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Firefighters on scene of Baldivis house fire

PIC: Rockingham - Mandurah Breaking News/Facebook

Firefighters have managed to extinguish a fire burning inside a Baldivis home. A member of the public called triple zero around 10.45am on Thursday, reporting a large amount of black smoke coming from the Smirk Road home. Fire crews managed to contain the blaze to the roof space. It was …

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Mandurah man charged with armed robbery and stealing


A Mandurah man has been charged over an armed robbery in Kalamunda. The 27-year-old allegedly entered a fast food outlet on Canning Road around 1pm on Tuesday and demanded money while armed with a weapon. The man has also been charged over stealing incidents that happened in Bunbury on February 20 …

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Police hunt Madora Bay burglar

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Police are looking to identify a man wanted over a burglary and stealing incident in Madora Bay. The man forced entry into a home on Arawatta Loop around 12.25pm on March 27 and searched several rooms. He got away with numerous items including a safe, jewellery and electrical items and …

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Perth father pleads guilty to murdering his two children

Jason Headland has pleaded guilty to murdering his two young children. PIC: Facebook

A Perth father has admitted to murdering his two young children inside their Yanchep home. Jason Headland was found with life-threatening, self-inflicted wounds inside the home in October last year, along with the bodies of his three-year-old son and five-year-old daughter. He made a brief appearance in the Stirling Gardens Magistrates …

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Police investigate shooting at Port Kennedy gym

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Police and forensics are investigating a shooting incident at a gym in Port Kennedy. It is understood several shots were fired at the front windows of the gym on Sunlight Drive sometime on Tuesday night. Bullets were discovered inside the gym by a staff member around 6am on Wednesday. No …

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South West newsagency sells winning $15 million Lotto ticket


One lucky person in the South West is now a multi-millionaire. The Division 1 winning ticket scooped Tuesday night’s entire OzLotto jackpot worth $15 million. The ticket was sold at Callows Corner Lottery Centre in Busselton. WA takes home tonight’s entire $15M #OZLotto jackpot! Almost 40K other lucky locals take …

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Second man’s body found near Penguin Island

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Authorities have found a boat and the body of a second man during a marine search near Penguin Island. The elderly man’s body was located shortly after 12pm on Tuesday by search vessels. It is believed the man and an 81-year-old man were on board a 4.5 metre aluminium dinghy …

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Ben Cousins jailed for 12 months

Ben Cousins after a previous court appearance. PIC: Seven News

Former AFL star Ben Cousins has been sentenced to 12 months in prison. The 38-year-old was sentenced in the Perth Magistrates Court on Tuesday over 11 charges including aggravated stalking, breaching a violence restraining order and drug and driving offences. Cousins’ lawyer asked the magistrate to suspend his sentence so he could …

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