Andrew Mallard, who spent 12 years in jail in WA for a murder he didn't commit, has been killed in an apparent hit and run in Los Angeles.
The worst of the rain has passed through WA’s south-western corner, but a severe weather warning remains in place with rain and heavy winds likely to continue through the day.
The WA health department has issued a measles alert after someone who travelled to Perth from Thailand was confirmed to have the contagious illness.
Arsonists crashed a car into a Perth cafe then set the building's interior alight, with the fire spreading to an adjoining business.
Perth Zoo's troop of lemurs and mob of meerkats have been given an early Easter treat that will encourage their foraging instinct.
The Easter long weekend is historically a dangerous one for accidents, and drivers are urged to drive safely with road fatalities recorded so far up from last year.
The City of Melville have found out the hard way what happens when you open a naming competition on the internet after asking the public what to call their new tractors.
A man will front court today for firing off his homemade creation, which sounded so much like a gun it triggered a school lockdown.
Perth is set to cop a battering with storms and hail forecast on a very chilly day.
The family of a Beechboro man shot dead by police while he was unarmed are pursuing legal action against WA Police.
A young couple who became stranded in a national park were rescued after they came up with a brilliant plan to save themselves.
The Fremantle International Street Arts Festival is celebrating its 21st birthday this year with 28 international performers from 10 different countries.
The secret role Perth actress Katherine Langford scored in Avengers: Endgame will be revealed when the movie is released next week.
A truck driver has been charged over a crash on a Perth highway that killed a 55-year-old woman.
The search for missing Perth grandmother Mary Ann Nix has resumed, with police, mounted officers and SES volunteers involved.
Three WA people have been charged with animal cruelty for their role in an alleged attack on a kangaroo that was repeatedly hit with an axe handle.
A driver has died after being hit by a truck on Tonkin Highway this afternoon.
Police have vowed to charge up to one hundred people involved in a massive street fight that required dozens of officers to stop.
The search for missing Perth grandmother Mary Nix has entered its 14th day, with police and 30 SES volunteers involved.
It's been a dangerous Sunday on WA roads with one driver dead and three others taken to hospital.
Perth Glory’s 15-year silverware drought is over after Tony Popovic’s men secured the A-League’s Premiers Plate with a 1-0 win over Newcastle.
The importance of a good night’s rest has been laid out following a Federal inquiry into sleep health awareness, with one WA professor saying the dangers of sleepiness can no longer be ignored.
Day 13 of the wide-scale search for missing Perth grandmother Mary Nix is continuing with police, SES volunteers, mounted personnel and tracker dogs involved.
Christian Porter says WA’s multibillion-dollar GST windfall means there no reason to hike up power, water and other government charges from July 1.
Eddie McGuire showed off his showed his trademark flair and charisma to give WA football supporters the coverage they so rightfully deserve.
A seven-year-old is dead after a quad-bike crashed on a farm in regional Western Australia.
As police crackdown on vegan activists, laying a string of charges, their friends have rushed to their defence claiming the group are acting out of compassion.
Day 12 of the wide-scale search for missing Perth woman Mary Nix has continued on Saturday.
A person who went to a Perth shopping centre earlier this week is confirmed to have measles and others are being warned to check for symptoms.
Michael Cyril Hyde, 60, is on trial in the District Court accused of eight child sex offences against five young children between 2011 and 2016.
Two men at Hakea Prison in Western Australia have been charged over the death of an inmate who was found injured in his cell in February.
A Dutch man will face court in Perth after he allegedly assaulted crew and other passengers on a flight to the WA capital from Kuala Lumpur.
Six activists have been charged with offences stemming from alleged break-ins at several West Australian farms.
East coast festival Splendour in the Grass unveils four scintillating sideshows.
A former bikie who was jailed in Western Australia for drug offences will be deported to Ireland after his visa was cancelled.
The former apprentice chef from the Perth Hills became the target of a number of social media users yesterday after the story of how she made her millions was published on PerthNow.
Authorities believe the 36-year-old may have drowned on Monday but will wait on an autopsy report to confirm cause of death.
A wannabe serial killer has argued the jury shouldn’t have seen this gruesome piece of evidence when they jailed her for a Perth teen’s murder.
RTRFM’s annual In The Pines returns to Somerville Auditorium this weekend to celebrate its 26th year with an eclectic lineup sure to impress local music connoisseurs.
Millennials and Gen Ys have rediscovered the time-honoured tinnie, and now breweries are scrambling to keep up with demand for beer in cans.
Police have confirmed a man’s body was found in the water near Crown Perth about 1pm.
Jemma Lilley, serving a life term for the brutal killing of autistic teenager Aaron Pajich-Sweetman, sat in silence as she tried to have her conviction overturned this morning.
WA football fans will have to endure the State’s most despised commentator when Eddie McGuire leads Fox Footy’s broadcast of Saturday’s Western Derby.
With a bit of planning, the right mindset and a keen eye on avoiding the pitfalls — like a dodgy Chiko Roll at a remote roadhouse — you can survive your Easter road trip with sanity intact.
A jury will be forced to watch “several hours” of video footage of a Perth lollipop man allegedly sexually abusing children.
National literacy and numeracy tests were designed to improve education but they are also affecting another sector.
Unless you are a male aged 18-35, you probably haven’t heard of Jem Wolfie, WA’s first social media mogul, with 2.5 million Instagram followers.
A court has been told a Perth lollipop man filmed himself sexually abusing young children, including a one-year-old baby after gaining her mother’s trust. WARNING: Graphic.
Australian researchers believe a miracle pill being trialled in Perth could hold the cure to the debilitating disease.
Former Liberal MP Phil Edman, named in a CCC report over his Japanese massage, says text messages about trying “Japanese honey” were just “banter”.
WA's Aboriginal Affairs minister has called on CSR and Hancock Prospecting to contribute to any future clean-up at the former asbestos mining town of Wittenoom.
A West Australian woman acquitted over the death of a motorcyclist she hit with her car has instead been fined $2100 for drunk driving.
A man who claimed self-defence after fatally stabbing his neighbour's dog during a dispute has failed to show up for trial, so an arrest warrant has been issued
An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of stabbing his neighbour’s dog to death with a kitchen knife after he failed to show up to court.
Two people were taken to hospital after a car struck a pedestrian in Perth's southern suburbs on Sunday night.
Just weeks after she was almost killed in a horror crash on the Swan River, junior champion speed boat racer Phoebe Knudsen has returned to racing.
Margaret River’s 2019 wine harvest is facing a perfect storm of challenges. Some wineries have lost as much as 70 per cent of their harvest because of environmental factors out of their control.
A Perth animal rescue group’s bid to save six border collies from “death row” in South Australia has generated more than 82,700 signatures on a petition.
The jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a farmer accused of murdering his wife by allegedly staging a fiery crash on their property before watching her burn to death.
Princess Diana’s glamorous niece Lady Kitty Spencer will bring a touch of royal excitement to Perth today for the 10th anniversary of Bentley Polo in the Valley.
A WA man who was jailed for at least 18 years for murdering his on-and-off partner during an argument about meth has lost his appeal bid.
A jury has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict in the case of a man charged with murdering his wife at their farm in Western Australia.
A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a Great Southern farmer accused of murdering his wife by staging a fiery crash on their property.
After the theft of a Perth puppy was caught on camera, it was only fitting his return was similarly recorded for posterity.
Disturbing footage has emerged of teenagers laughing as they launch an attack on terrified kangaroo, bashing it with a plank of wood.
The Camfield will be the first WA pub to open on a Good Friday without being required to serve a meal with alcohol.
A beloved family pet whose theft was caught on CCTV has been reunited with his owners.
A 59-year-old kayaker who activated his personal locator beacon in waters off Perth's south remains missing.
Stephen Angel set off his personal locator beacon on Wednesday morning, sparking an air and sea search off Point Peron.
The one-time partner of former vice squad boss Bernie Johnson has rejected claims there was a “bedtime confession” during an affair in which the detective admitted killing brothel madam Shirley Finn.
A distressed Perth pet owner has upped an already substantial reward after the theft of a beloved family pet was caught on camera.
The search for a kayaker missing off Point Peron has been suspended due to bad weather.
WA's biggest electricity generator has been accused of price gouging industrial customers for more than one year, increasing revenues by up to $102 million.
A secret witness has claimed her late partner – a former vice squad detective – confessed to shooting brothel madam Shirley Finn after he was given a “work-related order” to “get rid of the problem”.
Tiberius the macaw has spent the past 14 years as a service animal helping keep Bunbury disability pensioner Alicia Manolas alive and well, but now it is time for him to retire.
Seven young girls have been arrested after assaulting nine people in an “aggressive” rampage through a Perth shopping centre.
A grandfather who dressed as a courier before murdering his former wife’s boyfriend with a tomahawk and knife in a "callous" act of "revenge, anger and jealousy" has been jailed for life.
Rockingham Wild Encounters is asking for the public’s help to name two dolphin calves born recently in the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park.
The former Brownlow medallist has been seen out and about in Palmrya, still sporting his beard and a ponytail.
Former WA police vice squad chief Bernie Johnson told his lover he killed Shirley Finn during a "bedtime confession" in the late 1980s, a witness has told an inquest into the murder mystery.
A woman has been seriously injured in a hit and run. Police are looking for the driver of a light coloured four-wheel drive.
WATCH: A confused Perth driver mistook a cycle path for a road, travelling up to 2km and narrowly missing a pedestrian before realising their error.
An inmate is in hospital after he was stabbed at the same Perth prison where an inmate was found alone and critically injured in his cell a month earlier.
Tropical Cyclone Veronica delivered much-needed rain to WA pastoralists, but it also had the heart-wrenching effect of big cattle deaths.
Jockey Mitchell Pateman, who was riding Assetro when she died suddenly during yesterday’s WA Oaks at Ascot, has a fractured vertebrae and faces a lengthy absence from racing.
The health impacts of more frequent and extreme weather events in Western Australia will be investigated by a broad-ranging state government inquiry.
Horse Assetro collapsed and died mid-race, leaving jockey Mitchell Pateman to crash heavily into the turf.
Motorists in the Ferndale area stopped their vehicles and leapt out to help desperate residents try to save their homes from the growing flames.
A Bellevue pastor is calling on public assistance to help a homeless family who lost everything when a bushfire burnt through a church residence they were staying at
They’re the three topics that divide us — religion, politics and parmies. We go on the search for the best schnitty in town.
More than 40 WA car registrations were cancelled this week after the vehicles’ owners failed to get dangerous airbags removed and replaced.
Meth and MDMA worth more than $35 million have been discovered in a crime syndicate’s Dianella “safe house” police claim, with two alleged drug dealers charged over the illicit haul.
Department of Fire and Emergency Services has taken steps to improve its bushfire response in country areas since the deadly 2015 Esperance blaze, an inquest has been told.
The ATO has crunched the numbers from our 2016-17 tax returns to reveal the State’s 10 richest and poorest income postcodes.
Award-winning Perth screenwriter Daniel Houghton has avoided time behind bars for a "frightening" and violent incident in which he held his partner captive.
A bullying sexual predator — who used Facebook to target young girls into sending him nudes and then blackmailed them into sex — has been jailed for more than five years by a Perth judge.