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Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 6:04 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

A motorcyclist is Westmoreland's first road fatality for the new year. Oneil Braham, otherwise called "Washie", of Auldar district in Bluefields, was killed yesterday after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a truck on...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 5:11 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

Four persons were shot and killed by gunmen in St James on the weekend.  Those killed have been identified as 18-year-old Kodie Buckingham, otherwise called Kodak, a shopkeeper of Flower Hill in Salt Spring; 32-year-old Leonard Mais...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 4:34 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

Two men were shot and killed, and four other persons shot and injured, in separate incidents hours apart last night, as gunmen continued their assault on residents in St James, which is under a state of public emergency.  Those killed...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:42 AMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

The community of Paradise in Norwood, St James, failed to live by its name yesterday as residents struggled to recover from shock after learning that only two of four siblings, all under nine years old and left home alone, made it out alive from a...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 1:47 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

The St James police say they have intensified their search for the three teenage boys who escaped custody at the Barrett Town police lock-up, where they were being housed pending the hearing of their court cases.  The three teenage...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:12 AMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

Residents in the Mount Zion district in St James are now living in fear following the murder of two men and the shooting of two others in their community on Friday night. Up to press time, investigators were yet to identify the dead men, who were...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 4:56 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

A police constable attached to the Sandy Bay Police Station, in Hanover, is reportedly under probe after losing his service firearm in a taxi yesterday. The policeman reportedly lost the service weapon while travelling in the taxi from...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 3:14 PMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

A Trelawny woman and her five-year-old grandson were chopped to death by a relative in Martha Brae last night. The attacker is said to be the mentally-challenged son of the woman and uncle to the child. He, too, was...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:33 AMHopeton Bucknor - Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay, St James Fire of unknown origin on Friday night destroyed a maintenance facility and workshop at the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort at Rose Hall in Montego Bay, St James, leaving the hotel reeling from damage estimated at several million...

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