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18 November 2017 6:07 AM Man killed after motorcycle smash on Perth freeway

A 22-year-old man from Warnbro in Perth's south has died after losing control of his motorcycle on the Mitchell Freeway on Saturday morning. The fatal crash happened around 5:40am while the man was riding a Hyosung motorcycle south on the Mitchell Freeway in West Perth near Hay Street. Police said he was riding close to a 25 year old man on another motorcycle 7

18 November 2017 2:12 AM Police warn beachgoers out of the water after shark sighting at Torquay

Police have warned beachgoers to stay out of the water after a shark was spotted off Torquay on Saturday morning. Torquay police Sergeant Frank Cernjavis said the shark was seen just after 8.20am. "Some people on paddle boats off Point Danger in Torquay sighted a shark which came close to them," Sergeant Cernjavis said. He said on the left of Point Danger 7

17 November 2017 8:54 PM Mercedes driver dies in fiery crash in city's east

A Mercedes driver died in a fiery crash in Melbourne's east early on Saturday morning. Police are investigating whether the two cars involved in the fatal collision had been speeding in the lead-up to the death. Investigators have been told a Mazda sedan and Mercedes sedan were driving on Waverley Road towards Springvale Road in Glen Waverley at 1.50am when the Mazda 5

17 November 2017 2:06 AM Gold Coast cyclist dies in hospital after being 'thrown into the air' in collision with ute

A cyclist has passed away in hospital during the early hours of Friday morning after she was "thrown into the air" following a collision with a ute on the Gold Coast, police say. The 29-year-old male driver of the ute was not injured in the crash and has not been charged over the incident. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, there were major 7

16 November 2017 9:30 PM Teen driver dies after car slams into tree in Malvern East

A teenage boy has died after the car he was driving slammed into a tree in Melbourne's south-east. The 17-year-old from Glen Iris was killed when he lost control of the car, veered off the road and smashed into a tree in Moira Street, Malvern East, about 1am on Friday. Paramedics rushed to the scene but the teen was dead when they arrived. His passenger 10

16 November 2017 6:49 AM Ex-security guard tells court he never received cut of $500,000 Myer Melbourne heist

The inside man in a half-a-million-dollar heist at Myer's Melbourne CBD store 24 years ago claims he never got a cent from the armed robbery. The witness, whose identity is suppressed, worked as a security guard at the Lonsdale Street department store in 1993. A County Court trial in Melbourne heard that the witness trained the accused Wladimir Babaeff 8

16 November 2017 6:49 AM Three-month-old infant critical after three-car smash on Princes Highway

A three-month-old baby is fighting for life after a three-car smash on the NSW south coast. Two of the vehicles collided travelling northbound on Princes Highway at Falls Creek about 2pm on Thursday before smashing into a third car coming in the opposite direction. The infant was among five people in one of the cars and was flown to The Children's Hospital 8

15 November 2017 11:45 PM Hit-and-run: Body found on Leach Highway shuts road to morning traffic

Police believe a man found dead on Leach Highway in Bateman may have been the victim of a truck hit-and-run. Police spokesman Ryan Langley said the man in his 40s was found just after midnight on Thursday after reports of a body on the busy Perth road. It is believed that the man may have been struck by a semi-trailer truck and received fatal injuries 12

14 November 2017 10:40 PM Cyclist 'thrown into the air' in collision with ute

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being thrown into the air in a collision with a ute on the Gold Coast, police say. Paramedics were treating the woman, believed to be in her 30s, for head, chest and leg injuries, which a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman described as critical. They were called to the corner of Marine Parade and Petrie 14

14 November 2017 9:35 AM Found: WA Police take inmate back into custody after dramatic escape

Police have located a 33-year-old prison escapee just three hours after he fled from corrective services custody on Tuesday afternoon. WA Police spokeswoman Ros Weatherall said officers had found Johnathan Fraser Sedman at around 5.30pm, and had taken him back into custody. "Police no longer need assistance to locate the Holden Commodore. At this stage 10