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For some time now, the husband of 34-year-old attorney-at-law, Nordraka Williams-Burnett was battling mental health issues. But at least one neighbour, only knew him as a decent Christian man. The husband, who is also a lieutenant in @jdfsoldier is now in police custody in connection with the early morning murder of Williams-Burnett at their West Kirkland Heights home in upper St Andrew. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: @rmakyn) #GLNRToday

NOW: Police personnel escort the husband of murdered attorney Nordraka Williams-Burnett into a @themohgovjm van outside their Kirkland Heights home. The man, who is alleged to have stabbed his wife to death, is said to be a mental health patient. (📷: @rmakyn) #GLNRToday

@myjpsonline is reporting that it repaired 6,235 streetlights in the past two months, exceeding its target for the final quarter of 2018. With a target of 2,000 streetlights per month, JPS said it repaired 2,544 lamps in October and another 3,691 in November, surpassing the target of 6,000 lights for the period. The company said it has fixed over 10,000 streetlights since the beginning of 2018 as well as converted over 5,000 lamps to LED smart streetlights. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: Norman Grindley) #GLNRToday

HAPPENING NOW: @jamaicaconstabularyforce and @JDFSoldier military police investigators at the home in West Kirkland Heights where attorney Nordraka Williams-Burnett was stabbed to death. (📷: @rmakyn) #GLNRToday

A member of @jdfsoldier is now in police custody after allegedly stabbing his wife to death. The deceased has been identified as Nordraka Williams-Burnett, an attorney-at-law at the law firm Townsend, Whyte and Porter. One of the lead attorneys at the firm Christopher Townsend told The Gleaner that he was informed that the husband allegedly attacked his wife sometime this morning at their Kirkland Heights house in St Andrew. Townsend further said that he was informed that loud screams were heard coming from the couple's apartment, causing an alarm. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: Contributed) #GLNRToday

JUST IN: Attorney @sonji_draka was stabbed to death allegedly by her husband who is a member of @jdfsoldier .More details to come. (📷: Facebook) #GLNRToday

#GLNRQuiz: Guess the missing ingredient for a chance to win a gift. Pick up a copy of The Gleaner on Monday to get your free Cookbook. Winners will be randomly selected on Monday, December 17, 2018. #GLNRFood

Her decision to switch from computer programming to teaching meant that her salary would be significantly less. Margaret Campbell was however convinced that she was born to be in the classroom and is today committed to transforming the lives of the young men at St George's College in Kingston. That's the story she shared after taking home the LASCO/Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Principal of the Year Award at the annual Principal and Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony, which was held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Monday. "I was a computer programmer, believe it or not, but then my teaching career started at Ardenne (High School) and I found my love. I love to teach, I love to facilitate excellent teaching and learning, so I am where I am supposed to be," she said. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: Rudolph Brown) #GLNRToday

Every day, for the past several years, at least one chartered plane carrying U.S. soldiers heading home from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan has touched down at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport. And for every flight at the airport, volunteers in the “Welcome Home a Hero” programme have gathered to enthusiastically greet the returning soldiers. In 2005, after spending almost a year in combat in Iraq, I was returning home for two weeks of rest and recuperation from active duty, and I was greeted by the volunteers after touching down at the airport. Click the link in our Stories to read more. #GLNROped

The Road Traffic Act 2018 was passed in both Houses of Parliament, replacing the 80-year-old Road Traffic Act. The new legislation, which is to be signed into law by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, outlaws the use of hand-held devices by drivers and provides stiffer penalties for other traffic offences. Here are some of the existing and proposed fines for traffic offences. #GNLRToday

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency has extended its application deadline for the Take a Child Home for Christmas Programme to tomorrow. An initiative of the CPFSA, the programme, which began more than 10 years ago, allows persons to host a child or children from state care at their home for a day or longer period during the Yuletide season. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: @rmakyn) #GLNRToday

#Photooftheday: Vaz Preparatory School students Grace-Ann Bailey and Nyandra Robinson were elated as they celebrated being in the top house at the school’s annual Art Competition on Tuesday. The event was held on the grounds of the Kingston-based school. (📷: @kace316) #GLNRToday

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