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12 days ago
Lovers' deadly tiff: Woman stabs partner, hangs herself
Lovers' deadly tiff: Woman stabs partner, hangs herself
Crime & Courts

A young Phoenix woman took her own life after overpowering her partner, who was attacking her, and stabbed him to death.

12 days ago
Suicidal man books funerals, then douses himself with petrol
Suicidal man books funerals, then douses himself with petrol
Kwazulu Natal

A man allegedly tried to arrange the funerals of his wife, two children and a relative – although they were alive. But it turned out to be a ruse.

25 days ago
'Homophobic churches contribute to crime'
'Homophobic churches contribute to crime'
Kwazulu Natal

Is religion fuelling hate? That’s what some SA experts have felt for some time and now a pastor’s anti-gay utterances has strengthened their concern.

25 days ago
Slain lawyer was 'warned'
Slain lawyer was 'warned'
Crime & Courts

The dark underworld of the legal profession is being blamed for the death of a lawyer, four months after he was wounded in a drive-by shooting.

40 days ago
Viciously hurt by the man he helped
Viciously hurt by the man he helped
Crime & Courts

A good deed has come back to bite a man who was stabbed and robbed, allegedly by the gardener he once helped during a medical emergency.

46 days ago
Bones stolen from graves could be for 'black magic'
Bones stolen from graves could be for 'black magic'
Crime & Courts

Skeletal remains have been dug up from a Muslim cemetery, apparently for black magic, sparking both alarm and outrage.

47 days ago
Criminals targeting police at home
Criminals targeting police at home
Crime & Courts

Criminals are now targeting police at home, stealing firearms, uniforms and handcuffs, which they're using to carry out other crimes.

53 days ago
Murder-suicide of 'loving' couple baffles families
Murder-suicide of 'loving' couple baffles families
Crime & Courts

A murder-suicide left two young boys from KwaDukuza orphans a day after celebrating Christmas.

22 December 2016, 4:38pm
Man killed after helping sister
Man killed after helping sister
Crime & Courts

A Chatsworth woman watched helplessly as her brother was assaulted and kidnapped after he came to her aid during a home invasion.

21 December 2016, 12:01pm
‘How many more disasters before a car recall?’
‘How many more disasters before a car recall?’
Industry news

Ford has undertaken to conduct free safety inspections on all Kuga SUVs that have been sold in South Africa following reports of them exploding.

21 December 2016, 11:46am
Hijack victim feels ‘spared for a reason’
Hijack victim feels ‘spared for a reason’
Crime & Courts

“God spared my life for a reason.” That’s how hijack victim Faradh Patel feels after he was shot twice in a botched hijacking in Gauteng.

15 December 2016, 2:37pm
Pensioner's murder represents 'tragedy of life in SA'
Pensioner's murder represents 'tragedy of life in SA'
Crime & Courts

While sentencing Fani Mshibe for the murder of a Durban pensioner, Judge Rishi Seegovin said the reality was that life had become “cheap”.

15 December 2016, 08:54am
SA family tackle Ford on Kuga fire death
SA family tackle Ford on Kuga fire death
Industry news

Family demanding answers on the cause of a vehicle fire that claimed the life of their loved one.

15 December 2016, 07:02am
Hero gramps sends robbers packing
Hero gramps sends robbers packing
Crime & Courts

When robbers barged into the home of Reservoir Hills grandfather Danny Naicker, the 69-year-old instinctively fought back.

7 December 2016, 08:36am
Jilted man in murder probe
Jilted man in murder probe
Crime & Courts

"Mummy, I am scared.” These were Annelene Pillay’s last words to her mom minutes before she was gunned down, allegedly by a man known to her.