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Jamaican man fined, recommended to be deported

A 27-year-old Jamaican man was fined and recommended to be deported on Friday for turning a brief visit to his mother into a two-year stay.

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Woman denies stealing four boys

HAIR stylist De’Edra Gibson has denied allegations she stole four boys between the ages of three and eight from various places in New Providence earlier this year.

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Three arrested after firearms, ammunition found

NEW PROVIDENCE police have arrested three men who, allegedly, were discovered with illegal firearms and ammunition in their possession on Thursday evening.

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Worker was crushed in mixer

Human negligence ultimately led to a 38-year-old man’s death last year when the cement mixing machine he tried to clean suddenly turned on and mangled his lower extremities, jurors heard yesterday.

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28-year-old accused of stabbing man to death

A 28-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death in the Pinewood Gardens area in June will appear before a Supreme Court judge in a month’s time.Whitney Johnson will appear before Justice Bernard Turner to be formally arraigned in connectio

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Activists in court after joint raid

RIGHTS Bahamas chairperson Mona Agenor, her teenage daughter, and two other persons with Haitian roots were charged yesterday with being antagonistic towards immigration and police officers during a joint raid last month. Agenor, 37, was charged befo

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Dominican woman denies human trafficking charges

A 37-year-old Dominican woman yesterday denied allegations she smuggled a woman into the country eight months ago, and withheld the woman’s passport as a means of exploitation. Sobeyda Garcia Reyes stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt

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Police arrests in overtime probe

SOME employees of the Ministry of Education have been questioned at the Central Detective Unit this week and told they were “under arrest” as police investigate alleged misappropriation of funds.

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Man arrested with illegal firearm

ABACO police have arrested a man who was allegedly discovered with an illegal firearm in his possession earlier this week. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder reported that a 31-year-old man was taken into police custody late Monday a

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Retrial order for suspect accused of robbing pizza delivery man

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a man be retried over allegations he robbed a pizza delivery man three years ago. The appellate court unanimously said Kadero Munroe should be retried over the Crown’s claims he robbed Marco’s Pizza delivery man Franc

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Woman jewellery thief fails to overturn her two-year sentence

A WOMAN has failed in trying to get the appellate court to overturn her two-year sentence for stealing over $100,000 worth of watches from her employer, a high-end jewellery store on Paradise Island.

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One fatality, two injured in shooting

THREE people were shot, one fatally, on Amos Ferguson Street off Palmetto Avenue Tuesday.

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Jury rules knifeman’s death lawful

A POLICE officer was justified in shooting and killing a 22-year-old man who charged at him with a knife almost ten years ago, a jury found yesterday.

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Police threatened and beat us, claim suspects

TWO men charged with armed robbery yesterday in the Freeport Magistrates Court claim they were beaten and threatened by police officers while in custody at a police station in Grand Bahama. Jamal Laroda, 24, and Isaiah Walkine, 25, appeared before M

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No retrial is ordered after armed robbery conviction overturned

THE Court of Appeal has overturned a man's armed robbery conviction, though reluctantly did not order a retrial because it would not be in the “interests of justice” to keep him in custody just to be retried and quite possibly acquitted. Appellate J

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