Monthly Archives: August 2018

Woman and schoolboy son hacked to death, reportedly by ex-lover

There were horrific scenes in the rural community of Linton Park in Watt Town, St Ann after a woman and her 10-year-old son were chopped to death, reportedly by her former lover, on Tuesday night.

Another woman murdered: latest victim a 66-year-old farmer 

“Two days after a woman was found with her throat slashed and her body stuffed into an igloo in Manchester, the police there are busy again investigating the brutal murder”>

Aretha Franklin lies at father’s church ahead of tribute concert

DETROIT, United States (AFP) — Aretha Franklin on Thursday returned to her father’s church for the last time, lying resplendent in an open casket dressed in a rose gold outfit and sequin stilettos ahead of a tribute concert on the eve of her funeral.

Fatal drive-by shooting on Park Lane a day after curfew ends 

A man was shot dead and five other persons, including a woman, injured when gunmen carried out a drive-by shooting along Red Hills Road in St Andrew on Saturday,

Crocodile kills man in Portmore 

A killer crocodile might be on the prowl in the Hellshire Pond area of Portmore, St Catherine.

Jamaica on alert amid measles outbreak in Americas, Europe

LOCAL health officials are on alert for cases of measles in light of outbreaks in the Americas and parts of Europe.