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The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is to seek the death penalty against Rushane Barnett, the man accused of killing a mother and her four children in Cocoa Piece, Clarendon last week.

Three persons who are said to be from Jamaica, were found dead inside a home in Queens, New York on Friday.

Seven people were shot Friday evening in an area of Kingston known as Greenwich Park Road. One of the gunshot victims has since died.

A Kingston teacher has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for Sexual Assault and Murder of 13-year-old girl.

Grenadians have denied Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell his wish for a victory in Thursday's general election by voting for 44-year-old attorney, Dickon Mitchell, as the new head of government.

Jamaica's Kamina Johnson Smith suffered a narrow defeat in her bid to become the Commonwealth Secretary General.

Seven persons have been taken into custody and five high-end motor vehicles have been seized following a major joint police-military operation in Great Pond, St Ann on Thursday, June 23.

Police sources say that the suspect in the murder of a mother and her four children in Cocoa Piece, Clarendon has reportedly confessed to the crime.

A United States military officer who is a former Jamaica Constabulary Force member has been granted bail on charges of abduction and rape allegedly involving a 15-year-old student in Jamaica.

Jamaica is to benefit from a reduction in fertiliser prices from the country’s foremost distributors of the critical good.

Opposition Spokesman on Transport and Works, Mikael Phillips, is calling for the immediate intervention of the Minister of Transport and Mining, Audley Shaw, in the dispute at the Transport Authority.