February 1, 2013
Star News


Busmen driving drunk! - Coaster crews abuse alcohol while on duty
“Drivers of several public passenger vehicles, mostly coasters, are putting themselves and their passengers at risk as they drink alcohol while behind the steering wheels of these vehicles.... read more
Cops still searching for 4-y-o's killer

Up to press time last night, the police were still searching for a man in connection with the shooting death of four-year-old Rushaun 'Ricardo' Burford, in Allman Town, Kingston, yesterday.....

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Woman sentenced for beating daughter with broomstick

A 28-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to beating her four-year-old daughter with a broomstick was sentenced in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday....

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Uncle tried to rape me - Teen seeks polygraph to prove allegations

In a desperate attempt to prove to her aunt that she was not falsely accusing anyone, a teenager contacted THE WEEKEND STAR seeking a lie-detector test....

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Man fined for taking photos of witnesses

A St Catherine man who took pictures of witnesses and the policeman in his case was fined $15,000 or 90 days on Tuesday....

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High alert for missing boy

A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Thome Wittock, otherwise called 'T.J.', of St Ann's Bay, St Ann, who has been missing since Wednesday, January 30.....

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Woman accused of bringing contraband to prison

A woman accused of introducing contraband into a prison pleaded not guilty to the incident in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday....

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Lawmen still seeking 'Chezzie'

Lawmen in Hanover are this afternoon making another appeal for Rushawn Patterson, otherwise called 'Chezzie', of Chambers Pen district, Lucea, to turn himself in to the police.

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Axe includes Jamaica in new international campaign

AXE, leader in men's personal care, wants their fans to experience the trip of a lifetime into space.

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Motorist charged for breaching Road Traffic Act

A St Catherine motorist who was accosted for road traffic breaches and tried to prevent the police from seizing his car is now facing additional charges.

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Government to launch major ICT initiative in March

The Government is to embark on a major information and communication technology (ICT) initiative in March, aimed at improving the efficiency levels within the administration.

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Haitian national remanded in Montego Bay

WESTERN BUREAU: A female Haitian national who illegally entered Jamaica to escape the harsh realities in her homeland, following the 2010 earthquake, was remanded in custody by the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's...

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