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Fisherman killed after being hit by hotel boat

A fisherman was tragically killed, and another injured after they were hit by a boat belonging to the Couples Tower Isle Hotel in St Mary on Wednesday morning, June 15. The Dead man has been identified as 39-year-old Kevin Hall, a fisherman of Spring Valley in the parish. According to …

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Holy Childhood student dies after contracting dengue fever

A 16-year-old student from Holy Childhood High in St Andrew, has died after complications from contracting dengue fever. The child, who’s name is Christagay Buchanan, was an only child, and originated from Portmore, St Cathrine. Family, teachers and fellow students were left distraught after learning that she had tragically passed …

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Police seize nine firearms in St James

The St James police are reporting the seizure of nine illegal firearms during a joint police/military operation over the weekend. According to Marlon Nesbeth, superintendent in charge of the St James Police Division, a total of nine firearms were recovered and five persons arrested, two in connection with the gun …

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One schoolboy charged for illegal gun, other released

The police have slapped charges on one of two schoolboys, who were allegedly held with a illegal firearm in West Kingston on Monday morning. Both 16-year-old boys were taken into custody after they were allegedly found with a .38 revolver and rounds of ammunition just metres from the Denham Town …

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Two students arrested for illegal firearm

The police have arrested two teenage boys from a Corporate Area high school for illegal possesion of firearm. Reports are that the schoolboys, both 16 years old, were taken into police custody after allegedly being held with a .38 gun Taurus revolver with five live rounds of ammunition. Cops say …

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Prisoner stabbed to death while in St Elizabeth lock-up

A investigation has been opened following the stabbing death of a male prisoner, who died while in lock-up at the Black River Police Station on Tuesday. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are now investigating the death of the male prisoner, who was reportedly found unresponsive in his cell …

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GSAT results to be known today

Students all across the island will today (Tues) know which high school they will be attending, when the results of the 2016 Grade Six Achievement Tests are made public. Over 39,000 primary level students will today know the results from the two day exams they sat back in March. Parents …

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