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Prisoners protest revised parole policy

Four of five prisoners are still at large, but this morning there were reports of shots being fired and all hell breaking loose inside the Tango eight, Tango Ten and [...]

Did a drug plane crash in the Lighthouse Reef Atoll?

For three days, there have been reports that a plane had crashed in a caye in the Lighthouse atolls. It is believed the incident is drug related and police has [...]

Police looking for SUV used during murder of Kashif Jeffries

While the family of slain car dealer Kashif Jeffries makes arrangements to lay him to rest, Belize City police are still looking for his killers.  Jeffries was callously gunned down [...]

Special constable allegedly shot innocent man four times

Thirty two year old Stephen Lopez, a security guard, was killed during the robbery of the Spanish Lookout branch of Scotia bank on March thirty-first.  The bank was held up [...]

Question of the day on Channel Five’s e-poll

The conviction rate in criminal cases is weak so our first question for this week is: Should government contract private attorneys to prosecute criminal offenders? Send your responses using your [...]

‘Politricks’ is the cause of arrests in Orange Walk

Village Council Elections got underway in a number of villages around the country this past weekend. The elections were once not politicized but of late, the results are used as [...]

Asbestos threaten health of PG students

In the deep south in Punta Gorda, residents are clamoring for assistance to ward off a health risk at the St. Peter Claver Primary School posed by its asbestos roof.  [...]

Witness’ memory at fault and attempted murder case falls apart

The April session of the Supreme Court got underway today. There are forty-nine cases to be heard. In the first case dealt with, two men were acquitted of Attempted Murder [...]

Woman fined $10,000 for smuggling weed into prison

After spending five days behind bars, a twenty-seven year old mother of four, Andrea Jenkins, was today spared from returning to the Hattieville Prison for Drug Trafficking. At the close [...]

FIU dragging its feet in Coye Money Laundering case

The Financial Intelligence Unit was swift to bring charges against the Coye family that operated a MoneyGram agency on Central American Boulevard after over a million dollars in cash was [...]

Jose-Luis Cocom, the first of five escapees to be captured

The ruckus at the prison started in Tango Ten, the same building in which five prisoners escaped. One of the inmates Thirty year old Jose-Luis Cocom who was in jail [...]

Woman who jumped from bus during robbery critically injured

One person was critically injured in the botched robbery of a D and E bus last Saturday night on the Western Highway that was held up by two men, one [...]

Relatives question whether or not she jumped

Doctors say they will conduct a CAT scan to see if the swelling on her brain has subsided any.  But while the family wait and hope for good news and [...]

Softball team advances to semi-finals in Central American Games

A contingent of Belizean athletes headed to Panama to compete in cycling, karate, softball, volleyball and athletics in the 2010 Central American Games. The best performances so far are from [...]

Kashif Jeffries murdered by masked men

The cycle of unbridled violence spilled across the country over the weekend. In tonight’s newscast we report on two murders, two daring robbery attempts which ended fatally for the perpetrators, [...]

“Old beef” is the motive for murder of 16 year old

Aside from the murder of Kashif Jeffries, the other homicide took place in Roaring Creek Village around eight o’clock, also on Sunday and this time, the victim was only sixteen [...]