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Two dead, four injured in Pinewood shootings

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding two separate shooting incidents that occurred in the Pinewood area between Friday and Saturday, one of which resulted in one person dying on the scene and another in hospital.

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AK-47 rifles and ammo seized by police

POLICE seized two AK-47 rifles, dozens of rounds of ammunition and marijuana from a home on Market Street on Friday.

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Appeal court allows extradition move

THE Court of Appeal has ordered extradition proceedings to continue against a man wanted in the United States on a drug charge after dismissing his appeal of a Supreme Court judge’s decision not to transfer the matter to another magistrate on the grounds of alleged bias.

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Two killed, one injured in Pinewood Gardens shooting

TWO men were killed and another was injured after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

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Man found dead with 'stab wounds' at Potters Cay

A MAN was found dead with apparent stab wounds in his body on Potters Cay Dock Friday morning.

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Suspected cocaine found in abandoned building

POLICE discovered a quantity of suspected cocaine in an abandoned building in North Bimini, a senior police official reported.

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Judge grants partial stay of his Jean Rony ruling

SUPREME Court Justice Gregory Hilton granted a partial stay of his landmark ruling in the case of Jean Rony Jean-Charles on Friday, releasing the government from his order to grant the Bahamas-born man status pending its appeal of his judgement.

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Credit the room? That’ll do nicely

TWO Canadian exotic dancers were yesterday fined $1,000 by a magistrate for using the room key of a man they met at the Atlantis resort to fraudulently obtain over $4,500 worth of meals, drinks and merchandise from various outlets at the Paradise Island destination.

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Cash for gold raid appeal lost

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man seeking to contest his 15-year sentence for the role he played in the fatal armed robbery of a Cash for Gold employee in Grand Bahama five years ago. Former appellate president Dame Anita Allen,

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Web hit’s tears after drug bust

INTERNET sensation Handerea Rolle and two other men were charged in a Magistrate’s court yesterday with a single drug related charge stemming from the seizure of $1,700 worth of drugs from a house earlier this week.

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Nygard ‘outright bribery’ of PLP

ATTORNEY Fred Smith, QC, has accused Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard of “unadulterated outright bribery” of the Progressive Liberal Party.

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Murder trial resumes

TWO of the weapons used by suspects in the double murder and armed robbery of a Deadman’s Reef couple were never recovered by police, the Supreme Court heard Tuesday as the trial of three accused men resumed in Grand Bahama. Although one of the weap

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Jean Rony seeks $1m damages

BAHAMAS-born Jean Rony Jean-Charles will seek over $1m in damages from the government over his unlawful arrest, detainment and subsequent deportation to Haiti last year, his lead attorney said yesterday.

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Police kill armed man near school playground

POLICE shot and killed another armed assailant near a school playground yesterday, marking the 11th fatal police-involved shooting since November 2017.

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Police responding ‘in kind’ to criminal violence

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames dismissed concerns yesterday over a spate of fatal police-involved shootings just hours after another suspect was gunned down.