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‘Wrong skin’ tragedy: death, drugs and violence in a divided town

‘Wrong skin’ tragedy: death, drugs and violence in a divided town

Nyaparu’s life ended shortly after she was dragged to the local hospital in a wheelie bin. Her assailant was her teenage boyfriend, who never learnt to read and suffers from FASD.

  • by Marta Pascual Juanola

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Cops crack down on ‘established network’ of cattle crooks in WA’s north

Cops crack down on ‘established network’ of cattle crooks in WA’s north

Operation Topography, run by WA Police’s rural crime squad, is targeting the theft and sale of cattle in the Mid West, Gascoyne and Pilbara.

Perth hoteliers at centre of homeless housing scandal arrested, one charged

Perth hoteliers at centre of homeless housing scandal arrested, one charged

Hotel owner Eddie Kamil and his accountant were demanding $40,000 from the state government for accommodating rough sleepers in the days after Fremantle’s ‘tent city’ was dismantled.

  • by Mia Egerton-Warburton
‘You’re not going anywhere’: Perth man accused of racist attack on Gosnells mother detained in citizen’s arrest

‘You’re not going anywhere’: Perth man accused of racist attack on Gosnells mother detained in citizen’s arrest

The swastika-branded man was tackled to the ground by three men after a woman called out to them and identified him, recognising him from media reports.

  • by Heather McNeill
Police hunt man after mother, daughter subjected to racist attack in Gosnells

Police hunt man after mother, daughter subjected to racist attack in Gosnells

The man was described as fair-skinned, about 40 years old and 175 centimetres tall, and had a white swastika painted back-to-front on his forehead.

Four face murder trial over Perth father’s bashing death

Four face murder trial over Perth father’s bashing death

The men are accused of bashing a Perth father to death inside his Balga home, allegedly leaving him with injuries comparable to a car crash victim.

  • by Heather McNeill
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Perth inmate accused of plotting armed prison break using coded messages

Perth inmate accused of plotting armed prison break using coded messages

WA Police say they intercepted coded messages between the killer and his accomplice, who were allegedly plotting to sneak guns into Casuarina Prison and stage an armed break-out.

  • by Heather McNeill and Marta Pascual Juanola
Two teens bailed, one still behind bars, over Australia Day City Beach ‘mob attack’

Two teens bailed, one still behind bars, over Australia Day City Beach ‘mob attack’

During the Perth Children’s Court hearing it was revealed one of the teenagers had allegedly “kicked and stomped” on the head of a man in Yagan Square a day before the Australia Day attack.

  • by Heather McNeill and Jacqui Robson
Daniel Kerr arrested after Kardinya house set on fire

Daniel Kerr arrested after Kardinya house set on fire

Former West Coast star Daniel Kerr has been arrested after allegedly setting fire to a Kardinya home on Wednesday afternoon.

  • by David Prestipino
‘We have failed you’: WA judge finds mentally ill teenager not guilty of murdering his family
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‘We have failed you’: WA judge finds mentally ill teenager not guilty of murdering his family

WA’s Supreme Court Chief Justice has labelled the state’s mental health system a failure as he found an Ellenbrook teenager with schizophrenia not guilty of murdering his family due to unsoundness of mind.

  • by Heather McNeill
Footage captures WA driver speeding through COVID checkpoint, narrowly missing workers

Footage captures WA driver speeding through COVID checkpoint, narrowly missing workers

Approximately 11 people were at the checkpoint, including police, Australian Defence Force officers and members of the public.

  • by Heather McNeill