December 21, 2012
Star News


Churchgoers 'cursed' for small offerings
“ Several members of a Corporate Area church are fuming at their pastor, who they claim is making them feel 'bad' .... read more
Man accused of street sweeper's death gets bail

Bail in the amount of $300,000 was yesterday granted to the man who has been accused of brutally stabbing a 57-year-old ...

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Man accused of hitting teacher faces court today

The case involving the man who has been accused of knocking a basic-school teacher unconscious is to be mentioned ...

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St Ann police list wanted men

The St Ann police have listed three men as wanted. They are Anthony Brown, otherwise called 'Kevin', 'Bowie', 'Throat'...

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Cabinet considers expanding CDA role

Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna, says Cabinet is to consider expanding the role of the Child ...

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Bearer on fraud charges gets January court date

A bearer who has been accused of lodging more than $500,000 worth of fraudulent cheques at a bank was granted ...

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Three to answer to ganja charges

Three men who were hauled before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday to answer to charges ...

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Man eludes cops for 13 years

After absconding bail since 1999, 46-year-old Audley Thorpe told the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's ...

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Downtown vendors have poor Yuletide season

A mere four days before Christmas and downtown vendors are complaining that the Yuletide season has offered them ...

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Accused involved in SUV disappearance case remanded

Jermaine Dixon, the man in the controversial case involving the disappearance of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) from ...

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J'cans win $1.4 billion with Pick 4

One of the most popular games for fun-loving Jamaicans is Pick 4. This game was launched in January of this year ...

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Teen who breached airport security appears in court

A 17-year-old boy who breached the security of the Norman Manley International Airport by running on to ...

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Mandatory TRN for foreigners doing business in Jamaica

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has announced that effective January 1, 2013, the requirement for persons residing ...

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Tamara Moncrieffe reported missing

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Tamara Moncrieffe of Molynes Road, Kingston 19, who has been ...

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Massive snowstorm causes fatal 25-vehicle pile-up in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP): The first widespread snowstorm of the season crawled across the Midwest on Thursday, with ...

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Madoff's brother gets 10 years

NEW YORK (AP): The brother of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced yesterday to 10 years in ...

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MoBay Nite-out re-energises Gloucester Avenue

Western Bureau: Persons in Montego Bay had an opportunity to experience Christmas a bit early as the MoBay Nite-out ...

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Vendor cocaine trial put off until February

WESTERN BUREAU: A 49-year-old female vendor had her sentencing for attempted cocaine smuggling put off until February ...

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JUTC's new cashless system starts April next year

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company's (JUTC) new cashless system will take effect April next year. This was disclosed ...

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January sentencing for drug dealer

A sentencing date of January 16 was set in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, in a ...

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