September 5, 2013
Star News


BLIND PARENTS SEEK HELP FOR KIDS
“ A visually impaired woman from Jackson district in Sligoville, St Catherine, is appealing to the public for help as she is unable to take care of her children and her mother, who is suffering from the same illness.... read more
WOMAN SHOT 7 TIMES IN GUN DISPUTE?

Up to press time last night, a 23-year-old woman remained in hospital after she was shot seven times during what is believed to be a dispute over a gun....

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Two murdered in Burnt Savannah

A double murder in Burnt Savannah, Westmoreland, on Tuesday night has been linked to an ongoing gang feud in the parish, police sources have disclosed...

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Constable charged for murder denied bail

Portland: The police constable charged with the murder of his girlfriend will spend another three weeks behind bars, after he was denied bail yesterday.

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Accused extortist to be sentenced

October 4 is the sentencing date set in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday for the employee accused of extorting $300,000 from his co-worker to prevent the murder of her brother....

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Man fined for punching and stabbing babymother

A St James man, who admitted to punching and stabbing his babymother, was ordered to pay a fine of $15,000 or spend 30 days in jail when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday

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Farmer found dead beneath bridge

There is uncertainty as to what led to the death of a 25-year-old farmer from Grove district in Cedar Valley, St Thomas, whose body was found beneath a bridge in the parish on Monday.

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Thieves target Commodore residents

Some residents of Commodore district, outside Linstead, are living in fear as a group of thieves are targeting them...

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Eight arrested for illegal CDs/DVDs

Members of the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) seized more than 1.1 million CDs/DVDs during an operation on September 3, putting a major dent in the sale of pirated CDs/DVDs....

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Man accused of squeezing wife's throat to face court

A man who squeezed his wife's throat until she collapsed during an argument is to return to the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court on November 28.

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Close season for conch

The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries is reminding the public that the annual close season for conch which took effect on September 1 will run through to February 28, 2014. ...

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