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Husband commits suicide after killing wife

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

A St Catherine man, Edgar Knight, who reportedly bludgeoned his wife to death ended his life by drinking weed killer.Knight was suspected of killing his wife Mara-Lee Russell-Knight, otherwise called Lisa, 43, of Banister, Housing Scheme in Old…

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‘Invisible child’ - prank is just harmless fun - psychologist

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

The Internet’s latest viral trend, the ‘invisible child’, has hit home in Jamaica, but many critics are arguing that some person’s humour may very well be a child’s trauma.The ‘invisible child’ prank was made popular by the Netflix show Magic For…

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Woman fights off gunman

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

A gunman who tried to abduct a woman who was on her way home from church, and then engaged the police in a running gun battle through the streets of Montego Bay, is now in custody, facing multiple charges.The accused is 20-year-old Ricardo Vassell…

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Pastor shot dead in church

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

Members of the Church of God of Prophecy in Old Harbour are now in fear following the shooting death of one of their pastors, James Johnson, yesterday afternoon.Members are crying out for prayer as they believe they are under attack following the…

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Security forces search courts amid bomb threats

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

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says he takes the bomb threats on the nation’s courts seriously.There have been at least four shutdowns in recent weeks, two of which occurred this week after police received calls that bombs had been planted in the…

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News on the Go

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

A section of the road leading into Black River from Sandy Ground in St Elizabeth will be closed for the next six weeks. The National Works Agency says the closure is to facilitate the road’s reconstruction. Defective waterlines will also be replaced…

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Fisherman’s Beach not just for swimming

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

Fisherman’s Beach, located in Discovery Bay on a stretch that includes Puerto Seco, Members’ Beach and Peach Beach, has been a favourite spot of many persons over the years.Still, it waits to be discovered by the vast majority of beach lovers.Truth…

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Woman’s home torched hours after moving in

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

The past two years have not been easy for Nadine Grant.Not only has the mother of two suffered three strokes less than a month ago; she also lost all of her belongings in a fire lit by thugs in Riverton City earlier this month.She said she had…

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Truck crushes man in Half-Way Tree

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

A man was killed yesterday morning after he was mowed down by a truck in Half-Way Tree.Dead is 50-year-old Peter Henry of a Waltham Park Road address.Information reaching THE STAR is that Henry died of injuries he received in a motor vehicle…

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Suspect held for alleged prostitute’s murder

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

The Falmouth police say a man is now in custody after he reportedly used a golf club to fatally beat a woman, believed to be a prostitute, near the Falmouth Pier on Tuesday night.The dead woman has been identified as Candice London Edwards,…

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