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Riots erupt after U.S. grand jury clears policeman

Tuesday 25 November 2014 15:57

Police fired tear gas and protesters set businesses ablaze in Ferguson, Missouri, in racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury's decision.

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'16 Days campaign must be a continuous engagement'

Tuesday 25 November 2014 11:30

Tuesday marks the beginning of the 16 Days of no Violence against Women and Children Campaign for 2014.

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Chatsworth residents seek justice for toddler's murder

Monday 24 November 2014 10:45

A strong police contingent has been deployed outside and inside the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of a 55-year-old grandmother

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Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting

Sunday 23 November 2014 07:22

An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury.

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Constable Edgar Mere shot and killed 18-year-old Lionel Meintjies and also wounded two patrons at a tavern in June.
Northern Cape police constable sentenced to 14 years

Friday 21 November 2014 16:55

A 29-year-old police constable from Warrenvale near Warrenton in the Northern Cape has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for murder and attempted murder.

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Police are looking for suspects after the shooting incident at the Boksburg taxi rank.
Boksburg school concerned about learners’ safety

Friday 21 November 2014 14:13

The management of the Windmill Park Secondary School in Boksburg has expressed great concern over the safety of its learners after five people were shot dead on Thursday at a nearby taxi rank.

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Hong Kong protesters break into government building

Wednesday 19 November 2014 15:33

A small group of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city's legislature via a side door early on Wednesday.

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All 82 stations in the province will increase police capacity.
N West police talk tough against crime

Wednesday 19 November 2014 06:30

Law enforcement officials in the North West will take strong action against those who contravene the law ahead of the festive season.

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Missouri governor declares state of emergency

Tuesday 18 November 2014 14:24

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorised the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence.

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The motive is unknown and the circumstances are being investigated.
Four people killed on the Cape Flats

Monday 17 November 2014 09:28

Police says they are investigating five shootings, in which four people died, on the Cape Flats this weekend.

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Marikana miners accused of treason

Thursday 13 November 2014 20:30

Police lawyers have argued that striking Marikana miners, committed what was tantamount to treason in 2012, when they attacked SAPS members, representing state authority.

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Violence erupted and police fired rubber bullets to disperse the crowds.
Tshwane Metro seeks interdict against "land grabs"

Thursday 13 November 2014 10:30

The Tshwane metro police is making an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria to block the occupation of municipal land in Nellmapius, east of Pretoria.

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Rubber bullets fired at Pretoria 'Land grab'

Wednesday 12 November 2014 15:02

Tshwane metro police fired rubber bullets at Nellmapius, Pretoria, residents attempting a "land grab" on Wednesday.

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The police officers have since been dismissed from the SA Police Service.
Sentences for corrupt police officers welcomed

Wednesday 12 November 2014 11:24

The North West police commissioner on Wednesday welcomed the sentences handed to three police officers for theft and defeating the ends of justice.

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Police suspect that the chemicals found are used to manufacture drugs.
Suspected drug lab uncovered in Durban

Wednesday 12 November 2014 11:20

The police have uncovered a suspected drug laboratory that seems to be linked to a crime syndicate in which the owners of a popular Durban night club are being implicated.

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 Bahamas Faith Ministries Leader Pastor Myles Munroe died in a crash on Sunday.
Plane crash kills 9, including church leader, on Grand Bahama

Monday 10 November 2014 06:20

A private jet struck a construction crane on approach to Grand Bahama International Airport on Sunday and crashed,

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Six rhino poachers arrested in Limpopo

Sunday 9 November 2014 12:22

Six suspected rhino poachers were arrested in Limpopo over the weekend, police said on Sunday.

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Illegal traditional surgeon arrested

Sunday 9 November 2014 09:28

Eastern Cape police have arrested a 28-year-old illegal traditional surgeon at Nomvalo village in Lusikisiki for allegedly running an illegal initiation school.

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Suspects in Andile Lili shooting still at large

Friday 7 November 2014 09:00

Western Cape Police are still searching for suspects following an attack earlier this week on the leader of the Ses'Khona social movement, Andile Lili.

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N West government prepares for festive season

Thursday 6 November 2014 05:31

In preparation for the festive season, police in the North West say they will ensure the safety of all road users.  

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