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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 15:11

FAME FM DJ VENOM DIES IN BIKE CRASH

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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".

 

Friday, 22 November 2019 12:10

Spanish Town player wins 45 million

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Supreme Ventures says its Lotto jackpot of $45 million was won last evening. The winning numbers are 06, 10, 11, 12, 21 and 33. The bonus ball was 13. Supreme Ventures said the lucky ticket was purchased at JJ Mobile Phone & Company in Spanish Town, St Catherine. This is the second Lotto jackpot hit in seven weeks. The previous winner copped $277 million on October 12, the second largest jackpot in two years. The winner will have 90 days to come forward with the winning ticket in order to begin the process to claim their multimillion-dollar jackpot.
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 01:47

Senior citizen chopped to death

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A 67-year-old woman was last night chopped to death at her home in Porus, Manchester, police say. The deceased woman has been identified as Evadney Gayle, a retiree. Police reports are that shortly after 7:00 pm, a relative stumbled upon Gayle's body and alerted them. On their arrival, Gayle was seen lying in a room with several chop wounds and her throat slashed. The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue. Manchester has recorded 36 murders since the start of the year.
Saturday, 16 November 2019 15:30

Mobile Reserve cops convicted of murder

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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.

Criminals reportedly over $40 million from a Bashco store in downtown Kingston late Tuesday.

 

Thursday, 14 November 2019 16:52

Man who mowed down two pedestrians fined $42,000

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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.

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