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The Westmoreland police sergeant held in his uniform in a late-night Hanover drug bust has been granted bail in the sum of $5 million. Forty-four-year-old Christopher McDaniel was offered bail when he appeared in the Hanover Parish Court on Friday...

Former police constable Mark Russell has been found guilty of the 2007 murder of an 18-year-old boy in Kingston. Russell was convicted after the jury of five women and two men deliberated for nearly five hours in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston.

The Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court’s refusal to grant an injunction barring the Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited (JSE) from convening a disciplinary hearing against its chief regulatory officer, Wentworth Graham, pending the outcome...

The People’s National Party (PNP) General Secretary Julian Robinson says Karl Blake, the Greenwich Town division councillor, has indicated that he will not be seeking selection as the electoral candidate to succeed former St Andrew South West...

Five Jamaicans, led by overseas-based sprint hurdler Damion Thomas, have advanced to the finals of their events set for later today following competition in today's morning first session of the X1X  Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo...

A new survey conducted on behalf of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) shows that a large proportion of social media users -34 per cent - are unemployed and only one per cent work at managerial level. Over 50 per cent are junior...

The seven-member jury in the murder trial of former police constable Mark Russell has started its deliberations. The five women and two men retired to the jury room at 10:36 this morning after presiding judge, Justice David Fraser, wrapped up his...

WASHINGTON (AP): White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. One of those people said Spicer is quitting because of objections over the appointment of a new White House...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s to convene a meeting with Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Agencies to ensure that the necessary structures and support are in place for social intervention and development measures for when a zone of...

Opposition Spokesman on Transport, Mikael Phillips, is welcoming the decision of Transport Minister, Mike Henry, to roll back the toll rate increase granted to the operators of the North South Highway amid a coin shortage. Henry conceded to...

Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams, says notices will be issued to businesses in downtown, Kingston which continue to improperly dispose of their garbage.  Mayor Williams says the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation...

St Catherine teen, 18-year-old Aliyah Johnson, has been granted $800,000 bail. Bail was granted by the St Elizabeth Parish Court yesterday following an application by her attorney Peter Champagnie. She’s charged with illegal...

Dr Akshai Mansingh has been appointed as Dean of the new Faculty of Sport at The University of the West Indies (UWI). According to the university, Dr Mansingh was selected following a search for candidates which concluded in June 2017. His...

A 15-year-old boy is now in custody after he was reportedly held with an illegal firearm in downtown Kingston yesterday. According to the Constabulary Communications Unit about 2:13 p.m. yesterday police were on mobile patrol in the downtown...

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz booked a spot in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup after a nervy 2-1 victory over Canada at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Thursday.  Shaun Francis and Romario Williams scored in each half...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting that it has seized 15 guns some of them high-powered weapons along with 4,000 rounds of ammunition at Newport West. The police say the find was made on Thursday evening. The JCF, in making...
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