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VenuesWest, scaffolder fined after worker falls to his death at HBF Stadium

VenuesWest, scaffolder fined after worker falls to his death at HBF Stadium

The state government agency behind the operation of HBF Stadium has copped a $90,000 fine after a worker died when he fell through a skylight at the stadium in 2016.

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Russian-born multi-millionaire loses Perth bail bid in US extradition case

Russian-born multi-millionaire loses Perth bail bid in US extradition case

Multi-millionaire Eugeni "Zhenya" Tsvetnenko was charged by New York authorities in mid-2016 with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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WA man jailed for raping woman he was trusted to drive home
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WA man jailed for raping woman he was trusted to drive home

Judge Ronald Birmingham said although the victim did not know the offender, her relative did and instructed him to 'make sure you take her home'.

Perth cop under investigation had previous assault conviction
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Perth cop under investigation had previous assault conviction

A Perth police officer who was under investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission earlier this year was previously convicted of assault over a decade ago.

Lawyer flags rehab hopes as Cousins cops fine for meth possession
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Lawyer flags rehab hopes as Cousins cops fine for meth possession

Fallen AFL champion Ben Cousins has been fined $1750 for possessing methamphetamine when he was arrested last year.

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The fingerprints taken in 1990 that led to the arrest of accused Claremont serial killer
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The fingerprints taken in 1990 that led to the arrest of accused Claremont serial killer

Fingerprints taken from accused Claremont serial killer Bradley Robert Edwards in 1990 were part of the breakthrough police used to allegedly solve a 1988 Huntingdale prowler case, and in doing so, allegedly catch WA's most wanted killer.

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Accused serial killer had an 'obsessive sexual interest' in abduction: prosecution
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Accused serial killer had an 'obsessive sexual interest' in abduction: prosecution

Among the allegations revealed in the WA Supreme Court on Tuesday were alleged stories found at Mr Edwards' home when police raided his property several days before Christmas in 2016.

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Claremont killer case LIVE: Bradley Edwards' DNA allegedly found on two victims
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Claremont killer case LIVE: Bradley Edwards' DNA allegedly found on two victims

The pre-trial hearing has revealed key details about the case.

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Two car chases keep police busy overnight, man and woman charged
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Two car chases keep police busy overnight, man and woman charged

A man and a woman have been charged after two dramatic car chases across numerous Perth suburbs overnight, which saw a police car rammed.

Perth fisherman not guilty of screwdriver death
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Perth fisherman not guilty of screwdriver death

A recreational fisherman has been found not guilty of murdering an Irish father- of-two by stabbing him in the head with a screwdriver during a fight next to Perth's Swan River over a "racist" remark.

Sentencing delay: Perth killer could have 'brain condition'
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Sentencing delay: Perth killer could have 'brain condition'

Lawyers have argued a Perth man who murdered his ex-wife’s partner and struck a neighbour in the face with a tomahawk could have a brain condition.

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