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Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:31 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Retired Superintendent of Police James Forbes, this week, successfully appealed a 2014 conviction on corruption and from the short, everybody is happy about it, not least of all Forbes himself. A stellar career on the verge of being tainted has...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:18 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

From around 6, Kresten Stewart nurtured dreams of one day serving her country as a policewoman. Having applied to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and gone through an interview, she was closer to fulfilment. The 27-year-old woman, who is on...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Former Senior Superin-tendent of Police James Forbes, whose 2014 corruption conviction was yesterday thrown out by the Court Appeal, says that if he could go back in time, he would again take part in the events that had led to him being charged...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

An American citizen was hauled before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday for reportedly breaching the curfew order after he went to the police station in the night to check on his brother, another United States citizen, who had...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 12:20 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A man serving a life sentence for the 2013 shooting death of a four-year-old boy in a dispute over a broken pipe in Allman Town, Kingston, has had his appeal tossed last week despite maintaining that he was mistakenly identified as the shooter. The...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 12:05 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A St Thomas producer who was caught riding on a motorcycle with a gun with 14 rounds, which he claimed he found while cleaning a senior citizen’s home, was last Thursday slapped with a four-year prison sentence. The sentence was handed...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Wade Blackwood, the contract killer who admitted to spraying a cab with bullets, killing Simone Campbell-Collymore and taxi driver Winston Walters three years ago, will know his fate on March 11. The 24-year-old’s sentencing, which was scheduled...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:19 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

As the sentencing date inches closer for one of the killers of Simone Campbell-Collymore, her family is pressing for the maximum sentence to be imposed, preferably life without parole. Keshtina Bonner, the younger sister of the businesswoman, who...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2021 | 12:31 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case brought by the three soldiers charged with the alleged murder of St Andrew businessman Keith Clarke. The court, after hearing submissions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, reserved judgment on...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2021 | 12:29 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Two of three men charged in connection with the brazen daylight shooting death of 51-year-old Andrea Lowe-Garwood during a church service last month are to make their first appearance in the Trelawny Parish Court on February 15, while their co-...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:27 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The family of slain businessman Keith Clarke is pressing ahead in their legal quest to have the good-faith certificates issued to the soldiers charged for his death deemed null and void. Peter Bunting, in his capacity as national security minister...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2021 | 5:56 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The three soldiers implicated in Keith Clarke’s murder continued their fight in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday as they seek to have the Constitutional Court ruling that the immunity certificates were null and void set aside. Instead, the soldiers...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2021 | 5:50 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A PEDESTRIAN who was struck in her head by a metal bar at the entrance to York Plaza in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, nearly eight years ago has lost her challenge in the Court of Appeal to get an increase in the damages of $375,000. The appellant,...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Embattled former education minister Ruel Reid and his four co-accused will be challenging the validity of their fraud and corruption prosecution at the United Kingdom-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. The disclosure was made on...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2021 | 12:05 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard startling allegations that well-known Portland businessman Everton McDonald had expressed regret after the murder of his first wife and wished he could bring her back and retrieve the money he had allegedly paid...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2021 | 12:20 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The Court of Appeal has slashed by half $24 million in damages awarded to a former Jamaica Pre-Mix Concrete Limited employee almost five years ago after a Supreme Court judge ruled that the company had been derelict in its duty of care that...

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