December 31, 2012
Star News


Gunman disarmed, beaten at exotic club
“A gunman who attempted to rob patrons at an exotic club got the shock of his life on Saturday night, when he was set upon, beaten and handed over to the police along with his weapon.... . read more
Sting patrons cars stolen

Five motor cars were reportedly stolen from the parking area provided for patrons who attended last week's Sting show at the Jam World entertainment complex in Portmore, St Catherine....

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Man on drug rap faces court

A man accused of dealing in cocaine was hauled before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday to answer to drug charges....

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Cops probe two murders

Police investigators in St Catherine are searching for persons responsible for the gun slaying of two men in the parish in separate incidents over the weekend...

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Jamaican woman missing abroad - Family fearing the worst

It's been more than a week since 41-year-old Jamaican Annemarie Lynch went missing after leaving work at a popular restaurant on the island of St Maarten. Lynch, a salad chef at Pineapple Pete's in Simpson Bay on the Dutch island ...

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Four remain in custody after submachine gun seizure

The four persons who were taken into custody following the seizure of a submachine gun on John's Lane in Kingston on Friday remain in police custody.

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Man held in connection with shooting

The Bog Walk police in St Catherine have taken a man into custody in connection with the shooting of a 25-year-old man on Saturday....

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Ministry to include elderly in disaster plan

The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be pushing for special consideration to be given to persons housed in infirmaries, when long-term plans are being developed to deal with natural disasters....

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Three Jamaicans killed in motor vehicle collision

Three Jamaicans were reportedly killed in a motor vehicle collision on Thursday on the New Jersey Turnpike. The family was identified as 51-year-old Ainsworth Mallet...

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Daughter beaten for attending same dance as dad

There was much debate surrounding an incident that transpired in a west rural St Andrew community on Christmas night, where a disgruntled father assaulted his teenage daughter for being at the same party...

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UNICEF lauds Jamaica's reduction in mother-to-child HIV-AIDS transmission

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative Robert Fuderich has lauded the Ministry of Health for its success in reducing the mother to child transmission of HIV-AIDS in Jamaica to less than five per cent over the last 10 years...

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