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Machete attacker dies after being shot by police

A man who was shot by police after he attacked an officer's partner with a machete on Thursday has died of his injuries.

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Diabetes mellitus 'fifth leading cause of death' in The Bahamas

DIABETES mellitus is the fifth leading cause of death in The Bahamas, according to Health Minister Dr Duane Sands.

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Lead investigator in Smith trial admits altering statement

THE lead investigator in former PLP senator Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial has admitted to altering the original statement he took from the virtual complainant in the matter by adding in information some two weeks after it was taken and signed.

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AG criticises Defence Force plane crash response

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel criticised the response of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force to the recent plane crash suggesting the tragedy may not have been “properly” investigated because of how quickly the initial search was called off.

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Murder victims 'died almost immediately' after shooting

FORENSIC Pathologist Dr Mandy Pedican told the Supreme Court on Friday that Noel Hamilton and Jacklyn Armbrister died almost immediately of multiple injuries and blood loss after they were shot in the head.

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RBDF commodore defends plane search and recovery efforts

THE day after civilians discovered debris from missing pilot Byron Ferguson’s crashed plane, Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Tellis Bethel vehemently defended his organisation’s search and recovery efforts.

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Civilian divers find plane wreckage just 40 mins into search

A CIVILIAN effort to locate the plane of missing pilot Byron Ferguson proved fruitful after a team mobilised by Gina Knowles, co-founder of online support group HeadKnowles, discovered plane debris in the waters off Nirvana Beach yesterday.

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Smith corruption cop grilled over inquiry

IT was revealed in court yesterday that the cleaning contract at the centre of former PLP senator Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial was issued before the date the complainant told police she first met the accused.

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Davis demands answers on Cargill consultancy

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis is questioning the Minnis administration’s decision to hire Algernon Cargill as a consultant for the Ministry of Tourism.

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Feeding the 5,000

AML Foods Limited held a press conference yesterday to launch its third annual “Feed 5,000 Families” holiday give back initiative and to appeal to the general public to support the cause. AML Foods Limited joined with representatives of the Bahamas F

Bahamas Carnival Experience highlights

Highlights from the weekend's Bahamas Carnival Experience – which featured top international acts like DJ ...

DPM a victim of robbery

Pictures show the scene after the Deputy Prime Minister was a victim of robbery.

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