Tributes have flowed for a father of three who was found dead in the driveway of a South Hedland home early this morning, as police reveal a man is in custody and being questioned.
Sam Jones and Sarah Steger
Roebourne Police have charged a man after an incident in Whim Creek yesterday where he was allegedly seen wielding what turned out to be a toy gun.
Detectives from the Perth homicide squad and South Hedland are investigating the death of a man in the State’s north overnight — following reports of a violent altercation.
Police are investigating an alleged incident in the Pilbara town of Whim Creek this morning where a man was seen wielding what turned out to be a toy gun.
Sam Jones and Caitlyn Watts
A Karratha businessman has been fined more than $1300 over drug and firearm charges.
A woman has been fined $1500 for providing drugs to a Roebourne prisoner this month.
A Pilbara magistrate has dismissed the prosecution’s application to alter the bail conditions of a 26-year-old man accused of more than 20 charges, including possessing child exploitation material.
More than $200,000 worth of damage was caused to a house in Wickham when a mattress on its patio was allegedly deliberately set alight earlier this month.
A Roebourne youth centre that feeds more than 40 children a night has received a boost, with a local engineering firm donating a new barbecue.
The Karratha community and local businesses gave its biggest animal lover, Sue Hedley, a gift she will never forget — a new bedroom.
An exhibition featuring 40 works of art that explore the power and fragility of transformation will open in Exmouth this week.
A decade-long study of whale sharks off the Ningaloo coast has found that females grow 5m longer than males.
Football great Robert “Dipper” DiPierdomenico could soon be the face of tourism in the Pilbara outback.
Six Karratha schools are among those set to benefit from a new solar program to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on energy costs.
A child-sex offender who committed a series of serious sex offences in the Pilbara 10 years ago has been released on a post-sentence supervision order.
Two clever and inspirational Pilbara mothers have been crowned winners of an award that recognises the achievements of Aussie mums in business.
The Hedland Senior High School community has hit back at Education Minister Sue Ellery’s claims the school has received “all the necessary funding”.
A newly established airline in the Pilbara hoping to secure permanent direct international flights to Asian locations is again considering running its potential service from Port Hedland.
Five Hedland schools are set to be transformed into “virtual power plants”, as part of the State government’s $5 million solar schools program for regions.
Sweet As is the debut feature film for highly-respected Nyul Nyul/Yawuru director Jub Clerc, who based the script on her own experiences growing up in WA’s north-west.
More than 100 female football players from across the Pilbara gathered on Saturday for a one-day carnival.
Girls are kicking goals for the Karratha and Districts Junior Soccer Association with the launch of a girls-only league.
More than 40 karting enthusiasts from across the North West competed in round three of the Northern Zone Series this month.
The last major two-day event of winter was held at the weekend at the Karratha Golf Club.
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