Violent crime, murder on the increase in SA

Most violent crime categories in South Africa have gone up according to 2012/13 figures and last year was the third time murder increased in 20 years.

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega were expected to release … Read the rest

Ericsson fires victim of violent black crime for K-word

bassonTelecommunications firm Ericsson has fired a worker who used the word “kaffir” in a tweet.

The tweet from the account of Vivienne Basson used the word while expressing frustration over a taxi accident.

The Tweet went on to say, “These … Read the rest

Knockout attacks multiply

knockout“Knockout” attacks have been reported in several states around the country and now investigators believe three people have been attacked in our area.

Police in Lower Merion are investigating two attacks in the area, and Philadelphia detectives are investigating an … Read the rest

US study: Citizens unaware of sharply rising violent crime

colorcrimeFewer Americans are aware that violent crime has been on the rise in the United States for the past few years, according to a Gallup poll published on Thursday.

The poll, conducted early this month, found that 64 percent of … Read the rest

US: Violent crime rises sharply, reversing trend

The violent crime rate went up 17% last year, ending a general decline in violence that began nearly 20 years ago, according to a new federal survey of crime victims in the United States.

The Justice Department’s National Crime Victimization … Read the rest

‘It always happens to others’

South Africa may not experience tsunamis, hurricanes or devastating earthquakes, but we do experience other life-shattering tragedies such as fires,  HIV/AIDS and…. violent  crime!   “It always happens to others!” people are wont to  say … until  it happens to you! … Read the rest