A police officer who knocked his former fiancee unconscious during the breakdown of a "toxic" relationship, which began as a secret affair when the two recruits from Britain met at the WA Police Academy, was fined $5000 yesterday.January 19, 2010, 5:37 am
A permanent memorial to motor racing legend Peter Brock will be built in Gidgegannup near the site of his death in a car crash almost four years ago.January 19, 2010, 5:35 am
The mutilation of a joey which had both its ears sliced off has shocked wildlife carers.January 19, 2010, 5:35 am
Reconnecting the city to Parliament House, increasing public activity at Langley Park and transforming the former Emu Brewery site are among a dozen projects earmarked in a $100,000 City of Perth "ideas competition".January 19, 2010, 5:32 am
One of the major sponsors of the Australia Day Skyworks, Lotterywest, has asked for its name to be no longer associated with the event after 15 years and has refused to guarantee funding next year amid growing debate over alcohol-fuelled violence at the event.January 19, 2010, 2:47 am
A 41-year-old man who pleaded guilty yesterday to raping and photographing a five-year-old girl in her own bed while her parents slept nearby had been released from jail just two years earlier for raping an 85-year-old woman.January 19, 2010, 2:45 am
Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany's port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned.January 19, 2010, 2:25 am
Perth businessmen John Kizon and Nigel Mansfield have denied allegations by Commonwealth prosecutors that they engaged in a criminal conspiracy eight years ago by buying shares in the companies AdultShop.com and My Casino.January 19, 2010, 2:15 am
An experienced free diver who collapsed and died today shortly after leaving the water near Yallingup succumbed to natural causes, police said.January 18, 2010, 6:12 pm
Police are hunting a man who attempted to sexually assault an East Fremantle woman as she slept.January 18, 2010, 5:49 pm
UPDATE 5.30pm This afternoon on the Mitchell Freeway northbound, traffic is slow from the city through to Cedric Street through the barrier replacement lane diversions.January 18, 2010, 4:23 pm
Perth businessmen John Kizon and Nigel Mansfield have pleaded not guilty to charges of insider trading and conspiracy relating to alleged share buying activities in the first half of 2002.January 18, 2010, 3:47 pm
Tempers may boil over in the hot weather this afternoon as motorists heading home face lane closures northbound on the Mitchell Freeway.January 18, 2010, 3:05 pm
Summer holidaymakers could be forgiven for thinking winter has come a few months early, with a cold snap bringing a light dusting of snow to some parts of NSW.January 18, 2010, 1:02 pm
It only took a couple of hours for crowd trouble to erupt at the Australian Open with 11 people ejected and another group barred from entering the tournament for carrying flares early on the opening day.January 18, 2010, 12:46 pm
A 23-year-old mother who unintentionally stabbed and killed her own 16-month-old daughter Chenelle had been retaliating against years of domestic violence.January 18, 2010, 12:10 pm
Our report, Teen charged over crash with cop (January 9, 9.34am), incorrectly said police alleged that a 19-year-old Murdoch University student was driving a Suzuki Sierra van east on Walter Road, Morley when he ran into an off-duty policeman who was riding a motorcycle.January 18, 2010, 12:08 pm
A Morley man faces drug possession charges after police allegedly uncovered heroin and cannabis when his car was searched at Kenwick Village Shopping Centre yesterday afternoon.January 18, 2010, 12:03 pm
Perth households are setting water and power consumption records as the city swelters through another day with temperatures more than 40 degrees.January 18, 2010, 11:11 am
A man charged over the death of a teenager at a Huntingdale party early on Saturday has made a brief appearance in Armadale Magistrates Court.January 18, 2010, 10:56 am
Today's forecast: Cloud increasing
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