A Perth man who made headlines around the world last year after entering a reptile enclosure and trying to climb on to a 5m crocodile pleaded guilty in Broome Magistrate's Court yesterday to a string of offences.January 5, 2011, 5:38 am
The State Government has ordered urgent testing of 102 Magellan Metals shipping containers at Fremantle as it tries to contain the public fallout over possible lead pollution.January 5, 2011, 5:40 am
Some of WA's biggest builders have introduced a catalogue of freebies and incentives worth up to $30,000 for each home in a bid to kickstart the soft housing market.January 5, 2011, 5:39 am
A Dianella father says he and six of his family owe their lives to smoke alarms after a night-time blaze destroyed their home.January 5, 2011, 5:37 am
The discovery of asbestos at a crushing plant has left nearby residents angry and confused.January 5, 2011, 5:37 am
Blade Runner, a 1982 film directed by Ridley Scott, depicted a dystopian vision for Los Angeles in 2019. The vision is one of the Wild West with not much order but heavily armed police who wield draconian powers along with their heavy weapons.January 5, 2011, 3:35 am
As successive governments are tempted to up the ante in the bidding war for the law and order vote amid community demands for increased safety, the tension between being tough on crime and protecting fundamental civil liberties is poised to intensify.January 5, 2011, 3:30 am
Swim schools are struggling to attract enough instructors to keep up with demand because of an increased appetite for year-round lessons.January 5, 2011, 3:00 am
The Gillard Government has signalled that it is unlikely to cave in to pressure from big retailers and slap a tax on products bought online from overseas, warning that policing such a measure would cost more money than it raised.January 5, 2011, 2:55 am
Consumers are saving up to 50 per cent by buying goods online, let alone the 10 per cent GST.January 5, 2011, 2:50 am
The former president of Peppermint Grove shire, who once headed the exclusive Weld Club, is the target of a protest from South West homeowners over dealings with his land and property development company.January 5, 2011, 2:45 am
An elderly man's long-running fight against accusations he committed war crimes in Hungary during World War II took another turn yesterday when the Commonwealth Government appealed against a judge's decision not to extradite him.January 5, 2011, 2:35 am
Further details of the Oswal property empire have emerged with revelations Radhika Oswal was in the final stages of buying a multimillion-dollar cattle farm when receivers seized control of the family's Burrup Fertilisers empire.January 5, 2011, 2:25 am
Asylum seekers could be left in Christmas Island's detention camps longer than planned, with doubts emerging that the proposed immigration centre at Northam will be ready on time.January 5, 2011, 2:15 am
A fire which ripped through the roof of a Halls Head home this afternoon has caused about $50,000 damage.January 4, 2011, 8:38 pm
Police have recaptured prisoner Shane Gibbs, who escaped from the Albany Regional Prison last Wednesday.January 4, 2011, 6:38 pm
A convicted burglar who escaped from a jail on Perth's outskirts last month and then managed to flee more than 2000km across country WA before he was recaptured was today flown back into the city.January 4, 2011, 5:23 pm
The RAC Rescue helicopter has transported two people to Royal Perth hospital after a car crash in Jarrahdale.January 4, 2011, 4:18 pm
A Perth man who today admitted to breaking into the City of Stirling pound and stealing his own dog, which was due to be put down for attacking two people, has been warned he could be jailed if the dog is not found.January 4, 2011, 4:12 pm
Police have released pictures from CCTV footage of a group of people who they believe may be able to assist in an investigation into an assault in Guildford.January 4, 2011, 4:05 pm
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