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50 people evacuated from Northbridge fire


About 50 people were evacuated from their homes in Northbridge on Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a block of units.

Senior cop Nick Anticich to hit Northbridge beat on horseback

 Assistant Commissioner Nick Anticich, seen here on the far right, with Regan Simpson and Glen Potter from WA Police Mounted Section.

Nicole Cox He's partial to motorcycles and has ridden bikes for years but always had a fear of horses.

Northbridge Tunnel will be a screen for HBF runners

Aleisha Orr The interior of the Northbridge Tunnel will become a canvas for the first time as part of this weekend’s HBF Run for a Reason.

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Man knocked unconscious in Northbridge street fight

Two tour guides were involved in a fight at Sovereign Hill.

Three men are being questioned after a fight left a fourth man injured and unconscious on a Northbridge footpath.

Man bashed for shoes after leaving Northbridge nightclub

Liam Ducey A Perth man may undergo surgery to bolt steel plates to his face after he was viciously bashed for his shoes last month.

Northbridge mass brawl leaves four in hospital

Police tape

Liam Ducey Westminster man charged after car driven into brawlers in Northbridge.

Gang of teenage girls attack women on night out in Northbridge

Robyn Preston Two 18-year-old women have been brutally attacked by a gang of seven teenagers during a night out in Northbridge on Saturday.

Salvation Army volunteer allegedly assaulted with metal bar

St John Ambulance.

Liam Ducey A Salvation Army volunteer working at a food van in Northbridge has allegedly been assaulted with a metal bar by a homeless man on Wednesday.

City works to protect street art after $20,000 piece was painted over

The same wall after the street art  was covered up.

Aleisha Orr Measures will be put in place to ensure the embarrassing mistake of painting over valued street art is not repeated in the City of Vincent.

Dawn raids hit Comancheros bikies

Police swooped on Perth properties in a dawn raid on the Commancheros bikie gang.

Nicole Cox Police have executed simultaneous dawn raids on six properties across Perth as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of extortion by the Comancheros bikie gang.

Police say bikies are targeting more Perth businesses


Liam Ducey WA Police have confirmed they believe several more Northbridge and CBD businesses are being extorted by outlaw motorcycle gangs using standover tactics, following Thursday's raids on the Comancheros.

Police hunt for man in William Street bar assault

Liam Ducey Police are searching for a man involved in an assault at a William Street bar in Northbridge in April that left a man with serious facial injuries.

More Comancheros charged with alleged extortion

Three more men with links to the Comancheros have been charged with extortion.

Leanne Nicholson Three more men with links to the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang have been changed with alleged extortion.

Perth cabbie recounts violent knife attack on Pier Street

A Perth taxi driver who was robbed at knifepoint says he is now afraid to drive at night.

Nicole Cox A Perth taxi driver says he is terrified to work at night after he was held-up at knifepoint and robbed of just $15 in loose change.

WA man on trial over dangerous driving

Philip Joseph Leonard checked for oncoming traffic but made a terrible mistake when he fatally struck a 74-year-old motorcyclist while making a right-hand turn, a Perth court has heard.

Pubs come to aid of the thirsty World Cup fan

There will be some bleary eyed fans following Wolrd Cup because of the time difference.

Liam Ducey Guus Hiddink has a lot to answer for. For 28 long years, the FIFA World Cup did not feature prominently on Australia’s sporting calendar.

Eagles player Murray Newman on trial for nightclub fight

Murray Newman

West Coast Eagles footballer Murray Newman threatened a man on Facebook for sleeping with his girlfriend before fracturing the man's jaw at a nightclub, a trial has heard.

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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Sex assault cop faces sack but not jail

Scales of Justice.

A decorated NSW police officer who sexually assaulted a girl on a dance floor during an assignment to protect world leaders in Perth has been spared prison but is set to lose his job.

Party laws too harsh: Civil libertarians


Aleisha Orr Laws that could see someone who organises a get together of 12 people that gets out of hand be fined or jailed are draconian according to the Civil Liberties Council of WA.

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