Truck crashes into house, six-year-old girl killed

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

A six-year-old girl yesterday after a truck fell on top the house she was sleeping in.THE STAR gathered that the child and three other persons were asleep at home in Hermitage, St Andrew, when the truck fell on top of the house.One resident, who did…

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Top cop found hanging from rope

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Detectives attached to the Freeport CIB Department have now launched an investigation into the death of a senior officer who is believed to have committed suicide at his home in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday.The deceased has been identified as…

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR PRAYING LOUDLY

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Marlene Clarke, an employee at a police station in St Catherine North Police Division, is set to appear before the St Catherine Parish Court for allegedly praying loudly at her workplace recently.The woman, who is in her 50s, is described as a…

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Sagicor Foundation assists UHWI - Education - ministry, NPTAJ to stage PEP - sessions - Airlift expansion to boost tourism - Wolmer’s family mourns late - principal - Attorney arrested on forgery charges

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

The Sagicor Foundation yesterday officially handed over much-needed medical equipment to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) to help with improving the care they provide for patients on the paediatric ward.The items are valued at more…

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Vendor murdered after quarrel over money

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Three children are left mourning the death of their mother who was killed in front of the University Hospital of the West Indies yesterday at about 2 p.m.When THE STAR went on the scene, many persons were tight-lipped about what happened.However,…

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Senior cop commits suicide

Gleaner on July 21st, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Senior Superintendent of Police Dermot Lawrence is believed to have committed suicide at his home in Mango Walk Boulevard, St. James on Friday, July 20. Lawrence, who was in charge of administration at the Area One headquarters in Montego…

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St Ann’s Bay Hospital being sued for negligence - Family blame man’s death on absence of doctor

Gleaner on July 20th, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

A diving expedition turned tragic for family members of Kirby Smallhorne last Friday. His brother, Shawn Bennett, told THE WEEKEND STAR that Kirby went diving at White River in St Ann when he encountered difficulty while heading back to shore. He…

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Church cast out demons in Old Harbour

Gleaner on July 20th, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Two months ago, Natalie was in good health, but one morning when she tried to exit her bed, her legs failed her. The Old Harbour resident said she was unable to move on her own, but the doctor said it was muscle spasms. However, her condition got…

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JFJ takes action over anti-locks rule in schools

Gleaner on July 20th, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Executive director of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) Rodje Malcolm says he is displeased with the manner in which the principal at the Kensington Primary School in Portmore, St Catherine, dealt with the hair-grooming matter of a five-year-old child….

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Jamaicans hunt quick cash - Persons take chance with new money venture that offers 800% return

Gleaner on July 20th, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Despite the fact that many persons have lost their hard-earned cash in money ventures such as CashPlus and Olint, it appears Jamaicans are still willing to take chances with these types of schemes in the hope of a big payday.Joe Banks*, a university…

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