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Published:Monday | March 9, 2015 | 12:21 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Classes at the Kilsyth Primary School, in Frankfield Clarendon have been suspended for the day following this morning's killing of the school's road warden in a drive-by shooting. The police have not released her identity. The woman...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 3:57 PMShanique Samuels photo, Gleaner Writer

A fatal accident in Clarendon this morning has left a media worker dead and a woman nursing injuries at hospital. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Barrington Campbell of an August Town address. According to the police, shortly after 11...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 3:45 PMGleaner Writer

Residents in Windsor, St Ann’s Bay are expressing outrage after a young female was discovered chained in the cellar of the house occupied by her father and stepmother. Both the father and stepmother have since been taken into custody and will...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2015 | 5:33 PMCorey Robinson, Gleaner Writer

Investigators probing the murder of 14-year-old Kayalicia Simpson say the teen was at least four months pregnant when she was killed.  The Donald Quarrie High Student was hacked to death on Tuesday morning. A senior investigator very close to...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2015 | 3:59 PMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

Well-known attorney-at-law Harold Brady has been arrested and charged by investigators at the police Fraud Squad. Attorney Raymond Clough, who attended the question-and-answer session held this afternoon, says Brady has been charged in relation to...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2015 | 2:41 PMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

The prominent attorney who was being sought by fraud investigators has turned himself in. He walked into the office of the Fraud Squad in downtown Kingston shortly before 2 o’clock this afternoon. The attorney is now being questioned by Fraud...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2015 | 12:44 PMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

Police investigators have confirmed that a stop order has been placed at the ports for a prominent lawyer and senior member of the Jamaica Labour Party. The lawyer is the subject of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe. The attorney was expected to...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 1:58 PMGleaner Writer

A woman was shot and seriously injured in a domestic dispute with her common law husband this morning in Pineapple, St Ann. Reports are that the woman was shot several times. She was rushed to the St Ann’s Bay hospital and later airlifted to...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 12:36 PMGleaner Writer

Construction workers at Moon Palace Jamaica Grande have withdrawn their services again. The workers stopped work this morning, claiming that the management of the hotel plans to replace some of them with workers from Mexico. General Manager Clifton...

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 12:50 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is asking the Government for a 25 per cent increase in basic wages for the more than 30,000 teachers in the public education system. The JTA wants the increase to take place over two years with 15 per...

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 10:50 AMJoylyn Bryan, Gleaner Writer

A 14-year-old student of Donald Quarrie High was this morning reportedly beheaded at her home in Newlands, St Thomas.  She has been identified as Kayalicia Simpson.  The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre understands that Simpson woke up...

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 8:22 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Upset parents of students at the May Pen Primary School say they will not give up their push to have the institution’s principal, Paul Scott, removed from office. Yesterday, parents padlocked the gates to the school as they pressed their...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2015 | 6:23 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Legal Aid Council says the police are still engaging in what it calls the wide-spread practice of detaining citizens without advising them of their right to legal representation. Under the Constitution, persons must be advised of this right...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2015 | 1:52 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

A 20-year-old student of the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) in Kingston, was killed last night in a car crash in Swansea, Four Paths, Clarendon. She has been identified as Vanessa Peart from Bushy Park in the parish. Three others, the...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 4:37 PMJodi-Ann Gilpin, Gleaner Writer

There were no empty seats at the Ardenne High School's Auditorium as hundreds of persons came out to pay their final respects to Reverend Glen Archer. His annoyance for mediocrity, his love for God and family were characteristics that resonated ...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 1:08 PMJodi-Ann Gilpin, Gleaner Writer

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, P.J. Patterson who was unable to attend the funeral service of Reverend Glen Archer in his tribute remembered the educator as a giant in the teaching profession. The tribute which was read by Reverend Dr Lenworth...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 12:32 PMSherine Williams, Gleaner Writer

When many Jamaicans hear the name Rev Glen Archer, the only words that come to mind are Spelling Bee. But Rev Adinhair Jones, pastor of the Olsen Memorial Church of God in Jamaica and the one who will deliver the sermon at Rev Archer's funeral...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 11:26 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin, Gleaner Writer

Family friends and well wishers hugged each other while others broke down in tears as they took a last look at the body of Reverend Glen Archer whose funeral service is taking place at the Ardenne High School in St Andrew. Included in the scores of...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 7:55 AMRichard Morais, Gleaner Writer

Four persons were killed this morning along the Braco main road in Trelawny when the motorcar in which they were travelling crashed into a trailer heading in the opposite direction.

Published:Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 8:58 PMRaymond Graham, Gleaner Writer

World sprint star Usain Bolt suffered a rare defeat on local soil at the Gibson McCook Relays today at the National Stadium. Bolt, on anchor for Racers Lions,  got the baton a long way behind the University of Technology's (UTech)...

Published:Friday | February 27, 2015 | 8:23 AMLeighton Levy, Gleaner Writer

Track and field magazine Athletics Weekly (AW) is reporting that Doyle Management is to sue Epiphany D1 for US$8 million (J$928 million) on behalf of Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Both athletes were banned in 2013 after they ...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 1:44 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says only an intervention by the Government can stop its implementation of a policy that will oust 30 private operators from major Corporate Area routes in April. Transport lobby groups claim the policy is...

Published:Wednesday | February 25, 2015 | 1:16 PMJovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels says the Jamaican judiciary should move quickly to hear and rule on two matters now before it relating to the Senate crisis to ensure that the work of the Parliament is not crippled. Both the Parliament and Opposition...

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 3:20 PMChad Bryan, Gleaner Writer

Telecommunications giant LIME says actions have been taken to resolve problems experienced by some customers in making and receiving calls. Earlier today, a number of the company’s mobile customers experienced difficulty using voice and data...

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 12:59 PMJolyn Bryan, Gleaner Writer

Investigators from the Port Morant police station in St Thomas are probing the death of a mentally ill woman who it is alleged to have committed suicide this morning. The body of 42-year-old Millicent Donaldson also known as Carol, was found by...

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