Cop killer had plunged knife into his own brother, sending him to his grave

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Damion Hamilton, the suspected attacker who slew two policemen and injured three others in fierce gunfights last Friday, has been called a cold-hearted killer by residents of two St Catherine communities where he grew up or lived in the past….

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Cop killer stabbed brother to death, say residents

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Damion Hamilton, the suspected attacker who slew two policemen and injured three others in fierce gunfights last Friday, has been called a cold-hearted killer by residents of two St Catherine communities where he grew up or lived in the past….

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‘Murder emergency’ as gangs spread wings - SOEs blanket Kingston as Gov’t vows to protect highway project from extortionists

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Romario Scott/Gleaner Writer Jamaica’s security chiefs have sought to defend the success of states of emergency (SOEs) as crackdowns were imposed on Sunday to combat a wave of criminality in Kingston. The entire capital is now blanketed under SOEs…

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Horizon Park bullet could have killed me watching TV, says woman

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One of the bullets suspected to have come from the M16 rifle used by 39-year-old Damion Hamilton to murder two cops at an upstairs house in Horizon Park on Friday could have killed Kamika Blake* had she been watching television that morning. Two…

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Botched gun deal triggers all-out war

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A soured gun deal that left two men dead is at the centre of a war that has been played out, mostly in broad daylight, on the streets of the capital city, law-enforcement sources have revealed. The Holness administration moved on Sunday to stem the…

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Two to face military court for missing M16s

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Two members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are to face disciplinary charges over the disappearance of two M16 rifles. Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, said the weapons have still not been found. He was speaking at a…

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PNP hunts votes one-on-one - COVID-19 dooms mass meetings; Phillips demands no vote under SOE

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People’s National Party (PNP) Campaign Director Phillip Paulwell believes that COVID-19 restrictions will transform political and canvassing strategy in Jamaica as the country prepares for a general election constitutionally due by February 2021….

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Phillips knocks alleged thievery under JLP-run corporations

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President of the People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, has asserted that the leadership of the St James Municipal Corporation was seeking to undermine the minority caucus because of their efforts to expose corruption in local government…

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Ghana’s health minister contracts COVID-19

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ACCRA, Ghana — Ghana’s president has announced that Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has contracted COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment at a hospital. In a state broadcast Sunday night, President Nana Akufo-Addo said the health…

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40,000 cruise ship workers still trapped at sea

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MIAMI (AP) — More than 40,000 cruise ship workers are still stuck at sea because of concerns about the coronavirus. The Miami Herald reports that at least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks, and some still are…

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