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Man dead after car hits tree in WA's Wheatbelt

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A man has died in a fatal crash in Miling, in WA's Wheatbelt, 200km north of Perth.

Serial rapist Patrick Comeagain has bail renewed

Patrick Comeagain leaves the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.

Aleisha Orr A serial rapist accused of breaching conditions of his supervision order remains in the community after his bail was renewed after he appeared in court on Thursday morning.

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain in court over order breach

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain walks free from jail.

A serial rapist who was run out of a West Australian town after being released from jail will appear in court for allegedly breaching his supervision order.

Cause of fatal WA plane crash a mystery

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Air safety investigators cannot determine why the pilot of a light plane lost control while doing agricultural spraying in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region, crashing and dying of his injuries.

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain 'relocated' amid safety concerns

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A dangerous sex offender has reportedly been relocated amid fears for his own safety just days after being released into a Wheatbelt community under strict conditions.

Patrick Alfred Dennis Comeagain 'relocated' amid safety concerns

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Nicole Cox Corrective Services Commissioner James McMahon has relocated a dangerous sex offender from a small Wheatbelt community, saying community outrage had made his living arrangements "untenable,...

Eight years in jail over WA bikie death

A pensioner has been sentenced to 8 years in jail for fatal shooting of bikie.

A war veteran who shot dead a former West Australian bikie has been sentenced to eight years in jail.

WA's Hendy Cowan fails to avoid Order of Australia

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The former West Australian deputy premier's skilful avoidance of Queen's Honours since leaving politics in 2001 has come to an end.

Man charged with sexual assault in 1970s

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Aleisha Orr A man who owned a store in a small Wheatbelt town in the 1970s has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting two children.

Police probe sixth suspicious death

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West Australian detectives are investigating their sixth suspicious death in as many days.

The mosquito virus killing one-quarter of its victims

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Lucy Rickard A deadly mosquito-borne virus that has no cure and no vaccination, has claimed the lives of two Australians.

BASE jumper plummets to death after parachute fails to open

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Chalpat Sonti A BASE jumper who was killed after his parachute failed to open in a 100-metre plunge from a phone tower died doing something he loved, his family says.

Tributes pour in for brave and inspiring senator Judith Adams

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Western Australian senator Judith Adams has died after a brave and inspirational battle with cancer. She was 68.

Missing girl, 4, found in remote WA bushland

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Aleisha Orr A four-year-old girl missing from a campsite near Mukinbudin, in Western Australia's wheatbelt, and a 36-year-old woman have been found safe and well.

Claims roll in as Kalgoorlie begins quake clean-up

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Chris Thomson Aftershocks continue and Insurers are bracing as claims start to roll in from yesterday's Kalgoorlie earthquake, as two aftershocks hit overnight.