Bull Creek stabbing: Petr Levkovskiy named as good Samaritan who died after helping boy find ‘stolen’ bike

Bull Creek stabbing: Petr Levkovskiy named as good Samaritan who died after helping boy find ‘stolen’ bike

The identity of a good Samaritan brutally stabbed after trying to help a young boy retrieve his “stolen” bike has been revealed, as more than $12,000 is raised for his grieving wife and daughter. Friends of Petr Levkovskiy said he was “just being the kind, good-hearted Samaritan he always was” when he was stabbed in … Read more

Bull Creek stabbing: 42-year-old man dies after being stabbed trying to stop bicycle thief

A man who was stabbed in broad daylight when he tried to stop a thief stealing a boy’s bicycle has tragically died, with the hunt for the attacker now a homicide investigation. The 42-year-old victim was near the intersection of Camm Avenue and Goddard Way in Bull Creek on about 10.20am on Sunday when he … Read more

Swan River bull shark: Bailey Haffner recounts coming face to face with 3.5m animal near Matilda Bay

A 20-year-old man has recounted his incredible brush with a massive bull shark in Matilda Bay on Thursday morning – but has vowed to jump back in the water as early as Friday. Bailey Haffner was in the Swan River cleaning the hull of his mate’s boat near the Royal Perth Yacht Club about 10am … Read more

NAPLAN changes: WA schools given extra help due to COVID absenteeism

WA’s NAPLAN testing regime has been thrown into chaos because so many kids have been absent with COVID-19, forcing education authorities to allow an extra week for students to complete their assessments. Students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 were meant to sit their national literacy and numeracy tests last week, with schools given … Read more

Motorised bicycle rider dies at Royal Perth Hospital days after collision with Tesla in Bellevue

A man has died days after a collision in Bellevue, after leaving the scene of the crash without realising the extent of his injuries. The 34-year-old was riding a motorised bicycle on Norman Street when he and a white Tesla model X collided at the Great Eastern Highway intersection on Friday May 13. Thinking he … Read more

COVID-19 in WA: State’s cases soar to new high, hitting 17,100 infections, as six people die

WA’s reported COVID infections have soared to a new record high, with 17,105 new cases recorded in the State on Wednesday. The new tally of infections in the 24 hours to 8pm Wednesday is a small increase on the old record of 17,033, set just over a week ago on May 11. It also marks … Read more

WA ambulance crisis: Elderly Bellevue man fifth death in WA ambulance crisis

Hours after Perth grandmother Georgina Wild died alone on her couch waiting for an ambulance to arrive, an elderly man also passed away from a suspected heart attack as WA’s ambulance crisis continues. The Bellevue man in his 80s called triple-0 at 8:15am on Sunday complaining of abdominal pain. He was categorised as a priority … Read more

WA ambulance crisis: Elderly Bellevue man fifth death in WA ambulance crisis

Hours after Perth grandmother Georgina Wild died alone on her couch waiting for an ambulance to arrive, an elderly man also passed away from a suspected heart attack as WA’s ambulance crisis continues. The Bellevue man in his 80s called triple-0 at 8:15am on Sunday complaining of abdominal pain. He was categorised as a priority … Read more

Gilmore College: Student charged after allegedly brandishing a knife and threatening another classmate

A 14-year-old boy has been charged after allegedly bringing a knife to school and threatening a student in Perth’s southern suburbs. The shocking incident happened on Monday after an altercation broke out between two students over an umbrella at Gilmore College in Orelia. A horrified student captured on video the moment the teenage boy brandished … Read more

WA firefighters could drive ambulances to cover severe paramedic shortage, Mark McGowan says

Firefighters would be called in to drive ambulances under a plan put forward by Premier Mark McGowan to address a severe shortage of paramedics across the State, The West Australian reports. Greater government intervention in St John WA’s operations was also flagged as Mr McGowan questioned why the not-for-profit had delayed implementing critical worker protocols, … Read more