Police are investigating a murder in La Horquetta that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
According to reports, a shopkeeper was gunned down in La Horquetta at his shop on Plover Crescent.
He has been identified so far as 'Johnnie'.
More when it becomes available.
Minority Councillor Dr Faith B Yisrael is calling on the government to allow the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) to manage the ANR Robinson International Airport expansion project.
Speaking at this week’s Minority Councillor’s media briefing, at the opposition’s new office ont Main Street, Scarborough, Yisrael she said laws govern who should undertake the project.
The long-awaited newly designed police uniforms will be introduced to the Police Service within the next few weeks.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says the uniforms will have a specially-designed belt which can accommodate handcuffs, batons, tasers, and pepper spray.
Speaking at a community meeting held at the Mayaro, Rio Claro constituency office this morning, Griffith said the new uniforms were part of the transformation of the Police Service.
Griffith also said his plans to set up a special unit to monitor the activities around the nation's schools.
One man was wounded during a police-involved shooting incident in Petit Valley on Monday.
According to police reports, officers of the West End Police Station were on mobile patrol along Morne Coco Road, around 7:45 pm, when they received information that two men wanted in connection with a series of robberies in the district, were observed in a white Nissan Almera motor-vehicle.
The officers proceeded to the location, where they observed the two suspects.
However, upon seeing the officers, one of the men ran off.
To combat a possible outbreak of dengue, ports of entry and all schools will be sprayed during the Easter break, says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh.
Deyalsingh was replying to queries in the Senate on Tuesday from UNC senator Taharqa Obika following the warning issued by the executive director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (Carpha) about a possible dengue outbreak.
The proposed Campaign Finance Reform legislation (CFR) will be brought to Parliament in a couple weeks, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi says.
He gave the yesterday estimate in response to queries from Opposition Senator Gerald Ramdeen, who asked if the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) bill would extend to political parties.
In the space of 30 minutes, Kedisha Castillo and her family’s lives were turned upside down after a fire gutted their home in La Brea on Tuesday.
With nothing but the clothes on their backs, the family of four was trying their best to find a place to rest their heads for the night until they could figure out their next move.
It was the second fire for the week that has left a family homeless and third in less than a month.
A preliminary investigation suggests that schoolboy Akil Phillip may have been killed because of an “incident” he may have witnessed and recorded on his cellphone.
This was hinted by the Minister of National Security Stuart Young during a media conference on Tuesday where he spoke of legislation coming to help deal with the eradication of illegal guns off of the streets of T&T.
A judge on Tuesday made a plea for Parliament to consider increasing the $50,000 cap to compensate families of accident victims as he sentenced a reckless driver to almost a year in jail for killing a man in a head-on collision almost a decade ago.
Justice Lisa Ramsumair-Hinds also ordered Jason Samaroo, 40, to pay $50,000 in compensation to Anthony Nelson’s family and disqualified him from driving for two years.