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Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Julia James-Spence, the All-Island Parent-Teacher Association (AIPTA) chairman for Region Four, says that the killing of students in the region has hit an alarming level, and she is calling for persons to seek counselling instead of...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Residents of Rosemount, St James, were left bewildered yesterday morning when they woke up to the shocking news of the murder of a mother and her daughter and the subsequent suicide by the woman's common-law husband, who killed...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:UNDER PRESSURE from marauding gunmen who have been shooting up their community, including Sunday night's incident in which a female student was wounded, residents of Gordon Crescent in Granville, St James, are appealing to the...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:A St James man is now on the run after he allegedly murdered his father on Thursday night during a domestic dispute over stolen money at their Green Pond home in Montego Bay.The dead man has been identified as 59-year-old Clifton...

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:With an increasing number of cruise ship passengers being arrested for possession of ganja on their stop-over in Jamaica, Dr Lee Bailey, chairman of the Caribbean Cruise Shipping Limited, believes that the lack of clarity on the law...

Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Until he broke up with his girlfriend recently and began acting strangely, 30-year-old Keron 'Timber' Watson of Cascade in Hanover was just a regular member of his community.However, things changed last Saturday when he allegedly...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

The Malcolm Heights community in Hanover was left traumatised on Wednesday night following a brutal incident in which two gunmen barged into a yard and snuffed out the lives of a 91-year-old-female pensioner and her neighbour, a 15-year-old-...

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Errol Chattoo, the director of complaints at the Western Regional Office of the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM), says he is having challenges investigating the circumstance surrounding a recent incident in which a...

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:The thirteen-year-old boy who was arrested and charged in connection with the murder of a nine-year-old female student of the New Works Primary School in Westmoreland some three weeks ago, is to make his first appearance in the...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Investigators attached to the Falmouth Police Station and the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay are now probing an incident in which police personnel allegedly pepper sprayed three security guards as well as patients on a ward at...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMHopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Last week was a very good one for the Hanover police, as 12 persons who were arrested recently under the lottery scam law were convicted in the Hanover Circuit Court."We hope this will be a lesson to all the persons who are still...

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