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Rabbit blood bath saves cop

Corporal John Doe* walks around with a small purple handkerchief in his wallet and a tattered bracelet around his right arm. He claims that both of them have supernatural powers.The cop says he nearly lost his life to testicular cancer, brought on... (Jamaica Star)

Meat lovers flocking to try duck - St Bess family providing different delicacy

For the meat lovers who are willing to try something new, there is duck meat on the market.Machel Webster told THE WEEKEND STAR that Cuff Hill Farms, his family's enterprise in Balaclava, St Elizabeth, thought of the idea as a way to set themselves... (Jamaica Star)

Shay makes cars sexy - Designer adds colour to vehicle interiors

It is no myth that some men are emotionally attached to their vehicles and will go the extra mile to personalise their rides.Some use unusual stickers, rims and just about anything else to make their automobile stand out.But males aren't the only... (Jamaica Star)

Policeman seeks help to do spinal surgery

District Constable Ryan Saunders said he is seeking financial assistance of US$150,000 to undergo corrective surgery on his spine at The Lennox Hill Hospital in New York.The lawman, who is stationed at the Falmouth Police Station, said he has been... (Jamaica Star)

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Detectives attached to the St Andrew South Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a man that was found along Wellworth Avenue, Kingston 11, on Tuesday.The body, which appears to be in its... (Jamaica Star)


Two alleged robbers were nabbed by a licensed firearm holder during an attempted robbery on Molynes Road, Kingston, yesterday.The police reported that at about 11:55 a.m., three men allegedly attempted to rob persons at a plaza when they were... (Jamaica Star)

Gully queens rip ofF man's clothes - Victim claims the button on his pants were set loose

A man who claimed that he recently moved to the Ruthven Road area in St Andrew said he was almost stripped of his clothing by a group of 'gully queens', who robbed him recently."Last Wednesday, I was going to KFC in Cross Roads about 1:30 a.m. to... (Jamaica Star)

'Please give me a wheelchair' - Man suffering from elephantiasis asks for help

At 24, Ramone Donaldson did not expect to be living on the streets; neither did he expect to be battling various medical conditions.However, he now has to ask for help in order to be able to move from one location to the next because he is suffering... (Jamaica Star)

Simon Crosskill in urgent need of blood

Senior journalist and media personality Simon Crosskill is in urgent need of blood. An appeal was made yesterday by his daughter, Danielle Crosskill, on social media platform Instagram."Hi everyone, my dad is undergoing his fourth surgery in four... (Jamaica Star)

Worthless dad stopped paying child support

Alicia* wishes that her child's father would come out of hiding and help take care of his child. According to Alicia, the man, who is a former security officer, left Jamaica in 2015 and that was the last time that he paid child support.She said that... (Jamaica Star)

Marie Atkins to - get 50 beds - Students to - benefit from school building project - St Elizabeth Infirmary to receive water - harvesting facility - CARICOM Road Race set for Saturday - Repairs to hamper water flow in St Thomas

Newly appointed President of the Rotary Club, Downtown Kingston, Robert Scott, has given his commitment that some 50 beds will be provided for the Marie Atkins Shelter, located on Hanover Street, in Kingston.Scott made the announcement during the... (Jamaica Star)

My client did nothing wrong - Lawyer defends businessman who shot guard

Defence attorney Christopher Townsend is strongly defending the actions of his client, Andrew Woolery, the man who shot a security guard during an altercation at Braemar Estate, Kingston, on Monday. The incident, which was captured on video, has... (Jamaica Star)

Deejay's son remains behind bar

The 16-year-old son of a popular dancehall entertainer, who is charged with murder, will have to wait until month end to know whether he would be granted bail. The teenager and 23-year-old Andre Hines were charged three weeks ago with the murder of... (Jamaica Star)

Handjob at racetrack - Supreme Ventures launches probe

A sex act that allegedly took place in the grandstand area of Caymanas Park on Saturday has attracted the attention of racing promoters, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL). The alleged incident involved two people who... (Jamaica Star)

Baby Killers - Couple performs 150 abortions

A couple in the county of Middlesex is claiming to be the most-sought-after black market 'gynaecologists' island wide. The duo, who are both in their mid-40s, said they specialise in abortion procedures and have successfully terminated more than 150... (Jamaica Star)

Gangsters set fire to Ghetto houses

Some residents of Windsor Avenue in May Pen have been left homeless following an early morning attack in a section of the community known as Ghetto.The Monday morning was interrupted by loud explosions accompanied by fire as five dwellings were set... (Jamaica Star)

Kind-hearted student needs help to reach college

Twenty-year-old Chellice Brown has big dreams of going to college to purse a degree in consumer science.Consumer science is the study of food and its components. It involves the study of chemical reactions and how they affect the body.She believes... (Jamaica Star)

Motorcycle - gunmen attack Negril police

Police personnel assigned to the Negril Police Station in Westmoreland were drawn into a scary gunfight on Sunday morning when two men travelling on a motorcycle greeted them with heavy gunfire before escaping.According to the reports, shortly after... (Jamaica Star)

Traffic deaths on the rise out west

The number of persons perishing in motor vehicle accidents across western Jamaica is now reaching crisis proportion as with just six months gone in the year, a total of 37 persons have been killed in the 32 recorded road accidents across the region.... (Jamaica Star)

No babies in 10 years - Mt Alvernia principal warns graduating class

Stacey Reynolds, principal of Mount Alvernia High School in St James, has issued a stern warning to the over 200 graduates from the all-girls educational institution, not to get pregnant within the next 10 years. She made her warning during... (Jamaica Star)

Wife wants divorce after oral sex demand

Although May Brown* has been separated from her husband for 19 years, she desperately wants the world to know that they are no longer together although she hasn't officially started the divorce process.Having endured years of physical and verbal... (Jamaica Star)

God stood by me - Pastor recalls tragic loss of infant son

In 2007, Pastor James Pinnock had a nightmare that his 18-month-old infant would be killed by a bus.Within days, his nightmare became a reality. His little boy was crushed to death, while he reversed his... (Jamaica Star)

Ministry of Health probes alleged dengue death

The Ministry of Health is reporting that there has been one presumed dengue-related death which occurred in 2018.This classification is based on a positive Antibody Blood Test (IgM) in respect of one person who died.Confirmation is only made with a... (Jamaica Star)

No sight, lots of ambition - Visually impaired gospel artiste wants help to make dream come true

Visually impaired gospel artiste wants help to make dream come trueCourtney Cooke has been visually impaired for almost 20 years, but, according to him, that is no excuse to miss the opportunities that life gives you.When he lost his sight at 17... (Jamaica Star)

'English' back behind bars - Cops capture alleged gangster seize illegal firearm

Answorth 'English' Lawrence, an alleged top-tier member of the Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland-based Dexter Street gang, is back behind bars after he was reportedly held with an illegal firearm... (Jamaica Star)

$4 million worth of ganja seized

More than 1,000 pounds of ganja, with an estimated value of $4 million was seized by the Narcotics police during an operation in Parottee, St Elizabeth, on Sunday.Reports are that at about 9:30 p.m., a police team was conducting operations in the... (Jamaica Star)

Alleged pickpocket remanded

A St James man, whoreportedly robbed a woman of her cell phone, was remanded in police custodyfollowing his appearance inthe St James Parish Court last Wednesday.Demar Tennant is charged with larceny from the person.The allegations are that on April... (Jamaica Star)

House needs a strong foundation

Ronald Campbell, a 70-year-old farmer, is seeking help to construct a proper foundation for his home in Alps, Trelawny.The two-bedroom house is made of marl, cement and barbed wire, and was built by his late father in 1955. Large pieces of wood... (Jamaica Star)

'Teach them to ride' - Residents tired of bike crashes

Despite being faced with myriad social issues, residents along the Savanna-La-Mar to Negril corridor in Westmoreland has named a reduction in motorcycle collisions and traffic fatalities as their greatest need at this... (Jamaica Star)

Focus on bikers - Westmoreland cops move to cut road crashes

The Westmoreland police say they will be increasing their road-safety enforcement operations to crack down on motorcyclists who are in violation of traffic laws."It has been a challenge to manage the number... (Jamaica Star)

Vox Pop: What do you think must be done in a bid to reduce road accidents and fatalities?

Rose Smart: "Them must take time on the road because they are riding too fast. Some of them a speed with people pon them bike, so if they take time ride, then it will cause... (Jamaica Star)