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Pair 'picked up woman outside Perth pub, took turns raping her', court hears

Pair 'picked up woman outside Perth pub, took turns raping her', court hears

A woman who claims two men picked her up outside a Perth pub then took turns raping her in the back seat of a car at a park has testified she was "extremely distressed and crying" afterwards.

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Murder charge laid over missing WA woman as police prepare to search Bayswater site
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Murder charge laid over missing WA woman as police prepare to search Bayswater site

Police had put out a call for information on the whereabouts of Rebecca Delalande, who was last seen going to a dentist appointment on November 5, 2001.

  • by Cameron Myles
Man investigated over Corryn Rayney murder says prison 'ain't the solution'
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Man investigated over Corryn Rayney murder says prison 'ain't the solution'

A man once investigated over the murder of Corryn Rayney has been sentenced to 20 months jail over a string of charges, including two serious assaults.

  • by Phil Hickey
'More complainants': Details of the case against accused Claremont killer emerge

'More complainants': Details of the case against accused Claremont killer emerge

Details of the state's case against the accused Claremont serial killer are beginning to emerge in the lead up to what is expected to be one of the biggest murder trials in West Australian history.  

  • by Heather McNeill
Fathers come face to face with accused Claremont serial killer
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Fathers come face to face with accused Claremont serial killer

The man accused of the Claremont serial killings has appeared in person in WA's Supreme Court where a trial by judge alone was approved on Wednesday.

  • by Heather McNeill
Bookkeeper charged with stealing over $3m from Northbridge business
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Bookkeeper charged with stealing over $3m from Northbridge business

A woman has been charged with stealing over $3 million while she worked as a bookkeeper at a Northbridge business.

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Judge to decide if accused Claremont killer will face jury or judge trial

Judge to decide if accused Claremont killer will face jury or judge trial

The man accused of the Claremont serial killings will face court today for a judge to determine whether he will be trialled by a jury or judge alone. 

  • by Heather McNeill
Hamilton Hill woman denies stabbing her partner to death
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Hamilton Hill woman denies stabbing her partner to death

A Perth woman accused of stabbing her partner to death will fight the charge at trial, her lawyer revealed on Wednesday.

  • by Heather McNeill
Man not guilty of 1989 fatal stabbing with knife given back to him by authorities
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Man not guilty of 1989 fatal stabbing with knife given back to him by authorities

A mentally ill man who fatally stabbed a father-of-eight in Perth almost 30 years ago has been found not guilty of wilful murder due to unsoundness of mind.

  • by Phil Hickey
Man who sparked Burswood lockdown 'threatened to blow up gas'
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Man who sparked Burswood lockdown 'threatened to blow up gas'

A 45-year-old man has been charged over threatening to blow up gas in a stairwell at a unit in Burswood on Monday,  forcing a large part of the area to go into lockdown.

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Perth mum's extraordinary licence to drive suicidal son to school revoked

Perth mum's extraordinary licence to drive suicidal son to school revoked

A magistrate who granted a mother an extraordinary driver’s licence so she could drive her suicidal son to and from school to help improve his mental health has had his decision reversed following an appeal by the Department of Transport.

  • by Heather McNeill