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A 24-year-old Mpumalanga man has been sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment for raping and killing two women.
A man and a woman found guilty of cutting up a six-year-old girl for muti before killing her were sentenced to life in prison.
About 1000 people staged a service delivery protest on the N14 highway between Coligny and Ventersdorp.
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Oscar Pistorius cowered in the dock when the details of Reeva Steenkamp's bullet wounds were read out in court.
Police have launched a probe after three kittens and their mother were thrown out of a window on the ninth floor of a building in the Durban CBD.
A KZN businessman alleged to be the mastermind behind the murder of a doctor has brought himself time as he probes another motive for the killing.
The witness, her husband and the investigator could have made sure their statements corroborated, the defence said.
Seven men have kidnapped a 22-year-old woman from her house in Zola, Soweto, police said.
Three people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a farmer, his wife and their son, KZN police said.
Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has queried the evidence of witness Michelle Burger who is testifying in the murder trial.
The justice department was unaware of any concerns relating to the interpreter in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.
EFF members danced outside the High Court in Pretoria as the party took President Zuma, Naledi Pandor and the IEC to court.
Cops allegedly refused to take a statement from a man who was nearly run off the road by a gang that had shot Derek Woods.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested in Johannesburg for allegedly impersonating a police officer, say Gauteng police.
A Pietermaritzburg police officer has been shot dead as he returned home from work, say police.
A Lenasia school teacher has abandoned his classroom after he was robbed at knifepoint during school hours.
Three men were beaten and stoned to death in a shack settlement near Philippi, Cape Town after a spate of rapes in the area.
The former deputy head of IT at the municipality who claims he was fired after he exposed corruption has rejected an offer from the city.
Day two of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial started at 09.36am, but was brought to an abrupt halt. [STORY UPDATED]
A Pietermaritzburg nurse who was detained in India after a bullet was found in her luggage is on her way to South Africa.
A Cape Town gangster who admitted to murdering traffic officer Wesley Woodman says he is remorseful for his actions.
ANC MPL Max Ozinsky has praised the Department of Agriculture for naming and shaming officials found guilty of fraud, corruption and theft.
Minister Lulu Xingwana has decried the "abhorrent practice" of ukuthwala while defending polygamy.
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