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O-Wrap: Two killed in Westmoreland… #Irma batters C'bean islands… Tallawahs out of CPL

Thursday, September 07, 2017

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

1. Dexter Pottinger reportedly 'bailed' his murder accused in August

The suspect charged with the murder of Dexter “3D” Pottinger was last year implicated in another murder in St Andrew. Full story here

2. Irma's deadly passage batters Caribbean

Hurricane Irma on Thursday pounded the Caribbean on its likely collision course for the United States, shredding homes, prompting thousands to flee and killing at least six people. Full story here

3. Hurricane Jose strengthens to Category 3 storm

Hurricane Jose strengthened to a Category Three storm Thursday, as it followed in the path of Hurricane Irma, US weather forecasters said. Full story here

4. Two killed in Westmoreland

A man and woman were shot dead in separate incidents in Westmoreland earlier this week. Full story here

5. Two more defendants in Jamaican lottery scam reach plea deals

Two more defendants have reached plea agreements with US prosecutors in a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say bilked mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars. Full story here

6. Holder leads Windies recovery after Stokes takes six

West Indies captain Jason Holder starred in a dramatic fightback as wickets tumbled on a remarkable first day of the third and deciding Test against England at Lord's on Thursday. Full story here

7. Defending champions Tallawahs knocked out of CPL

Defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs were knocked out of the 2017 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) last evening when Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated them by five wickets behind Rashid Khan's hat-trick and Luke Ronchi's cold-blooded 70 off 33 balls at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. Full story here

8. Commuters on Red Hills Road route frustrated with JUTC

Commuters gathered at Chancery Street bus terminus near the former Price Rite Supermarket off Red Hills Road in St Andrew were in a tizzy this morning after a lengthy wait for a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus on the number 47 route. Full story here

9. UDC assumes management of AquaSol Beach

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) says it has now assumed possession of the Walter Fletcher Beach on the Montego Bay Hip Strip, former home to the operations of AquaSol Beach Park, as of today, September 7, 2017. Full story here

10. Police Commissioner visits Mount Salem ZOSO

Commissioner of Police George Quallo accompanied by the Chairman of the Police Federation, Raymond Wilson, yesterday visited members of the joint force and residents in the Mount Salem Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO). Full story here

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