A senior figure at a prestigious Catholic school has launched a scathing attack on high school balls for sending teens the message that materialism and debauched behaviour are the values they should be living up to.November 3, 2012, 8:22 am
Police are searching for a person missing after a house fire in Geraldton that caused $1 million damage to a three-storey property.November 3, 2012, 9:00 am
Private emails between Lloyd and Corryn Rayney that showed the extent of their marital breakdown can be published for the first time today after Mr Rayney was acquitted of killing his wife.November 3, 2012, 8:15 am
In his verdict declaring Lloyd Rayney not guilty of murder or manslaughter, Justice Brian Martin accepted there was an acrimonious marriage breakdown but rejected the prosecution's theory that it drove Mr Rayney to kill his wife Corryn.November 3, 2012, 3:55 am
Both are fathers who have faced the same grim news that their youngest son has aggressive cancer.November 3, 2012, 3:50 am
The Rayney daughters were "exceptionally well prepared" for giving evidence at their father's murder trial, according to Justice Brian Martin's judgment.November 3, 2012, 3:39 am
After years of delays and a bill of $550 million, Perth Arena finally opened its doors to the public last night for a free concert starring local acts Drapht, Split Seconds, Sugar Army and Stillwater Giants.November 3, 2012, 3:38 am
Appealing against Justice Brian Martin's decision to acquit Lloyd Rayney would be difficult and a retrial was unlikely even if there was a successful challenge on a matter of law, according to Perth appeal lawyer Simon Watters.November 3, 2012, 3:32 am
Anecdotal suggestions that judge-alone trials are more likely to lead to acquittals are yet to be supported by evidence, according to a researcher who is undertaking a ground-breaking study.November 3, 2012, 3:20 am
Forensic expert Robin Napper has called for an independent team of investigators to re-examine Corryn Rayney's death, saying the case can be solved.November 3, 2012, 3:09 am
WA Liberal MP Barry Haase's refusal to speak up for wheat growers in his sprawling Federal seat of Durack has exposed his seat to potential plunder by rival candidates.November 3, 2012, 3:04 am
Two motorcyclists are seriously injured after they collided Gap Ridge, near Karratha this evening.November 2, 2012, 6:21 pm
Up to 3000 passengers on one of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships have gained an interesting first impression of Australia after cruising into one of its busiest ports.November 2, 2012, 5:26 pm
Update, 6.10pm: Two people have died after their car collided with a truck on the Brand Highway in Warradarge this afternoon.November 2, 2012, 3:50 pm
Traffic is blocked in Perth's south after a factory fire this afternoon.November 2, 2012, 3:31 pm
Chevron’s agreement with the federal Government to import 150 foreign workers for its Gorgon LNG project if it can’t find enough locals has angered a union, which says Australia’s labour shortage is a myth.November 2, 2012, 2:54 pm
Axed police minister Rob Johnson has again defied Colin Barnett and the Government, this time by contradicting a key promise that community services would not be compromised by budget cuts.November 2, 2012, 1:42 pm
Chief Justice of WA Wayne Martin has declared the new $150 million “Aboriginal prison” opened near Derby a more humane approach to indigenous incarceration in WA and a best-practice model for Australia.November 2, 2012, 1:37 pm
Police are investigating the activation of an EPIRB near Walpole.November 2, 2012, 12:26 pm
A 25-year-old Langford man has been charged over a crash in sand dunes in which the front passenger of the car he was driving diedNovember 2, 2012, 11:21 am
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Big ratings agency Fitch puts Barnett on notice to knock WA Budget into shape and control spending. http://t.co/M9DtkGGo1L #perthnews #wapol
Grooming future gamblers: Kids associate sport with betting, fast food and alcohol, study finds. http://t.co/Ml2I97wJST #perthnews
Freight train carrying iron ore derails http://t.co/1jCGxUdQNs #perthnews
Driver jailed after crash which killed his cousin http://t.co/Wa7Xa2Wdaq #perthnews
Woman tells court Wayne McKenna was “grooming” her by looking her up and down, brushing against her. #perthnews http://t.co/tf6SU0kNxQ
Police believe they may have found items used to manufacture drugs at a home in West Busselton http://t.co/UNlmxerxs6 #perthnews
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