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Acacia escapee to front Midland Magistrates Court

Liam Ducey Brett Klimczak, the man who allegedly escaped from Acacia Prison on Monday morning, will appear before Midland Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Policeman faces another assault charge over Midland bar brawl

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An off-duty policeman will face further charges amid allegations he assaulted a teenage woman during a fight with another man at a Midland bar.

Learner driver charged over Midland wall crash

Liam Ducey Police have charged a teenager with driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his utility into a wall on Sunday morning.

Learner driver crashes into Midland home

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A 17-year-old learner driver will be charged for allegedly driving under the influence, after he crashed through wall of a property on Sunday morning.

Legal Aid offices to close in Midland, Fremantle

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Nicole Cox Perth’s only two suburban Legal Aid offices will be shut down, prompting concerns that some of WA’s most disadvantaged will be left without adequate legal representation.

Search for 10-year-old boy in Midland

Tristan Nettle hasn't been seen since Wednesday morning.

Leanne Nicholson A police search is underway in Midland for a 10-year-old boy, missing for nearly 24 hours.

Police call to help find missing boy Brady Wheldon in Midland

Brady Wheldon has been found alive and well after going missing overnight.

Robyn Preston Police have found a missing 15-year-old Midland boy after he went missing overnight.

Taxi driver assaulted in Midland over advance fair

A taxi driver was punched several times when he asked customers to pay in advance..

Liam Ducey A taxi driver has been assaulted by two men in Midland after asking them to pay for their fare in advance.

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Police turn up heat on cold-case sex assault

Sex assault suspect

Police have issued a photograph of a man they want to speak to about a series of sex offences in the 1970s.

Perth police officer charged with grievous bodily harm

Liam Ducey A police officer has been charged with grievous bodily harm after allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old man outside a Midland bar.

WA prison escapee Brett Klimczak faces court

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A man who allegedly escaped from Western Australia's largest prison by breaking through two locked doors and four razor wire fences has appeared in court.

Serco guards suspended over Brett Shannon Klimczak escape

Brett Klimczak, who escaped from Acacia Prison.

Prison operator Serco has suspended two guards while it investigates how a man broke through two locked doors and four razor wire fences to escape Western Australia's largest prison.

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Thousands spent in stolen credit-card spree

Credit-card spree

Police are seeking two men after a stolen credit card spree in which thousands of dollars worth of goods were illegally purchased.

Perth driver smashes fences in alleged attempt to evade police

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Liam Ducey A man has been charged with multiple driving and assault offences after allegedly taking police on a chase through the northern suburbs on Tuesday night.

City of Swan says hands are tied with Guildford Hotel damage

The interior of the Guildford Hotel is increasingly in a state of disrepair.

Rashelle Predovnik Photographs documenting the decay of the Guildford Hotel show an interior that may well be damaged beyond repair but the City of Swan says its hands are legally tied.

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Woman robbed by armed man in broad daylight at Burswood carpark

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Liam Ducey A woman had her car window smashed and was allegedly threatened by a man with a gun in the car park of Crown Casino on Wednesday afternoon.

WA's firefighters and police honoured in Queen's birthday gongs

Senior Sergeant Neil Gordon.

Leanne Nicholson They have dedicated their lives to protecting others, now that brave and selfless commitment exhibited by five West Australian firefighters and four police officers has been recognised in this...

Heat over WA stand-alone abortion clinic

It's been confirmed that abortions will be carried out at a separate building away from the new hospital at Midland.

A Catholic health provider that will run a new hospital in Perth says the move to have "restricted procedures" such as abortions done at a separate facility was the government's decision.

Blame game wins in Colin Barnett's government

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Darren Brown It’s not uncommon to hear passionate political pub talk that includes phrases like “that bloody Premier X” or “I can’t wait to vote out Minister Y”.

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Father leaves toddler in burning car on Great Eastern Highway

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Liam Ducey A three-year-old girl has been left with serious injuries after her father left her in a burning car after crashing on Great Eastern Highway.