Handcuff Shortage Caused Delay In Ninja Man’s Sentencing Today

Handcuff Shortage Caused Delay In Ninja Man’s Sentencing Today

The sentencing for popular entertainer Ninja Man was a short while ago delayed as a result of a handcuff shortage facing police officers who were to escort the artiste along with other accused/prisoners to the courtroom, OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt. When his case was called before the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston, an attorney…

KSAMC Councillors Air Dirty Laundry At Meeting

KSAMC Councillors Air Dirty Laundry At Meeting

Exchanges of goodwill for the holiday season at yesterday’s monthly meeting of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) council meeting were brought to an abrupt end when two councillors from opposing political parties engaged in a nasty, prolonged tracing match over alleged political misdeeds. Deputy Mayor Winston Ennis, who was chairing the meeting…

North Coast Highway Closed As Sections Are Collapsing

North Coast Highway Closed As Sections Are Collapsing

The National Works Agency (NWA) has closed a section of the North Coast Highway near Hague, Trelawny because it is collapsing. Motorists travelling along the North Coast Highway towards Montego Bay or St Ann are advised to use the alternative route through the town of Falmouth. Manager of communication and customer services at the NWA Stephen…

St.Elizabeth: 83yro Rape Victim Dies

St.Elizabeth: 83yro Rape Victim Dies

An 83-year-old woman who was raped and beaten by men who broke into her house in Williamsfield, Watchwell, St. Elizabeth on Wednesday has died.  Cian Foster passed away yesterday at the Black River Hospital where she was being treated.  It’s reported that Miss Foster was alone at home when the men carried out the attack.  She was…

Mineral Boss Found Dead At Home #RIP

Mineral Boss Found Dead At Home #RIP

Entertainer and producer Mineral Boss is dead. He was 35. Reports are that the CEO of Mineral Boss Muzik was shot and killed at around nine this morning  at his home in Caymanas Bay, St. Catherine. Mineral Boss born Clayton Jones was promoting his latest EP titled ‘Breakthrough’. He was best known for riddims such as…

DV Has High Hopes For New Single

DV Has High Hopes For New Single

After riding high with his single “She Gone”, fast rising Dancehall singjay DV continues his musical journey with “Beggie Beggie”. Dubbed as another controversial single, DV says he feels the single will open the eyes of those who listen. “All my songs speak reality, I take on issues that people are uncomfortable to speak about…

117 Guns Seized In The US That Were Destined For Jamaica

117 Guns Seized In The US That Were Destined For Jamaica

The Jamaica Constabulary Force is reporting a mega bust in the United States (US) of a shipment of guns and ammunition destined for an address in Jamaica. In a tweet posted a short while ago, the police say the shipment of 117 guns and an assortment of ammunition was intercepted by US customs and ‎border…

Kingston Music Week In full Effect

Kingston Music Week In full Effect

The RJR/Gleaner Communications Group’s Kingston Music Week (KMW) is in full swing. The RJR 94FM brand hosts a public forum scheduled on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Technology Innovation Centre, UTech. The event is open to the public and will feature a presentation from General Manager Radio Services Dr. Dennis Howard. Also happening on…

Ian Boyne Recovering From Coma

Ian Boyne Recovering From Coma

Journalist and author Ian Boyne is now out of the Intensive Care Unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies. A statement from the Jamaica Information Service says he is recuperating. He was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after falling ill. Mr. Boyne said is deeply touched by the outpouring of love from…

Journalist Ian Boyne Hospitalised

Journalist Ian Boyne Hospitalised

  Journalist Ian Boyne has been hospitalised after suffering what the Jamaica Information Service calls a medical emergency.  Boyne, the deputy chief executive officer of the Jamaica Information Service is also Gleaner columnist. It is understood that Boyne is in a coma. In the meantime, the family is appealing to the media and other concerned friends to…