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Gunmen leave vehicle behind after shooting on Fabers Road

In this week alone there have been four murders, two perpetrators were killed in robbery attempts and at least four persons were injured in shootings; the most recent happened when [...]

Shooting victim’s mother says prison life is too easy for criminals

Marie says Cecil is the third of her children to be injured in shootings for unknown reasons and she thinks the crime situation is escalating because the culprits have life [...]

Cops still at a loss over damages to Barrow and Williams building

Cops have still been unable to determine if damages caused to the building housing the law firm of the prime minister were the result of gunshots. The damages are believed [...]

Thousands of marijuana plants destroyed in early morning B.D.F. mission

Before dawn this morning, B.D.F. soldiers and a News Five crew headed north to an area called Riven Ridge, located south of Joe Goff’s Pine Ridge, at Mile thirty-four. The [...]

What goes into B.D.F. drug eradication operations?

Before the groundwork was completed, the operation began with a flyover and reconnaissance by the B.D.F.’s Defender. The man at the helm, Lieutenant Colonel Ganey Dortch, said that it was [...]

Viewers vote against parole for prisoners charged with major offences

On Thursday we asked the question: Should prisoners incarcerated for major offenses qualify for parole? Eighty-nine percent of our viewers that participated on the e-poll thought they should not. One [...]

Toddler’s body found in canal near her home

Police are investigating the death of a two year old girl whose body was retrieved from a canal right in front of her home today.  The child was reported missing [...]

PC Jermaine Mangar out on ten thousand dollars bail

Prison is not a safe place for Constable Jermaine Mangar, argued his attorney, Richard “Dickie” Bradley, during his bail application which was heard before Justice Herbert Lord in the Supreme [...]

Attempted murder charges dropped as victim could not be located

Twenty-eight year old Jervis Valencia was today freed of charges stemming from the attempted murder of Frederick Lynch.  Lynch, also known as Diggy Dap, was shot four times on October [...]

Three men freed of charges for sexual offences involving a minor

This afternoon, charges against three well-known men were withdrawn at the request of the complainant, a high school student. Jiovanni Louriano, aka Nose, of Belize City, Marlon Harris, a resident [...]

Police and MOE to investigate sexual acts on primary school grounds

Viral footage of two minors engaged in sexual acts while at school and in uniform has triggered an investigation by the Belize Police Department.  The shocking video which has been [...]

Third of five escaped prisoners back behind bars

At around eight this morning, forty-five year old Juan Menendez was caught by prison officials and police officers on the manhunt in the Sandhill area.  His capture confirms the Kolbe [...]

Student injured in bus robbery pulled out of coma

The medical condition of nineteen year old Luisa Carillo looks promising tonight and the student is showing encouraging progress.  We can report that all went well overnight and that doctors [...]

Opposition ready to mobilize voters for weekend elections in Trial Farm

Village Council Elections will be held in the Orange Walk, Belize, Stann Creek and Toledo districts on Sunday and the two political parties are gearing up for the poll. Results [...]

Belizean-American turns himself in after strangling his wife

A Belizean living in Westmont, Chicago is facing charges for the murder of his wife, which occurred on Saturday morning. Thirty-three year old Ian Alamilla turned himself in to police [...]

Police stats continue to show decrease in crime

The police crime statistics that Police Commissioner, Crispin Jeffries released to the media earlier this week suggest that there has been a decrease in major crimes.  But if we were [...]

There’s a party for everyone and Safiyyah has the details

It will be a busy weekend with lots of activities for party goers and the variety range from Brukdong to old school to modern day music.  Safiyyah has a full [...]