3 million Americans carry a handgun daily - study

2017-10-20 11:54

As many as three million people in the United States carry a loaded handgun daily, while nine million do so at least once a month, according to a US study.

Mass suspensions and 'truth' about missing police guns covered up - sources

2017-09-21 11:04

The truth about how 33 firearms went missing from two Cape Town police stations recently is allegedly being covered up to protect certain senior police officers in the Western Cape.

Police managers 'decimated' gun smuggling investigation resulting in murders - 2 top cops

2017-08-03 18:17

Police management, despite knowing the extent of a mammoth gun smuggling investigation involving at least 1 066 murders and implicating officers who colluded with gangsters, have pulled resources off the probe instead of dedicating more to it.

Firearms confiscated in second raid at security company linked to underworld

2017-07-12 13:31

A massive raid is being carried out at a security company in Bellville, which claims to have strong links to intelligence services and police, in an operation linked to the underworld.

WATCH: Robbers with AK-47 swarm cash officer

Four armed men swarmed a cash-in-transit officer in Welkom.

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‘Firearm amnesty a right move’

2015-08-27 09:05

THE likelihood of a gun amnesty and tighter firearm regulation is becoming more of a reality, believes a lobby group pushing for tighter firearm control.

Gangsters found with guns 'destroyed’ by Gauteng cops

2015-03-23 10:00

Firearms said to have been destroyed by Gauteng police have been found in the possession of gangsters in the Western Cape, affidavits before the South Gauteng High Court have revealed.

Bullied teens take weapons to school

2014-05-05 11:18

US victims of bullying who have been threatened, engaged in a fight, injured or had property stolen or damaged are much more likely to carry a gun or knife to school.

Playing with danger

2009-11-26 11:50

A little boy’s death raises the question: which toys are safe?


Cop-turned-robber arrested, smuggled police rifle found under mattress

2017-09-28 12:33

Police have discovered that a constable was allegedly involved in a robbery at a shop in Cape Town, and was keeping an official R5 rifle hidden under a mattress at a friend's home.

10 things you should know about the national gun smuggling investigation

2017-08-04 16:17

A gun smuggling investigation has revealed how stolen police and military firearms were channelled to gangsters, and out the country. Here are 10 things, based on court documents, you should know about the mammoth probe.

Wrangle over late gun licence renewals heads to Constitutional Court

2017-07-28 17:27

The Constitutional Court will now have to decide whether two sections of the Firearms Control Act of 2000, that govern late licence renewals, pass constitutional muster.

The majority of murders are committed by 15-34 year olds

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 57.8% of murders are committed by people between the ages of 15 and 34.

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Taxi bosses arrested for suspected unlicensed guns after tipoff

2015-11-11 10:06

Three Stanger taxi bosses and their personal security guards were arrested in Pietermaritzburg for the possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition.

1 in 10 Americans has anger issues and access to guns

2015-04-09 14:54

The fact that neatly ten percent of Americans are 'short-fused' AND have guns at home is a wake-up call, according to new research.

Ex-girlfriend slams Oscar as violent maniac

2014-09-18 10:31

Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend has published a damning account of her life with the convicted killer.

The easiest way to prevent teen suicide? Give up your guns

2014-02-18 13:14

When it comes to suicide, guns are the weapons of choice, so make sure you’re not an enabler by handing in your gun during Teen Suicide Prevention Week.

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