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Second shooting in two months kills Harrison Staine

Exactly one week ago, Eyan Arnold, a thirty five year old caretaker, was shot and killed on Berkley Street. On Sunday night, there was another homicide in the same hood. [...]

Gunshots through bedroom window, but gunmen at wrong house

There were two shootings elsewhere in the city; a family was asleep when a hale of bullets was fired at their house. The attempt on the lives of the Young [...]

Jermaine Matura charged for murder of 14yr old Hellen Yu

Fourteen year old Hellen Yu was shot during an armed robbery at their place of business on Iguana Street Extension on August twelfth. Her murder rocked the Asian community in [...]

Lisa Matura says her son Jermaine is innocent of murder charge

Earlier in the day Jermaine Matura appeared in the Family Court because his mother, Lisa, claimed he was a minor but checks by the court determined Jermaine is eighteen years [...]

Did arsonist burn two buildings and leave a family homeless?

One family is homeless following a fire that damaged two other wooden structures clustered in a yard on Petticoat Alley just before three o’clock this morning.   By the time it [...]

Fisherman attacked and hospitalized

Alvin Andrews, a fisherman of Belize City, was found lying on Wilson Street with several cut wounds to his face and body last Sunday morning, but the report did not [...]

La Inmaculada Credit Union scammed with forged cheques

A sizeable amount of money was cashed in forged cheques at La Inmaculada Credit Union in Orange Walk. On August sixth Yolanda Gomez, the manager, is said to have reported [...]

Robbers of Everyday Grocery Shop charged

Many stores are robbed every day, so it was no surprise when Everyday Grocery Shop at mile nineteen on the Northern Highway was targeted.  This morning, four persons, Aaron Bailey [...]

Three persons charged with theft in separate cases

Three persons were today charged in the Magistrate’s Court for theft in connection with separate incidents, and the charges range from stealing meat to stealing a horse.   The first to [...]

Man says cops threw cold water then burned him with hot spoon

Taking baths is a part of our everyday routine, but this simple task is a painful process for Santiago Pana after a frightening ordeal with an allegedly brutal police officer. [...]

PM responds to questionable transactions in Auditor General report

The Office of the Prime Minister has officially responded to the findings of the 2008-2009 Audit Report.  Late last week, News Five asked Prime Minister Dean Barrow about the report [...]

Tour of Caves Branch with BakaBush, the company at center of controversy

The tourism industry has still not fully recovered from the decline in visitors from countries whose nationals traditionally visit Belize. So every penny and every job in the industry is [...]

Winners of the National Song Competition take home thousand of dollars

It is one of the first activities of this year’s September celebrations; the National Song Competition was held on Saturday night at the Memorial Park in Belize City. It proved [...]

James Adderley has the latest in sporting news

Good evening I’m James Adderley and we welcome you to this week’s rush of Sports Monday. We’re off to the MCC Grounds where week five of the Belize Bank Super [...]