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Stabbed teenager: Tears of accused

A 20-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday, charged with the stabbing death of a teen last Friday.

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UPDATED: Police quiz suspect in teenager’s knife death

Police are investigating after a man died in a stabbing incident in Nassau Village on Friday night.

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Beware of gunmen in women’s clothing

TWO armed men dressed as women, complete with black wigs, yesterday robbed a watch and jewellery store in downtown Nassau.

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Suspected drugs, ammunition found in Freeport

Suspected marijuana and illegal ammunition were discovered in separate incidents in the Freeport area, Grand Bahama Police reported Friday.

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80 percent increase in cyber crime

CYBER crime in the Bahamas showed an 80 per cent increase, with 171 incidents reported in 2017 up from the 95 recorded in 2016.

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Prosecution to pursue only the 16 bribery charges against Shane Gibson

THE prosecution in Shane Gibson's trial officially submitted its revised indictment schedule Friday, intending to pursue only the 16 bribery charges against the former Labour Minister.

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Four are accused over two murders

FOUR men were arraigned yesterday on charges in connection with two of the latest murders. Kevin Lamount Gardiner, 27, of Malcolm Road was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt charged with the May 4 stabbing death of 24-year-old Th

Court story correction

In Friday’s print edition of The Tribune, it was incorrectly reported that Garfield Hepburn had entered guilty pleas to five counts of indecent assault.

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Jury directed to clear officers accused over Aaron Rolle death

CONSTABLES Akiel Smith and Carl Smith were acquitted yesterday of manslaughter charges related to the 2013 death of 20-year-old Aaron Rolle after a judge directed jurors to acquit them.

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Man guilty of double killing, second guilty of robbery

AFTER six hours of deliberation, a Supreme Court jury unanimously found Devaughn “Short Man” Hall guilty of the murders and armed robbery of a husband and wife who were brutally shot to death at their Deadman’s Reef home three years ago.

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Davis’ son gun case delayed a sixth time

A 2017 gun possession case involving Philmore Davis, the son of Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis, and three other men was adjourned for nearly three months yesterday after the prosecution requested more time to prepare.

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Gun attack victim dies in hospital

A MAN died in hospital Wednesday a little more than a week after he was shot while standing outside a home in Pinewood Gardens.

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Whipped, beaten and filmed for Facebook

POLICE are investigating the circumstances behind a video circulating on social media of a young girl being beaten for allegedly coming home late. 

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Two arrests over gun find

TWO men were arrested after police found a pistol and ammunition during a car search. Shortly before 10pm, Monday, Mobile Division officers were on routine patrol on East Street south, in the area of the Independence Highway, when they observed a Ni

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Jury to consider verdict in double murder case

THREE men accused of the double murder and armed robbery of a Deadman’s Reef couple are expected to learn their fate soon after Justice Estelle Gray Evans wraps up her summation of the case at 10am today and turns it over to the jurors.Justice Evans