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Police confirm Charlemont student was unconscious after beating

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers in Linstead, St Catherine, are conducting further investigations to determine if charges will be laid against persons involved in a major fight near Charlemont High School shortly before 3PM on Thursday, November 7. The JCF confirmed  that one female child became unconscious …

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Student beaten says she saw death, wants to leave Jamaica

The traumatized fifth form student of Charlemont High School in St Catherine who was beaten near the school last week Thursday afternoon, November 7, said she wants to flee the violence in her homeland to join her mother and elder sister in the United States. She stated that, after being …

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Family mourns brutal killing of vendor, mother of three

THE brutal killing of 42-year-old Denise Lindsey, a vendor of an East Street address in Kingston, has left her three children and common-law husband in mourning. According to a report from the Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Lindsey was walking along East Queen Street last week Monday …

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Charlemont probes fights; student hospitalized for days

Principal of Charlemont High School Garth Gayle said investigations are underway, and action will be taken against persons responsible for two separate fights last week. In one of the incidents, a female student slapped the male Dean of Discipline in the face at the St Catherine-based school. That dispute, which …

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Jealous Ex-Lover Charged with Double Murder in Trelawny

 The Trelawny police say they have now charged a man who reportedly chopped his own nephew and his ex-girlfriend to death, after he discovered that they were having relationship several weeks ago. Facing charges of double murder is 39-year-old Garfield Edwards, farmer of Freeman’s Hall in Trelawny. He was charged …

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Manchester Parish Court fire causes $35m in damage

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Jamaica Fire Brigade has estimated the damage to Manchester Parish Court following yesterday morning’s fire at $35 million. Acting Assistant Superintendent Carlton Brown, in an interview, said: “[The] fire was confined to a judge’s office and a section of the roof of the courthouse. We received …

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Yahweh Nissi Cult in St. James

Several underage girls have been discovered in what people are describing as a cult in St James. Apparently the girls were being held against their will. Members of the St James Police Division conducted an operation to rescue the girls but were met with violent opposition by some members of …

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Another child dies allegedly by Dengue.

A child died yesterday amid a dengue fever scare in the Rosemount Housing Scheme area of Linstead, St Catherine, where the late child lived. The deceased is Karissa Frazer, a student at Smart Start Basic School in Linstead. The exact cause of death is yet to be ascertained. Karissa, who …

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Excelsior’s girls’ football captain Tarania Clarke stabbed to death

Excelsior High School’s ace defender and girls’ football captain, Tarania Clarke, who was also a national representative, was stabbed to death. The incident happened at approximately nine o’clock last night in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew. In confirming this stabbing death, the police informed that Clarke’s assailant has been taken into …

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Jamaican woman survives being shot in head

A Jamaica-born woman said she is counting her blessings after she was shot in the head while sleeping in her apartment in Orlando, Florida, on September 6. Gospel singer Samantha Gardner said the incident happened just hours after her son, who was lying beside her, celebrated his second birthday. “I …

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