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2 dead, 4 injured in Papine shooting

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Half Way Tree police say investigations are underway into the shooting death of two men and the injuring of four others in River Heights, Papine, last evening.

Lawyers plead for fines instead of jail time for cops

DEFENCE lawyers representing the three police constables convicted of manslaughter in relation to the March 2012 shooting death of schoolgirl Vanessa Kirkland yesterday urged high court judge, Justice Carol Lawrence Beswick to impose a fine instead of a custodial sentence.

Man dead as bullets fly in Prospect, St Mary

An unidentified man is dead after gunmen staged an attack in Prospect, St Mary on Wednesday.

Digicel joins thrust to reward woman who turned over ATM cash

To tinker with a famous proverb, it could be said that the road to ridicule in Jamaica is perhaps paved with good intentions.

Mom was just angry

The woman who found a large sum of money in an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on East Queen Street in downtown Kingston has stoutly defended her mother who called her “stupid” for returning the cash.

Commissioner orders probe into reported police maltreatment of Rastafari artiste, family

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police Major General Anderson has ordered a probe into reports of misconduct by police officers in Gordon Town, St Andrew following allegations that they maltreated Reggae artiste JahDore and his family.