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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

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Rolle was ‘subdued’ trying to escape

A POLICE officer who was a supervisor at the Southern Police Station in 2013 testified Aaron Rolle did not complain of being abused during his interrogation despite having to be “subdued” by officers after an alleged attempt to jump out of a window.

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Marco’s killer escapes noose

KOFHE Goodman, 42, was sentenced to 55 years in prison yesterday for the 2011 killing of 11-year-old Marco Archer after a judge rejected the Crown’s request for a death sentence.

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Aaron ‘appeared to have been beaten’

A WITNESS testified yesterday he could only see handcuff injuries and tissue around Aaron Rolle’s wrists before he died in a cell at the Southern Police Station in February 2013.

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Judge berates crown for 'untidy' work in Dorsett case

A CASE management hearing in the bribery trial of former Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett was adjourned to May 23 yesterday, but not before Justice Carolita Bethel called the Crown’s latest actions “extremely untidy”. She was referring to the pro

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Six migrants held in Bimini

POLICE in Bimini apprehended six undocumented immigrants at a local hotel on Monday. Asst Supt Terecita Pinder said shortly before 10am, a team of police and immigration officers, acting on information, went to the Admiral Hotel in Bailey Town where

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Murder victims identified

POLICE have released the identities of the country’s latest murder victims. The woman who was stabbed during an argument with a man at Malcolm Road on Friday has been identified as Theagrea Hanna, 24, of Cowman Lane. Hanna was stabbed after 6pm and

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UPDATED: Ten-year court battle ends as Knowles extradited to Florida

ALLEGED drug smuggler Austin Knowles was extradited to the United States Friday afternoon to face charges there, ending a more than decade-long court battle fighting against removal from this country.

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UPDATED: Two dead after stabbing incidents

WEEKEND stabbings claimed the lives of a woman and a man in two separate incidents in Nassau.

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Judge delays summation in double murder trial till next week

JUSTICE Estelle Gray-Evans has put off giving her summation in the double murder and armed robbery trial of three men in the Supreme Court to next week.

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Shane Gibson's case management session adjourned

FORMER Labour minister Shane Gibson's case management session for his upcoming bribery trial has been put off until next week.

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Careless driver fined $5,000 for crash that killed man

A 59-year-old woman was yesterday ordered to pay a $5,000 fine or face two years in prison for killing a man after crashing into his vehicle, moments after she allegedly attempted to flee the scene of an earlier crash two months ago.

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Belt 'did not have DNA on it'

WHILE the belt found wrapped around pregnant schoolteacher Marisha Bowen’s neck two years ago had blood on it and was “frayed”, it did not have any traces of the DNA belonging to the man accused of killing her. Detective Sergeant Nathanial Lloyd, at