Jamaica Star

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:58:18 -0500
Manchester carpenter charged following robbery
Christian Salmon, a carpenter from Asia in Manchester, has been taken into police custody following a robbery at a bar in the community on Saturday. According to the police, about 2:30 p.m., Salmon went inside a bar, pointed a handgun at...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:10:06 -0500
'Not Nice' slapped with gun charges
The police in Clarendon have arrested and charged Kenroy Bailey, otherwise called 'Not Nice' after he was implicated in a shooting in the parish in 2022. He has been charged with: shooting with intent, possession of...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:05:02 -0500
Candy to get brighter smile
Social media personality 'Candy' has a million reasons to smile. The 33-year-old, who is engaged to be married to Randy 'Road Code' Coombs later this month, has began a dental makeover, which she says will help to boost her confidence. "Me feel......

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:05:07 -0500
Stolen liqour lands man in jail
A Corporate Area man is to retain legal representation to prove that he did not break in his neighbour's house and steal almost $200,000 worth of liquor. It was shared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Thursday that sometime last year....

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:05:05 -0500
Cops under probe after drug bust
Two cops are now the subject of an investigation by the The Inspectorate and Professional Standards Bureau (IPROB), after they were reportedly found in a shed where a parcel of illicit drug was found. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:05:04 -0500
Senior citizen pays dearly for bailing man
An elderly man who stood as surety for a Corporate Area citizen was forced to use his pension to pay off a bail bond after Jamar Douglas, the man he bailed, absconded. Douglas, who has been charged with unlawful wounding and was offered bail in......

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:04:53 -0500
Sex and the City actor urges students to pursue passion
Sex and the City star Sundra Oakley is encouraging Jamaican students pursuing careers in the creative industries to believe in themselves. Oakley, who was born in Queens, New York, USA, and has strong Jamaican roots, was guest speaker at the...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:04:52 -0500
Mother, daughters in court for ganging up on another woman
A St James woman and her two daughters, who allegedly beat another woman and damaged her gold chain following a confrontation on a bus in January, are booked to return to the St James Parish Court on March 13 to canvass mediation with the...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:04:43 -0500
Lyssons Beach in decay
Once a picturesque haven for relaxation and water activities, Lyssons Beach now stands in stark contrast to its former glory. Located in eastern St Thomas, the beach has fallen into disrepair, with dilapidated facilities and scattered garbage...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:04:41 -0500
Reggae Falls fee fury - Vendors, operator clash over $500 entrance fee
A dispute is brewing between the operator of the popular Reggae Falls in Hillside, St Thomas, and some vendors at the facility who are opposed to a $500 entrance fee he has instituted for the use of the facility. For years, patrons visiting...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 19:21:05 -0500
Everald Warmington resigns
Fire-brand politician Everald Warmington has resigned from the Cabinet of Prime Minister Andrew Holness following controversial comments he made during the closing segments of the local government elections. "I'm the minister of works...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:37:54 -0500
Queenie hospitalised
Dancehall artiste Queenie Lady Gangster has been hospitalised. The STAR understands she was rushed to hospital this morning after battling with extreme pain since Tuesday. The 'One Man to mi Goodie' singer is currently waiting to be...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:34:50 -0500
PNP drops Dennis Meadows as North Trelawny caretaker
The People's National Party (PNP) has announced that Dennis Meadows, who is currently in hot water for comments he made regarding scamming, has been dropped as the party's caretaker for the Trelawny Northern constituency. The...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:05:06 -0500
Lawyer deposits $5 million into wrong account
A lawyer who transferred US$33,000 (approximately J$5.1 million) in error to a woman's account has sought the help of the court to recover the money. The lawyer reportedly made the transfers to the account, following the sale of a property. When....

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:05:02 -0500
Cross-dresser shocks court
A gay man stunned onlookers as sauntered into the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday, dressed in a lace wig and stuffing in his shirt, mimicking that of female breasts. The man, Niklye Hutchinson, appeared in the Half-Way Tree-based....

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:05:07 -0500
Repairman stones old woman’s house
A Corporate Area man who was contracted by an elderly woman to do repairs at her house will have to pay more than $100,000 for damage he caused to the premises. The man, Jaheim Hamilton, pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:05:04 -0500
Warmington says sorry
Works minister Everald Warmington has pushed by at calls for his resignation, insisting that a controversial comment he made about the allocation of funds for roadworks are misinterpreted. Warmington, who is the Member of Parliament for South...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:05:03 -0500
Meadows in hot water over choppa endorsement
People's National Party (PNP) standard bearer for North Trelawny, Dennis Meadows, is under pressure to resign after using a political platform to endorse lottery scamming. "I can openly say, I have no problem with a man if him wahh chop, cause...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:04:56 -0500
Families march to demand hostage release in Gaza
The families of hostages held in Gaza and their supporters are launching a four-day march from southern Israel to Jerusalem to demand their loved ones be set free. The march comes as negotiations are under way in Qatar to bring about a deal...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:04:55 -0500
Grave mistake corrected - 11-year-old to finally rest after burial mix-up
Two weeks after the burial of a body mistakenly believed to be his, 11-year-old OBrien Gooden will finally be laid to rest this Saturday. Gooden's funeral took place on February 17 in Bog Walk, St Catherine, and a body was interred in the Gooden....

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