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Fourth murder of the year

THE country recorded its fourth murder of the year yesterday evening when a man was killed on Montgomery Avenue off Carmichael Road. Officers received reports of the shooting shortly after 7pm.

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Moree: Judiciary needs greater independence

CHIEF Justice Brian Moree believes that a “deepening” of the independence of the judiciary is needed so that the sector can make its own decisions to carry out its mandate.

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Police investigating after body found in Exuma

Police are investigating after the body of a man was discovered in Exuma on Friday.

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Man in hospital after being shot

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot on Tuesday night, police said. Shortly after 11pm, a man had just arrived at a home on Prison Lane, Fort Fincastle, when he was approached by a gunman, who shot him before running away, police said. The injure

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Crown seeks killer’s execution

THE Crown is seeking the death penalty for a 24-year-old Rastafarian man who killed a teenager in his Woods Alley neighbourhood as part of gang warfare three years ago.

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Two gunmen rob house

GUNMEN forced two people inside a home in western New Providence yesterday morning before robbing them of cash, guns and a car, police said. Shortly after 10am Tuesday, a man and a female relative were standing outside a home located at Perpall Trac

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Two students in hospital after C V Bethel stabbing incident

TWO students were injured and are in hospital after a stabbing incident at C V Bethel Senior High School Tuesday.

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72-year-old in court on charges of assaulting girl, aged 3

A 72-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a girl seven times his junior. Thomas Deal, who celebrates his 73rd birthday in May, is accused of indecently assaulting a three-year-old child. Deal pleaded not guilty to the charge when arraigned

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‘Pay $1,500 for beating girlfriend’

A MAN was yesterday ordered to pay his ex-girlfriend over $1,000 for beating her up last year.

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29-year-old remanded over Chinese restaurant robbery charges

A 29-year-old man was remanded to prison yesterday over allegations he robbed a local Chinese restaurant at gunpoint of almost $1,000 last week. Davidson Charles, of Thompson Lane, stood before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on armed robbery and receivi

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UPDATED: Police shocked by two murders on one night

Two men were murdered in separate incidents last night. In the first, a man was shot while driving his car and, in the second, a 22-year-old was gunned down by two men as he was out walking.

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Police hunt four robbers

POLICE are looking for four men who broke into a home on Kemp Road on Saturday morning and stole cash, hair weave and other items.

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Grand Bahama trio deny shop breaking charges

THREE men were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court last week with several offences, including shopbreaking, stealing and causing damage. Leonardo Hall, 22, and Ken Barrington Webb, 21, both of Hunters, and Warren Tracey Taylor, 21, of Pinder’

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Jury says Disney should pay worker $4m after Bahamas car accident

A Florida jury has decided that a Disney Cruise Line worker deserves $4m from the company based on her claim that she received inadequate medical care from ship doctors after she was hit by a car during a port of call.The Brevard County jury earlier

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Father of four shot dead on first day of year

THE first day of 2020 was marked by the first murder of the year, with a father of four shot dead on Third Street.