Hundreds of extra police will flood WA streets and nightspots tonight as part of a two-day national crackdown on drunken violence, on the same weekend that strict new liquor licensing measures forcing nightclubs to close earlier, restrict drink sales and impose lockouts come into force.December 11, 2009, 6:35 am
A holiday in WA ended in tragedy for a Singaporean family yesterday afternoon, with an elderly woman dead and two other family members suffering serious injuries during a car crash east of Mt Barker.December 11, 2009, 6:54 am
The medical team crowds around the humicrib, all eyes fixed on their tiny patient.December 11, 2009, 5:39 am
At just two months old, Lochlann Sirikul already has a reputation for being a fighter.December 11, 2009, 2:47 am
Armaan Zomorrodi is in possibly the biggest battle he will ever face as he fights to breathe and put weight on his minute frame.December 11, 2009, 2:45 am
Fees at Perth's most prestigious private schools are soaring at more than five times the inflation rate despite the recent economic downturn.December 11, 2009, 2:35 am
The State Government's stadium policy is set for another stern test as thousands of rugby fans face being turned away from ME Bank stadium for the Western Force's opening game of the Super 14 season.December 11, 2009, 2:25 am
A mother has told of her horror when she picked up her toddler from a Perth child-care centre and found his bottom and legs covered in welts and blisters.December 11, 2009, 2:17 am
Only five day-care centres in WA have been prosecuted for breaking child-care laws over the past three years, despite more than 1700 breaches of regulations being found in more than a third of licensed services this year alone.December 11, 2009, 2:15 am
The WA firefighters union says the State Government could make big savings by scrapping yet another Labor project - the new $56 million headquarters for the Fire and Emergency Services Authority slated for Cockburn.December 11, 2009, 2:05 am
A Perth television presenter and producer has lodged an unfair dismissal case against Channel 9's owner WIN, claiming he was sacked while recovering from a heart transplant.December 10, 2009, 5:35 pm
UPDATED 5.10PM This afternoon on the Mitchell Freeway northbound, traffic is slow moving from the city to Powis Street and again at Erindale Road. Traffic slows again between Warwick Road and Hepburn Avenue.December 10, 2009, 4:30 pm
A Pennsylvania woman who drank herself unconscious celebrating her 20th birthday says a hospital did not properly treat her, resulting in partial amputations of both of her legs.December 10, 2009, 4:04 pm
Opposition finance spokesman Barnaby Joyce has floated the prospect of introducing divestiture laws aimed at improving competition in the banking sector.December 10, 2009, 3:20 pm
A convicted child sex offender today admitted exposing himself in a suburban park full of families and children just months after he escaped jail for similar offences.December 10, 2009, 3:00 pm
A bushfire burning in the southern Perth suburb of Beaconsfield has forced police to close nearby roads.December 10, 2009, 2:34 pm
Police have charged a 39-year-old Cloverdale man over the death of his friend who was allegedly run over at a house in Balga overnight.December 10, 2009, 1:36 pm
Australians might be butting out their cigarettes, but new statistics reveal they still love to eat and drink dangerously.December 10, 2009, 10:36 am
People in Yanget Hill, One Bush Hill, Beatenally Hill and Moonyoonooka east of Geraldton have been warned of a possible fire threat to properties in the area due to strong gusting winds.December 10, 2009, 10:00 am
Perth will be burdened with a "bits and pieces" sports stadium if the State Government pushes ahead with plans to overhaul Subiaco Oval, says the man who headed a task force which recommended building a new arena.December 10, 2009, 9:46 am
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