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Outcry as St Mary taxi operator shot dead by off-duty cop

St Mary residents have condemned the shooting death of a taxi operator by an off-duty police officer at a party in Heywood Hall in the parish on Sunday, June 12. The dead man has been identified as 31-year-old Milton Allison, otherwise called ‘Paps’, who was a taxi operator in the …

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Jamaican woman suffocates her babies with bed sheet

A 40-year-old Jamaican woman has been charged with murder after suffocating her two infant children to death while visiting relatives in Florida. The woman identified as Sophia Hines, suffocated her seven-month-old son and three-year-old daughter with a bed sheet. The two young children were reportedly found unresponsive by a relative. …

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Cops issue $2M reward for arrest of tourist’s killers

A $2M million reward has been posted for information leading an arrest of gunmen who murdered a Canadian tourist Friday night in Negril. The victim has been identified as Deneis Palakai, a 35-year-old real estate agent of Ontario, Canada. Reports are that Palakai was shot and killed by gunmen who …

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Canadian tourist shot dead in Negril

A Canadian tourist was shot and killed by gunmen while on vacation on Friday night in Negril. Reports are that the Canadian man was shot and killed by armed thugs while walking with his girlfriend and his father along the West End main road. According to sources, the tourist were …

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Teen shot in attempted robbery of policeman

A 17-year-old boy was shot and injured during a daring attempted robbery of a policeman on Thursday in downtown Kingston. According to police reports, the out of uniform cop was attacked and robbed by a group of hoodlums in the vicinity of Ocean Boulevard in downtown Kingston. Related: Shots fired …

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Female cop still not charged in St Ann bus accident

The female cop, who owns the Golden Dragon minibus that crashed on Friday, May 27 in St Ann killing five passengers, remains uncharged. Related: Female cop set to be charged in St Ann bus crash Three weeks after the tragic accident investigators say they are still awaiting outstanding information from …

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Former Lucea Mayor pleads not guilty

Embattled former Lucea mayor, Shernette Haughton has pleaded not guilty to breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish on Friday. Haughton along with 25 police officers were brought before the court on Friday for reportedly failing to declare their assets. Haughton …

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St Ann teacher sentenced for carnal abuse

A popular gospel figure and music teacher from St Ann, has been sentenced to four years in prison carnal abuse. The man, Traig Taylor is was accused of engaging in sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl between 2010 and 2011. Taylor was sentenced on Thursday in the St Ann Circuit …

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Doctor’s remove 75% of tumour from Mobay man’s face

Doctor’s in the United States have completed the first round of potentially life saving surgery for Jermaine Barrett, the 26-year-old Jamaican man who has been suffering with a facial tumour for the past 2-years. According to reports the 5 hour operation went well, with doctors able to successfully remove approximately …

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