Transport

Public Transport Authority punts footy fans on parking

Liam Ducey If you plan on taking public transport to the game between Richmond and West Coast on Friday night, you may want to rethink parking at the train station.

Injured Perth cyclist urges road users to put phones down

Cyclist Ian Beard says his rides along the South Perth foreshore have become more dangerous because of the prevalence of smart phones.

Liam Ducey A Perth cyclist has told how his life changed in a matter of seconds as he was hit by a car at an intersection in Ardross.

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Life sentence for Merriwa hit-and-run killer

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Aleisha Orr A man who struck another man with his car and killed him in Merriwa has been sentenced to life in prison.

Police target Perth car clubs during two weekend operations

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Liam Ducey Police are targetting car clubs in an attempt to rub out hooning on Perth roads, with two vehicles siezed and 100 people caught speeding in two separate weekend operations.

Qantas investigates last-minute aborted Perth landing

Qantas was involved in an emergency at Perth Airport.

Leanne Nicholson Qantas has launched an investigation into an aborted Perth landing caused at the last minute by a rouge vehicle on the runway on Saturday.

Five people injured in five-car Gnangara Road smash

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Liam Ducey Gnangara Road has been reopened following a five-vehicle smash on Wednesday morning.

Car club owner says police targets are "monumental waste of time"

The focus on the two car clubs netted more than 120 speeding offences.

Liam Ducey The owner of a high-performance car club with more than 3,000 members said his club would not tolerate any members behaving like hoons, but believes police shouldn't be focusing on clubs.

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Buswell to pay for car damage

Troy Buswell has agreed to pay for the damage.

Former Treasurer Troy Buswell has said he will pay for the damage he caused when he crashed his government car into several other vehicles while driving home from a wedding.

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Dangerous weather warning for South West

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People living in the southwest of the state have been warned to stay indoors with a storm system expected to bring dangerously high winds to the region.

Five bushfires burn in tinder-dry Kimberley region

Leanne Nicholson Emergency services are monitoring five bushfires burning in the popular Kimberley region as the area reaches a severe classification for this year’s dry season.

'I wish Troy Buswell would just pay up': WA Premier Colin Barnett

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Nicole Cox Premier Colin Barnett has aired his frustration at the ongoing Troy Buswell crash saga, saying he wished the disgraced politician would just 'pay up'.

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Cars 'stolen then set alight' in Bunbury

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Aleisha Orr Police are investigating two car fires in the state's South West.

Raft of charges for driver after chase through West Swan

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Liam Ducey Police have charged one man with a raft of driving and robbery charges and are searching for a woman after a high-speed chase through West Swan on Wednesday afternoon that allegedly saw a Suburu...

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...

WA's state legislation no match for Uber

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Chenee Marrapodi The head of a new app-based passenger charter service has labelled West Australian transport regulation and set fees as "old stuff" and "antiquated, saying it was up to individual drivers to abide by...

Police appeal for witnesses after three fatal crashes on WA roads

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Liam Ducey Police are appealing for witnesses after three crashes on Sunday claimed the lives of a 72-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and a 24-year-old woman in Dwellingup, Red Hill and Jerramungup.

WA Police pull out all stops to catch hoons

Liam Ducey Be it on the ground, in the air or via camera, WA Police have demonstrated they have the means necessary to catch hoon drivers in any situation.

Tony Abbott cops it for praising Japan WWII skills

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China's official news agency has slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott for praising Japan's World War II military prowess in his welcome to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Uncanny similarities to horrific death of Mr Ward in 'Sweet One'

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Aleisha Orr An adult fiction book released by a WA author has raised eyebrows over its striking similarities to a horrific death in 2008.

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How much non-fiction can a fiction book contain?

Peter Docker and his book, 'Sweet One'.

Aleisha Orr When is fiction really fiction and when is it actually non-fiction? It’s a question that has popped up in response to a fiction book written in reaction to real life events in the West...