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O-Wrap: Grange hails Shaggy, Sting... Accused baby thief to be charged... Windies Women suffer 2-1 defeat

Monday, February 11, 2019

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:

1.Accused baby thief to be charged tomorrow

The woman who was taken into custody last week when she turned up at Registrar General's Department in Twickenham Park, St Catherine with a stolen baby is to be charged tomorrow.

2.Gov't placing focus on foster care, says Green

Stafanie Taylor struck her 33rd one-day half-century but West Indies produced another dodgy batting effort to crash to a four-wicket defeat to Pakistan and concede the three-match ICC Championship series 2-1 here Monday.

3. 18-y-o welder held with gun in downtown Kingston

A team of officers assigned to the Kingston Western Police Division arrested and charged one man in connection with a firearm and ammunition that was seized on Oxford Street in downtown Kingston yesterday.

4. McKenzie urges residents to assist with investigation of former councillor's murder

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie is urging residents of Albion Boulevard in Yallahs, St Thomas to assist the police with their investigation into the murder of former People's National Party (PNP) Councillor Marjorie 'Madge' Morris.

5.Grange hails Shaggy, Sting on Reggae Grammy win

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has congratulated Jamaican entertainer Shaggy and his English collaborator Sting on their 2019 Best Reggae Album win at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles yesterday.

6. Batting collapse sends Windies Women to series defeat

Stafanie Taylor struck her 33rd one-day half-century but West Indies produced another dodgy batting effort to crash to a four-wicket defeat to Pakistan and concede the three-match ICC Championship series 2-1 here Monday.

7.Two arrested in Manchester gun find

Two people were arrested in connection with yesterday's the seizure of a Beretta 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eight rounds of ammunition during an operation in Melrose Gardens in Williamsfield, Manchester.

8.St James man killed in motorcycle hit and run

A construction worker of Granville, St James died as a result of injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run incident in Johnson Town, Hanover yesterday.

9. JET calls for more info on Port Royal cruise ship pier

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is calling on the Government to provide more information on its plans for a cruise ship pier at Port Royal in Kingston.

10. More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States.


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