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Woman in hospital after attack by pitbulls

A woman is in hospital after she was attacked by three pitbulls in Pinewood Gardens on Friday afternoon.

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Man killed, woman injured in East Bay Street crash

A man is dead and a woman is in hospital after a car crashed on East Bay Street in the early hours of Saturday.

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Man arrested after gun, ammunition found

A MAN was arrested Thursday when police discovered a .9mm pistol with nine rounds of ammunition in a vehicle he was in.

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Teens charged with robbing 90-year-old

TWO Bahamian teenagers were remanded to prison Friday after they were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court for allegedly robbing a 90-year-old man of $500.

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Final chance for woman to appeal murder conviction

A WOMAN who was convicted of conspiring to have her friend killed has been granted one last chance to overturn her 35-year sentence for the crime. The Court of Appeal granted Caryn Moss leave to petition the London-based Privy Council in a bid to ha

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I saw blood oozing from man's ear, says woman whose two brothers were killed

A WOMAN yesterday described how she had to seek professional help to get over seeing blood oozing out of a man’s ears “like water” moments after his body was sprayed with bullets during the 2013 Fox Hill mass shooting.Euphemia Davis said she had to u

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Haitian man facing year in jail for passport fraud

A HAITIAN man was sentenced to a year in prison yesterday for trying to fraudulently obtain Bahamian citizenship by using a fake Haitian passport. Senior Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans sentenced 29-year-old Jamesly Fils-Aime, who had assumed the iden

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Second man charged with $200,000 armed raid on photo studio

A SECOND man was remanded to prison yesterday charged with holding up at gunpoint the proprietor of a photo studio on Carmichael Road and robbing him of over $200,000 last week. Andino Cunningham, 44, of Pinewood Gardens was charged before Chief Mag

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Bail is denied as man faces murder charge

A Haitian-Bahamian man was charged in Magistrates Court yesterday with murdering another man last weekend.

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Police investigating Nygard sexual misconduct claims

POLICE are still investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a top official said yesterday. However, an investigation into allegations that Mr Nygard bribed law enforcement officials to facilitate his

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Pair charged with illegal firearm possession

TWO young men were charged with illegal firearm and ammunition possession in the Freeport Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Keiano Bethel, 20, of Independence Drive, Heritage Subdivision, and Geovano Oliver, 21, of Sandilands Circle, Yoeman’s Wood, appe

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Bail for principal accused of indecent assault

THE principal of a Christian school has been granted bail ahead of his trial over allegations he indecently assaulted one of his former female students last month. Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt granted Thomas Whitfield Nottage $3,500 bail w

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Jamaican accused of murdering Jamal Russell

A 19-year-old Jamaican was charged with murder in Freeport yesterday. Damaine Donovan Sterling, of Cherry Corner, Poineer’s Loop, appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court Three. He was represented by K Brian Hanna. A group of people stood

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Murdered man was due to be married

A MAN died in hospital shortly after he was shot outside an apartment in the Wilson Track area Tuesday night, police said.

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Court ruling on 24 jobs delights former Gaming Board workers

A SUPREME Court ruling ordering the reinstatement of 24 workers from the Gaming Board has excited people like Meresha Walkes, a 46-year-old woman who was forced to find a new home and create a different lifestyle when she was fired from the board in

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