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Murder near St. John Vianney; William Warrior Young is latest victim

The outrage at the shooting of civilians on Wednesday by police is still raging. And while police were pleading their case before the media, a fatal shooting took place dangerously [...]

Police contradict witnesses account of shooting of Stephen Buckley

This past Wednesday, Lorna Bainton Alarcon was hit in the legs by stray pellets when Ladyville police opened fire on a fleeing suspect. That same night a trio of Belize [...]

Viewers say no to land cancellations

There has been a lot of reaction to the question: Does government have the right to take away land, if you own more than one parcel?  One response that got [...]

Students and residents rally against crime wave at La Isla Bonita

No area of Belize is spared of crime, and in La Isla Bonita, youths joined other residents to rally against the crime wave. They came out this morning in large [...]

Butane prices go down by four dollars

There is some relief for consumers to report tonight. The price of butane gas went down by four dollars countrywide effective today. In Belize City and in Corozal Town, the [...]

Commission of Inquiry recommends pay back of K.H.M.H. slip-ups

On Thursday night we gave you a peak into the findings of the Commission of Inquiry that was tasked to investigate shady purchasing practices at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital [...]

Leon Blease gets seven years for shooting fisherman

Leon Blease pleaded guilty this past Monday for Use of Deadly Means of Harm. This morning after a mitigation plea by attorney Arthur Saldivar, Blease was sentenced to seven years. [...]

Alexander Hercules charged for assaulting minor

Earlier this week, we reported that two men, ages twenty and thirty-three years, had been charged for having sex with minors under the age of sixteen years. Today another case [...]

Water situation improves slightly at La Isla Bonita

Last month we reported on the water crisis that residents of San Pedro Town were experiencing.  The problem started just before Easter and the Belize Water Services laid blame at [...]

Mali Cayetano’s book “We Are Free” released at the Image Factory

At the Image Factory tonight, Mali Cayetano, is releasing a book that will appeal to children. If her name sounds familiar, it is because Mali is the daughter of the [...]

K.H.M.H. tests safety preparedness but are they ready?

It was a busy afternoon at the K.H.M.H wards as organizers of a fire drill secretly made final arrangements to execute a simulation that would see its staff spring into [...]

The annual agriculture show, harbor regatta and more with Safiyyah

The National Agriculture and Trade Show is here again and with it is a weekend full of activities.  In Orange Walk fans of theatre will be treated to a drama [...]

After shooting incident; wrong man shot by cops

There were two shooting incidents in the Caesar Ridge area on Wednesday night.  The first shooting was so blatant it occurred under the noses of the police, right next door [...]

Woman hit by stray pellets while police apprehend ‘Crazy’ Arnold

The other shooting was in Ladyville where a woman was shot in the legs this past Wednesday as she sat at her home which is located next to the house [...]

K.H.M.H. Inquiry report says millions of dollars uncollected

The one hundred and six page long report from the Commission of Inquiry into the purchasing practices at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has finally been made public.  For the [...]

Does government have the right to take away your 2nd parcel of land?

There are a number of persons who claim that government is taking away their land or numerous reasons other than for public purposes. Some have gone all the way to [...]

San Pedranos ask minister why land titles are cancelled or put on hold

Land controversies are not new, especially in prime locations such as Ambergris Caye.  News Five was in La Isla Bonita today when a number of residents turned out with government [...]

Landmark ruling in the case of proposed West Landivar Development

In the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a major ruling was made over a piece of prime land in the Caribbean Shores Division which is owned by businessman, David Gegg.  Gegg [...]

Robbery and shooting in Sugar City

Earlier in the newscast, we reported about two shootings in the city last night. But earlier in the evening, in Orange Walk Town, an armed robbery was reported at a [...]

Escapee Edger Roberts back behind bars

Prison inmate, thirty-six year old Edger Roberts, escaped on Tuesday night, but enjoyed only one day of freedom and tonight he is back in Hattieville. He got away by breaking [...]

Social Security scammer gets one more day in court

In Wednesday night’s newscast, we reported that a Guatemalan woman, Mirna Leticia Oliva Ramirez tried to scam Social Security by using two different names for her baby in order to [...]

The future of the citrus discussed in the valley

The annual general meeting for Citrus Products of Belize Limited held this afternoon in the Pomona Valley was a far cry from what transpired in front of the company’s gates [...]

National day of prayer at Country Side Park in Spanish Lookout

After a few days of down time, the criminals are back on the beat and as you heard earlier in this newscast, there were several shootings on Wednesday night. It [...]

Healthy Living stays cool in the heat

This past Sunday and Monday, we experienced record breaking temperatures for this time of the year.  Temperatures soared to as high as 99 degrees. The sweltering heat affected many persons, [...]

Police allegedly shoot suspect and Ladyville woman

There is breaking news just in to our newsroom. The details are trickling in but a Ladyville resident was shot within the last forty-five minutes. What we have been able [...]