Tauna Thomas

Latest Traffic Ticket Amnesty Pulls in $150m

With only a day before the end of the government’s latest traffic ticket amnesty, Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, says it has collected $150-million. Director of...

Ex-Cop Slapped with FIVE Sexual Assault Charges; Denied Bail

A former policeman who is facing five sexual assault charges and a gun charge was refused bail in the Gun court yesterday. He’s 38-year-old Kevin Taylor....

Cab Driver in Custody after Chaotic Incident in Half-Way-Tree

A taxi operator has been taken into custody following the injuring of a policeman in Half Way Tree last evening. A woman was also reportedly shot during the incident. A...

Dpt of Corrections Refutes Claims of Inmate Unrest at Tower Street

The Department of Correctional Services is refuting a claim that no warder attended to an ill inmate at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Facility in Kingston early...

Tower St Prisoners Become Restive after Sick Inmate Ignored

Prisoners are this afternoon restive at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Facility previously known as the General Penitentiary in Kingston. Nationwide News...

Al-Faisal Extradition Hearing Pushed Back

The extradition hearing of controversial Muslim Cleric Sheikh Abdullah Al-Faisal has again been pushed back to February. Al-Faisal was scheduled to appear in the...

Northern Parishes Impacted by Cold Front & Heavy Rains

Some sections of northern parishes have been experiencing inclement weather as a result of a cold front that’s currently in the vicinity of the island. Duty...

Churches Move to Improve Vetting of Clergymen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

The issue of screening persons who intend on taking up positions in the Church has once again been brought to the forefront of discussions. This, following news that...

Commissioner Points to Improving 2017 Year-End Murder Stats

Commissioner of Police, George Quallo says murders were trending down during the last two months of 2017. This compared with the murder statistics for November and...

Policeman Among Sandz Promoters

A member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, is said to be among the promoters of the popular New Years day party, Sandz, which on Monday disrupted operations at the...