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Malaysia Air MH17: Perth man Nick Norris, grandchildren on board

Aleisha Orr All seven Western Australian victims of the MH17 tragedy have now been identified.

Man charged over two incidents after Highgate prostitute arrest

Liam Ducey A man has been charged over two separate incidents after allegedly attempting to pick up a prostitute in Highgate.

WA wild weather hits homes across the state

There was a lucky escape after a tree came down at Lewana Cottages.

Liam Ducey Bunbury's pubs have been hit hard by Monday's wild weather, while guests were lucky after a massive tree fell at Lewana Cottages.

Perth council's South Park plan popular

The proposed merger of South Perth and Victoria Park could create a new council known as South Park, the name of an American cartoon TV series.

Western Australia is likely to have a local government called South Park with the merger of the South Perth and Victoria Park councils.

The beach comes to Perth's centre

An inner-city beach is part of the new Riverside development.

Aleisha Orr Brisbane has one, Cairns has one, even Darwin has one; and Perth is set to get one within a matter of years.

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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.

Prepare your pooches for the million paws walk

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The RSPCA's Million Paws Walk is on again on Sunday at Sir James Mitchell Park on the South Perth foreshore

Swan River leads WA in drowning deaths

The Swan River - a big source of drownings in WA.

Liam Ducey An investigation into drowning deaths over the last decade has revealed that rivers, and not the ocean, are Australia’s most lethal aquatic location, claming a total of 735 lives.

Rev for motorists to get petrol now before the price rise

Make sure you fill-up tonight before prices increase.

Leanne Nicholson Perth motorists, you only have hours to get your petrol at the week's cheapest rate, according to FuelWatch.

Son saves father's life in vicious dog attack

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Liam Ducey A Como man who had his hand ripped apart by a Staffordshire bull terrier two weeks ago believes his son saved his life by flagging down passing motorists on Manning Road.

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$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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Mercanti's partner 'doomed to years of abuse'

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Rania Spooner The estranged partner of Coffin Cheater turned Finks motorcycle club member Troy Mercanti has alleged more than a decade of psychological and physical abuse at his hands.

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.

Hot air surprise for Ladies' Day

Jenna Clarke A Defence Force hot air balloon made an unexpected landing in South Perth this morning.

Body parts in dumped bag: Strabach murder trial

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Anne-Louise Brown Body parts, bloodied scissors and a knife were found in a bag dumped by a woman who stabbed her elderly victim more than 200 times in his Perth home.

Killer faked 'loud sex' to cover up sound of slaying

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Anne-Louise Brown While slaying an elderly man, Valentina Strabach faked “loud sex” to cover up the noise. Ms Strabach, a chronic paranoid schizophrenic, is standing trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia for...

'Insane' French woman not guilty of elderly man's murder

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Anne-Louise Brown Last week, Ms Strabach stood trial in the Supreme Court of Western Australia for the murder of Murray Quartermaine in his South Perth home last January.

Mercanti stays behind bars as 'best protection' for partner

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Aja Styles Senior Finks motorcycle gang member Troy Mercanti has been refused bail over charges that he repeatedly beat his partner in front of their two children and humiliated her by making her stand naked on...

Red Bull plane crashes into river

Red Bull crash

Staff reporters Red Bull Air Race pilot Adilson Kindlemann has been rushed to hospital after crashing his plane into the Swan River.

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