Update, 2.15pm: A 25-year-old man has been arrested after a man barricaded himself in a Palmyra home.June 26, 2012, 2:10 pm
An eight-storey luxury hotel development is to be built in Karratha after a management agreement was signed today.June 26, 2012, 2:01 pm
UPDATE: 4.30PM Planning Minister John Day has defended his decision to amend planning processes so Woodside could conduct preliminary works on the James Price Point gas hub even if approvals granted by the Kimberley Joint Development Assessment Panel were deemed invalid.June 26, 2012, 1:26 pm
A woman with paranoid schizophrenia who stabbed WA businessman Murray Quartermaine more than 200 times before mutilating his body has been found not guilty of murder on the grounds of insanity.June 26, 2012, 1:10 pm
Fremantle pair Stephen Hill and Zac Dawson remain just a 50-50 chance to take on AFL powerhouses Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday, but forward Chris Mayne has been declared a certain starter by coach Ross Lyon.June 26, 2012, 12:10 pm
Police union delegates have voted to ban vehicle pursuits unless the State Government legislates to protect officers involved in high-speed chases.June 26, 2012, 11:08 am
Australian shares were lower mid-session as pessimism about the European debt crisis continues.June 26, 2012, 11:02 am
McDonald’s has built a supersized restaurant at London's Olumpic Park - but it will only last for six weeks.June 26, 2012, 9:37 am
Two men are accused of threatening shop staff with a blood-filled syringe and a hammer during armed robberies in the southern suburbs.June 26, 2012, 8:54 am
A 56-year-old woman missing from Kojonup since Sunday night has been found safe and well.June 26, 2012, 8:48 am
Former Woodside chief executive Don Voelte has been appointed chief executive officer and managing director of Seven West Media, replacing veteran television executive David Leckie.June 26, 2012, 7:59 am
The Australian sharemarket looks set to open more than three quarters of a per cent lower after falls on the US and European markets overnight.June 26, 2012, 7:45 am
WA's easygoing meat-loving cook Sam Davis was shocked by his axing from the MasterChef kitchen.June 26, 2012, 6:37 am
Valuable and rare mementos from the estate of former WA premier and governor Sir James Mitchell that reveal snapshots of the State's history will be auctioned next week.June 26, 2012, 6:17 am
It's the puppet show that bites, as Como Primary School student Sebastian Aven discovered yesterday when his head disappeared into the jaws of an Australovenator - a carnivorous, 500kg dinosaur.June 26, 2012, 6:17 am
Collingwood’s frenetic running patterns at the cauldron-like MCG will hit Fremantle with confronting force this Saturday, according to West Coast star Nic Naitanui.June 26, 2012, 5:30 am
UPDATE 5.45am: A car involved in an aborted police chase in Perth's northern suburbs earlier this morning has crashed, trapping one person.June 26, 2012, 5:28 am
Thai police were last night questioning two men over the stabbing murder of Perth travel agent Michelle Smith during a bungled bag-snatch robbery on the holiday island of Phuket.June 26, 2012, 5:09 am
A severe weather warning has been issued for residents between Mandurah and Walpole this morning.June 26, 2012, 5:06 am
Skippers Aviation, one of State's major independent airlines, has taken Perth Airport to the competition watchdog over alleged restrictions to its future.June 26, 2012, 4:30 am
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny
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