A man in his 20s is in hospital under police guard following the death of a woman in St James.
High-profile lawyer Linda Black says many WA judges and lawyers may be ‘quaking in their boots’ following the Dyson Heydon scandal, saying sexism and misogyny were common in the industry.
Public safety has been thrust to the centre of the Lord Mayoral election after the family of killed nightclub manager Giuseppe Raco challenged candidates to do more to end violence.
Ben Harvey and Sarah Steger
18 per cent of health professionals who are the subject of sexual misconduct claims has received more than one complaint within a short time, according to a landmark study.
A disgraced Afghan sergeant who was sentenced to death after he murdered three Australian soldiers is going to walk free from jail in a US peace deal with the Taliban.
Four people were killed from alleged family violence during the peak of WA’s lockdown. Experts say cases will rise as COVID-19 places pressure on families.
Violent attacks on the State’s police officers are on the rise with a 19-year-old man facing court today charged over the alleged assault of an officer in Northbridge.
Phil Hickey & Emily Baker
Perth-born self-styled sheik Junaid Thorne, who once said it was his destiny to become a counter-terrorism target, was brought undone by an undercover cop he thought he could trust.
Kids as young as 11 do commit criminal offences. Very serious offences, including homicides. So what do you do with them if you raise the age at which they have to go to court?
A man who was found with 159 images of animated child abuse material on his mobile phone after arriving into Perth on an international flight has been sentenced to a 12-month good behaviour bond.
Like a scene from a horror movie, this thug chased and repeatedly rammed his ex-lover’s car. Now we can reveal how a triple-0 operator got her to safety and the judge’s reaction to the chilling call.
An 18th birthday party that spiralled out of control in Perth’s southern suburbs was shut down by police last night.
Amber Johnston & Daryna Zadvirna
A teenager in State care charged with lighting a fire at a Kalgoorlie facility which houses some of WA’s most vulnerable children.
One of WA’s most enduring murder mysteries — who was behind the gangland-style killing of brothel madam Shirley Finn — could finally be solved.
A groundbreaking cold-case review team for private hire has been set up in WA in a bid to solve some of the State’s and the world’s most mysterious unsolved crimes.
Kate Ryan & Caitlyn Rintoul
A law student at WA’s most prestigious university accused of raping a woman has been revealed as the main organiser in charge of law school social events, The West Australian can reveal.
Bethany Hiatt, Sarah Steger, Rourke Walsh & Kate Ryan
The Public Transport Authority has defended it’s response to a man who allegedly indecently assaulted a woman and threatened passengers on a Perth train this week.
A 69-year-old disability carer has appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith.
An alleged Comanchero bikie charged over the discovery of a loaded gun in bushland in Perth’s north has been released on bail despite police prosecutors arguing to keep him locked up.
Mongols bikie Troy Mercanti will be released from Casuarina Prison this afternoon after being granted bail.
Popular Perth priest Father Joe Walsh has revealed he wants to return to ‘active ministry’ after charges over the alleged theft of $500,000 in church funds were dropped in court.
A Bassendean chiropractor who groped a police officer as well as four burlesque performers during separate consultations has been found guilty of professional misconduct.
Police will allege the incident happened on Saturday as a 15-year-old girl was shopping in our city’s south east.
Investigation began shortly after the blast occurred and will continue to cover all suspects in the explosion.
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