Bishop says Russia should pay compensation for MH17

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said that Russia should pay compensation to the families of 38 Australian victims of the shooting down of flight MH17. The official investigation by Dutch investigators has blamed the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight on the Russian 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade. Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied Russian involvement,…

17 Year Old Charged Following Fire Investigation In Success

By Lucas DaPaz A 17- year old boy has been charged following an investigation into a fire at a shopping centre on Beeliar Drive in Success that happened last week. It is alleged that the boy was in company with another teenager, set fire to clothes on a rack in a department store around 12.50pm.…

Woman Killed In Crash on Armadale Road

Major Crash Investigation officers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Thursday 19th April in Piara Waters. Around 5:20pm, a Suzuki Vitara Wagon travelling west on Armadale Road collided with a Toyota Bus travelling east. The 34 year old female driver of the Suzuki received head and arm injuries and was conveyed to Fiona…

Major Police Investigation into Sexual Abuse Case

An ongoing police investigation undertaken by Taskforce Mirzam, is investigating the sexual abuse of 5 children, with most of the victims under the age of 10 at the time. It is alleged that the youngest 8 year old victim was sexually abused by her mother, step dad, and a male friend, after a video was…

Police Investigates Hair Salon Fire In Yokine

By Nicholas Farrington Police are investigating the fire that broke out at a Yokine hair salon on the 6th of March. The blaze started at around 3am, when two men forced their way into the premises and poured an unknown accelerant inside before setting it alight. The fire completely destroyed the hair dressing salon and…

Kushner target of Mueller’s Russia probe

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner’s business ties to a number of nations, including Russia and China, are now being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. Investigators are looking into whether beneficial or retaliatory measures were taken against those Mr Kushner had business dealings with. Among the issues being investigated is a deal…

Cerebral Palsy Man Punched During Attempt Robbery In Baldivis

Rockingham detectives are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Sunday the 4th of November near a shopping centre in Baldivis. A 66-year-old male who suffers from cerebral palsy was approached by a man who tried to take his wallet. During the incident punched the victim in the head before fleeing after being confronted by…

Belmont Armed Robbery Investigation

An armed robbery that occurred on Gardiner Street, Belmont, on Friday 12th is under investigation by Kensington Detectives. The male victim, who works for a food delivery service, dropped of a man on Gardiner Street at approximately 11pm. The man was accompanied by three women at the time, and then threatened the victim with a…

Asron investigation for vehicle fires in Applecross

Detective Senior Constable Mark Pollock and the Arson Squad are investigating an incident last night where a car was set alight, also causing fire damage to two other vehicles. Around 10:30 last night the owner of the BMW returned home leaving his car in the drive way. Approximately 30 minutes later he was alerted to…

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI about Russia contact

Michael Flynn, former US national security adviser and a senior member of the Trump campaign team, admitted that he gave false statements to the FBI about contact with Russia’s ambassador at the time, Sergei Kislyak. Mr Flynn has agreed to cooperate with the investigation into alleged interference in the 2016 election by the Russians. The…