A MAN accused of misrepresenting his educational achievements on his application for admission to the Bahamas Bar was not granted the stay he sought against criminal proceedings in the Supreme Court.
MOMENTS after gunshots rang out in the Elizabeth Estates subdivision on Friday night, the mother of the country’s 132nd murder victim sent him a voice message saying: “Please come home, I hear gunshots in the area.”
Police seized almost 100 pounds of marijuana in Exuma on Saturday.
THE murder toll in the Bahamas in 2015, already at record annual levels, has risen further with three killings in three separate incidents in 20 hours between Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
A Supreme Court jury found two brothers, Dion Bethel and Kevin McKenzie, guilty of the December 2014 murder and armed robbery of off-duty policeman Sgt Wayne Rolle on Friday afternoon.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie on Friday said he is “distressed” by the country’s crime problems, which he said now requires a more aggressive approach by the government and law enforcement.
A SUPREME Court judge has ordered the government to disclose all relevant documents relating to its immigration policy introduced a year ago.
FAMILY, friends and colleagues of a Queen’s College elementary teacher who was shot dead in her car on Wednesday night struggled yesterday to deal with the “senseless killing” that claimed the life of a woman they described as “a devoted mother and teacher”.
POLICE are asking for the public’s help in locating the persons responsible for killing an autistic man and seriously injuring another man in a drive by shooting Wednesday night.
A MAN disarmed a gunman who broke into his home on Thursday morning, police said.
A SUPREME Court jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict for one of two men standing trial for a murder that occurred on a national holiday.
THE Family: People Helping People project plans to host a major anti-crime rally this evening to present its 10-point plan to arrest the nation’s crime woes.
AMID tight security, cordoned off streets and in the presence of armed police, five men who denied being members of a gang when arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of the criminal offence.
AN elderly man will stand trial in the Supreme Court on charges of incest and attempted incest, a judge ruled yesterday.
AFTER she was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the stabbing death of her millionaire husband, an attorney for Donna Vasyli said her legal team intends to challenge the guilty verdict of a jury that the widow felt “betrayed” her.