Crime & Court


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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies in hospital after Montrose Avenue shooting

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man on Friday in the Montrose Avenue area.

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Two suspected robbers in hospital after shootout with police

TWO men are in serious condition in hospital on Friday after they were shot by police the night before during a high-speed chase that ended on Marathon Road.

Man guilty of manslaughter in Sunshine Park shooting

A MAN who stood trial in the Supreme Court concerning a fatal shooting in Sunshine Park was acquitted of murder but convicted on the lesser charge of manslaughter.

Three have charges dropped over murder plot allegations

THREE of four persons who were arraigned concerning allegations that they had a role in a murder plot had charges against them withdrawn.

Police shoot and wound suspected armed robbers after Superwash raid

POLICE shot and wounded two suspected armed robbers during a shootout near the intersection of Marathon and Robinson Roads on Thursday night.

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Disabled man shot dead in Pioneer's Loop, Freeport

A DISABLED man was found shot dead in a shack in the Pioneer’s Loop Subdivision of Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Thursday evening.

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Judge to consider sentence for US marine turned attempted killer

A JUDGE has reserved his decision on what sentence he will impose on an ex-US marine who has been convicted of attempted murder.

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Sex assault trial is delayed until April next year

A MAN was told by a judge yesterday that he will now stand trial in April 2017 concerning an incident of alleged sexual assault of a woman in 2013.

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20 years in jail for American who killed his father-in-law

AMERICAN convict Michael Bradley was sentenced on Tuesday by a Supreme Court judge to 20 years imprisonment for killing his 71-year-old father-in-law following an argument at the family’s home in Hawksbill, Grand Bahama.

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Domestic violence suspect shot dead on day of two murders

A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed while walking through his neighbourhood on Tuesday morning.

No evidence of close range shot, pathologist says

FORENSIC pathologist Dr Caryn Sands told a Supreme Court jury yesterday that she saw no evidence of close range fire after performing an autopsy on a murdered man.

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Accused gets 45 years for Kurt McCartney murder

THORNE Edwards was sentenced to 45 years for murder and 20 years for armed robbery for his role in the killing of businessman Kurt McCartney.

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American Michael Bradley sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter of father-in-law

AMERICAN Michael Bradley, 31, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Freeport on Tuesday morning for manslaughter in connection with the death of his father-in-law, 71-year-old Sundiata Karamo, a retired educator in Grand Bahama.

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Minnis calls for hanging of ‘murderous scumbags’

OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday insisted that the necks of “murderous scumbags” in the country must be “popped” as he castigated the Christie administration for failing “miserably” in its obligation to keep Bahamians safe.

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Argument leads to man being shot dead in Market Street area

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that left one man dead early on Tuesday morning in Nassau.