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Men charged in Grand Bahama

Five men were arraigned on Friday in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court in connection with a number of serious offenses, including possession dangerous drugs, unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Man accused of killing one, trying to kill four more; second man also in court

A 22-year-old Haitian man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court on Friday over allegations he murdered one man and attempted to murder four others in an incident that occurred earlier this month.

Freeport murder charge

A Freeport man was yesterday arraigned on attempted murder charges in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court.

Court grants another two suspects bail

TWO of the four people arrested on firearm and drug related charges after police fatally shot three men at a home last week were granted bail yesterday.

Three Haitians arraigned for overstaying

THREE Haitians were arraigned in a Freeport Magistrate’s Court this week for breach of the Immigration Act, including overstaying and illegal landing.

Sandals: Try $30m sexual assault case in The Bahamas

Sandals is urging a New York judge to dismiss a $30m sexual assault claim because it occurred at its Nassau resort and should therefore be heard by a Bahamian court.

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Sentencing delay for Nygard as lawyers busy

THE sentencing of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard on contempt charges was delayed again yesterday, with his attorneys being granted an adjournment due to a scheduling conflict.

Hunt for armed robbers

POLICE on New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the men responsible for two armed robberies which occurred overnight.

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Suspected car thief shot dead by off-duty police reserve

AN off duty reservist shot and killed a suspected car thief early yesterday morning, according to police.

Ex-banker charged with unlawful sex with boy, 14, to stand trial in 2020

A FORMER banker accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old boy will stand trial in April of next year, a Supreme Court judge has said. Paul Lewis, 37, of Yamacraw Shores, was given the dates of April 6 through 10, 2020, for trial by Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson yesterday.