Chief Justice loses at Privy Council

 Chief Justice Ivor Archie has lost his case at the Privy Council, in which he had sought to stop the Law Association from inquiring into the allegations against him.

The Chief Justice had maintained that there was apparent bias, bad faith and procedural unfairness in the Law Association's investigation but failed to get the Court of Appeal to stop the Law Association from proceeding.

The following is the ruling of the Privy Council.

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has die

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul who understood vocal harmony and phrasing perhaps better than any of her female pop and soul contemporaries, died Thursday.

Ms. Franklin’s publicist confirmed her death, the Associated Press reported. She was 76 years old.

Homeless man found dead on Prince Street

An investigation is launched into the death of a homeless man.
CNC3 News understands that around 6 am on Thursday a passer-by discovered the lifeless body of the man along Prince Street, Port of Spain. The police were contacted and upon arrival cordoned off the area. Preliminary reports suggest that the man, who is yet to be identified may have died as a result of foul play.

80-year-old man dies in early morning fire

An early morning fire claims the life of a disabled man.
CNC3 news understands that around 2 am on Thursday residents along Ryan Street, Petit Bourg San Juan reported seeing smoke coming from a home in the area. The police and fire services were contacted, however, upon arrival, the one storey structure was engulfed by flames. After the blaze was contained the charred remains 80-year-old Christopher Hylan who had one leg was discovered. Investigations to determine the cause of blaze are ongoing.