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BREAKING NEWS: Student stabbed at Government High School

ANGRY and concerned parents have gathered outside Government High School on Thursday afternoon after a stabbing incident in which a student was taken to hospital in critical condition and two others were injured.

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‘Surrender or become a target’

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday called the country’s murder count so far this month a “disgrace”, but stressed that many of the country’s recent killings stem from feuds over drugs and relationships.

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16-year-old boy shot dead ‘as he went to commit crime’

A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning, minutes before police suspect the teenager was about to commit a crime.

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Keod Smith denied extension to appeal $263,000 legal costs

A JUDGE has refused an attorney’s application to appeal an order for extension of time for $263,000 in legal costs to be paid that stemmed from a recusal application where he accused the said Supreme Court judge of bias.

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Physician gives evidence as man accused of killing mother

THE trial of a man accused of killing his elderly mother was underway in the Supreme Court yesterday, with a physician, who confirmed Princess Butler’s death, giving evidence.

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Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises

THE murderous start to 2017 in New Providence continued in the early hours of Wednesday with the fatal shooting of a young man on Williams Lane off Kemp Road, the second killing in Nassau in nine hours.

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Pair spared death penalty for roles in Andros double murder

TWO men were spared the death penalty yesterday in the double murder and kidnapping of a Department of Immigration officer and his girlfriend in Andros.

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Second man accused in cocaine case

A SECOND man was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a $250,000 cocaine seizure that occurred last week in western New Providence.

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Claim of sex attack on nine-year-old

A MAN will stand trial in two months in Magistrate’s Court concerning the alleged sexual assault of a minor more than 30 years his junior.

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Two hurt after high-speed police chase and shootout

TWO men are seriously injured after a Sunday morning shooting led to a high-speed chase and a shootout with police in Bozine Town, New Providence.

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Sex assault case to be transferred to the Supreme Court

A FRENCH-Canadian woman accused of sexually assaulting a minor is expected to have her case transferred to the Supreme Court next month.

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Suspect accused of killing his mother

A JURY was empanelled yesterday in the Supreme Court for the trial of a man accused of murdering his mother.

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Police to step up patrols to keep public safe

DESPITE the country recording five murders in the past week, Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police are doing an “excellent job” bringing criminals to justice.

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Two dead in weekend shootings

TWO men are dead and another man is recovering in hospital after three separate shooting incidents in the capital over the weekend.

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Man shot dead in Poinciana Drive area

A MAN was shot dead on Ferguson Street, off Poinciana Drive, in the early hours of Sunday, police in Nassau have reported.

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