KZN family massacre accused appears in court

2017-10-17 15:10

A 24-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on charges relating to the massacre of a family of five in Marianhill.

Judgment reserved in bail hearing of alleged Lichtenburg gunman

2017-10-12 11:50

The Lichtenburg Magistrate's Court has reserved judgment in the case of Jaco du Plooy, who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu.

Suspect in KZN family massacre shot dead during arrest attempt

2017-10-12 10:14

A man suspected to have been involved in the Mariannhill massacre, in which five relatives were shot dead last week, has been killed while police tried to arrest him.

Hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

2017-10-12 05:19

A maintenance worker says he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire inside Mandalay Bay before the shooter began firing from his high-rise suite into a crowd at a musical performance.

Man hands himself in after allegedly opening fire on Lichtenburg protesters, killing boy

2017-10-11 08:00

A 46-year-old man has handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old boy in Lichtenburg in the North West.

Senior Limpopo cop killed, another seriously injured by gunmen

2017-10-09 13:58

A senior policeman has been shot dead outside his home in Vuwani, Thohoyandou by unknown suspects, who then robbed him of the state vehicle he was travelling in, according to police.

3 in court for actor Dumi Masilela's murder

2017-10-06 12:15

The three men arrested in connection with actor Dumi Masilela's attempted hijacking are appearing in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on charges of murder.

Are white shooters called 'lone wolves' by default?

2017-10-05 17:09

If Las Vegas gunman had not been white, would we call him a "lone wolf"?

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend returns to US from Philippines

2017-10-04 09:48

The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock has returned to the United States from the Philippines, as authorities in Manila said they were looking into reports he transferred $100 000 to her.

No reports of South Africans killed or injured in Las Vegas shooting - Dirco

2017-10-02 14:50

The department of international relations and co-operation says it is still trying to confirm whether any South Africans have been killed or injured in the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 50 people dead.


Mom of 2 boys was one of Stellenbosch club shooting victims

2017-10-15 08:20

One of the victims caught in the crossfire of a Stellenbosch club shooting on Saturday was a mother of two from Kuils River, who was celebrating a friend's birthday party.

'I am innocent, not violent' - alleged Lichtenburg gunman

2017-10-12 11:30

The alleged gunman who handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy and wounding two others, has said he was only defending his life and believes he will be exonerated.

'I will never hear his voice again' - distraught mom of slain Lichtenburg boy

2017-10-12 06:34

The parents of a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy who was shot dead during a protest have opened up about their son's killing.

Hotel questions revised timeline of Las Vegas massacre

2017-10-11 14:04

A day after authorities revised the timeline of events on the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the hotel where the gunman was staying is casting doubt on the changes

SAPS could make or break SA - here's why

2017-10-10 08:40

If we can’t turn the South African Police Service (SAPS) into a professional and clean crime-fighting and peace-keeping machine, our future will still be very dark, writes Max du Preez.

5 killed in yet another family massacre in KZN

2017-10-06 13:18

Five members of the same family have been killed in yet another massacre in KwaZulu-Natal in the space of three days.

Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals before massacre

2017-10-06 08:30

Investigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago – and perhaps Boston's Fenway Park – before setting up his perch in a casino hotel and raining deadly fire on country music fans.

'I wasn't ready to die' - Las Vegas victim from hospital bed

2017-10-04 14:01

A Los Angeles nurse injured in the Las Vegas massacre has said she told herself she 'wasn't ready to die' as she fled the scene with a bleeding stomach and a ripped apart leg.

In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction

2017-10-03 22:18

Democrats are calling for tougher gun restrictions after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, while Republican-backed bills to loosen gun rules face an uncertain future.

Trump tweets condolences to Las Vegas shooting victims

2017-10-02 14:38

US President Donald Trump is extending condolences to the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas and their families.

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