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An 18-month old baby died on Wednesday morning at Black River Hospital in St. Elizabeth where she was admitted after being left in a locked car for eight hours on Monday.
Friday, 21 January 2022 15:20

Six Shot, Three Fatally in Trelawny

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Six people were shot, three fatally, by gunmen in Bounty Hall, Trelawny on Friday morning.
Tuesday, 23 November 2021 14:36

Details of Ruel Reid's Settlement to be Made Public

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Education Minister Fayval Williams has said details of the settlement agreement between the Jamaica College Board and former principal Ruel Reid will be made public.
Tuesday, 23 November 2021 14:33

Man who shot dead 16-year-old grandniece arrested

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The police in the St. Andrew South Division have arrested 46-year-old Glenford Henry who was wanted in connection with the murder of his 16-year-old grandniece on Saturday. 
Two men were killed at the gas station at the intersection of Molynes Road and Red Hills Road in St. Andrew on Monday afternoon.
Tuesday, 23 November 2021 13:37

Three Men Nabbed in Cocaine Bust

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Three men are in custody at the Joint Police/Military Coast Guard base in Black River, St Elizabeth following a major cocaine bust between last night and this morning.

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 10:12

Commish says SOE's are reaping early success

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Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says there are early indications that the States of Public Emergency imposed on November 14 have been effective in putting a lid on crime.
The Financial Investigation Division (FID), the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) and the police, have been called in to investigate the matter involving Acting Permanent Secretary in the Education Ministry Dr. Grace McLean and the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE).
 
Education Minister Fayval Williams on Thursday afternoon tweeted a news release which stated that, following the recommendations from the Auditor General, she referred the matter to the Chief Technical Director in the FID on October 7.
Several people have been detained for questioning in connection with last week's deadly shootout in downtown Montego Bay, St. James.

The Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, has launched an investigation into the circumstances in which Maroon Chief, Richard Currie, had what appeared to be a shotgun strapped to his back during a confrontation with the police.

An eight year boy was shot dead by gunmen in Content, York Town, Clarendon on Sunday morning.