November 3, 2009
Star News


OBEAH WOMAN CHASED FROM HOME - Accused of preventing residents from getting visas
“An obeah woman was on Friday chased from her Portland community after being accused of casting spells on residents and preventing them from getting visas. The Portland police yesterday confirmed the incident but noted that the woman... . read more
BOLT ADOPTS CHEETAH CUB

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP): Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, adopted the animal kingdom's fastest sprinter yesterday when he welcomed a new baby cheetah named Lightning Bolt into his life. The Jamaican sprinter's sponsorship...

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ALLEGED THIEF ON CRUTCHES OUTRUNS RESIDENTS

A man who walks with crutches outran residents who made after him when they claimed he was attempting to break into a house in Angels, St Catherine, yesterday morning.

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19-y-o Bajan fined for five pounds of ganja

A disappointed father travelled from Barbados to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court to be a character witness in the sentencing of his daughter for ganja.

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Two Brits to do time for ganja

Two women from England were given a mandatory sentence of 18 months in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday for attempting to export 100 pounds of ganja.

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Slain businessman's firearm recovered

The licensed firearm of slain businessman Noel Sangsters, who was killed at his farm at Camp Road, Hopewell, Hanover on October 18, was recovered by police yesterday.

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Health centre closed after murder

Authorities closed the Rollington Town Health Centre yesterday, after gunmen walked in and shot dead a patient in full view of everyone present. The Kingston Eastern CIB has commenced investigations into the shooting death...

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Two elderly men killed by fire

Two elderly men from different sections of the island were killed in fires that destroyed their homes in separate incidents, just hours apart. George Passley, an 84-year-old resident of Joy Spring, Comfort Castle, Portland...

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Woman stabbed to death in Rose Heights

A 28-year-old woman was stabbed to death during a dispute with another woman in their community at Rose Heights, St James, on Sunday. Dead is Shelly-Ann Barnes, while charged with murder is 25-year-old Renee Duncans.

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