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Man gunned down in Bramley house robbery

2017-12-10 14:17

A 54-year-old man was gunned down in a house robbery in Bramley, Johannesburg, early on Sunday, police said.

Police hunt for killer of toddler in PE

2017-11-19 12:59

A manhunt has been launched to track down an apparent gang member who killed a 2-year-old boy in Helenvale, police said on Sunday.

Crime stats – the devil is in the detail

2017-11-02 09:09

Lumping all serious crimes together as an aggregate indicator of criminal offending is unhelpful and misleading. The shocking truth about crime in SA lies in the details, writes Guy Lamb.

Bride accidentally kills 13 family members while trying to murder her husband

2017-11-01 09:54

She planned to kill her husband, instead she accidentally murdered 13 loved ones.

Hannah's #MeToo story is everyone's story

2017-10-25 09:31

It took a horrific tragedy in my own family to realise what so many other families and women and cousins and parents go through on a daily basis, writes Lali van Zuydam.

Aspiring pastor’s ‘murder dream’ turns out to be gruesome reality

2017-09-05 15:47

When Phelps eventually woke from his dream there was blood on him, and a knife in the bed he shared with his wife.

Ritual murders, rape and domestic violence rampant in this community

2017-08-18 12:29

Most of the recorded abuse cases involve women who are physically, emotionally and verbally abused by their partners.

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WATCH: Vigils held for murdered Muslim teen

Seventeen-year-old Nabra Hassanen's body was found floating in a pond following an alleged road rage incident. Watch for more.

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30 years for man who tortured, murdered employer

2017-06-05 21:36

A man who tortured and stabbed his employer to death in the house he shared with her has been handed an effective 30 years behind bars.

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WATCH: Naledi community members march over killing of Lerato Moloi

For the women who spend their days and nights in Naledi, the news of the recent deaths of four women has only intensified their fear.

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WATCH: Inggs family's emotional celebration as Christopher Panayiotou is sentenced to life

Christopher Panayiotou and co-accused Sinethemba Nenemba have been sentenced to life imprisonment in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth for the murder of his wife Jayde.

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The ties that bind: Henri van Breda and that 'Starry Night'

2017-11-03 12:59

In the almost 60 days he has been on trial for allegedly murdering his family, Henri van Breda has often worn a tie depicting Vincent van Gogh's iconic painting Starry Night. Jenna Etheridge ponders what it might mean.

#BlackMonday: 'We must guard against extremism' - Roelf Meyer

2017-11-01 15:23

While it is unlikely that we will ever be able to completely get rid of the extremists among us, we have to make sure we marginalise them, says former Minister of Constitutional Development Roelf Meyer.

Why I won't wear black to support white farmers

2017-10-30 06:50

South Africans need to stand up to government to demand that crime is dealt with. For all of us. For each and every South African, writes Howard Feldman.

Son kills and buries his mother in shack

2017-10-04 09:57

Drug addict’s mother was found buried in a shallow grave in his shack

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Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town named SA's most violent cities

The State of Urban Safety released its second report focused on the state of crime and violence in South Africa’s nine urban settings.

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‘My son chopped off his father’s head and private parts’

2017-08-17 12:39

A mother is still shocked by the gruesome murder that happened in her house

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WATCH: Panayiotou recorded saying 'it' was meant to look like a robbery

The High Court in Port Elizabeth was silent when the secret video, in which Christopher Panayiotou allegedly implicates himself in his wife Jayde's murder, was shown on Wednesday.

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WATCH: Dramatic chase for suspects in Hannah Cornelius murder, hijacking

A third person was arrested on Sunday for hijacking a car involved in the murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and an attack on her friend.

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WATCH: Zuma visits family of raped, murdered Courtney Pieters

President Jacob Zuma visited the family home of slain Courtney Pieters on Wednesday. During his visit a plaque honouring Pieters' life was unveiled.

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