A Kewdale teenager who today admitted to bashing a deaf man, likely causing him permanent eye damage, claimed he was only trying to protect his friend, but conceded he lost his temper and must now prepare for possible jail time.August 16, 2012, 4:37 pm
A 52-year-old man who police allegedly caught with more than $500,000 in his car boot during a traffic stop in Noranda last month will fight the charges, a Perth court was told today.August 16, 2012, 4:34 pm
Police have charged a man who was allegedly driving a stolen Audi when it was involved in a police chase that killed mother-of-three Sharon D'Ercole in April.August 16, 2012, 3:55 pm
A sister of a man found dead in a Thornlie river has appealed for information to help solve the mystery of the 37-year-old's death after it emerged the father-of-two had been chased in the area by police a week before student kayakers discovered his body.August 16, 2012, 3:12 pm
Australian authorities have found a boat carrying 63 suspected asylum seekers off the WA coast.August 16, 2012, 2:19 pm
A 5-6m white shark has been reported in waters north of Jurien Bay this morning.August 16, 2012, 1:59 pm
A firefighter with more than 30 years operational experience has been appointed to oversee changes in WA's prescribed burns program, following the release of the Keelty report into the Margaret River fires.August 16, 2012, 1:58 pm
A truck has jack-knifed in Boddington, spilling diesel on the road.August 16, 2012, 1:56 pm
An expanded version of the Corruption and Crime Commission should have two assistant commissioners with separate authority over organised crime and police misconduct, according to a report.August 16, 2012, 1:25 pm
Protesters against Woodside's Browse gas hub project the Kimberley have dug in for a second day of blockading the company's equipment convoy.August 16, 2012, 1:21 pm
A long serving police officer will fight to keep his job after he was convicted of three charges of assault over the arrest of a woman at a 2009 Swan Valley festival.August 16, 2012, 12:48 pm
The shipping company that owns the merchant vessel forced to divert to Christmas Island after rescuing a group of asylum seekers says it changed course for Australia after some of those it saved became agitated and threatened self-harm.August 16, 2012, 12:23 pm
The Salvation Army is appealing to West Australians to help ease the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Philippines.August 16, 2012, 10:29 am
A traffic warden has been injured when they were struck by a vehicle outside a Peppermint Grove school this morning.August 16, 2012, 9:54 am
A teenager accused of three robberies in six hours will face the Perth Children's Court today.August 16, 2012, 8:49 am
Julia Gillard will host a community Cabinet in Perth next month, the sixth such event in WA.August 16, 2012, 7:18 am
Another local council has joined Fremantle in a move to ban plastic shopping bags in its boundaries.August 16, 2012, 5:29 am
For little Josie Perkins, getting up close and personal with Sumatran elephants in Indonesia changed her life.August 16, 2012, 5:27 am
The growing suicide toll in the Kimberley may have been made worse by a decade of inept and poorly targeted government policies, according to WA's peak child health research body.August 16, 2012, 5:27 am
Family and friends of the 23-year-old Perth man missing at sea near Leeman since last Thursday are refusing to give up hope and have launched their own air and sea search.August 16, 2012, 5:21 am
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