Son-in-law 'knew it was mom and not wife in bed'

2016-08-24 14:04

Charges have been withdrawn against a man who was caught with his pants down in bed with his mother-in-law because both were too inebriated to remember exactly what happened.

Memorial service planned for 10 soldiers killed in bus crash

2016-08-24 07:05

A memorial service is to be held in Bloemfontein for the 10 soldiers killed in a bus crash on the R712 near Golden Gate in the Free State last week.

Memorial service planned for 11 SANDF members

2016-08-21 08:24

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) has expressed sadness at the death of 11 soldiers who died on the R712 near Golden Gate in the Free State.

Accident reconstruction experts investigate SANDF bus crash

2016-08-19 19:45

Accident reconstruction experts are investigating the bus crash which resulted in the death of 10 soldiers on the R712 near Golden Gate in the Free State.

Boy, 12, mauled to death by caged lions

2016-08-18 19:28

A 12-year-old boy has been mauled to death by lions in a cage at the Otavi Lion Park near Parys.

3 killed in Free State head-on collision

2016-08-18 17:55

Three people, including two children, have been killed and several others injured after a bakkie and taxi were involved in a head-on collision outside Bethlehem, Free State paramedics say.

Henning's killers motivated by greed - SCA

2016-08-18 14:12

The Supreme Court of Appeal says convicted killers Ambrose Monye and Andre Gouws were motivated by greed and money when they killed Chanelle Henning.

Free State lecturer awarded for drought forecasting tool

2016-08-18 07:29

A Free State academic has developed a drought forecasting tool to help small-scale farmers decide when to plant.

Free State girl, 16, gang-raped on way home from studying

2016-08-17 21:02

Three men have robbed and raped a 16-year-old girl who had been waiting at a taxi rank after a study session in Welkom, Free State police have said.

Free State local municipality CFO granted bail in murder case

2016-08-16 21:16

The Mantsopa Local Municipality's chief financial officer, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend in Ladybrand, has been granted bail, say Free State police.


Women in court over Bloemfontein bar brawl

2016-08-24 12:14

A young woman who allegedly struck another woman in the face with a beer bottle at the Western Saloon just outside Bloemfontein says she acted in self-defence.

Bloemfontein gangsters' murder case postponed

2016-08-23 18:36

The case against members of the Born To Kill gang arrested for allegedly killing two of their own members has been postponed, say the Hawks.

Bloemfontein gangsters arrested for members' murders

2016-08-19 20:39

Six members of the Born to Kill gang in Bloemfontein have been arrested after they allegedly killed two of their own members, say the Hawks.

FS Cheetahs stun WP at Newlands

2016-08-19 19:28

The Free State Cheetahs beat Western Province in Cape Town in an arm wrestle of a Currie Cup match.

Free State toddler shot dead on mother's back

2016-08-18 18:39

A two-year-old girl was killed and her parents were injured when someone fired into their shack in Wepener, Free State police said on Thursday.

Ex Free State cop jailed for murder, hijacking

2016-08-18 17:30

A former Free State police officer has been jailed for in effect 35 years for murder and hijacking, the Hawks have said.

An innocent woman was shot in broad daylight - SCA Judge

2016-08-18 13:30

Convicted killers Ambrose Monye and Andre Gouws might refuse to testify in the murder trial of Chanelle Henning’s husband Nico if their life sentences are not reduced, the SCA has heard.

At least 35 injured as two buses, truck collide in Thaba Nchu

2016-08-17 21:18

A collision involving two buses and a truck on the N8 near Bloemfontein has left at least 35 people injured, paramedics have confirmed.

Meyer to lead Cheetahs at Newlands

2016-08-17 12:40

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup Premier Division clash against WP at Newlands.

2 Free State teens in court for hijacking, murder

2016-08-16 15:03

Two teenage boys have appeared in the Kroonstad Magistrate's Court after they allegedly hijacked and killed a man who offered them a lift.

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