November 26, 2012
Star News


Gang's return scares residents - Rat Bat members blamed for gruesome murder
“Residents of Maxfield Avenue in Kingston are living on edge as they claim remnants of the infamous Rat Bat gang have restructured and have started to wreck havoc, even as the Christmas season approaches.... . read more
Fraudster remanded for fleecing money

WESTERN BUREAU: A Hanover resident who fleeced eight persons out of a combined total of $107,500 by promising to secure jobs for them on a cruise line was remanded in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday....

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Alleged pig killers plead not guilty

There was stifled laughter in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday when a matter concerning the killing of a pig was mentioned....

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Fatal accident claims woman's life

The Old Harbour police in St Catherine have confirmed reports of a fatal accident along the Church Street main road last night that claimed the life of a female, THE STAR has learnt....

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Hotel trainee accused of robbery offered bail

WESTERN BUREAU: A St James hotel trainee, accused of robbing a woman of her cellular phone, was offered $100,000 bail in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday....

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Fire destroys four shops at bus park

The Santa Cruz police in St Elizabeth say they are thoroughly investigating the circumstances which led to the destruction of four shops at the Mandeville bus park in the parish early yesterday morning....

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Man sentenced for biting woman

A man who pleaded guilty to biting a woman on her finger over a portion of plantains was sentenced in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday....

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Trevor Manley missing

Thirty-six-year-old Trevor Manley, otherwise called 'Chokey', of Fleet Street, Kingston, has been missing since Monday, November 12....

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PATH awards scholarships to 17 tertiary students

A total of $16.5 million will be disbursed to 17 tertiary students under the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) over a three-year period, having excelled academically at...

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PIOJ reports country's foreign exchange earnings

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is reporting that the country earned some US$1.33 billion in foreign exchange from expenditure by visitors to Jamaica, between January and July this year....

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Please, help my son

It is often said that no good parent like to see their children ill and are unable to help them. Well, one mother who has an ill child and wants to help him but is unable to do so due to a lack of finances...

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Minister calls for sustained anti-smoking programme

Minister of State for Local Government and Com-munity Development, Colin Fagan, says a sustained public education programme, targeted particularly at the youth, is critical in raising...

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