Crime & Court


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Man killed, woman injured in shootings hours apart

POLICE are investigating after a man was killed and a woman was injured in two shooting incidents hours apart.

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Break-in and robbery at Solomon's in Freeport

GRAND Bahama Police are investigating a brazen break-in and robbery at the Solomon's Wholesale Store in Freeport on Friday that resulted in significant damage to the establishment and a bank ATM machine there.

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Former assistant principal charged with Bahamian woman's murder in Florida

A FORMER assistant principal at the school where Bahamian Kameela Russell was employed has been charged with her murder in Florida.

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DRIVE-BY KILLING: Video shows how victim is shot as car passes by

DISTURBING surveillance video has emerged showing the last moments of a man before he was fatally wounded during a drive-by shooting on Dunmore Street on Wednesday night.

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Alleged acid attack woman needs time to submit costs

A 41-year-old man accused of causing dangerous harm to a woman on whom he allegedly dumped acid in November, yesterday had his case stood down to July 30 to allow his victim the time needed to have her medical expenses submitted to the court.

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Man dies after drive-by shooting

A man is dead after a shooting on Dunmore Street on Wednesday night.

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Austin Knowles to walk free in six years

CONVICTED Bahamian drug smuggler Austin Knowles will spend just over six years in prison and forfeit $1m for his role in an international conspiracy and drug trafficking scheme in 2002.

19-year-old charged with murder

A TEENAGER was charged yesterday with murdering a 22-year-old man in the Culmersville area last month. Javano Hall, 19, was charged before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt with murdering Shaquille Rolle on May 30.

Security guard shot dead during robbery

A 37-YEAR-old security guard was murdered while on duty early yesterday morning during an armed robbery.

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Gibson wants PM as 'vital' witness

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis may be called upon to give testimony in former Labour and National Insurance Minister Shane Gibson’s bribery trial in September, an attorney revealed yesterday.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead in Nassau Village

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in the Nassau Village community on Sunday night.

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Dupuch hits govt with $28m writ over debt

A PROMINENT Bahamian publishing company - which is in no way connected with The Tribune and its affiliates - is suing the government for $28.8m with interest to secure payment for the production of more than five million publications promoting and advertising The Bahamas.

Man who killed woman on porch has appeal rejected

A MAN has failed at appealing his 15-year sentence for trying to kill a woman as she sat on a porch five years ago.

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Man who beat victim to death with cement block for slapping his mother jailed for ten years

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for beating a 50-year-old man to death with a cement block because he slapped his mother.

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Armed robbery suspect says police beat him with a bat

A MAN who was arraigned on an armed robbery charge in Grand Bahama yesterday accused police of beating him with a baseball bat while in custody and coercing him to sign a report.