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St.Mary: Stone Falls Off Hill, Kills 12yro Boy And Injures Two Others

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Twelve-year-old Raheem Davey of Broadgate, St Mary, died as a result of injuries he received when a boulder tumbled into his home last night. Reports from the Annotto Bay police are that about 11:25 pm, Raheem and his siblings were in the living room of their home watching television when the incident occurred. Two other persons in the house were also injured. They sustained multiple injuries and were assisted to hospital where Raheem was pronounced dead and his siblings admitted in serious condition. Views (195)


Former Jamaican Olympian And Record Holder Found Begging On Street Side

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Former Jamaican javelin and discus thrower Olivia McKoy, who represented the country at two Olympic Games, is homeless and begging on Mandeville streets on Friday. In the image captured by Jamaican track and field website, Trackalerts, , a seemingly distraught and trimmed McKoy had her hands outstretched in a plea for assistance. “So sad to see her on the sidewalk with bags and all kind of stuff spreading out at the Cecil Charlton Park in Mandeville today,” was the caption that accompanied the heart-rending photo. Also captured in the image were scribblesRead More


West Kingston: Dudus’ Son Shot, JLP Councillor Injured During Gun Attack

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One of Christopher “Dudus” Coke’s son and his siter were  shot and injured on a plaza in the West Kingston community earlier today.  Witnesses say the man was standing on a plaza with his sister (not Dudus’ daughter) when gun men drove by and shot the two. The incident put a damper on nomination day proceedings in the area. Jamaica Labour Party Councillor candidate for the Tivoli division, Donovan Samuels was reportedly marching through the area when the shooting took place and he got injured when the crowd scattered. As police cordonedRead More


Yanique “Curvy Diva” Barrett Starts Career As Recording Artiste

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Popular female celebrity Yanique ‘The Curvy Diva’ Barrett, is set to try her hands at becoming a recording artiste. This was revealed earlier today in an exclusive interview with popular producer of Good Good Music Productions Zum inside of Zip Fm Studios. In the interview Zum said; “I struck gold with this one and now we can tell you first that Yanique the Curvy Diva will be delving into the world of music as a recording artiste.” The popular producer also revealed that she has already started recording tracks setRead More


Third Person Dies In Marcus Garvey Drive Plane Crash [video]

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Head of Communication Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, has confirmed that three persons died in a small plane crash which occurred on Thursday off Marcus Garvey Drive in the community of Greenwich Farm. Lindsay also revealed that of the three persons killed, one was initially rescued by brave residents who pulled him from the wreckage, however, he later succumbed to injuries while receiving medical treatment. She also noted that the fire department was still on the scene carrying out cool-down operations, after several small fires erupted in the aftermath of the earlyRead More


Two Dead, One Hospitalized Following Plane Crash On Marcus Garvey Drive [images]

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Two people are now reported dead after a small plane crashed into a house in Greenwich Farm off Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston this afternoon. The two bodies are still inside the plane. Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay has also reported that a third person is now in the hospital. The aircraft caught fire after the crash and fire fighters are currently on the scene trying to contain the blaze. The plane involved in the crash is said belong to the Caribbean Aviation Training Center – A pilot training school which operates fromRead More


Khajeel Mais’s Mother Being Called An Opportunist After Joining The PNP In Local Government Elections

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The sister of slain Kingston College student, Khajeel Mais, has defended her mother against critics who have slammed the senior Mais for running in the November 28 Local Government Elections on a People’s National Party (PNP) ticket. Allana Mais is to contest the Norbrook Division. She was presented by PNP President, Portia Simpson Miller, at a party function at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on Sunday. But some people have blasted the move by Allana Mais as opportunistic and have accused her of trying to take advantage of her son’s death, which attractedRead More


Police Say Data Entry Error Caused Patrick Powell Gun File Mix Up

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has said that reports that two licenses were issued for the same firearm to Patrick Powell and Inspector Patricia Powell, was due to a data entry error. “The JCF is now satisfied, based on thorough investigations, that a data entry error, due to similar names, was responsible for this development,” a JCF spokesperson said in a statement today. The police say Inspector Powell-Wallace was granted a license for the pistol in the Manchester Division in 2004, and has been the sole person licensed to carryRead More


Hanover: Shopkeeper Sentenced To 2yrs For Sexually Assaulting 7yro

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A 55yro shopkeeper has been sentenced to two years  for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl. Elvis Hall, otherwise called Zello of Sandy Bay, Hanover, was sentenced by Senior Parish Court Judge Sheron Barnes in the Hanover Parish Court on one count of grievous sexual assault. His attorney has made it known that they will appeal this verdict. The prosecution led evidence that in April 2014 Hall lured the seven-year-old girl to the back of his shop where he sexually assaulted her and then gave her $30 and told her notRead More


Buju Banton’s Daughter Will Represent The JLP In Local Government Elections

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The daughter of incarcerated dancehall artiste Buju Banton is representing the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in the local government election set to be contested later this month. Jodian Myrie, a marketing graduate of the University of Technology Jamaica, will represent the Hagley Park Division of the St Andrew East Central constituency, which is represented by Dr Peter Phillips of the People’s National Party (PNP). The election is set for November 28, with Nomination Day scheduled for this Friday, November 11. Views (417)