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Jamaican Lee Boyd Malvo’s life sentences ruled unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jamaican sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who is serving life in prison for terrorising the Washington, D.C., region as a teenager must get new sentencing hearings in Virginia, a federal appeals court has ruled. The 3-0 decision yesterday by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denies an appeal by prosecutors who said they already complied with the requirements of the U.S. Supreme Court, which found in a […]

todayJune 23, 2018 27

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State Of Emergency Declared for St. James

A state of emergency in St James of emergency has been declared for the parish of Mobay.  Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the revelation at a press briefing held at Jamaica House on Thursday. This means that extraordinary powers have been given to the security forces while some rights have been suspended.  It also means that the security forces can search a place without a warrant. As early as 6am soldiers and […]

todayJanuary 19, 2018 33

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Montaque Awaits Report From Traffic Pile-up

National Security Minister Robert Montaque says he is yet to receive a report from Monday night's traffic pile-up on the Palisadoes Road in Kingston. The chaos along the road which leads to the Norman Manley International Airport was caused by scores of party supporters attending the Sandz party on the strip, resulting in several individuals missing their flights. In a release earlier yesterday, the security minister said that he had […]

todayJanuary 3, 2018 40

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Daylight Shooting In Montego Bay

It is understood that there was a double murder that took place yesterday afternoon along the Howard Cooke Boulevard in Montego Bay. Reports are that shortly after midday, 42-year-old Kerry Fairclough known as Bigs of Bouge Heights and 41-year-old Aaron Taylor, also called Carlos of Catherine Hall were travelling in a black Toyota Caldina motorcar when gunmen alighted from another motor vehicle and open fire at the Caldina as it […]

todayDecember 29, 2017 55

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Westmoreland Most Wanted Arrested

One of Westmoreland's most wanted man is behind bars. He is Davion Brown, otherwise called 'Balti' of a Savanna-la-Mar address. It is understood that Brown was arrested on December 15 following an operation in Grange Hill in the parish. A Taurus 9mm pistol with five 9mm rounds of ammunition was also found in his possession. According to the Savanna La Mar police, Brown was named as wanted for the murder […]

todayDecember 29, 2017 38

Angry Seaview Gardens residents tell MP to resign

Angry Seaview Gardens residents tell MP to resign

Seaview Gardens residents yesterday turned their anger on Member of Parliament Anthony Hylton, accusing him of neglecting the community, and pointedly told him to resign. Fuming over bad roads, lack of street lights, and heavy foliage in sections of the community, residents, taxi operators, and mini bus operators mounted a road block at the entrance to the community off Spanish Town Road in Kingston. Hylton, who was in the community, tried […]

todayOctober 25, 2017 78