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Two face court after killings in the capital

TWO men were remanded to prison yesterday after being arraigned in connection with two separate murders that occurred in the capital last week.

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Murders up 22 per cent

THERE have been 66 murders so far this year, representing a 22 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2016, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames told the House of Assembly last night.

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Sentencing Appeal Delayed Until September At Lawyer's Request

A LAWYER representing a man who wishes to challenge his sentence for the murder of a utility technician asked the Court of Appeal for additional time to prepare his application.Leslie Webster, 57, appeared in the Court of Appeal yesterday for the exp

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Murder verdict upheld by Court of Appeal

THE Court of Appeal has affirmed the conviction and 28-year sentence of a man who was found guilty of the murder of his former girlfriend. John Adderley, 43, stood trial before Justice Bernard Turner in May 2014 concerning the fatal shooting of Deni

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Man shot dead as he leaves club

POLICE are investigating another murder after a man was shot dead Saturday morning.

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Forklift raid at Customs warehouse

A BREAK-IN at the Department of Customs’ warehouse near the Lynden Pindling International Airport  involved suspects who drove a forklift through the walls of the building, causing significant damage to the structure.

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31 arrests after overnight police operation

A major overnight police operation throughout New Providence led to 31 arrests and the seizure of a handgun, ammunition and drugs.

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One man dead, one injured after East Street South shooting

One man died and another was injured after a shooting incident on East Street South early Saturday morning.

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Man charged with Acklins murder

A 43-year-old Acklins resident was arraigned in Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of another Acklins resident following multiple arguments between both men over the holiday weekend.

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Police pledge 'zero tolerance' approach towards crime

SENIOR police on Friday warned the country's criminal element that there was a "short time" to turn themselves into police custody, as they pledged to immediately take a "zero tolerance approach" towards crime and its perpetrators.

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Alleged bomb-maker granted bond

FORMER St Andrews School student and US National Guard member Brandon Russell, who is an alleged neo-Nazi bomb-maker, was granted bond in federal court on Friday.

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Terror suspect is deemed a flight risk

ALLEGED Neo-Nazi and former St Andrew’s School student Brandon Russell was called a flight risk by federal prosecutors during a bail hearing yesterday.

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Govt reviewing effectiveness of existing crime programmes

THE government is still reviewing existing programmes to see if they meet the country’s needs with respect to crime reduction, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday.

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Boy stabbed in fight at high school

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital for treatment of “minor wounds” after he was stabbed with a knife during an argument with another teenager at H O Nash Junior High School yesterday.

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UPDATED: Woman, 55, stabbed to death in her home

A 55-year-old woman is dead after she was stabbed multiple times in her home off Mackey Street during a suspected domestic dispute early yesterday morning.