Western Australia

Brothers charged over ‘Mr Lonely’ stabbing

Proud pensioner Peter Hofmann, lonely and trusting ‘Unprovoked’ attack on homeless victim TWO brothers have been charged with the stabbing murder of homeless Maroubra man Peter Hofmann. On June 21, Mr Hofmann, 68, was found stabbed to death in the white 1990s-model Ford Laser he had been living in, which …

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Western Australia

‘I am going to kill someone’

GRAPHIC footage has emerged of the moment a woman allegedly threatens a teenager by pinning him the ground, holding a knife to his throat and screaming “I’m an ice addict”. The footage shows a 28-year-old woman holding down a 13-year-old boy, waving a knife around and yelling “I’m going to …

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Western Australia

South West braces for severe storm

PEOPLE in WA’s South West are being warned to prepare for a strong cold front packing gusts of up to 125km/h that will cross the coast on Thursday evening. A severe weather warning has been issued for areas including Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River and Mount Barker. The Bureau …

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Western Australia

One dead after fair ride breaks apart

A SWINGING and spinning amusement park ride has broken apart in Ohio, hurtling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others. Three of those injured on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair are in a critical condition in hospital. Dramatic video captured by a …

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Yanchep dad jailed for killing kids

A YANCHEP father who drugged and murdered his two young children to “punish” his wife after she said she wanted to leave him has been sentenced to at least 31 years behind bars.  Jason Craig Headland, 36, gave his three-year-old son Andreas and five-year-old daughter Zaraiyah-Lily crushed sleeping tablets in juice …

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Western Australia

One title Perth is happy to lose

Acting Assistant Commissioner Pryce Scanlan with seized meth. Picture: Bill Hatto. PERTH has finally shaken its tag of Australia’s methamphetamine capital, with a report showing that Adelaide residents are now bigger consumers of the drug. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission compared meth use across all Australian capital cities and found …

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Western Australia

Man charged over Hilton sex assault

Forensic police at the Hilton property where the woman was allegedly attacked. Picture: Seven News. A PALMYRA man has been arrested and charged over the rape of a 50-year-old woman who was attacked inside her Hilton home. Sex assault squad detectives have charged a 26-year-old Palmyra man with a range …

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Western Australia

The return of the cage fight

IT was the combat sport at the centre of a four-year political battle — hated and banned by former premier Colin Barnett, tolerated and brought back by Premier Mark McGowan. Four years after cage fighting in WA was forced to go without the cage, competitors and spectators are preparing for …

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Western Australia

Jenner slams Trump over trans ban

US president Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military “in any capacity,” citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.” Mr Trump’s announcement on Wednesday morning (11pm AEST) on Twitter did not say what would happen to transgender people already in the military. media_cameraIn late June, Pentagon chief …

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Western Australia

Lachie in the middle: Weller’s new role

LACHIE Weller could be swung into the midfield to replace an injured Michael Walters starting with Saturday’s daunting match against Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium. Walters, 26, had been spending a significant portion of his game time on the ball, but will now miss the rest of the season …

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