July 26, 2013
Star News


Church tries ATM cards for offering
“Don't have any cash while they are taking donations in church? No problem. You might still be able to make your contribution with your ATM card..... read more
Cops arrest man who was ... Beaten after putting hickey on boy

A man is now in police custody following the sexual touching of a child he allegedly took from downtown Kingston to the seaside, near Manley Meadows, yesterday....

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Fake lawyer given suspended sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to pretending to be a lawyer was given a 12-month suspended sentence for two years in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday....

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Abandoned woman living on hospital bench missing

The obese woman who was abandoned and had been living on a hospital bench at the Kingston Public Hospital, for weeks, has seemingly vanished without a trace.

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Attacker jailed for robbing Canadian tourist

Despite hearing that her attacker would be spending close to two years behind bars, a Canadian tourist said she will never visit Jamaica again....

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Couple claims Grace Cash and Dash prize

Having lost his job a few months ago, Sheldon Ferguson felt blessed to take home more than $24,000 worth of Grace products in a recent instalment of the Grace Cash and Dash, held at MegaMart in Kingston....

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Alleged shoplifter to reappear in court

A woman who is charged with shoplifting is to return to court next month to prove that she did not intentionally place several items from a supermarket in her bag....

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Businessman fined for beating, throwing water on homeless man

A businessman who threw water on a homeless man before beating him with a piece of board to force him away from the entrance to his business place was fined in court on Tuesday.

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Cops seeking case witnesses

The Spanish Town police are seeking the public's assistance in locating two persons who are witnesses for a matter currently before the Linstead Resident Magis-trate's Court.

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High Alert activated for missing 12-y-o

A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Kemardo McLean of Airy Castle district in St Thomas who has been missing since yesterday.

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Accused man pleads not guilty to larceny

A man who is accused of stealing his partner's passport among other valuables had his bail extended in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday....

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BCJ to assist schools to set up radio clubs, stations

Students from select schools will be establishing radio clubs and radio stations in their institutions, under phase three of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica's (BCJ) Media Literacy...

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Kemardo McLean missing

A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Kemardo McLean of Airy Castle district in St Thomas, who has been missing since yesterday...

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Consumers cash in on lottery games on Sundays

In an effort to increase earnings for its loyal consumers, Supreme Ventures began selling lottery games on Sundays and public holidays, on April 1 this year. Good Friday and Christmas Day are excluded from its sale days...

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Mom, daughter from Summerfield missing

Twenty-year-old Sasha Gay McDonald and her two-year-old daughter Niqehlea Taylor, both of Summerfield in Clarendon, have been missing since Sunday, July 14....

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Ananda Alerts issued for missing teens

The police have issued Ananda Alerts for two missing teens. They have been identified as 14-year-old Duke Fisher of Iverness Drive, Sandy Bay; in Clarendon...

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Cops seize 40lbs of ganja

Forty-pounds of ganja was seized by the police in Round Hill, Mountain Side district, St Elizabeth, on Wednesday...

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Flat tax will ease burden on transport operators - Dr Guy

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr Morais Guy, says the new flat tax for the public transport system is intended to make the process of paying...

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Former go-go dancer seeks help for her children

A 28 year-old woman, who has been beset by a string of incidents, is now seeking the help of the public in sending her four children to school, as well as to provide them with a roof over their heads, among other necessities....

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JN Money Shop customers reap saving rewards

Despite the financial crunch facing many Jamaicans, hundreds of persons, across all social classes, made the sacrifice to save consistently, by participating in the JN Money Shop 'Super Savings Fiesta'...

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Corporal on corruption charge offered bail

September 23 was the trial date set in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for a police corporal attached to the Darling Street Police Station, accused of corruption.

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Contract signed for construction of 39 sugar-worker houses in Trelawny

A contract, valued at $155.9 million, was signed recently between the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MOAF) and Alcar Construction and Haulage Company Limited for the provision of 39 housing solutions ...

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Man caught with phone in jail gets three months

Three months, imprisonment was the sentence handed down in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court to a man who was being held in police custody, after he was found to be in possession of a...

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