Venezuela's crime-ridden capital was once a thriving metropolis and residents hope the Hugo Chávez park signals a return to better times.
Where is the "rape capital of the world"? Is it SA or the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does the phrase even mean? Africa Check investigates.
A police nyala, acting as a decoy to avoid angry protesters at the court where a man accused of raping and killing his niece appeared, has crashed.
A car stolen in a hijacking, which was caught on CCTV footage, has been found in the parking bay of an Amakhosi player.
Crime fiction continues to soar. Why this is is frequently debated.
Khutsong residents are celebrating in the wake of the brutal killings of alleged gang members.
Experts say South Africa's "paper thin" law enforcement has made the country fertile ground for cybercriminals, a problem that is costing SA billions.
The killing of two toddlers in Diepsloot in the north of Johannesburg is shocking and heart-breaking, says the ANC.
In a case before the ConCourt, critics say consensual teen sex has been criminalised.
South Africa is not a violent country but there are "elements" that conduct themselves in a shocking manner, says President Jacob Zuma.
In the wake of the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp at Oscar Pistorius's home, the M&G spoke to politicians and leaders on their thoughts on gun control in SA.
Following the death of model Reeva Steenkamp, allegedly at the hands of paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, we take a look at their lives in pictures.
Disturbing video footage of a so-called 'legal' rhino trophy hunt, carried out at the behest of an international wildlife trafficking syndicate.
Insurers are unlikely to lower their premiums as a result of the improved statistics, writes Lisa Steyn.
Jameela Jacobs was one of the few but growing number of women in gangs. She spoke to Ilham Rawoot about ended up spending half of her life in prison.
Relatives claim they still bear the scars of brutal intimidation by crime boss Richard Mdluli
Police follow up leads that point to a wider conspiracy in Gemballa murder case.
Despite an uneasy calm since a 'turf war' led to the merging of nightclub 'security services' in the Cape, there are still scores to be settled.
I can't think of a more grounding way to start a new year than being reminded gently that the fate of a bubble is to expire.
Senior crime intelligence officer Joey Mabasa, who has been linked to Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, has been sacked with immediate effect.