Man arrested, charged over violent Mandurah street brawl

A 23-year-old man will face court on endangering life and damaging property charges after a violent street brawl sent a Mandurah strip into chaos in the early hours of Saturday.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/man-arrested-charged-over-violent-mandurah-street-brawl-20190630-p522r7.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Don’t go from visitor to prisoner’: Prisons crackdown on drug traffickers

In the past month, officers found heroin, meth, drug paraphernalia and several weapons during visitor carpark searches at Hakea, Casuarina and Wooroloo prisons.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/don-t-go-from-visitor-to-prisoner-prisons-crackdown-on-drug-traffickers-20190629-p522li.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

WA’s infamous ‘Postcard Bandit’ loses bid for freedom

After escaping the now-decommissioned Fremantle Prison by dressing as a guard in November 1989, Abbott remained on the run until 1995 when he was arrested in Queensland and jailed for crimes including robbery.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/wa-s-infamous-postcard-bandit-loses-bid-for-freedom-20190628-p522e2.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Beloved Perth grandmother threatened with deportation dies in nursing home

Mollie Manley, 93, moved to Perth from Somerset in the United Kingdom 11 years ago so she could be with her family, which included her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/beloved-perth-grandmother-threatened-with-deportation-dies-in-nursing-home-20190627-p5222f.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Police in urgent search for Perth boy feared to be in ‘imminent danger’

Police have put out an urgent call for information to find a seven-year-old Perth boy who they believe may be in “imminent danger”.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/police-in-urgent-search-for-perth-boy-feared-to-be-in-imminent-danger-20190626-p521m0.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Elder abuse caught on camera shows carer ‘force-feeding’ 89-year-old

The confronting video showed Corey Lucas force-feeding 89-year-old Clarence Hausler, grabbing his arms and holding a napkin over his face while harshly twisting his nose.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/elder-abuse-caught-on-camera-shows-carer-force-feeding-89-year-old-20190624-p520ud.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Class action lawsuit law reform to ‘open up’ the courts to WA public

“There are many in our community with the right and very deserving case for compensation but who are unable to access the courts because they simply cannot afford to bring an action.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/class-action-lawsuit-law-reform-to-open-up-the-courts-to-wa-public-20190623-p520h1.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Young drunk-driver to face charges after smashing into West Perth business

Police were called to the Carr Street business just before 1.30am, following reports of a grey Nissan  sedan had hit a building and caused “significant damage” to its structure.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/young-drunk-driver-to-face-charges-after-smashing-into-west-perth-business-20190622-p52095.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Two police officers hospitalised after car crash in Perth’s south-east

About 12.20pm two police officers were responding to a serious crash and were driving through the Maddington area with their emergency lights and sirens on.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/two-police-officers-hospitalised-after-car-crash-in-perth-s-south-east-20190621-p5205w.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia