Manhunt after serial fugitive escapes custody at Royal Perth Hospital

Laurie John Junior Dodd, 44, was arrested after he went on a rampage through Perth’s eastern suburbs in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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‘Jury painted into corner in body-in-suitcase trial’: Ex-husband appeals murder conviction

A Singaporean businessman who was jailed for life for murdering his ex-wife and dumping her body in the Swan River three years ago has appealed his sentence.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/body-in-suitcase-accused-in-attempt-to-overturn-murder-conviction-20190920-p52ter.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Officers weren’t wearing body cameras, ballistic vests in Geraldton shooting: Commissioner

WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson confirmed eight officers in four separate squad cars attended reports of Joyce Clarke acting erratically with a knife in the streets of Karloo on Tuesday.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/police-defend-geraldton-shooting-investigation-amid-rising-community-tensions-20190919-p52sz7.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Land search under way south of Perth for missing 28-year-old woman

Police are concerned for Ms Brittain’s welfare after she was last seen leaving her Coodanup property about 7.45 am Tuesday morning.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/land-search-under-way-south-of-perth-for-missing-28-year-old-woman-20190918-p52srl.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Woman’s body discovered outside home in Perth’s east

Police have cordoned off the street, and it is understood the homicide squad is investigating.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/woman-s-body-discovered-outside-home-in-perth-s-east-20190917-p52sbf.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Arrest warrant issued for accused Leigh Sales yoghurt thrower

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man who allegedly threw a tub of yoghurt at ABC journalist Leigh Sales at an event in Perth.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/arrest-warrant-issued-for-accused-leigh-sales-yoghurt-thrower-20190916-p52rwa.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Chinese-owned company ordered to reverse environmental damage to sacred North West bushland

A Chinese-owned company that cleared a large portion of sacred bushland allegedly without the proper permissions in the North West has been ordered to restore the site.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/chinese-owned-company-ordered-to-reverse-environmental-damage-to-sacred-north-west-bushland-20190915-p52rih.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Train line closures after car rolls onto train tracks south of Perth

A car has rolled onto the train tracks near Rockingham, causing the shut-down of the Mandurah train line and triggering a delicate rescue operation to free the driver from the wreckage.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/train-line-closures-after-car-rolls-onto-train-tracks-south-of-perth-20190914-p52rck.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Photographer viciously beaten with baseball bat in random attack at Perth national park

Around 6.30am the woman, aged in her 50s, was walking across the carpark in Palm Terrace towards a small nature trail at the south end of the car park.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/photographer-viciously-beaten-with-baseball-bat-in-random-attack-at-perth-national-park-20190913-p52r62.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Intimidating, predatory, expensive’: Scarborough businesses urge wheel-clamp ban

Wheel clamping has its place but the intimidation and expensive fines some private contractors employ is ridiculous, according to Scarborough Beach Association chairman Wayne Bowen.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/intimidating-predatory-expensive-scarborough-businesses-urge-wheel-clamp-ban-20190912-p52qo4.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia