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More than 20kg of meth seized, drugs were hidden in an industrial oven

More than 20kg of meth seized, drugs were hidden in an industrial oven

Police and border force officers have seized more than 20kg of methamphetamine after an investigation into a WA based drug trafficking ring.

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Perth liquor store care-taker attacked by intruders overnight

Perth liquor store care-taker attacked by intruders overnight

A man living in a house at the back of a liquor store has been attacked by two intruders overnight. 

  • by Heather McNeill
Man who bashed former partner has original jail term more than doubled
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Man who bashed former partner has original jail term more than doubled

A WA man who carried out a savage and frenzied attack on his former partner in 2017 has had his jail term more than doubled after his original sentence was appealed on the grounds it was "manifestly inadequate."

  • by Phil Hickey
'F--k you dog': Angry scenes outside court after WA kangaroo killer sentenced
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'F--k you dog': Angry scenes outside court after WA kangaroo killer sentenced

Supporters of a man who tortured and killed a kangaroo have attacked the media outside a West Australian court.

  • by Hannah Barry
Perth mum accused of feeding baby bleach 'needed help', friend says
Motherhood

Perth mum accused of feeding baby bleach 'needed help', friend says

An online friend of the Perth mum who has been accused of feeding her chronically ill baby son bleach said she believed the woman adored both of her children and needed help.

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Perth mother charged after allegedly feeding her baby bleach

Perth mother charged after allegedly feeding her baby bleach

Police say a mother attempted to poison her 13-month-old son just five days after he was discharged from the Perth Children's hospital.

  • by Matilda Boseley
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Police hunt group who bashed and robbed a man on New Years Day

Police hunt group who bashed and robbed a man on New Years Day

Police are hunting a group of people who bashed and robbed a man in Burswood on New Years Day.

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Man, woman charged after armed robberies in Perth's south

Man, woman charged after armed robberies in Perth's south

A man and woman have been charged after they allegedly stole a car and held up several service stations in Perth’s south.

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'Tough on crime' isn't working: New study sheds light on WA youth offending
Child safety

'Tough on crime' isn't working: New study sheds light on WA youth offending

The state's "tough on crime" mentality isn't working, with support appearing to build for more alternative responses to address youth offending.

  • by Phil Hickey
Police probe drive by shooting north of Perth

Police probe drive by shooting north of Perth

Police are investigating a drive by shooting north of Perth which has left a mother terrorised.

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Police investigate hit and run crash south-east of Perth
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Police investigate hit and run crash south-east of Perth

Police are investigating a hit and run crash south-east of Perth which has left a 69-year-old man with serious injuries.

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