14-Y-O ABDUCTED, MURDERED
The murder of Shelly-Ann Gordon, a student of Frome Technical High School in Westmoreland, is the third tragic incident involving a student of that school in just under two weeks.
SUFFERING AFTER DOG ATTACK
While playing football in December 2007, 10-year-old Kevin Hanson was attacked by a Rottweiler that pinned him to the ground and sank it's teeth into his head. A little over a year later, the emotional and physical pain is still fresh...
Teacher held at gun point
spaldings, clarendon: A male teacher from a prominent tertiary institution is now counting his blessings after he displayed an act of bravery when he was held up by gunmen in Spaldings, on the Manchester side of the fast developing town...
'Yellow British' to stand trial
Promoter of the popular weekly Passion Sunday dance, Earl 'Yellow British' Patterson is to stand trial in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on March 26 for breaches of the Noise Abatement Act.
Lady Genus arrested for harbouring a fugitive
Female selector Lady Genus was one of two females arrested in St Catherine on charges of Harbouring a fugitive. The entertainer was arrested along with Marvelettte Roberts of Havana Heights in May Pen, Clarendon.
Fake credit card used in scam?
A man accused of going to a supermarket and attempting to purchase $14,000 worth of goods with a fraudulent credit card, was remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court last Wednesday.
Man shot and BMW stolen in broad daylight
A 32-year-old businessman was shot and his 2004 BMW stolen in broad daylight in the basement of the busy New Kingston Shopping Centre yesterday. The victim, a project manager at a local financial institution...
Three killed in 24 hours
A 46-year-old man who was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife in St James was among three persons killed between Sunday night and yesterday morning. According to police reports, Junior Brown of a John's Hall address...
Drug found floating off the coast of St Mary
Residents and a police source have confirmed reports that a substantial amount of cocaine is believed to be circulating in the parish. The residents and the police say that the drug was found floating off the coast...
Accused con man gets bail
A man, who has been accused of collecting US$1,075 ($90,000) from a woman, claiming he could get her employment, was granted $20,000 bail when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday.
Businessman, custom broker on larceny charge
A businessman and a customs broker, who allegedly conspired to steal a container of goods to avoid paying $8 million worth of duties, appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday.
Plea for assistance
Early last year Leteesha Walters became concerned when her daughter, now two and a half, failed to show any sign of speech. Convinced that something was wrong, she took Hanna-Kay Cover to the Bustamante Children's Hospital...
Living in poor conditions
Since Hurricane Gilbert in 1988, every hurricane and storm that has come through Jamaica has helped to destroy 86-year-old Granville Francis' house. The damage is so bad it is risky for him to continue living in the structure in its present...