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Published:Tuesday | December 29, 2015 | 12:28 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Police statistics released today are showing that for the first time in five years, more murders have been recorded in Jamaica than shootings. This means that while the gun is most prevalent in committing murders, offenders are using other means to...

Published:Tuesday | December 8, 2015 | 10:45 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Assistant Commissioner of Police George Quallo has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner. Quallo was the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Area Four which comprises the Corporate Area. Our sources say Quallo’s new...

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2015 | 12:42 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The Director of Prosecution (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has sought to explain her blunder when she ruled in April this year that former Lucea Mayor Shernet Haughton should not be charged in the Hanover Parish Council contracts scandal. This morning, it...

Published:Wednesday | November 4, 2015 | 10:02 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The resigned chief of medical staff at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Professor Trevor McCartney is disputing claims by the Health Ministry that 12 babies died at the facility as a result of bacterial infections. According to...

Published:Wednesday | November 4, 2015 | 9:48 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The resigned chief of medical staff at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Professor Trevor McCartney has broken his silence on the dead babies scandal rejecting claims by Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse about when the...

Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2015 | 7:04 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

As the daring morning sun yawned over the lawns of King’s House Monday, orator Erica Allen retold a story that froze the moment for many: how one doctor persisted even after being involved in a car crash, to save the life of his ...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 9:21 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

It appears the head of the Manchester Police Division got it wrong last week when she said she could not prosecute licensed firearm holders who leave their weapons at home while they are overseas. Superintendent Vendolyn Cameron-Powell made the...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 7:14 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, says the government could, in the long-term, consider a prisoner transfer agreement with Britain for female Jamaican inmates in the United Kingdom. The government is now mulling a proposal for the...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2015 | 3:06 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

FLOW’s managing director, Garry Sinclair, has made it clear that there will be no rebate for cable customers who have lost premium channels. In June of this year, Flow stripped 13 channels from its line-up in compliance with a directive from...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2015 | 6:31 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Less than an hour before the results of the People's National Party run-off for the East Rural St Andrew constituency were announced, incumbent MP Damion Crawford took to social media saying he was awaiting the outcome of what he called "a...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2015 | 12:47 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has responded to criticisms over its blunder which has cost Nesta Carter a chance to compete in the 100m at the World Championships now underway in China. An opportunity emerged for...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 12:51 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Media veterans, young journalists ‎and public relations specialists were among the scores of mourners who poured into the Church of the Transfiguration in Meadowbrook, St Andrew this morning for the funeral of Gleaner photographer, Harold...

Published:Monday | August 10, 2015 | 9:14 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The councillor for the Bensonton Division in South East St Ann says it appears MP Lisa Hanna was being mischievous when she wrote to the party hierarchy complaining about a planned meeting. In the letter purportedly written by Hanna, the MP said a...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 11:25 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

There was chaos aboard a Kingston-bound Caribbean Airlines flight late this evening after it had to make an unscheduled landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tanya Ellis, a passenger aboard Caribbean Airlines flight 475, told The Gleaner via What...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 12:02 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna is at home recuperating following a car crash along Highway 2000 near the Spanish Town exit last night. The Minister told The Gleaner/Power 106 News a short while ago that although she sustained no...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 1:18 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna is now at hospital undergoing tests after she was involved in a car crash along Highway 2000 near the Spanish Town exit on Sunday evening. Hanna was a passenger in a white motor car heading towards Kingston...

Published:Friday | June 5, 2015 | 4:14 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Almost two years after returning to Jamaica from England to join the Office of the Public Defender, Matondo Mukulu, has resigned and is going back a dissatisfied man. "I like to change things and sometimes if I don't feel that there is...

Published:Friday | May 29, 2015 | 1:51 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The embattled former FIFA-vice president, Austin ‘Jack’ Warner, is accusing the Trinidadian government of trampling his rights to due process in rushing to satisfy the demands of the United States for his extradition. According to...

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2015 | 10:00 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Embattled former football bigwig, Austin 'Jack' Warner, seems prepared to do battle in the corruption case unsealed against him and 13 other FIFA officials and corporate executives this morning in a New York Federal Court. "If the US...

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Amid the grief that has become almost familiar, 58-year-old Nathaniel Smith paused at his home in Albion, Manchester, on Sunday, demanding to know how the police could have failed to confiscate a weapon from his son after a reported shooting at a...

Published:Monday | May 4, 2015 | 9:41 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

It's been a rough 24 hours for 58-year-old Nathaniel Smith, the father of the St Ann cop alleged to have accidentally shot his best friend dead, before taking his own life. Just when Smith, an auto parts dealer, was contemplating where to find...

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2015 | 4:46 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams has announced a $500,000 reward for anyone with information on the perpetrators of last night's quadruple killing in Hayes, Clarendon. Thirty-five-year-old Marquis Hamilton an accounting clerk at the...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 11:47 AMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

The penmanship was good when US President Barack Obama signed the official guest book at Jamaica House today. But the American President got the date wrong. Underneath his signature, the president wrote: "10 April 2015" instead of 9 April...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 9:48 AMDebbie-Ann Wright, Editor - Radio & Online

Jamaica could finally get the long-touted liquefied natural gas (LNG) project off the ground with the signing of an energy cooperation agreement with the United States Government. The Statement of Intent was signed between the US Department of...

Published:Saturday | March 28, 2015 | 10:14 PMDamion Mitchell, Editor - Radio & Online

Tears streamed down the faces of some Kingston College (KC) athletes ‎inside the National Stadium Saturday night after Calabar powered to a record-breaking run in the 4X400 relay open to stamp its name on the winning trophy of the ISSA/...

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