Stronger action needed against 'lying' complainants, says attorney Champagnie
Attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie says there are too many cases of complainants walking free after they have framed persons causing them to languish in custody for years.
Irate Opposition senators defy senate president
"Everything is just 'sit down, sit down, sit down'. Every week you ask me to sit," Tavares-Finson complained. "I have the right to register my disapproval."
Priest dies after collision with Knutsford Express bus
A priest is now dead after a major collision with a Knutsford Express bus on the Melrose Bypass in Manchester last night.
Man shot dead in Paradise, MoBay
Police personnel attached to the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay were busy up to 3 o'clock this morning processing a crime scene in Paradise, Norwood where a man had been murdered ...
Incentive introduced to boost property tax collections
Local Government Minister, Noel Arscott, says his ministry has introduced a programme to offer incentives to get communities to pay up their property taxes.
Child stealing should carry stronger penalties, says Children’s Advocate
Children’s Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison, wants stronger penalties for persons who steal children.
Two dead after truck flattens bar, shop in St James
Two persons are now dead, after a water truck ran off a hill and flattened a bar and shop in Lawson Bottom, Roehampton St James at about 8.30 p.m. yesterday.
Clarendon triple-murder suspect ordered remanded
The suspect in the Bucknor triple murder Jason McLeod was ordered remanded when he appeared in the May Pen Resident Magistrate’s court yesterday on charges of murder and possession of an illegal ...
CCTV cameras needed to enhance anti-crime efforts - OCID
The Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) says there is an immediate need for more closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in public spaces, to enhance anti-crime efforts.
Four-day water lock-off planned for some in St Andrew
National Water Commission (NWC) customers served by the Hope Water Treatment Plant in St Andrew are to be without water for four days beginning today.
Union representing TV station expects dismissed worker to be reinstated
The union representing restive workers at CVM Television says it expects the employee at the centre of a labour dispute with the company to be reinstated following a meeting today ...
Education ministry asks some schools to pay salaries as finance ministry audit continues
The Education Ministry has instructed 22 bursar-paid schools to use internal funds to pay teachers money owed to them by the Government as it tries to avert further disruptions in public schools.
Cowboy’s gone but the Sheriff’s in town, Manchester top cop tells criminals
‘Cowboy’ is Derrick Knight, the former Assistant Commissioner of Police for Area Three, who is now assigned to Area Five.
St Catherine Magistrate chides INDECOM
INDECOM had ordered Inspector Fitzroy Rhoden to appear before the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court in St Catherine on a charge of assault. But the offence happened in St Ann.
TVJ reporter says he was not muzzled at Jamaica House press briefing
The Press Association of Jamaica has condemned actions of Huntley Medley, the Director of Communications in the Office of the Prime Minister for forcibly removing the microphone from Jebbinson.
Huntley Medley responds to mic snatching criticisms
The Director of Communications in the Office of the Prime Minister, Huntley Medley has responded to criticisms in the media relating to his handling of journalists at a Jamaica House Press ...
St Ann gas station operator among two granted $5m bail
Justice Martin Gayle has granted bail in the sum of $5 million each to gas station operator Hansley Berry, of Runaway Bay, St Ann and D'Andra Gibbs, of Tower Isle, St Mary.
Grange 'outraged', says information minister should apologise to journalists
Opposition Spokesperson on Information, Olivia Grange, is expressing outrage at the treatment of two journalists at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) yesterday.
PAJ calls for PM's office to review press conference procedures
The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) is calling for the Office of the Prime Minister to review the procedures now in place to manage its press conferences.
JLP barred from removing North West St Ann caretaker
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has been barred from removing Othneil Lawrence as a caretaker for the North West St Ann constituency.
Gunmen kill Taits Pharmacy employee in May Pen
Police investigators in Clarendon have launched a search for gunmen who shot and killed 18-year-old Sheldon Russell in the Chapelton Road area of May Pen.
Police raid St Andrew supermarket in search of 'illegal coffee'
Several law enforcement agencies are now conducting a raid at the Brooklyn Supermarket in the Twin Gates Plaza, St Andrew in search of illegal blue mountain coffee.
Autopsy reveals cocaine in actor Chu Chu's stomach
THE STAR is reporting that 57 packets of cocaine were found and removed from the actor's stomach, during an autopsy that was performed on his body yesterday morning.
Petroleum Corporation urges energy conservation this Christmas
The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is urging persons to conserve on their electricity use this Christmas.
New meat stamps being distributed, says health ministry
The Health Ministry says new meat stamps, costing $3.5 million, are being distributed across the island.
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