UPDATE: Fire crews were last night investigating a blaze which ripped through bushland in Hacketts Gully and briefly threatened homes.December 23, 2009, 3:42 pm
Perth motorists are being warned to fill up their tanks today or tomorrow before fuel prices start rising on Christmas Eve.December 23, 2009, 3:01 pm
UPDATE: Fortescue Metals Group chairman Herb Elliott says the WA iron ore miner’s decision to launch a “strong defence” against a civil law suit brought by Australia’s corporate regulator had been vindicated by the Federal Court’s decision today to throw out the case.December 23, 2009, 12:55 pm
Four men face thousands of dollars in fines after allegedly being found with large numbers of abalone and undersize catches in the State's Great Southern earlier this month.December 23, 2009, 12:52 pm
One of two men arrested in connection with a multi-million dollar EFTPOS scam appeared briefly in the Perth Magistrates Court today.December 23, 2009, 12:34 pm
Firefighters were called to a disused factory in Osborne Park today after a fire broke out in one of the smoke stacks.December 23, 2009, 12:09 pm
WA recruit Chris Gayle has fired a shot back at international sparring partner Shane Watson, branding the Australian all-rounder "soft" as he joined his new Warriors teammates for the domestic Twenty20 Big Bash tournament.December 23, 2009, 11:45 am
A 49-year old man facing eight charges of possessing child pornography is likely to plead guilty to some of the charges in the New Year, his lawyer told the Perth Magistrates Court today.December 23, 2009, 11:43 am
The RSPCA has appealed for public help after being forced to put down a female kangaroo shot with a crossbow.December 23, 2009, 10:53 am
A Japanese whaling boat and the Steve Irwin have clashed again in the Southern Ocean, with claims of acid attacks and water cannon being used.December 23, 2009, 9:38 am
Cyclone Laurence destroyed buildings, flattened trees, burst water tanks and ripped roofs off houses but has now lost its fury and been downgraded to below cyclone intensity.December 23, 2009, 8:30 am
Motorists in Rivervale can expect delays following a crash in the area this morning.December 23, 2009, 7:48 am
Ikea stores in Australia are recalling the Leopard model of high chairs as part of a global recall following a number of incidents involving young children.December 23, 2009, 7:48 am
Two divers were stranded off Garden Island last night after their boat slipped anchor during a night dive.December 23, 2009, 7:48 am
A Ballajura family’s Christmas plans are in disarray after a car involved in a police chase crashed into their house early this morning.December 23, 2009, 7:15 am
A 44-year-old man has died after a fight with another man in the State's north early this morning.December 23, 2009, 6:18 am
Millionaire property tycoon Warren Anderson has been charged with assaulting his estranged wife.December 23, 2009, 2:35 am
Hundreds of lifeless cattle dotted the muddy landscape as far as the eye could see. Calves that had survived stood near their dead mothers or wandered dazed through the carcass-strewn landscape.December 23, 2009, 2:28 am
Overcrowding at Christmas Island has forced the Rudd Government to move 30 Afghan youths to Melbourne to speed up processing of their claims for asylum.December 23, 2009, 2:25 am
Tony Abbott has cranked up the pressure over Kevin Rudd's twice-defeated emissions trading scheme, demanding the Prime Minister order new Treasury modelling on the cost of Australia "going alone" on climate change action without a global pact.December 23, 2009, 2:23 am
Today's forecast: Clearing shower
13° - 21°
Volatile scenes at court as supporters turn up for appearance of teens accused of murdering Mandurah man. #perthnews http://t.co/H4V8EEYBRp
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Body found at Warroora Station believed to be man seen face down in water after his wife's body washed up on beach http://t.co/luoGhcsRVY
Heathrow airport closed after emergency. http://t.co/zfZZmgkmkz
Parents of Saudi detainee meet DFAT. #perthnews http://t.co/dwlaj9FOJQ
Police appeal to caller over 'caustic chips' in Bunbury http://t.co/xfpIdD5qpk #perthnews
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