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Ankle bracelets are failing, says minister

MINISTER of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday outlined the chronic challenges the country faces in its fight against crime, while noting murders are up 41 per cent compared to this time last year, but overall crime is down by 19 per cent.

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Love fails to show - so police given arrest order

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday ordered the immediate arrest of media personality Christina “Chrissy Love” Thompson after she failed to appear before her for the fourth time to face charges of contempt of court.

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Man shot dead in front of his daughters

A 24-year-old father of two is dead after being shot multiple times in front of his daughters while parked in a vehicle outside a residence Tuesday night.

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Police launch Fox Hill offensive

ACTING Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson announced yesterday the establishment of two separate Royal Bahamas Police Force anti-crime units aimed at eliminating gang activity in the country, reducing the number of homicides as well as safeguarding the residents of Fox Hill.

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Man accused over Pinewood killing

A 38-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the shooting death of another man in the Pinewood area earlier this month. Edward Butler, of Catherine Avenue, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes

Shopbreaking suspects in court

SEVERAL persons were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday with a number of shop-breaking and stealing incidents. In the first matter, Justin Zonicle, 25, and Kizzy Thompson, 38, of Emerald Drive were charged before Magistrate Rengin

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Two charged in $80k post office scam

A FORMER female Post Office employee and a businessman were charged in Magistrate’s Court with defrauding the Bahamas government of over $80,000 in a six-month period.

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Three arrested after gunshots

BIMINI police arrested three men after hearing gunshots fired near a business early Sunday morning.

Hunt for shooters

POLICE are searching for two men, suspected of a shooting incident that sent a man to hospital on Sunday. Shortly before 6pm Sunday, two men were driving on Ida Street when their car was approached by two armed men in a grey Chrysler vehicle, who sh

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Driver mows down woman after row

POLICE are searching for a female suspect who intentionally struck a woman with a vehicle following an argument in the Blue Hill Road south area early Sunday morning.

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Fox Hill teenager shot dead

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in the Fox Hill area on Saturday evening.

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Teenager shot dead in Fox Hill

Police are searching for two suspects after a 17-year-old boy was shot dead in Fox Hill on Saturday

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Bench warrant issued after 'Chrissy Love' fails to appear before judge

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of media personality Christina "Chrissy Love" Thompson when she failed to appear before a Supreme Court judge Friday accused of making contemptuous remarks about the legal proceedings against former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson, who had been charged with impropriety.

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Former Minister Kenred Dorsett pleads not guilty to nine charges

FORMER Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett was formally arraigned before a Supreme Court judge on Friday charged with using his former ministerial position to extort and solicit $120,000 in bribes from Jonathan Ash.

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'I wouldn't have given ride to man if I'd known he was a murder suspect'

A WOMAN testified yesterday how she would have never taken one of two men accused of the 2014 murder of Blair Estates resident Andre Cartwright to hospital had she known the gravity of the matter of which they are accused. Shecoya Davis, taking the

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