February 22, 2013
Star News


MAN ON FIRE VIDEO BLAZES ONLINE
“A shocking video entitled 'Man Set on Fire in Jamaica', portraying images of a male who was set ablaze in Montego Bay, St James, earlier this year has gone viral making the rounds on several social media platforms..... read more
Bearer held on fraud charges

A bearer who has pleaded not guilty to tendering a $7.2 million cheque to purchase art at a gallery recently was remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Thursday....

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Woman beaten with piece of board

A man who told the court that he beat a woman with a piece of board because she had interfered in his family affair is to know his fate on March 11....

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US Airways flight forced to land

A US Airways flight bound for Charlotte, North Carolina, was forced to make an emergency landing this week in Florida while experiencing mechanical problems after departing from Jamaica, THE WEEKEND STAR has learnt....

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A curse and a blessing - Downtown divided on 'parking assistants'

Some motorists are complaining that they are being hindered from gaining access to free parking in downtown Kingston, due to stones and other debris being used to occupy spots....

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Car plunges into trench

Traffic came to a standstill along the Mandela Highway yesterday after a car plunged into a trench near Six Miles, St Andrew....

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Sweet mill - Doing it the old-fashioned way

Milling cane to make sugar is an old art that now relies on advanced technology. However, 87-year-old Zephenia Brown and his nephews still rely on an old technology - a horse-drawn mill...

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Man fined $50,000 for stabbing

After pleading guilty to stabbing another man with a knife, Winston Shields was fined $50,000 or six months in prison....

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It is not the end of the world - Pastors disregard link between recent meteorite explosion and biblical end of days

At least three pastors have disregarded the idea that the recent 50-ton fireball (meteorite) explosion, which has wreaked havoc in Russia's Urals region, means the world may be coming to an end sooner than we think....

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Two accused remanded for unlawful wounding

Two men accused of inflicting injuries to another man in an incident in the Pavilion Mall, St Andrew, were remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magis-trate's Court on Wednesday.

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39-y-o accused of making false report offered bail

WESTERN BUREAU: A Hanover man, who made a false police report that another man had chased him with a gun, was offered bail by the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday....

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Heated dispute - Man accused of setting car on fire returns to court

A St James man, who admitted to setting another man's car on fire following a dispute, is to return to the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court for sentencing on April 5.

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Women caught fighting on bus sentenced

Two women who were embroiled in a fight aboard a Jamaican Urban Transit Company bus recently, were both sentenced to 30 days' imprisonment in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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