A POLICE officer is injured in hospital after an incident involving a 34-year-old motorist who was shot by police after he refused to stop at the weekend.
A FIGHT between two brothers left one in hospital with stab wounds in his head and the other, who was also injured, in police custody.
POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade has said that efforts are being made to minimise possible visa fraud in local and foreign jurisdictions in view of a suspected scandal involving the Bahamian embassy in Haiti.
POLICE will determine today if charges will be brought against an American man accused of attempted sexual assault against a woman on Paradise Island.
POLICE arrested a man and a woman after seizing 14 pounds of marijuana in Exuma.
OFFICIALS are still investigating the discovery of more than $200,000 worth of stolen vehicles, ammunition and electronics from two shipping containers.
A WOMAN was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison yesterday after being arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on more than two dozen fraud related charges.
A WOMAN is in critical condition in hospital after she was stabbed in her neck and head during an argument with another woman in Kemp Road late on Thursday night.
POLICE are investigating a shooting in Montell Heights yesterday that left one man dead and another in hospital in serious condition. Residents told The Tribune at the scene that yesterday’s incident was the third day of shooting in the area.
EMPHASISING that “crime is down” in many categories, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday praised the government’s recent efforts to increase requirements for applicants seeking bail.
THE Canadian government has threatened to deal a blow to The Bahamas tourism industry by advising its citizens to “exercise a high degree of caution, especially in Nassau, due to high rates of crime”.
THE Court of Appeal yesterday gave more time to a lawyer to familiarise himself with his client’s case as the defendant contests a conviction for forcing a nine-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him.
PRINCE Hepburn, the contractor convicted of the brutal murder of his lover Nellie Mae Brown-Cox, challenged his murder sentence at the Court of Appeal yesterday on the grounds that he was suffering from “diminished responsibility” at the time of the murder.
THREE men and a juvenile were charged in separate matters, including armed robbery, housebreaking, stealing and burglary, in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
By LAMECH JOHNSON