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  • Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman

    Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce On Being The World's Fastest Woman
    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics. This year in London, she successfully defended...
  • Bullet Pulled From NYPD Cop Shot; Suspect Has Lengthy Rap Sheet

    Bullet Pulled From NYPD Cop Shot; Suspect Has Lengthy Rap Sheet
    Doctors at Jamaica hospital have successfully removed a bullet lodged in the right leg of NYPD Sgt. Craig Bier - the 10th NYPD officer to be shot this year. This as the police department went public with the identity of the suspected shooter. NYPD...
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto could threaten Jamaica as hurricane

    Tropical Storm Ernesto could threaten Jamaica as hurricane
    Tropical Storm Ernesto is expected to steadily strengthen over the weekend and draw perilously close to Jamaica as a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday. The system should remain well south of Florida, thanks to a ridge of high pressure keeping it on a...
  • Snoop Dogg 'reincarnated' into Lion

    Snoop Dogg 'reincarnated' into Lion
    Cat’s outta the bag! Rapper Snoop Dogg is now... a lion!?! We haven’t been this confused since Prince turned his name into a symbol, and Puff Daddy turned to P. Diddy turned to Diddy! Snoop’s 'reincarnation' happened after he went on a...
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto may spare Jamaica its worst

    Tropical Storm Ernesto may spare Jamaica its worst
    Tropical Storm Ernesto, forecast to intensify into a hurricane as it trots west across the Caribbean, may spare Jamaica from its most nasty weather on Sunday. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Florence, which emerged in the far Eastern Atlantic on Saturday...
  • TS Ernesto slightly better organized as it moves west

    TS Ernesto slightly better organized as it moves west
    A slightly better organized Tropical Storm Ernesto moved toward Mexico on Sunday night,  still well below hurricane strength. It's forecast to next aim toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula or Belize, arriving late Tuesday still as a tropical storm. At 5 a....
  • Hampton's Francena McCorory places seventh in women's 400-meter final at Olympics

    Hampton's Francena McCorory places seventh in women's 400-meter final at Olympics
    Francena McCorory had a problem before the women’s Olympic 400 meters even started. She drew the far-outside lane nine at Olympic Stadium, meaning she’d be “running blind” for much of the single-lap race, unable to see how she...
  • Brown places sixth in 400-meter hurdles final at Olympics

    Brown places sixth in 400-meter hurdles final at Olympics
    It wasn't the finish T'Erea Brown wanted — she finished sixth in the 400-meter hurdles final Wednesday at Olympic Stadium. It wasn't the start she wanted, either — running out of lane two, the innermost lane used on the nine-lane track. "I...
  • Statement by Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly About Sgt. Craig Bier

    Statement by Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly About Sgt. Craig Bier
    At approximately 10:30 this evening, sergeant Craig Bier and his partner detective Nicholas Romano, both assigned to the queens gang unit, were driving eastbound on 107 Avenue and south on Jamaica Avenue, when they attempted to stop a man on a bicycle,...
  • Edino Steele shut out of medal chance

    Hopes and dreams of winning a precious Olympic medal was instead replaced with a steady helping of irony Thursday afternoon for former Pasadena City College standout Edino Steele and the Jamaican national team’s 4x400-meter relay squad at the London...
  • Bolt makes history with 200m triumph at London Olympics

    Bolt makes history with 200m triumph at London Olympics
    Usain Bolt carved his name in the Olympic record books Thursday by claiming gold in the 200 meters in Londonas he led a Jamaican sweep of the medal positions. The 25-year-old Bolt became the first man in Games history to defend both the 100 and 200...