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15 January 2019 2:49 PM Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appears in court for girlfriend's murder

Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for the murder of his girlfriend. The 56-year-old musician of Gillitts, was released on R2 000 bail and was ordered to hand in his British passport. His girlfriend, 55-year-old Jenny King of Forest Hills, was found dead in the bedroom of her home by a relative on Saturday 518

15 January 2019 12:01 PM Man dies after being set alight in Hillbrow mob justice attack

A man has died in hospital after he and another man were set alight in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Monday. The alleged attack happened after residents accused the two men of stealing a handbag from a woman. "The community chased them down and caught them. Unfortunately, once they were caught they applied mob justice," Captain Kay Makhubele told News 24 on Tuesday 87

13 January 2019 7:57 PM Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Prosecutors say they'll seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console. The Chicago Tribune cites prosecutors as saying "heinous" circumstances justify the sentence for 19-year-old Johnathan Fair, of Waukegan, if he's convicted of first-degree murder in the death 91

10 January 2019 2:29 PM Pitch Black Afro charged with premeditated murder, case postponed

Local rapper Pitch Black Afro has been charged with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice after his wife, Catherine Modusane, died in a Johannesburg bed and breakfast on December 31. He appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday afternoon. The case was postponed to January 15. The artist, whose real name is Thulani 96

10 January 2019 8:28 AM Cape Town priest shot dead during robbery

A 59-year-old man from Mitchells Plain was shot dead on Tuesday during an attempted robbery, police have confirmed. The man, believed to be a well-known priest at the Hazeldene New Apostolic Congregation, was on his way to work when he was attacked by unknown assailants who tried to rob him, police spokesperson Captain Hein Hendricks said. "This office 98

08 January 2019 7:21 PM Chewing gum helps convict DJ for killing teacher more than 20 years ago

A popular Pennsylvania DJ has pleaded guilty to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative submitted to a genealogy database. Raymond Charles Rowe apologised in court on Tuesday for killing 25-year-old primary school teacher Christy Mirack at her apartment in Lancaster. He was sentenced 100

03 January 2019 7:39 PM Man, 73, charged in killing of nursing home roommate

A 73-year-old man has been charged with murder after he admitted to beating his roommate to death at a Missouri nursing home. Police were called to The Estates of Spanish Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation facility in St. Louis County just after 70:00 on Wednesday. Officers found 69-year-old Larry Harris dead. Prosecutors charged 73-year-old Willie Clemons 80

02 January 2019 6:08 PM 14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

A 14-year-old boy who authorities say was driving a SUV that caused a fatal car accident has been arrested on a murder charge. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the SUV was filled with teens who were throwing eggs at other cars on Tuesday afternoon when another driver began chasing them. The department says the 14-year-old driver then ran a red light 82

01 January 2019 10:00 AM Tragedy as 3 die in separate incidents on New Year's Eve in Joburg

Police are investigating the deaths of three people who died in Johannesburg on New Year’s Eve, in three separate incidents. Two of these are suspected murders and as of Tuesday morning, no arrests had been made. A case of murder is being investigated after a man, estimated to be in his late-20s, was stabbed to death after the City of Joburg’s New Year’s 100

28 December 2018 6:58 PM Saudi 'not in crisis' over Khashoggi affair

Saudi Arabia's new foreign minister voiced defiance on Friday in the face of international outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, rejecting the kingdom was in crisis and his predecessor was demoted. "The issue of Jamal Khashoggi... really saddened us, all of us," Ibrahim al-Assaf told AFP, a day after he was appointed foreign minister in a government 148