Rockingham

President, vice president of Rockingham Rebels on assault charges

Liam Ducey Three members of the Rockingham chapter of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, including the president and vice president, have been charged over an alleged assault.

Rockingham strip club shut down, owner banned from liquor industry

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Nicole Cox A prominent WA nightclub owner has been permanently banned from holding a liquor licence and his Rockingham strip club shut down after a WA Liquor Commission ruling.

Police search Rockingham for missing woman

Police say Caroline's family are growing increasingly concerned.

Police are searching for a missing 49-year-old woman who was last since on Saturday afternoon at Rockingham Hospital.

Search for woman missing in Rockingham continues

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Liam Ducey A search for missing 49-year-old Erskine woman Caroline Mary Anne Hayter will continue on Monday after an extensive search of Rockingham Hospital and Rockingham Golf Club failed to reveal a trace of...

Rebels bikies targeted in dawn WA raids

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Nicole Cox Heavily armed police have descended on members of the Rebels bikie gang this morning, conducting simultaneous raids of three properties.

Arson squad at scene of suspicious Port Kennedy blaze

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Liam Ducey The arson squad is investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a Port Kennedy home on Monday morning.

Four fires, two suspicious, cause $670,000 in damage overnight

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Liam Ducey Police believe a fire at a Belmont unit on Thursday morning was deliberately lit, after discovering signs of a break-in at the property.

New forensic techniques leads to child sex charges

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Nicole Cox WA Police have charged a Wanneroo man over the sexual assault of a child eight years ago after advanced new forensic techniques identified a new lead in the case.

Cash, drugs seized in clothing store raid

A 41-year-old man has been arrested after more than $100,000 in cash and about 10kg of what appears to be synthetic cannabis was seized during a police raid of a clothing store south of Perth.

Orelia unit gutted in electrical-fault fire on Tuesday night

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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.

WA father who torched family home jailed

Mark Blinksell took the couple's $22,000 cheque as the deposit on a property, according to an ACT Government statement.

A father who torched his family home two days before Christmas may be out just in time for the holiday this year.

Golden Bay woman escapes house fire thanks to smoke alarm

Liam Ducey A smoke alarm may have saved a Golden Bay woman's life after her house caught fire in Golden Bay on Friday morning.

Medical cannabis on WA Labor's agenda

Removing time limits that stop child sex abuse cases going to court and legalising medicinal marijuana have been proposed by West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan at the state branch's annual...

Hey dude, synthetic weed still not legal in WA

Synthetic marijuana is still not legal in WA.

Leanne Nicholson Despite what you’ve heard or what you have been told by “the guy down the road”, synthetic cannabis is illegal and you will be charged if you are caught with the substance, the West...

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Legal Aid offices to close in Midland, Fremantle

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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.

Waikiki man hit with hammer during Peel burglary spree

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Liam Ducey A Waikiki man is in Rockingham hospital after being hit by a hammer in a crime spree that ended when a stolen car hit a tree in Singleton.

Police find no items of interest at quarry near Cooloongup

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Liam Ducey Major crime detectives and forensic police are investigating 'disturbed ground' on Millar Road in Cooloongup, near Rockingham.

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Driver six times over alcohol limit

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

DFES: severe weather warning from Kalbarri to Windy Harbour

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Aleisha Orr People in much of the southern part of the state are being warned to prepare for bad weather now as a cold front edges closer.

WA MP's staffer in faux pot purchase

WA politician claims cannabis too easily accessible after colleague able to easily buy the drug in Rockingham.

A West Australian politician has proven how easy it is to get synthetic drugs by sending his staffer to the local shops to buy some.