Chris Johnson, 34, was diving 7km off the coast at 3 Mile Reef when he came face-to-face with the predator who was eyeing off his catch at 11.20 this morning.
Tim Clarke & Rory Campbell
A man who reportedly had mobility issues has died after he couldn’t find his way to the front door of his burning house in Perth’s east this afternoon.
Emergency crews have descended on a soup kitchen on Beaufort Street after a man was doused in petrol and set alight.
An overloaded power-board has been blamed for a fire at a Thai restaurant in North Perth with firefighters were called to the venue on Fitzgerald Street about 1am today.
For a split second, Brett Highlands thought he was going to die when a 3m shark latched onto his arm while he was spearfishing north of Broome. But then instinct kicked in — and he fought back.
Despite having claimed to hold $172m in one online share trading account, besieged betting scheme promoter Chris Brown has been bankrupted over his chronic failure to repay his grandparents $82k.
WA Police homicide detectives are investigating a mystery death in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs.
Two Mandurah men required a high-stakes rescue after their makeshift mattress boat was swept kilometres offshore — while they were equipped with nothing but an esky, beers and a dying phone.
A Perth father-of-three who was jailed today for five years over a road rage attack in Leederville was out on bail when he kidnapped his victim and forced him to withdraw cash.
Shocking CCTV footage has emerged of three Belmont shopping centre security guards attacking a 31-year-old Uber driver.
Michael Traill & Emily Baker
Ben Cousins, AFL and reality blockbusters like SAS Australia and Big Brother have helped Channel 7 Perth continue its reign as Australia’s top rating television station for a 15th consecutive year.
Video of a security guard punching a teenager on the ground outside a Scarborough bar is tonight being investigated by police.
A family who were pepper sprayed at a train station in Perth’s southern suburbs is demanding the transit guards be investigated, claiming their actions were heavy-handed.
Cassidy Mosconi & Rourke Walsh
Plans to shut down a critical treatment unit at Perth Children’s Hospital have caused anxiety and anger among families, patients and some staff.
Geof Parry & Sarah Steger
A Girrawheen lawnmowing man is threatening Clive Palmer with legal action after deciding he was sick and tired of the billionaire attacking WA.
The 18-year-old girlfriend of Sydney Swan Elijah Taylor has apologised for her role in the AFL’s worst hub breach yet, after she snuck into the young gun’s hotel room at Joondalup Resort.
Sarah Steger and Elle Georgiou
A soon-to-be mum has been injured in a horrific and brazen attack that saw her kicked and punched as she screamed for help at a busy Perth shopping centre.
Emily Baker and Sarah Steger
A Perth family says they are lucky to be alive after an electric blanket started a massive fire that quickly tore through their home.
Kate Ryan and Syan Dougherty
A young father is in a critical condition after being struck with a brick while trying to stop a man he thought was stealing a motorbike.
Video has emerged showing two daredevils jumping off a cliff at Bluff Knoll near Albany.
An angry clash has been caught on camera after erupting in a Scarborough carpark between a driver and a wheel clamper.
Hoons who egg each other on to do burnouts at Bunnings in a dangerous new online challenge are “beyond stupid”, according to WA’s Police Minister.
The 60-year-old driver behind a terrifying crash in Perth’s northern suburbs is understood to have had surgery less than 24-hours prior and was cautioned by doctors not to get behind the wheel.
A WA family is one step closer to being reunited after coronavirus border shutdowns and flight cancellations nearly tore them in two.
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