‘All went in a flash’: Grieving father faces old age alone after serial drink-driver steals two lives
A serial drink-driver was given one of WA’s harshest sentences over the accidental slaying of two 27-year-old women on Perth’s roads in May last year, but wasn’t barred from driving ever again.
- by Aja Styles
A year 11 student on trial over a younger schoolmate’s broken hip says he never placed the boy in a headlock, with a common assault charge hanging on the claim.
- by Lauren Pilat
A Perth schoolboy has told a court he was put in a headlock and severely injured during an incident that left him “not quite right mentally” and still suffering pain.
- by Lauren Pilat
A fast-food outlet in Perth’s southern suburbs was forced to shut for months after a flock of birds found their way into its roof and covered the ceiling and air-conditioning ducting with faeces.
- by Marta Pascual Juanola
The family of a woman who was ambushed and sexually assaulted in Northbridge after she knocked off work has called for a greater government response to an issue which faces the whole nation, as her attacker was sentenced to nine years in prison.
- by Peter de Kruijff and Tegan Sapwell
West Australian Attorney General John Quigley’s office says people cannot stay locked up forever after a court decision to release a serial rapist from prison into same complex of units as female victims of sexual assault.
- by Peter de Kruijff
Police are targeting criminal networks made up of people and companies linked to the cattle business, including musterers, livestock trucking companies, truck drivers, stock agents, abattoirs and feed lots.
- by Daile Cross and Cameron Myles
Child Abuse Squad detectives allege the women went to the doctor to ask for the procedure in January, but the doctor refused.
He is accused of one count of aggravated common assault, one count of aggravated burglary and one count of deprivation of liberty.
The 22-year-old woman is being treated in Royal Perth Hospital. Her injuries are not life threatening.
Denishar Woods was left with severe brain injuries after suffering the shock at a public housing property in 2018. The legal claim for compensation could be in the vicinity of at least $10 million for Denishar alone.
- by Tess Ingram