Criminals flee leaving gun, bag with ammunition behind
Would-be robbers left behind a 9mm pistol this morning, after trying to rob a man in St James. In an incident in St Andrew last night, the police say six assorted rounds of ammunition were seized.
Some Hurricane Sandy victims yet to receive homes
Minister without portfolio in the Housing Ministry, Dr Morais Guy, has disclosed that houses are still pending for 69 persons in the parish of St Mary.
Jury finds two guilty in Latore Avenue murder case
They are Brian Smythe and Colin Gordon, labourers of a Kingston addresses. The men are to be sentenced by Senior Puisne Judge Gloria Smith on June 14.
Ananda Alert: 15-y-o Abbigail Jones, missing
Reports from the Constant Spring Police are that, Abbigail Jones was seen at the Wortley Home about 7 p.m. Tuesday, but has not been seen or heard from since.
Exercise ongoing to determine number of J'cans living with disabilities
In an interview with JIS News, the Councilís Executive Director Christine Hendricks, says the process which started in February, is expected to be completed in July.
Jury finds St Catherine man guilty of rape
The jury retired for 90 minutes before returning the verdict. The 22-year-old man will be sentenced on June 26.
US Embassy closed for holidays
The Embassy and its affiliated offices will reopen for business tomorrow and then on Tuesday after Memorial Day.
PM emphasises the importance of productivity on Labour Day
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says if Jamaicans do not become more productive then they would be condemning future generations to economic failure.
Holness calls for human development policy and strategy
such a strategy must involveOpposition Leader Andrew Holness says education and training, which is more closely aligned with the needs of industry and national development.
UCC confirms receipt of US$1m from McKeeva Bush
The Jamaica-based University College of the Caribbean is insisting that the money was not a requirement for awarding Bush an honorary doctorate.