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Published:Tuesday | November 1, 2022 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A St Ann widow, who is blaming the death of her husband on mining activities in the parish, is among nine residents suing the Government, Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II and New Day Aluminum (Jamaica) Limited for alleged breaches of their...

Published:Monday | October 31, 2022 | 12:06 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A senior citizen who stole a portion of her friend’s property and later subdivided the land and gifted it to herself, her children, and ex-husband was on Friday taken into custody after her sentencing was postponed in the Home Circuit Court. The...

Published:Saturday | October 29, 2022 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has hailed Friday’s historic verdict in her office’s first sentencing appeal as a victory for victims of crime. The Court of Appeal on Friday quashed a 12-year sentence that was imposed on...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2022 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A St Catherine man who was in 2016 convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl is challenging his 42-year sentence in the Court of Appeal. The 40-odd-year-old convict, whose identity The Gleaner is withholding to protect the victim’s...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2022 | 12:06 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A JAMAICAN living in the United States was forced to relinquish possession of a piece of land, which he claimed was a part of a plot of land that he had purchased in Hanover, after the Supreme Court found that he had fraudulently obtained the title...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Gwendolyn McKnight, the woman whose daughter and four grandchildren were brutally murdered in Cocoa Piece, Clarendon, in June, says that convicted killer Rushane Barnett should remain behind bars, adding that she is “a little” pleased with his...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:07 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

THE CASE involving three policemen accused of killing a St Andrew tiler after he had reported them for alleged bribery is expected to be transferred to the Home Circuit Court next Monday. Corporal Miguel Eubanks and Constables Kemar Dennis and...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Steer Town Academy in St Ann is being investigated by the education ministry for alleged academic misconduct in this year’s sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Reports are that some students were given...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2022 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A promising high school footballer who dropped out of Holy Trinity High School this year, reportedly as a result of the deadly ongoing feud between the Darksyde and Genasyde gangs in Kingston Central, was gunned down in a brazen daylight gun attack...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2022 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Manchester farmer who slaughtered his lover, their teenage son, and his brother in April 2014 had reportedly told a taxi driver three weeks before the tragedy that he was going to kill the woman because she owed him $20,000 and was refusing to...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2022 | 12:07 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Jeffery Bowen, who braved crocodile-infested sewage water on the night of July 31, 2020, to rescue a drowning young boy, said he would not have been able to live with himself if he had turned a blind eye to the boy’s plight and he ended up dying....

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Three alleged gangsters who were sentenced to 20 years in prison for their involvement in the brazen 2011 daylight $50-million jewellery heist at Tropical Jewellers on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew have had their sentences significantly reduced...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

High Court judge Justice Vinette Graham on Thursday accused Constable Noel Maitland of using his nine years of experience in the police force to assist him in covering up and getting rid of possible evidence in the murder of his girlfriend. The...

Published:Thursday | October 13, 2022 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A St Catherine businessman, who was allegedly caught trying to ship approximately ship three pounds of ganja to St Lucia in two bike seats, was on Wednesday freed of the charges when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. William...

Published:Thursday | October 13, 2022 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The St Mary brothers accused of killing four people, including a Chinese couple, in separate incidents are scheduled to return to the Home Circuit Court on November 24 for a plea and case-management hearing. The date was scheduled yesterday when...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2022 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Five alleged members of the Clarendon-based Bloods Gang were yesterday remanded until January 11 next year after their plea and case management hearing failed to start in the Home Circuit Court. Abigayle Hydol, George Robinson, Travis Hardy,...

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2022 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A bail application for two foreigners arrested in connection with the seizure of 21 firearms and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition at a warehouse at the wharf in Kingston in March is to continue in the Gun Court on Thursday. Lawyers...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Local manufacturers, distributors, other businesses, and citizens who have been deeply impacted by the congestion at the Port of Kingston can expect steady improvement in the clearance of their goods. Concerns were recently raised by the...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2022 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A man who won a personal-injury suit, including $50,000 compensation for losing his girlfriend because of motor vehicle injuries that had left him impotent, has scored another victory after the Court of Appeal increased his general damages award to...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A 58-year-old businessman, who was sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of beheading the mother of his child in 2012 and discarding her body in a septic tank, is to be retried after the Court of Appeal quashed his conviction and...

Published:Monday | October 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Jamaicans are set to benefit from global reductions in shipping costs which peaked at unprecedented levels in the height of the coronavirus pandemic but should brace for more shortages and further delays in the clearance of goods for the upcoming...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Society for Industrial Security (JSIS) is calling on the Government to immediately pay over billions of dollars that it owes security companies so that they can meet the 50 per cent increase in security service costs that they now face...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2022 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

In the aftermath of Thursday’s stabbing death of a student at Kingston Technical High School, a senior law enforcement officer is recommending that administrators collaborate with the police to conduct more unannounced searches at institutions...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2022 | 12:06 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

THE MOTHER of one of the alleged members of the Clarendon-based Bloods Gang, who broke down in tears on Wednesday in the Home Circuit Court, says she is convinced that her son, who has been missing since last August, is dead. A prosecutor in the...

Published:Thursday | September 29, 2022 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

High Court judge Justice Vinette Graham-Allen yesterday chided the defence and prosecution for causing a further delay in the murder case involving Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald, after they disobeyed her order to meet. The 68-year-old-0ld...

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