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Stories by Andre Williams/Staff Reporter

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:12 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

The Justice ministry has announced that they will begin to engage Jamaican children as they prepare to roll out the child diversion programme islandwide, which is designed to steer children away from wayward activities. The programme is to be...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:11 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has raised an alarm over an increase in reports of assault by cops using non-lethal weapons such as batons and pepper spray. At a press conference at the agency’s New Kingston offices on...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:23 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday reiterated its call for the wide-scale distribution of body cameras for police personnel, citing that none of the allegations it has probed have involved evidence from such devices....

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:26 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

Former Police Commissioner Owen Ellington has warned that local gangsters could make the switch from small arms to weapons of mass destruction (WMD), imitating international terrorists and unleashing horrific acts on the Jamaican public. The...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:19 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

The family of 12-year-old Dujon DaCosta, who was shot dead at close range in Payne Land while he sat with relatives last Saturday, say they were planning for his graduation and not a funeral. Yesterday when our news team visited the southwest St...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

Staff morale at Choice Business Solutions in Kingston plunged yesterday as friends and colleagues of one of the sisters who were murdered in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, embraced each other for the first time since the incident. Simona Plummer,...

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 12:26 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

The woman accused of abducting a newborn from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston had been pregnant and passed off the child as her own when she returned to her hometown of Harkers Hall, relatives and acquaintances have told The Gleaner. News...

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 10:03 AMAndre Williams/Staff Reporter

Amid relief and jubilation that her baby is alive and safe, Suzett Whyte is likely to have had a sleepless night on Thursday, eager to cuddle her son, one month after he was abducted from the Victoria Jubilee maternity hospital in Kingston. “...

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