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Petersfield High School Student Died in Crash

Petersfield High School Student Killed in Bike Accident

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Petersfield High School Student: the Water Works community in the parish of Westmoreland is now in mourning, after the tragic death of a prominent six grader who attends the Petersfield High School, also in Westmoreland. The victim Leasan Dennis, 19-year-old of Baggy Lane in Water Works was said to be […]

dudus brother, Dudus Moved to Fort Dix

Dudus Moved to Fort Dix LuxuryJail with Apollo and Joe Giudice

New Jersey, USA (Mckoy’s News) – Dudus Moved to Fort Dix: Jamaican crime boss and drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, serving 23-years in the United States (US) prison system was moved to the Fort Dix low-security prison in New Jersey. Mckoy’s News received information that Dudus is now housed at the dormitory type prison, Fort […]

Correctional Officer Shoots Wife

Jamaican Correctional Officer Shoots Wife in Bedroom

St. Catherine, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Correctional Officer Shoots Wife: The police are investigating the shooting of a correctional officer’s wife in their bedroom on Saturday evening May 13. The Corrections officer attached to Horizon Adult Remand Cente, Kingston is being sought for questioning in the shooting. Mckoy’s News was briefed on the shooting, with […]

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100 MURDERS IN ST JAMES SINCE THE START OF 2017

St. James, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – 100 MURDERS IN ST JAMES: The parish of St. James is now reeling from a record breaking 100 murders since the start of the year 2017. These senseless killings have taken place with only four months gone by since the start of the year and already the parish has […]

Westmoreland 15-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead

Westmoreland 15-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead in Drive-by Shooting

Westmoreland, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Westmoreland 15-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead: a 15-year-old girl who attends a high school in the parish of Westmoreland was shot and killed in cold blood during a drive by shooting, which took place in the parish on Sunday morning, May 14. The dead student has been identified as Crystal Gunnis of […]

ST JAMES MAN FACING MULTIPLE GUN CHARGES REMANDED INTO CUSTODY

Judge Denied Appeal of Convicted Lawyer who Slapped a Cop in the Face

Kingston Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Supreme Court Justice David Batts denied an appeal filed by a convicted lawyer who slapped a cop in the face. Attorney Lennox Gayle was found guilty of boxing a police Superintendent in the face after he tried to arrest him. The Judge told the attorney-at-law that no one is above […]

Karl Samuda, Education Ministry

Gov’t Committed to Medical Marijuana Industry in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government remains committed to supporting and facilitating stakeholder activities leading to the development of a medical marijuana industry in Jamaica. This undertaking has been given by Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon Karl Samuda, who indicated that the Administration is working to expand on research being carried out. He reiterated, […]

Brothers Killed in St Thomas Crash identified

Update: Brothers Killed in St Thomas Crash Identified

St. Thomas, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Brothers Killed in St Thomas Crash identified: Our newsroom received information that two brothers were killed in a motor vehicle accident in St. Thomas on Friday evening, May 12. The deceased brothers have been identified as Marvin Brown, 24-year-old and Kevon Brown, 14-year-old, of a Denvers Pen, St. Thomas. […]

Deneese Wright at LOVE 101 FM

Tribute to Deneese Wright – LOVE 101 FM Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Mckoy’s News received regrettable news that Deneese Wright, gospel singer and radio host of “Love in the Morning and Recharge on LOVE 101 FM” of Jamaican gospel radio station Love 101 FM, died on Thursday May 11, 2017 after a short illness. On the morning of April 11, 2017 the vibrant Deneese Wright, affectionately […]

Mobay City Run Walkathon

Tourism in Western Jamaica to take Advantage of Mobay City Run

Montego Bay, St. James (JIS) – Tourism interests in western Jamaica are being urged to take advantage of events like the annual MoBay City Run, to tap into the lucrative global health and wellness market. General Manager of RIU Reggae and RIU Palace Hotels in Montego Bay, Frank Sondern, told JIS News that his hotel had […]

infirmaries for indigent persons

Gov’t and Food For The Poor – Infirmaries for Indigent Persons

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – Infirmaries for indigent persons: The Government has partnered with Food For The Poor to provide accommodation for indigent persons at infirmaries. Among them are persons deemed mentally challenged and who have recovered consequent on receiving medical care, but have either been abandoned by their families or have no known relatives. This […]

Cumberland High School Portmore, Freedom of the Press in Jamaica

Senator Ruel Reid Makes Statement on Freedom of the Press in Jamaica

Freedom of the Press in Jamaica Mr President I wish to make a statement on some emerging issues relating to press freedom in light of Jamaica being ranked in 8th position by the Reporters Without Borders Organisation and amid concerns about malicious communications in cyber space. On Wednesday, May 3, World Press Freedom Day was […]