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BLACK HILL, Portland: A Titchfield High schoolboy was killed and 23 children hospitalised when a 15-seater bus with almost double its capacity plunged over a precipice along the Black Hill main road in Portland yesterday afternoon. A female...
Five weeks after a controversial $9-million donation from Petrojam hit the bank account of the Sydenham Citizens’ Association, nearly all the cash was removed in nine withdrawals of $900,000 each, a Gleaner investigation has revealed. The donation...
Following a ruling by the director of public prosecutions that they be charged last Friday, corporals Kirk Fraser and Ramone Scott were yesterday remanded when they made their first appearance in the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. The...
Reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson was yesterday heard in an audio recording pleading with police personnel for his then girlfriend, accused Shantol Gordon, to not face criminal charges, claiming that she had no knowledge of alleged criminal...
Police and road-safety experts are hoping that the new Road Traffic Act will drive fear into deviant motorists, whipping them into line by making traffic tickets a greater deterrent to dangerous driving practices. With the police issuing more than...
- Teen Killed In Manchester Crash, Two People Hospitalised A young woman believed to be in her late teens is presumed to have died in a motor vehicle crash in the parish early Sunday morning and at least two other people reported to be hospitalised. The crash occurred along the New Green Road at the... Read More
- New Female Ward To Be Built At Manchester Infirmary A new $40 million female ward is to be constructed at the Manchester Infirmary, located at Royal Flat.Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie broke ground for the building on Thursday, April 25. It is expected to be... Read More
- Police Seek Help In Apprehending Killer Of 74-Y-O St James Woman The Adelphi police are appealing to residents of Lima district in Adelphi, St James to assist them in their investigation into the death of 74-year-old Evelyn Blair a member of the community who was set ablaze on Thursday.Reports are that about 6:00... Read More
- Williams Undecided Over Carifta Sprint Double With her main rivals, Kevona Davis and Ashanti Moore both missing from the Carifta Trials, Jamaica's American-based sprint sensation, Briana Williams took full advantage of the opportunity to secure the 100m and 200m double last weekend. The... Read More
- Avenatti Charged With Embezzlement, Fraud, Cheating On Taxes United States attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment, alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings, federal prosecutors in... Read More
- Haiti’s President Confirms Lapin As New Prime Minister Haitian President Jovenel Moise on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Jean Michel Lapin, who has served as acting prime minister since March 21, following the removal from office after a mere six months of the government of Jean Henry Céant. ... Read More