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Police appeal for witnesses after three fatal crashes on WA roads

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.

Three killed in deadly day on WA's roads

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Aleisha Orr Three people have been killed in separate traffic incidents in a deadly day on WA's roads.

WA Liberals flag sex offender law changes

We need to focus more on what keeps people out of prison, and stops them from returning.

In a tough proposed measure, Western Australia's dangerous sex offenders could have their continuing detention orders reviewed once every five years, instead of annually.

Subi markets make way for 16-storey tower

An artist's impression of how the development will look.

A new 16-storey development aims to help Subiaco’s regeneration as a thriving inner city suburb.

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RAC text message trial under fire for risk of WA distracting drivers

Liam Ducey The RAC believe a trial SMS service notifying drivers of imminent bad weather will not distract their members on WA roads.

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Man's body found in Geraldton house

Two men are being questioned by police after a man's body was found in a Wonthella house.

Leanne Nicholson Two men are assisting Geraldton police after a man’s body was found in a Wonthella house on Thursday morning.

Minister denies Perth congestion crisis

Perth storm damage - Traffic jam on the freeway near Canning Bridge.

West Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder says ongoing works around Perth are contributing to worsening congestion, but denies the city is in a traffic-jam crisis.

Bushfire control triggers smoke alert for northern suburbs

smoke warning for Perth's northern suburbs

Leanne Nicholson A smoke alert has been issued for Perth’s northern suburbs as bushfire season preparations continue.

Sinkhole swallows car tyre at Perth's Crown Casino

Sinkhole at Crown Casino in Perth.

Robyn Preston A car has been left a little worse for wear at Perth's Crown Casino, after a sinkhole opened up in the carpark on Sunday morning.

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.

Treeless change: Perth's hills rebuild after destructive fires

Five months after the destruction of January's fires, Parkerville is starting to rebuild.

Chenee Marrapodi New houses have finally started to be built in Perth's hills to replace the 52 that were lost in January's bushfires.

Ballajura pair perform burn-outs in front of police

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Liam Ducey Two young drivers have had their vehicles impounded after performing burn-outs in front of police in Ballajura on Wednesday night.

Ballajura pair perform burn-outs in front of police

Liam Ducey Two young drivers have had their vehicles impounded after performing burn-outs in front of police in Ballajura on Wednesday night.

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Flood warning for North West

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Adrian Beattie Residents and travellers in the WA's North West have been told to brace themselves for heavy rains and flooding.

Perth road toll under fire from opposition

Robyn Preston Perth's first toll road won't fix congestion, but it will destroy an internationally renowned wetland, according to WA's Opposition transport spokesman.

WA's north warned to prepare for bad weather

Bad weather looms in WA's Pilbara and Gascoyne.

Robyn Preston Those in the Pilbara and western Gascoyne have been warned to prepare for bad weather, as heavy rainfall moves through the north of Western Australia on Sunday.

Vehicle stolen from Armadale Hospital emergency department

Car chase

Liam Ducey A woman has been arrested after allegedly stealing the car of a person who was being helped into the emergency department of Armadale Hospital.

Two tourists saved from swollen WA creek

Police needed to cross several large flooded areas to reach the stranded tourists.

Two European tourists have been rescued from a flood-swollen creek in Western Australia after activating a personal locator beacon.

Buswell 'flipped the bird' at Premier, police: Quigley

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Nicole Cox Disgraced former treasurer Troy Buswell had effectively “flipped the bird” at Premier Colin Barnett and WA Police by failing to fully explain his actions, Labor MP John Quigley told State...

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Dry spell comes to an end with the start of a week of rain for Perth

The heavens open to Perth's dry spell.

Aleisha Orr The wet weather has arrived in Perth.