A bloody crime scene in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs this week was the result of a vicious attack that police believe was an attempt to make a man look like the Joker, The West Australian can reveal.
A bitter feud between murdered mother-to-be Stacey Thorne and her cousin has been explored at the trial of the man accused of stabbing her to death.
A violent killer who tried to cut his grandmother’s head off could soon be a free man even though his terrified family say that he remains a risk to them and the community and should stay behind bars.
Hakea Prison guards have told the trial of five men accused of mercilessly beating a fellow inmate to death that they didn’t recognise victim Alf Eades because his injuries were so severe.
A 91-year-old man has been charged with an additional two offences after a man he is accused of striking with his car died in hospital.
Cold case detectives are hoping to obtain new leads in the suspected murder of schoolgirl Lisa Mott, who vanished from the town exactly 40 years ago tomorrow.
A new round of hearings by WA’s corruption watchdog will examine whether disgraced public servant Paul Whyte stole ‘several millions of dollars’ as part of a former Department of Housing project.
The mother of Ben Cousins’ two children says child protection authorities gave her an ultimatum before he was arrested.
The police constable who fatally shot an Aboriginal woman in Geraldton last year is the first WA officer to be charged with murder in the line of duty in almost a century.
Tasmania Police have charged three men involved in a commercial fishing operation who allegedly took rock lobster from protected marine reserves.
More than a dozen people have been charged with about 200 offences, including trafficking, after a police targeted ice trafficking in the Whitsundays.
New footage shows the infant at the centre of a Doha Airport strip-search scandal moments after it was found abandoned in a garbage bin.
An alleged car thief led police on ‘a short foot pursuit, jive and foxtrot across a dance floor’ in Balcatta before his arrest last night.
The mother of Ben Cousins’ two kids has revealed she secretly moved house with the children to escape the ‘relentless’ and ‘drug affected’ former West Coast Eagles star.
Prisoners charged with the alleged murder of a fellow inmate in Perth were told that if they did not take part in the attack they would have to “answer” to the Comanchero gang, a WA court has heard.
Maylea Tinecheff — the mother of Ben Cousins’ two children — told a court she secretly moved house to escape the ‘relentless’ and ‘drug-affected’ former AFL star and banned him from seeing his kids.
The alleged arsonist responsible for causing $1.75 million damage to a Morley restaurant last month has faced court
After a trial lasting nearly eight weeks, Caroline Dela Rose Nilsson showed little emotion as a hung jury was declared in her murder case.
A Hillman man has pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter over a crash that killed two 27-year-old women in Perth’s southern suburbs earlier this year.
A bill being debated in Victoria's parliament will make it a crime to publish the name of any deceased sexual assault victim in the state without a court order.
A Madeley woman charged over the murders of her two children last year will stand trial after pleading not guilty to two counts of murder.
Police are on the hunt for two men involved in a crash in Bassendean on Tuesday, after witnesses described seeing one of them brandishing a firearm in a post-collision altercation.
Sarah Steger, Rourke Walsh & Daryna Zadvirna
11-year-old Annaliesse Ugle’s death will be a lesson for many people. But it shouldn’t have taken a mother burying her daughter for that to happen, writes Rangi Hirini.
The father of four children shot dead by their grandfather in Osmington has welcomed a proposed parliamentary inquiry into WA’s Family Court system next year. And it makes a lot of sense.
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