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17 August 2016, 8:16pm
Toddler shot dead as family home attacked
Toddler shot dead as family home attacked
Crime & Courts

A two-year-old Free State girl who was being carried on her mother's back died and her parents were injured when their shack was shot at.

14 August 2016, 4:25pm
Suspect nabbed in tavern after rape of 97-year-old granny
Suspect nabbed in tavern after rape of 97-year-old granny
Crime & Courts

Mafube police have arrested a 28-year-old man at a local tavern for allegedly robbing and raping a 94-year-old grandmother in her home.

13 August 2016, 3:19pm
‘I dug a hole and threw the infant in’
‘I dug a hole and threw the infant in’
Crime & Courts

A Free State woman, 22, accused of illegally aborting her full-term foetus by using muti, is to face murder charges once ...

11 August 2016, 8:20pm
Baby girl’s body found in Bloemfontein river
Baby girl’s body found in Bloemfontein river

The body of an infant girl, believed to be about one year old, was found in a river near Roosewall Plot Road.

11 August 2016, 2:07pm
Cops refuse bribe from suspected smugglers
Cops refuse bribe from suspected smugglers
Crime & Courts

SA police held two suspects at the Lesotho border after finding abalone, and then nabbed two more who offered them a bribe.

10 August 2016, 5:51pm
Free State man held for cousin’s rape
Free State man held for cousin’s rape
Crime & Courts

A 28-year-old man appeared in the Zastron Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping his 16-year-old cousin.

7 August 2016, 2:50pm
No sleepless nights over victory
No sleepless nights over victory
Politics

"I did not have sleepless nights about winning the elections," says newly elected Mangaung executive mayor Olly Mlamleli.

5 August 2016, 3:19pm
ANC shows decline in Free State despite win
ANC shows decline in Free State despite win
Politics

The ANC managed to get just over 60 percent support in the Free State, a 10 percent drop from the previous election.

3 August 2016, 8:29pm
Mom arrested for burying newborn alive
Mom arrested for burying newborn alive
Crime & Courts

A 23-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly burying her newborn baby alive in a shallow grave in the Bolata Village.

3 August 2016, 5:36pm
Police search for 5 suspects who raped man
Police search for 5 suspects who raped man
Crime & Courts

Free State are searching for five suspects who raped a man while he was crossing a donga in Lusaka section in Makwane village.

1 August 2016, 7:04pm
Two girls die in Senekal shack fire
Two girls die in Senekal shack fire
Crime & Courts

Two girls died when a shack caught fire in Senekal, Free State.

29 July 2016, 9:48pm
Gardener in dock for elderly woman's murder
Gardener in dock for elderly woman's murder
Crime & Courts

An autopsy report will determine whether the Bloemfontein man, accused of murdering an 86-year-old woman, will also be accused of rape.

28 July 2016, 9:19pm
SAPS hunt Free State serial child rapist
SAPS hunt Free State serial child rapist
Crime & Courts

Free State police are hunting down a possible serial rapist who has been preying on boys between the ages of 10 and 14-years-old.

28 July 2016, 4:58pm
Gardener held for elderly woman’s death
Gardener held for elderly woman’s death
Crime & Courts

A 48-year-old gardener was arrested in Bloemfontein after a 86-year-old woman was found murdered at her house in Gardenia Park.

27 July 2016, 5:35pm
The battle for the Free State, the heartland of SA
The battle for the Free State, the heartland of SA
Politics

Despite its image as a mecca for conservatives, the Free State has always been an ANC stronghold.