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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today

1. Cop murdered in Portmore
The police are reporting that constable Nicaldo Green was shot dead at his home in Greater Portmore, St Catherine last night. Full story

2. Dexter Pottinger's accused killer remanded
Romario Brown, the man accused of fatally stabbing fashion designer Dexter Pottinger, was this morning remanded in custody until November 9. Full story

3. Firearm holder challenges robbers who shot woman at Mandeville lottery outlet
A young woman, now nursing a gunshot wound, may well be still alive because of the intervention of a licensed firearm holder, who foiled an attempted robbery at a lottery ticket outlet in Hillside, on the outskirts of this Mandeville town on Tuesday night. Full story

4. Gov't says Galleon Beach property not for sale
The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation today warned of crooks posing as agents of the ministry to sell lots at Galleon Beach in St Elizabeth. Full story

5. Two J'cans extradited to US plead not guilty to lottery scamming
All of the 13 suspects arrested in what authorities believe is the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam to be prosecuted in the US have now entered pleas in federal court, with more than one-third of them admitting guilt or scheduled to do so. Full story

6. Brathwaite cleared to bowl again
Part-time West Indies off-spinner, Kraigg Brathwaite, has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by the International Cricket Council. Full story

7. Cop's murder an attack on the State — Quallo
Commissioner of Police, George Quallo, a short while ago said last night's murder of Constable Nicaldo Green represents an attack on the State and committed to ensuring that all is done to bring the killers to justice. Full story

8. CMI to officially become university September 28
The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will officially become Caribbean Maritime University on World Maritime Day, September 28, at an official Charter Day ceremony to be held at the National Arena in Kingston. Full story

9. Dominica's PM declares state of emergency, death toll at 7
A state of emergency has been declared in Dominica following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria which resulted in 7 confirmed deaths so far. Full story

10. Headless body found in barrel on St Catherine farm
The police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a headless body that was found on a farm in Lloyd's Pen in Bushy Park, St Catherine more than a month ago. Full story




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