Cate

Anne-Louise Brown In six months Judy Cate has lost her daughter to murder, and is now dealing with the sudden death of her estranged husband.

$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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Shark attacks prompts more aerial patrols

Aerial patrols of Perth beaches are to start a month earlier than usual because of a recent spate of shark attacks.

Storm threat passes metro area


About 9000 homes lost power overnight as a fierce storm lashed the state, and it looks like there is more wild weather on its way.

Garth killed Jessie Cate, then played video games

Jessie Cate.

Anne-Louise Brown Jessie Cate was a normal 15-year-old girl, consumed with school, boys and her casual job at Woolies.

Expert says new light rail network could be built sooner, cheaper

The light rail network will run from Balga to the CBD.

Courtney Trenwith The man behind a 30-year push to build light rail in Perth has hailed the state government's commitment as historic but says the network could be built much sooner and for less than the projected $1...

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