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Teen 'exposed exposed himself to students on special needs bus'

Teen 'exposed exposed himself to students on special needs bus'

Police have charged a 17-year-old boy who is alleged to have exposed himself to young students on a special needs bus.

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Ex-husband convicted over 'body in suitcase' murder lodges appeal
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Ex-husband convicted over 'body in suitcase' murder lodges appeal

A man convicted of murdering his ex-wife and dumping her body in a suitcase in the Swan River is appealing his conviction.

  • by Phil Hickey
Perth priest charged over stealing $250,000 in church funds
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Perth priest charged over stealing $250,000 in church funds

Father Joe Walsh, 66, was working as a parish priest at St Joseph's in Subiaco between 2014 and 2017 when he allegedly stole $252,000 in church funds.

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Psychologist accused of assaulting student with autism tried to calm boy, court told
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Psychologist accused of assaulting student with autism tried to calm boy, court told

An educator says she was left "disturbed" by a conversation she had with a school psychologist who is on trial accused of assaulting a young student with autism.

  • by Phil Hickey
Babysitter jailed after sexually abusing Perth boys
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Babysitter jailed after sexually abusing Perth boys

A babysitter who sexually abused two seven-year-old boys in Perth has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison and is likely to be deported to Sri Lanka after serving his term.

WA mother jailed after killing son while in a psychotic state

WA mother jailed after killing son while in a psychotic state

Tanya Mynette Ugle, 37, pierced Jamahl Jordan Ugle once in the chest with a 15cm blade she had hidden in her pants.

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'Miscarriage of justice' in case of WA man who spent 11 months in jail
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'Miscarriage of justice' in case of WA man who spent 11 months in jail

The WA Court of Appeal has ruled a Perth man who was jailed for three years for child sex crimes suffered a “miscarriage of justice" due to way in which his original defence team ran his trial last year.

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WA man who brutally attacked and then burnt lover jailed
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WA man who brutally attacked and then burnt lover jailed

Justice Bruno Fiannaca described the crimes as ferocious, merciless, callous and appalling.

Drug-affected driver jailed over fatal crash
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Drug-affected driver jailed over fatal crash

A man who was drug-affected and tired when he crashed a car full of relatives on a remote highway in WA's far north, killing his cousin, has been jailed for one year.

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Man stole electronics while threatening to cut someone’s head off
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Man stole electronics while threatening to cut someone’s head off

A man who stole $1500 worth of electronic equipment in Mandurah while threatening to cut someone’s head off with a knife has been jailed for three years.

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WA murder trial mum admits manslaughter
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WA murder trial mum admits manslaughter

A woman who killed her 18-year-old son, stabbing him as they argued at a Perth bus station, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after fighting a murder charge.