Psychologists are concerned that the second case of a man stealing and then crashing a plane in under a week could lead to more death-by-plane suicides.
CCTV captured footage of a brazen mugging, in broad daylight, outside of the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Just when you think you’re up to speed with remote jamming and those other techniques, the crooks become even craftier.
Footage of midday gunfire on our streets has become somewhat normalised, but this footage out of Jozi shows the terror felt by those caught in the midst of it.
A couple of brazen car thieves got more than they bargained for when they attempted to steal a bakkie, only for the pissed-off owner to foil their plans.
Green grass is apparently a hot commodity in the Klein Karoo, because some cheeky buggers have started nicking it from the Oudtshoorn golf course.
Another criminal was caught on camera stealing a woman’s handbag out of her trolley at a mall, and she made it look rather easy.
Yet another case of alleged police abuse was filmed in Cape Town, with a 27-year-old female claiming that she was physically abused outside Canal Walk.
Yesterday it was RocoMamas, and today it’s another Johannesburg restaurant. A closer look at the CCTV footage shows the incidents took place about 15 minutes apart.
In late February, and also in broad daylight, a robbery went down outside a Johannesburg restaurant. I’m not sure how you’re supposed to avoid this type of crime.
Finding himself in a dark room filled with Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor, a 24-year-old man snapped a selfie. Then he committed another crime.
Driving between PE and East London, a truck driver began driving erratically. When fellow drivers saw what was going on, they offered help.
It was high drama at the Cash Crusaders on Strand Street earlier today, police task teams called upon in response to an armed robbery.
A Cape Town woman fought back after a thief targeted her for her cellphone, while she was sitting outside her house. A few punches were thrown as well.
The theft of Kim Kardashian’s diamonds has the world puzzled. How could such a high-profile celeb be robbed of all her jewellery? This chap has the inside info.
Kim K’s ordeal in Paris has left her shaken – obviously – and now it is suspected that she was targeted by a well known and highly organised gang.
Mabel Jansen, a name that should by now at least ring familiar, has made headlines once again. This time it’s for a reason other than being labelled a racist.
The Southern Suburbs (and other areas of Cape Town) know all about being hit by the Crowbar Gang, but now we finally know how they work.
Eish, crime in South Africa is nothing new – but the brazen attempts thieves are making at stealing people’s stuff is really sickening.
Over at the St Johns entrance to The Company’s Gardens, there’s a carguard that took ownership over his space and got four car thieves arrested.
Simon’s Town’s naval base is in big trouble, since a few burglaries have pretty much emptied out its weapons cache. People are rather worried.
It looks like there’s a smooth operator fleecing local businesses of their valuables, so take a look and see if you can earn that reward.
The list of the most stolen cars in South Africa is under debate, as there isn’t any solid statistics provided those who would know for sure.
In light of last week’s fumbling shoplifter in Constantia – you know the one – we’re offering a play by play on how to skilfully steal in a shopping centre.
It looks like everyone is feeling the pinch of our ailing economy, even those shopping for luxury gifts and accessories in Constantia.
Many of us have wondered what we would do if we caught the people who robbed us. This woman didn’t have to wonder.
You snooze you lose, although you’d think you could grab some shut eye on a plane without being fleeced. No such luck.
Keep your friends close and your handbags closer, the criminals are prowling and they’ve sharpened their skills ahead of the silly season.
This isn’t the first time that our dear Trevor has been accused of stealing someone’s joke – but is it going to be swept under the carpet as quietly now that he is the host of The Daily Show.