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Men Facing Murder Charges, Shineka Gray

Men Facing Murder Charges of Shineka Gray Remanded in Custody

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Men Facing Murder Charges of Shineka Gray Remanded: The two accused Mario Morrison and his crony Gregory Roberts who were charged with the murder of 15-year-old Green Pond High School student, Shineka Gray earlier this year, were remanded in custody when they appeared in the St James Parish Court on […]

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Man Found Dead in Paradise Norwood

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Man Found Dead: The Montego Hills police say they have not yet established a motive for the murder of a man, who was discovered shot to death in Paradise, Norwood on Thursday morning, June 29. Dead is Arnold Taylor, otherwise called Mickey or Jah Mikes, 30-year-old unemployed, of Lot 704H, Church […]

Nine Year Old Glendevon Primary School Student Shot Dead in St. James

Nine Year Old Glendevon Primary School Student Shot Dead in St. James

Glendevon, Montego Bay (Mckoy’s News) – Nine Year Old Glendevon Primary School Student Shot Dead in St. James:  The Montego Hills police are now investigating the circumstance surrounding the death of a 9-year-old female primary school student who was shot and killed by another  student, a 14-year-old boy, in Montego Bay on Friday, June 30th. […]

$1.4B Disbursed to Secondary Schools

$1.4B Disbursed to Secondary Schools

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – $1.4B Disbursed to Secondary Schools:  Secondary School Principals are in receipt of disbursements from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. The disbursement; which totaled 1.4 billion dollars, are for the academic year 2017/2018, is the first for four tranches to be paid for the period. Minister of Education, Youth […]

Mandela Highway

Mandela Highway Major Traffic Changes

St Andrew, Jamaica ( Mckoy’s News) – Mandela Highway Major Traffic Changes: The National Works Agency (NWA) has advised that effective Saturday, July 1, there will be additional changes to the movement of eastbound traffic along Mandela Highway in St Andrew. The agency said the changes, which will be in addition to the existing arrangements, […]

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Senior Citizen Arrested in Car Stealing Ring

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Senior Citizen Arrested in Car Stealing Ring: The Revenue Protection Division (RPD) is probing a car-stealing ring following the recent arrest of a 66-year-old man. The RPD has reported that Anthony Kelly was arrested two weeks ago by RPD detectives who nabbed him with motor vehicle documents that had been stolen […]

Lady Ivy Cooke's Funeral

Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral Today, June 30

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral: Lady Ivy Cooke, widow of late former Governor-General the Most Hon. Sir Howard Cooke, will be awarded an official funeral by the Government today at 10 AM. Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral service will be held at the East Queen Street Baptist Church in Kingston. Interment follows at […]

Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller

Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller Departs – A Legend of a Lifetime Bows out Gracefully!

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller Departs: The Jamaican Parliament said goodbye to the country’s first female Prime Minister, Portia  Simpson-Miller, when they paid tribute to her on June 27, 2017, two days before her departure. The joint sitting of Parliament – involving both the House and the Senate – started at 2:00 […]

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Jamaica’s Murder Rate Reaches 141 for the Period June 1 to June 27

Jamaica (McKoy’s News) –  Jamaica’s Murder Rate Reaches 141 in June: The murder toll for the period June 1 to June 27 is 141; this is the highest figure since the May 2010 Tivoli Gardens Operations. A total of 136 people were killed last month. As of two days ago, 712 people were murdered in Jamaica […]

Soldier Caught, Cocaine Possession

Westmoreland: Two Men Arrested for Breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Two Men Arrested for Breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act: Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Division seized several packages containing white powdery substance resembling cocaine during an operation on the Cave main road in Westmoreland yesterday. Two men were arrested in connection with the seizure. According to police reports, at […]

Westmoreland Females Murdered

ACP: Suspects Singled out in Westmoreland Females Murdered

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Suspects Singled out in Westmoreland Females Murdered: Assistant Commissioner of Police Warren Clarke in charge of Area 1, Westmoreland on Wednesday afternoon, June 28,  told residents of Westmoreland that the police have now singled out suspects in connection with the murders of two female in the parish over the past […]

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Westmoreland – Unidentified Man Murdered

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Unidentified Man Murdered: As members of the police high command and the Jamaica Defense Force met with the residents of Westmoreland, to sensitize them of their plans to fight the recent wave of crime in the parish, cold hearted gunmen struck again in another section of the parish killing one […]

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