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Police recover getaway vehicle used in murder of businessman

The nation’s eighty-fourth murder occurred on Wednesday evening in Belize City when a brazen gunman drove a vehicle to a busy construction site and opened fire at the owner. The [...]

Over $26,000 robbed from Marketing Board

Police are still investigating the murder of Jason Coombs and now have daylight jacking to solve. Sometime after four this evening, the Belize Marketing Board, which is downstairs of the [...]

Price of 100lb cylinder of butane goes up

If you are running out of butane gas, you have a few hours left before the prices go up well above the hundred dollar mark for the hundred pound cylinder. [...]

Why are university finance and HR personnel being replaced?

In October of this year, the Board of Trustees of the University of Belize reported that a draft audit of the university’s finances revealed that millions of dollars were not [...]

Father kidnapped daughter, but case dragging in court

Two years ago News Five ran the story of Gesenia Cook, a Belizean mother who was pleading for information on the whereabouts of her then five year old daughter Zoe [...]

Gun men rob Favourite Shop

Earlier in the newscast, we reported on the robbery at the Marketing Board. That took place today, but the owners of a fried chicken shop on Mahogany Street were the [...]

Stackle Monsato adds more charges to his repertoire

Stackle Monsanto has a long list of court appearances on his charge sheet. And he isn’t a stranger to the police or to jail. Police say Monsanto was wanted since [...]

Twisted land dispute in Crooked Tree

Emotions were running high in the village of Crooked Tree today after a single mother was evicted from her home. That’s only a part of the story because it involves [...]

Michael Quan charged with burning neighbor’s van

On Wednesday, the trial of a city man accused of setting his neighbor’s van on fire started in the Supreme Court before Justice Michelle Arana. Both sides closed their arguments [...]

Officers train in methods of handling the mentally challenged

It happens every now and then that police officers are called out to restore law and order when a person with mental challenges is behaving disorderly. But officers have often [...]

Mic to mic competition to combat crime

The police statistics on the crime for October showed lesser reported activity by the criminals compared to the previous month. A small reprieve, as criminals continue on the prowl and [...]

Healthy Living chomps down on healthy teeth

Maintaining a balanced diet is good for your overall health. It is especially good for your teeth. In this edition, Healthy Living looks at how the food that you eat [...]