LATEST PERTH NEWS, WEATHER AND VIDEOS FROM WESTERN AUSTRALIA
What do they WANT? Sinister clown craze takes root in Australia as people with scary masks approach cars and glare into home security cameras
The 'Clown Purge' craze - where people dress up as creepy clowns and terrorise unsuspecting victims - is spiralling out of control as sightings spring up across Australia.
'Dear childless friends, thanks for giving a f*** about my kids': Mummy blogger pens an amusing letter of gratitude to her acquaintances without children
Constance Hall, 32-year-old artist and blogger from Perth, Australia, has penned an open letter to her childless friends. She thanks them for still wanting to see her, despite her 'a******* children'.
How's he going to look at himself now? Olympic swimmer and ex-underwear model Eamon Sullivan posts public appeal after someone stole a bathroom mirror from his trendy restaurant
Former Olympic swimmer Eamon Sullivan has taken to Instagram to ask for a mirror that was stolen from his Perth restaurant May Street Larder to be returned.
Woman was so distracted by using her mobile phone while driving she did not notice police officer trying to pull her over - even after he turned his SIREN on
This is the moment police in Perth, Western Australia, tried to stop a woman texting while driving, only for her to pull away and fail to stop even when the officer turned his lights and sirens on.
Students at a Perth training college are working as prostitutes, laundering money and running human trafficking schemes while 'studying'
Three Australian Institute of Commerce and Technology 'students' from Asia were caught in the sex trade and running an illegal foreign worker scheme, court documents reveal.
Indian glamour couple set to make $30MILLION from sale of the site where their demolished Taj Mahal mansion once stood
The demolished site where Perth's notorious Taj-on-Swan stood has gone on the market for $30 million, six years after it was abandoned by Indian glamour couple Pankaj and Rhadika Oswal.
Woman reveals her anguish after she was abducted by her father and taken to the U.S. aged 11 - and didn't know her mother was desperately trying to find her until she was an adult
Amanda Sillars was taught to hate the parent she once loved after her father tore her away from her mother in Perth and took her to the U.S in a devastating case of 'Parental Alienation'.
Do YOUR joints creak and crack? Expert reveals exactly what's behind the noises and if it can lead to arthritis
The noise we hear when our joints crack is likely to be due to movement of the tendon over bone, Dr Andrew Lavender, a physiotherapist at Curtin University, Perth, says.
Derelict 'Taj Mahal' mansion worth $70MILLION is finally demolished six years after it was abandoned by Indian glamour couple when their fertiliser business went bankrupt
A derelict Taj-Mahal-style mansion that was once set to boast six bedrooms, a temple and parking for 17 cars has been demolished after the $70 million property was left to rot by its owners.
Mother jailed for eight years for killing her baby son who died with METH in his system – after she abused him by blowing cannabis smoke in his face and leaving him in a car
A Perth mother has been jailed for eight years after she admitted to unlawfully killing her five-month-old son Lochlan (pictured) at their Hamilton Hill home in January 2014.
Going, going, gone! Taj Mahal left behind by Indian glamour couple who won a $147million legal battle with ANZ demolished after sitting abandoned for six years
A derelict, unfinished Perth mansion dubbed the 'Taj Mahal on the Swan' is finally being demolished after it was left to rot by its multimillionaire Indian owners Pankaj and Rhadika Oswal.
'You shouldn't have moved here': New residents slammed for complaining about noise from a nightclub that has been there for 20 years
Residents complaining about noise from a long-standing nearby nightclub in Perth's Northbridge where told they shouldn't have moved into a popular nightlife area if they didn't want to near it.
Man, 41, charges 80 teens an entrance fee to out-of-control party before police arrest 16-year-old after a mass brawl
Perth police were called to an out-of-control party organised by an adult who charged entry fees on Saturday night where 80 youths gathered and allegedly began fighting and abusing police.
'It was a gift from my precious sissy': Nikki Gogan smiles through Bachelor heartbreak as she spruiks sister's jewellery brand
She became Australia's sweetheart two weeks ago after she was brutally rejected by The Bachelor Richie Strahan.
Lesbian traffic controller 'saddened' by anti-gay marriage sticker posted on her road sign while she worked
A lesbian traffic director was left saddened and took to facebook when she found an anti-gay marriage sticker posted on her sign when she was directing traffic at the Perth Royal Show on Thursday.
Killer who choked his girlfriend to death in a row over food then texted her young son from her phone pretending to be her is jailed for six years
David Anderson strangled Louise O'Brien at their flat in Perth, Scotland, after she confronted him during a row over making a meal. He was jailed for six years after admitting culpable homicide.
'Don't take your options away': Mum whose baby girl tragically passed away at two months old reveals her regret at having her tubes tied immediately after giving birth
Katherine Lawson, 27, from Perth, had a tubal ligation procedure shortly after giving birth to her third child, Imogen. But just over two months later, Imogen tragically passed away.
Teens pelted police with rocks and bottles before one officer was bitten by a dog after 120 youths were thrown out of a out-of-control house party that was advertised on Facebook
A 34-year-old mother-of-three from Perth, Australia, has been charged after her daughter advertised a party on Facebook which spiraled out of control after more than 120 youths turned up.
Former husband and daughter charged with murder of wealthy artist whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase and dumped in a Perth river
Two people charged with the murder of Perth woman Annabelle Chen have been revealed as her former husband Ah Ping Ban, and daughter Tiffany Yiting Wan.
Two people have been charged with the murder of a Perth woman whose body was found stuffed into a suitcase
Two people have been charged over the murder of Perth woman Annabelle Chen, whose body was found partially naked and stuffed inside a suitcase found by a fisherman in the Swan River.
Would you pay $100million for the Hamdog? Creator is trying to sell the patent to his crazy culinary crossover
A Perth man who created the Hamdog, a combination of a hamburger and hotdog, will auction his patented culinary idea on Friday and says it could fetch as much as $100 million.
On the move again: Richie Strahan struggles to keep his hands off girlfriend Alex Nation as they arrive at Perth airport
Richie Strahan and Alex Nation showed off smiles on Wednesday as they made they way through Perth airport ahead of a quick trip to Sydney.
Popular US chain California Pizza Kitchen opens its first restaurant in Australia - with plans to expand nationwide within five years
Perth businessman Peter Peard, daughter Hannah and business partner Russell Hextall have brought California Pizza Kitchen (pictured) Down Under, officially opening on Wednesday.
One punch attack victim dies in hospital after being hit at a pub during a pool game with his cousin
A young man has died while in an induced coma after being allegedly left with horrific injuries from a one-punch attack while he played pool with his cousin at the Silver Sands Tavern in Mandurah, WA.
Gowns made with fresh flowers, $16,000 children's dresses and heavily sequinned capes: Perth Fashion Festival closes in spectacular style with an eye-popping runway show
The Telstra Perth Fashion Festival has come to a close in spectacular style with a runway show that featured gowns made with fresh flowers, sequinned pieces and $16,000 children's dresses.
Swapping date ideas? The Bachelor's Alex Nation and Richie Strahan attend Perth Royal Show... as 2015 couple Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski visit Royal Melbourne Show
He whisked girls away on helicopters, 4x4s and high-powered speedboats during his tenure on The Bachelor - but it was back to basics for Richie Strahan and Alex Nation on Monday
Back to reality! Alex Nation chows down on a hearty breakfast during date with boyfriend Richie Strahan before the pair visit a supermarket
Their life has been a blur of glamorous events, interviews and media appearances since they found love on The Bachelor two weeks ago.
Maybe they should stay at school! Year 12 students tag a wall with graffiti to celebrate their final year - but it's full of spelling mistakes
Year 12 students made an embarrassing faux pas when they tagged a wall with graffiti in the northern Perth suburb of Ballajura, spelling the phrase 'Leavers 2016' wrong.
Not such hot property: Reclusive Bachelor star Blake Garvey emerges to head back to work as a real estate agent... and struggles while carrying signs for ANOTHER colleague
The Bachelor's Blake Garvey, 33, was seen returning to everyday life as a real estate agent.
Office worker stole $2million from employer to fund lavish lifestyle of designer clothes and foreign holidays
Maria Camarda, a 48-year-old Perth law firm manager who siphoned $2.1million from her employer, used the money to fund her extravagant lifestyle, according to police.
Ned Kelly is supposed to be the bushranger! Moment a brazen thief steals a statue of the Australian icon
CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a brazen thief stole a man's beloved Ned Kelly sculpture from the front yard of his Perth property in Western Australia on Thursday night.
'OMG they copied Nikki!' Bachelor couple Richie Strahan and Alex Nation spent the weekend watching Grease... just like runner-up Gogan in awkward coincidence
Richie Strahan and Alex Nation spent their Saturday night watching Grease on TV, which happens to be exactly what Bachelor runner-up Nikki Gogan was also doing.
Chaos at Listen Out music festival as more than 200 revellers jump the fence and one 'BITES a police officer'
More than 200 ticketless party-goers stormed the metal fence at Listen Out festival in Joondalup, Perth, as security guards struggled to hold people back.
Woman, 44, clocks up 20 demerit points in less than TWO hours for not wearing a seatbelt and using her mobile phone when driving
A Perth woman has lost 20 demerit points in less than two hours and copped $1,350 in fines after she was pulled over without a seatbelt and twice caught driving on her mobile phone.
Where's Tiffany? Scantily clad Megan Marx JUMPS on Bachelor winner Alex Nation as the two reunite at Perth Fashion Festival... but her reality TV girlfriend is no-where to be seen
Megan Marx jumped on The Bachelor winner Alex Nation as the former besties inside the mansion bumped in to each other at the Perth Fashion Festival on Sunday.
Feeling a bit nippy? Alex Nation reveals her toned torso and a little more in two-piece gown as she attends Perth Fashion Festival with her Bachelor beau Richie Strahan
Bachelor Richie Strahan and his blonde sweetheart looked dashing ahead of their appearance at the Perth Fashion Festival - but a braless Alex Nation was caught out by the cool breeze.
It's a thumbs up from Richie! Bachelor star and girlfriend Alex Nation ignore the haters as they share passionate kiss during romantic visit to Perth
Despite many Bachelor viewers skeptical of their romance, the 32-year-old rope access technician and 25-year-old mother-of-one puckered up for a sweet snap on Friday.
Family time! Bachelor winner Alex Nation spends time with beau Richie Strahan's family in Perth... while her five-year-old son Elijah spends the school holidays with his dad
Alex Nation enjoyed family time with her Bachelor Beau Richie Strahan's parents on Friday, after spending the previous evening with his sister Alannah at Perth Fashion Week.
You definitely earned it! Jennifer Hawkins cuts a chic figure as she takes coffee break from her busy schedule... after revealing her desire to become a mum
Jennifer Hawkins took time out to put her feet up, literally, in between walking the runway at the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival on Thursday.
Qantas plane makes emergency landing at Perth Airport before 97 passengers exit using the inflatable slide after cockpit fills with fumes
Passengers fled flight QF1623 from Newman to Perth via inflatable slide as the cockpit filled with fumes on the airport tarmac after a hydraulic problem. Two people were taken to hospital.
Getting to know the family! The Bachelor's Alex Nation attends Perth fashion event with Richie Strahan's sister Alanah… as her son Elijah spends school holidays with his father
She's away from her son Elijah. But Alex Nation appeared in great spirits as she attended Perth Fashion Week with new beau Richie Strahan's sister Alanah.
Is THIS what we'll be wearing on the beach this summer? Models take to the catwalk in VERY racy corset-style one pieces and itsy bitsy bikinis at Perth Fashion Festival
Leave any self-consciousness at the door this summer. Models stormed Perth Fashion Festival wearing racy, cut-out swimwear that left little to the imagination. Would you wear it?
Man attacked for wearing a Pauline Hanson shirt on campus is a member of far right anti-Islam group - as the Muslim woman in a hijab is revealed to be a left-wing student activist
The Muslim woman who called a man in a Pauline Hanson t-shirt a 'fascist' at a Perth university is a left-wing student politician, while the man is a far-right anti-Islam leader.
Man, 27, left in a coma after a shocking one-punch attack at a pub while he played pool with his cousin
A young man has been put into an induced coma after being left with horrific injuries from a one-punch attack while he played pool with his cousin at the Silver Sands Tavern in Mandurah, WA.
Researchers from Exeter University and Curtin University, in Perth recorded the unusual audio using two underwater devices positioned 21.5 kilometres apart.
'Muslims have had enough!' Shocking moment student starts screaming at a man for wearing a Pauline Hanson shirt as he tries to walk into university
The mobile phone footage, taken at Curtin University in Perth, shows a woman wearing a headscarf branding a man a 'fascist' and accusing him of 'demonising Muslims'.
Two vicious Staffordshire terriers put down after attacking teenage girl in a park just three weeks before they were seized for mauling a nine-year-old
Two Staffordshire terriers in Perth have been put down after they viciously mauled a nine-year-old girl who is recovering in hospital with wounds to her head and leg.
'Come with me, I'll sort you out': Touching moment Good Samaritan withdraws a wad of $50 notes from an ATM to send a homeless stranger from Perth to New Zealand to be reunited with her family
Daniel Roose (pictured) from Perth selflessly withdrew a wad of $50 notes to help, Jess, a homeless woman he had just met purchase a ticket home to her family in New Zealand.
The name 'Gabrielle' and a date from 1955: Clues on a gold wedding ring found outside a Coles supermarket spark search for its owner
The men's gold band was found on the road near a Coles in North Perth, WA, engraved with the name 'Gabrielle' and the wedding date '28.5.55' and a post to find the owners was shared 1,300 times.
Moving to Melbourne Richie? Strahan puts his Bachelor pad on the market in Perth the day after announcing he's in love with Victorian single mother Alex
Richie Strahan put his Perth bachelor pad on the market just one day after it was revealed Victorian-based single mother, Alex Nation, stole the 31-year-old's heart on The Bachelor.
'If it's food you need, I will feed you': Single mum's extraordinary note offering help to thieves breaking into cars in her street if they are turning to crime in desperation
A spate of car break-ins inspired a single mother to post a sign outside her Perth home offering 'food, warmth and friendship' to thieves targeting the neighbourhood to curb the crime spree.
Woman whose body was found in a suitcase was big time gambler who visited Perth casino six or seven nights a week
A former staffer from the Crown Casino in Perth says that murdered artist Annabelle Chen would spend up to seven nights a week gambling and would only ever record her winnings
'My heart is so heavy': Health scare for Australian quintuplet family as one of the tiny girls is rushed to hospital with serious breathing problems and a twisted bowel
Popular mummy blogger Kim Tucci from Perth, who recently gave birth to quintuplets, has shared her devastation after daughter Tiffany (pictured) was admitted to hospital.
'We don't put down child molesters or murderers': Lawyer for owner of two vicious Staffordshire terriers that mauled a nine-year-old girl slams the local council after they are killed
The lawyer representing the owner of two Staffordshire terriers which viciously mauled a nine-year-old girl in Perth has asked the local mayor to stop 'yapping' about the incident.
Aerial footage shows the dramatic end of a high speed car chase for Danny Jay Brooks, 38, who escaped from police custody on Wednesday. Police chased him through the suburbs of Fremantle.
Double-yellow standards? Police car snapped illegally parked outside KFC - but officers say they were 'responding to an emergency'
The police car was parked in the disabled bay of a KFC in Perth and a photo went viral online. Officers were actually making an arrest on suspicion of 'involvement in multiple serious offences'.
Man, 38, caught after escaping from Fremantle police station by jumping in a stranger's car and forcing him to drive away
A man who escaped from Fremantle Police Station on Wednesday has been caught, after a police chase through Perth's southern suburbs ended with him crashing a stolen car into several vehicles.
'It was an incredibly stupid post': Man who was sacked after 'sarcastically' supporting ISIS on Facebook is awarded $4,800 in compensation
Nirmal Singh (pictured), was sacked from his job as a baggage handler at Perth Airport after making a series of Facebook posts in support of Islamic State, has won an 'unfair dismissal' case.
That's what you call a sticky situation! Prankster covers car in fluorescent post-it notes after finding it illegally parked in a university garden bed
The black Honda was completely covered in brightly-coloured post-it notes to punish its owner for their illegal parking at Curtin University in Perth. Photos were uploaded to a bad parking group.
Was Annabelle Chen killed over a $10M divorce settlement? Police investigate whether money was the motive for the killing of Perth artist found stuffed in a suitcase in a river
Police are investigating if a $10 million divorce settlement received by Annabelle Chen played a part in her death after her mutilated body was found stuffed in a suitcase in Perth's Swan River.
New search of the Perth river where a suitcase was discovered stuffed with the body of a wealthy reclusive artist
The gruesome discovery of Annabelle Chen's body stuffed in a suitcase floating on the Swan River in Perth two months ago has baffled detectives - so divers have returned to scour the river for clues.
Mother accused of leaving her two children aged 4 and 6 at home alone while she travelled to Bali has charges DROPPED 'because she's pregnant with her third'
Perth mother, 28, who was accused of flying to Bali and leaving her two children, aged four and six, home alone has charges dropped against her while heavily pregnant with third child.
Two Staffordshire terriers seized after the dogs mauled a nine-year-old girl in a park as their owner 'fled the scene'
Two Staffordshire terrier dogs have been seized after they viciously mauled a nine-year-old girl in Perth, 'while their owner watched on'. The dog’s owner could be fined up to $20,000
Cowardly owner of vicious dogs that mauled a nine-year-old girl in a park FLED the scene - after doing nothing to stop her pets from their horrific attack
A nine-year-old girl was left with puncture wounds to her face, head and exposed tendons on her right leg after two dogs attacked her at a Perth park on Friday afternoon.
Perth student accused of triple axe murder of his family charged with drug possession while out on bail
Former Perth student Henri Van Breda, 21, who was charged with the brutal triple axe murder of his family in was arrested in South Africa with his girlfriend for drug possession.
An 18-year-old man from Bentley, south of Perth, has been charged with nine sex attacks on two seven-year-old boys. The man was a family friend of one of the young boys, police said.
Suitcase body mystery deepens as it's revealed tiles used to weigh down the wealthy artist's corpse are identical to tiles in a house she sold 11 years ago
The murder mystery of the woman in a suitcase found in Perth on July 2 has deepened following the body's identification. Annabelle Chen's body was found with tiles matching her old bathroom.
Pharmacist admits illegally importing 2000 glass meth pipes 'because he thought they were used for tobacco'
A pharmacy owner in Perth has admitted to important 2,000 glass meth pipes to sell in his business, claiming he thought they were for smoking tobacco.
'Evil 8' paedophile who raped a girl, 13, pimped out by her own father will stay in jail - after it was revealed he was living metres from a childcare centre
Ryan Trevor Clegg, 43, admitted to abusing the girl when she was aged between 11 and 13. He sparked outrage when it emerged last month he was living just 60 metres from a child care centre.
'What are you doing at the casino': Surprising (or not) response from the wife of a man who'd just won $2.7MILLION on a single hand of poker
A lucky gambler who'd just turned a $10 hand into $2.7 million after drawing a royal flush at Perth's Crown Casino has revealed his wife's surprising reaction to his incredible win.
A man, known only as Nigel, is celebrating following a $2.7 million win after drawing a royal flush at Perth's Crown Casino last Thursday when he entered a $10 poker jackpot.
Australian apartment prices will fall by 15 to 20 per cent in just two years because of an 'oversupply' according to AMP Capital's chief economist Shane Oliver.
Perth woman Madalin Frodsham has shown the secret to getting results at the gym is not cutting carbs, but embracing them. The 27-year-old transformed her body by counting macros.
Three-year-old boy set to lose fingers and part of his foot after contracting deadly meningococcal disease
Perth toddler Chevy Ryder will likely have some of his fingers and part of his foot amputated after contracting the life-threatening bacterial infection meningococcal B.
Driver of hot pink car is caught driving without a licence for the fourth time as her vehicle is 'permanently' taken off the streets
A woman from Collie in south-west Western Australia has had her hot pink Holden Commodore permanently seized after she was caught driving without a license for the fourth time in one year.
'We've reviewed your Facebook and do not believe you are 73kg': Masseuse accuses a female client of lying about her weight and challenges her mental health over her 'obesity'
Client Emma messaged Perth's Victoria Park Sports Massage Clinic to complain and was shocked after therapist Damien responded saying she would 'feel better' if she lost weight.
Nikki Dale and Duncan Atack started Streets of Perth in July 2014, with the intention to showcase street art in their hometown while supporting local artists.
A Melbourne man says he nearly had a panic attack after his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded into flames as he slept, causing $1800 worth of damages to his hotel room.
Boy, 6, dying of brain cancer beams with happiness as he celebrates Father's Day after his parents won their legal battle to stop radiotherapy
A six-year-old who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour last year spent a happy day with his father Colin Strachan (pictured) in Perth, riding around the streets on a new bicycle.