FAME FM disc jockey Raymond ‘DJ Venom’ Peart and a University of Technology student Abigail Rowe have been killed in a motorcycle crash.
Yard man no play wid people. That was the reaction of most Jamaicans to a news clip making the rounds of social media that reported that a 60-Year-old Miami man with a heavy Jamaican accent --- was forced to shoot and kill a gunman who had broken in to his van early Monday morning.
Minister with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Karl Samuda has ordered an investigation into an incident in which a teacher at the Pembroke Hall High School allegedly threatened a student with physical harm and "murder".
Two policemen, assigned to the now disbanded Mobile Reserve, have been convicted of the 2008 shooting death of Omar Andre Marshall in central Kingston.
Constables Christobel Smith and Garrett Davis were found guilty for the offences of manslaughter and murder respectively in the Home Circuit Court on Thursday.
The court heard that Marshall was shot nine times inside his yard at 16 Blake Road on October 9, 2009.
Two goat thieves were killed in the rural district of Middlesex in St Ann. On Tuesday, residents of Middlesex, a community between Guy's Hill and Moneague, saw three men travelling in a Toyota Probox motorcar with what appeared to be a goat.
Social media influencer and comedienne Ivany Wright, who goes by the handle Ivany Most Wanted on Instagram was shot several times in upper St. Andrew last night but survived the attack.
Chad Ingram, the driver who lost control of a car that nearly killed two persons in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew on October 23, has been fined a total of $42,000 for his actions. In addition, Ingram has been slapped with 14 demerit points on his drivers licences.
The Waterbury Police in Connecticut have confirmed that reggae entertainer Brigadier Jerry has been hit with a battery of charges such as first-degree robbery, first-degree reckless endangerment, illegal discharge of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal transfer of a pistol and altering a serial number on a firearm. The charges stem from a shooting incident a few days ago.
Twenty-year-old Russelle Foster, who was charged with the murder of 23-year-old national footballer, Tarania Clarke, was remanded in custody when she appeared before the court yesterday.
There was a small fire at the University Hospital of the West Indies this afternoon, temporarily displacing some patients. Dean Allen, the chief executive officer of the UHWI, confirmed that the fire took place this evening.
Tesha Miller, the reputed leader of one faction of the notorious Spanish Town-based Klansman gang, will face a murder trial this Wednesday in the Home Circuit in downtown Kingston.
Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for education, youth and information, Karl Samuda, has joined the chorus of outrage over the death of a Utech student. The Minister condemned the brutal murder even as he expressed his condolences to the family of University of Technology (UTech) student, Kyle Patterson, who was shot and killed on Wentworth Avenue in Mona, St Andrew late on Monday evening.