A taxpayer-funded emotional support dog for stressed public prosecutors will be paid more than a junior nurse after the signing of a $162,000 contract. Here’s where that cash will go
Police have concluded the search of a Badgingarra property formerly owned by Hayley Dodd’s killer, Francis Wark, with the remains of the missing teenager not located.
Daryna Zadvirna, Phil Hickey & Michael Traill
Freedom of speech in WA’s Parliament would be ‘profoundly’ affected if it was forced to hand over the contents of devices belonging to disgraced ex-MPs, lawyers for Kate Doust have argued.
Veteran geologist sues Clive Palmer and his Mineralogy flagship for a cut of their billion-dollar Sino Iron royalties stream.
A Busselton man who used his jetski to intimidate a father and his two children by repeatedly swamping their boat has narrowly avoided jail time after being criticised by a South West magistrate.
A female driver has been charged after allegedly leading police on a chase that lasted just two minutes in Perth’s south this morning.
Two brothers argued about veganism with one calling their mother a ‘stunned mullet’ during a drunken argument before a fatal stabbing, a court has heard.
‘We will never give up’: The search for the remains of missing teenager Hayley Dodd at a Wheatbelt property once owned by her killer Francis Wark enters its third day.
A full-time emotional support dog placed in WA’s public prosecution office will cost tax payers more than $1000 a week over the coming three years.
A Cambridge councillor won’t be able to drive himself to council meetings for six months after his license suspended for driving with a blood alcohol content of above 0.08 in West Perth last month.
Two men have been charged with drug supply offences after an alleged meth bust which could have netted more than $3 million in cash.
Police have fresh hope in finding missing teenager Hayley Dodd’s remains after revealing they never previously searched the focus of their dig at a Badgingarra property, where her killer used to live.
An ‘out-of-control’ boy has been sentenced after a shocking spree in which he stabbed a taxi driver 20 times before attacking two men in their home with a meat cleaver.
UPDATE Forensic officers are sifting through soil beneath a water tank at a property once occupied by killer Francis Wark in fresh hopes they will find traces of missing teenager Hayley Dodd.
Daryna Zadvirna & Rourke Walsh
The man charged with killing Kelly Wilkinson, who was found burned in a backyard on Tuesday, had met with his lawyer two days before on an unrelated matter.
President Joe Biden said the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd ‘can be a giant step forward’ in the fight against systemic racism.
The man who rescued fine jewellery house Rosendorff from the brink of collapse is lucky to have escaped jail after being caught with an unregistered gun.
Margaret Dodd says she is praying the 22-year mystery of her daughter Hayley’s final resting place is about to be solved after police began a fresh dig at the old home of her killer Francis John Wark.
Sarah Steger, Shannon Hampton and Michael Traill
At least four new courtrooms are needed in Perth to ease the State’s ever-increasing trial backlog — with the State’s peak association for lawyers saying our justice system is ‘overloaded’.
Two Albany juveniles who went on a school-holiday vandalism spree have pleaded guilty to causing $15,000 worth of damage to Flinders Park Primary School.
A WA drug kingpin who served ten and a half years in jail for trafficking $60m worth of drugs had only been out of prison for 15 months when he was nabbed again by police as part of a major sting.
A man repeatedly punched a woman while she was breastfeeding their six-week-old son, then dragged her by her hair through her home — all while she clung to the baby. WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT.
The WA Government's former chief casino officer — who stood down after revelations of his fishing trips with Crown Perth executives — has hired his own lawyer for the upcoming Royal Commission.
A man’s plan to massacre 20 people in Perth and then turn the gun on himself was thwarted by his daughter, a court has been told.
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