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The alleged attacker was found with a knife in his possession. Photo: Melkbos.net

Parklands: Man charged with Attempted Murder

29th August 2016 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

A 33-year-old man will appear in Cape Town magistrate’s court tomorrow on a charge of attempted murder. According to the spokesperson for Table View police, Captain Adriana Chandler, the man was arrested on Saturday night after police followed up a complaint about an assault in Gie Road in Parklands. WhenRead More

The truck with some six packs next to it. Photos: Provided

Beer Stolen from Accident Scene

28th August 2016 at 3:57 pm 0 comments

A truck that overturned earlier this afternoon was robbed of its load of Savannah six packs. The truck overturned outside Tsumeb in Namibia after a Toyota Land Cruiser cut in front of it. The Land Cruiser’s driver died in the accident. That was tragedy number one; the tragedy that followed wasRead More

Saldanha Bay: Early Morning Tragedy

Saldanha Bay: Early Morning Tragedy

28th August 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Multiple vehicles were involved in an accident in Kamp Road in Saldanha Bay earlier this morning. South African Emergency Services treated multiple patients on the scene of the accident. They were assisted by West Coast EMS, West Coast Fire and Rescue, SAPS and other services.

The bus rolled down an embankment. Photo: ER24

Bus Rolls, 50 Injured

26th August 2016 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

According to ER24 spokeperson Russel Meiring at least 50 children (15-18) were injured this afternoon after a school bus rolled down an embankment off the R603 in Umbumbulu in KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with various services, found the bus lying on its roof down a small embankment. Most ofRead More

Change your Burial Habits, City Urges

Change your Burial Habits, City Urges

26th August 2016 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Bury your loved ones in the week, the City of Cape Town recently urged people. According to a statement released by the City 70% of funerals take place on Saturdays resulting in traffic congestion and overcrowding of cemeteries. Lack of space Of the city’s 40 cemeteries only 20 are fullyRead More

Afriforum's Hillel Coetzer and Charlene's father Charlie Daniels. Photos: Afriforum

Girl electrocuted; AfriForum lays Charges

26th August 2016 at 11:53 am 0 comments

AfriForum, in conjunction with a branch of the civil rights organisation in Leandra, has laid complaints of murder and culpable homicide against two employees of the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality. The complaints arise from the death of Charlene Jacobs (8) from Leandra. Charlene was electrocuted on the afternoon of 10Read More

‘Dog Whisperer’ accused of Animal Cruelty

‘Dog Whisperer’ accused of Animal Cruelty

26th August 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

A Mossel Bay dog trainer has been charged with animal cruelty. The man, who had the reputation of a ‘dog whisperer’, has been practicing in Mossel Bay for 3-4 years. Claims that he had caused the death of a small dog and loss of hearing in others caused the localRead More

The pitbull was treated on the scene before being rushed to an animal hospital. Photo: SA Paramedic Services

Pittie Pulls Through

24th August 2016 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

A pit bull that was so badly mauled yesterday that it was considered to be in a critical condition, has pulled through. The pit bull was attacked by a dog that had broken out of a property in Plattekloof. South African Paramedic Services were summoned to the scene, and rushedRead More

The ostriches were found in the veld between Mamre and the R27.

Ostriches: Whodunnit?

24th August 2016 at 12:27 pm 2 comments

Nobody seems to know what happened to these poor ostriches. Do you? One of our readers photographed the remains of what looks like 10 ostriches in the veldt between Mamre and the R27. According to our reader, “The case was reported to the Atlantis Police Station and followed up withRead More

This hydroponic lab was found in a home in Flamingo Vlei. Photo: Provided

That Pong was all Wrong

23rd August 2016 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

It was something in the air that got a young man from Table View busted. The 18-year-old was arrested on Friday after members of the public alerted the police to the smell of dagga coming from a house in a complex in Flamingo Vlei. When Constables Lubabalo Makhubalo and MzukisiRead More

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