Police process more than 200 reported sightings of Cleo Smith

Police process more than 200 reported sightings of Cleo Smith

WA Police Superintendent Rod Wilde,who is in charge of the 100 officers making up Taskforce RODIA,has met with the parents of missing four-year-old Cleo Smith in Carnarvon and says he is hopeful and confident of finding out what happened to her.

  • byPeter de Kruijff

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Perth Molotov cocktail thrower allegedly motivated by mandatory vaccination laws

Perth Molotov cocktail thrower allegedly motivated by mandatory vaccination laws

Fremantle Detectives charged a 32-year-old man from Success on Wednesday after he allegedly threw a plastic bottle containing an accelerant at Cockburn station.

  • byPeter de Kruijff
Man posing as ride-share driver charged with sexually assaulting passengers
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Man posing as ride-share driver charged with sexually assaulting passengers

On one occasion,the man allegedly followed a woman back to her north Brisbane residence where he sexually assaulted her.

  • byJocelyn Garcia
Man charged after train crashed into van and derailed

Man charged after train crashed into van and derailed

A man has been arrested over a train crash in the Illawarra,which left four people injured last week.

  • byDaniella White
Homicide detectives called in over ‘drowning’ of four-year-old boy

Homicide detectives called in over ‘drowning’ of four-year-old boy

The death was initially reported as a drowning in a residential pool,but police say a post-mortem examination suggests otherwise.

  • byCloe Read
‘My world broke’:Family of cyclist killed in Ballarat hit-run pleads with driver to come forward

‘My world broke’:Family of cyclist killed in Ballarat hit-run pleads with driver to come forward

David Thomson,60,was riding his bike in Ballarat in the early hours of last Thursday when police allege he was struck and killed by a sedan.

  • byCassandra Morgan
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What would it take for a casino like Crown to actually lose its licence?

What would it take for a casino like Crown to actually lose its licence?

For all its sins,Crown has been given a two-year probation,an order to do better - a tighter leash. And that’s good news for James Packer.

  • byElizabeth Knight
Wife killer sentenced after fatal stabbing,bashing with concrete bollard

Wife killer sentenced after fatal stabbing,bashing with concrete bollard

Arona Peniamina was found guilty of manslaughter after he stabbed his wife more than 20 times and bashed her skull with a bollard at their Kippa-Ring home.

  • byCloe Read
‘Degrading’:French police under fire for crude treatment of rape victims

‘Degrading’:French police under fire for crude treatment of rape victims

The hashtag #doublepaine (double sentenced) was launched after a 19-year-old reporting a rape was asked by police in graphic terms if she experienced pleasure.

  • bySilvie Corbet andArno Pedram
Cocaine succession fears after capture of ‘world’s most wanted’ drug lord

Cocaine succession fears after capture of ‘world’s most wanted’ drug lord

Analysts suspect that Colombian trafficker Dairo Usuga,known as Otoniel,will soon be replaced by “another drug lord who may be much worse”.

  • byRachel Pannett,Diana Durán andSamantha Schmidt
Tenacious Brisbane man charged after two desperate attempts to enter Qld

Tenacious Brisbane man charged after two desperate attempts to enter Qld

The 33-year-old Annerley man finally had to take no for an answer after he allegedly sped through a border checkpoint,crashed his car,then hitchhiked back into the state.

  • byCloe Read