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A high school girl and a man are now in police custody following the discovery of a gun in a toilet tank in a house in St Elizabeth.

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A man was killed and his brother hospitalised after two board dwellings on Jones Avenue in Spanish Town, St Catherine, were razed in a suspected arson this morning. The dead man has so far only been identified as 'David'.

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On Tuesday, the new administration at the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) started a $34-million road-patching programme in the Corporate Area. According to the KSAMC's mayor, Councillor Andrew Swaby, the road-patching...

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Persons who are now in possession of spiny lobsters could find themselves in trouble with the law unless they had previously declared that they had them and were given permission to keep them. The National Fisheries Authority (NFA) recently...

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While the school only lost one water tank to thieves, the Negril Primary School in Westmoreland is poised to get at least four new ones as replacement, which should put whatever water woes they had behind them for good. Senator Matthew Samuda,...

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A Corporate Area man will have to spend five more nights in custody before he knows if he will get bail, as he faces allegations of breaking into his partner's house and stealing almost US$4,000 (approximately $617,000) worth of clothing and...

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Regardless of one's age, one of the mysterious things about salt fish, which forms one half of Jamaica's national dish, is the lack of knowledge about the head, which, it has been said, bares a strong resemblance to that of a...

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Content Creator: KALLEJHAY TERRELONGE - STAR Writer

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Prominent New York-based immigration attorney Mitchell Laird, has issued a warning to persons who have entered the USA illegally and are seeking asylum to keep a low profile so as not to undermine their case. "Keep your head down; and you...

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Kieshandra Hutchinson Blake couldn't hold back her tears as she reflected on the arduous yet rewarding journey of raising her twin sons Javier and Jevier Blake. Blake, who was a vendor at Kingston's Coronation Market throughout her sons' studies...

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Content Creator: TIFFANY PRYCE - STAR Writer

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An argument over decoration on a pair of Crocs slippers, which turned physical at a football match in Kingston, has resulted in a man being placed on two years' probation for injuries inflicted on another man. K'lanre Rowe, 20, pleaded guilty to...

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The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says service has resumed on the Portmore to downtown Kingston route following the earlier withdrawal of service by some drivers after the stabbing of one of their colleagues by a passenger.

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The police say over 30 people escaped serious injury in a bus crash along the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 on Thursday morning.

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Thirty-seven-year-old Dalford Seymour, otherwise called ‘Brimmo’ or ‘Counsellor’ has been charged with rape following several incidents involving a child in Long Road, Annotto Bay, St Mary.

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The police say drivers of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), who ply the Portmore to downtown Kingston route, have withdrawn their services following the stabbing of one of their colleagues by a passenger.

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South St James, once a premier agricultural area, is poised to roar back into the reckoning, as in addition to the plans to resuscitate its banana production, plans are also afoot for a programme to drive ackee, breadfruit and mango production....

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Education Minister Faval Williams has given the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) Best Kept School Competition her stamp of approval, saying it reflects the values of pride, responsibility and community stewardship. "As we come together...

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The Clarendon-based HEART/NSTA Trust Ebony Park Academy is to become the epicentre of an initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to boost the Tilapia fish industry through the training of farmers. According to Agriculture Minister Floyd Green,...

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A Corporate Area man who punched a woman following accusations that he was spreading rumours about her, is to be sentenced by a senior parish judge after the complainant denied the opportunity to attend mediation. "He threatened me two times,...

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A Corporate Area man, who is employed as a mixologist, is prepared to head to trial, following allegations that he assaulted a policeman on a bus. Chad-Oneil Brown pleaded not guilty to common assault and being armed with an offensive weapon in...

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As the carnival season comes to an end, Amanda Wollaston, a 22-year-old entrepreneur, is setting her eyes on the future as she aims to make waves in her fashion venture, Fashion Unleashed. Specialising in custom costumes and clothing, Wollaston'...

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Content Creator: TIFFANY PRYCE - STAR Writer

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As a proud country girl who grew up in rural St Andrew, not too far from the sea, learning to fish has always been on my bucket list. However, never did I imagine that my first experience would be in four degrees, as the rain fell and snow...

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Content Creator: Kallejhay Terrelonge - STAR Writer

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Attorney-at-law Yanique Watson yesterday pleaded to Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court Judge Jacqueline Wilcott to exercise compassion towards her client, and offer him bail on humanitarian grounds, as his health was making his life difficult...

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