Mid West New Year's Eve murder accused to plead not guilty

A 65-year-old man accused of murdering a younger man during an argument at a small settlement in Western Australia's Mid West region on New Year's Eve intends to fight the charge.

Third trial into Cariad Anderson-Slater death scrapped

A juror's failure to follow directions led to the scrapping of the latest trial into the death of Cariad Anderson-Slater.

Aleisha Orr “Guilty, raised an appeal. Hung jury,” these were the words typed on a mobile phone that caused a third manslaughter trial of Ronald Leslie Pennington to be aborted earlier this week and...

Four injured in Stirling crash

Stirling crash

Robyn Preston Two people have been seriously injured and two others taken to hospital after a crash which left a car wrapped around a pole at traffic intersection in Stirling

Rudd's back as Prime Minister - in Stirling anyway

Louise Durack

Chalpat Sonti He might not want to be associated with Labor, but it seems some in the party still believe in Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister.

Freo export sheep: 'However it died, it died with a lot of force'

Leanne Nicholson The livestock export trade left a gruesome calling card on a busy Fremantle street on Wednesday when a sheep believed to be set for transfer was thrown from a truck and its body pummelled into the...

Accused stepmother killer Catalin Alin Borbil changes plea

A young man accused of killing his stepmother in her home in Perth's northern suburbs has changed his plea.

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Mandurah man charged with 2009 murder

Robert Dalliston

Adrian Beattie A 42-year-old has been charged with the murder of Robert Dalliston, in 2009.

Caversham woman charged with Beechboro murder


Liam Ducey A 21-year-old Caversham woman has been charged with murder after the discovery of a body at a property in Beechboro.

WA accused threatened petrol-soaked pair

A man who allegedly doused two people in petrol and threatened to set them on fire with a blow torch has been denied bail by a Perth magistrate.

Second person charged over Beechboro death

Police have charged a second person over the death of Con Trung Nguyen in Beechboro at the weekend.

Serco escapee climbed through bathroom ceiling


A 28-year-old prisoner who sparked a two-day manhunt after he escaped custody has appeared in a Perth court.

Man not fit to face murder trial of mother

Aleisha Orr The lawyer for a man accused of killing his mother says his client is currently unfit to stand trial.

Homeless campers deny bashing murder

Two itinerant men accused of bashing a 48-year-old man as the pair camped alongside Perth's Swan River have pleaded not guilty to his murder.

Police and SES attempt to rescue Bluff Knoll bushwalker

The Stirling Ranges, where a bushwalker became lost on Saturday night.

Robyn Preston Police have stayed with an 18-year-old man overnight at Bluff Knoll, in WA's southern Stirling Ranges, after he became lost while bushwalking on Saturday.

Perth beaches close as shark pursues whale

A Tiger shark caught off the Perth coast on drum lines.

Nicole Cox The City of Stirling has closed Brighton, Scarborough and Trigg beaches as authorities track a 4m Great White shark believed to be in pursuit of a whale.

Few fines for feline offenders as WA's cat count set to decrease

Cat owners predict a drop in domestic pet numbers.

Aleisha Orr Perth will likely see a noticeable reduction in the number of cats within the next 18 months as a result of cat laws that have now been in place for six months.

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Ocean Shield rejoins search for missing airliner

The Ocean Shield leaves Stirling naval base to resume its search for missing airliner MH370.

The navy's special support ship Ocean Shield sailed out of Garden Island, off Rockingham, on Saturday to rejoin the search for missing airliner MH370.

Court appearance following armed raids in Bunbury

They fled in a car which  ended with a rollover and the two men were arrested.

Andrew Elstermann Two men accused of three armed robberies in Bunbury on Saturday have been remanded in custody after they appeared in the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday morning. 


Musical comedy about nuns becomes habit in sequel

Peter Donald Fun nuns ready to stun are back on the Limelight Theatre stage this June in a sequel to their first musical comedy.

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Tourist targeted in city centre attack


A tourist has been left with serious injuries after being attacked by a gang outside a hostel on Stirling Street.