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20-year-old accused over Hospital Lane murder

A 20-year-old man was charged with attempting to murder another individual in the Hospital Lane area last week. Javar Ferguson, of King Street, stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt facing one count of attempted murder in connection wi

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Court to appoint lawyer in teen sex assault case

THE SON of former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes will receive a court-appointed lawyer to appeal his prison sentence for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl entrusted to his wife’s care, The Tribune understands.Officials at the Court of Appea

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Son held by police after man stabbed to death

THE 21-year-old son of Leon Sweeting, who was found stabbed to death in his Ambergris Street home on Friday, is assisting in the investigation into his father’s murder.

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Police kill two in spate of shootings

A wave of shootings and armed robberies saw Nassau suffer a violent and bloody Thanksgiving weekend.

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Man shot by police dies in hospital

A man shot by police after attempting knock them down with his vehicle has died of his injuries.

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Three men in hospital after separate shootings

Three men are in hospital after three separate shootings on Friday night and early Saturday morning.

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Man has armed robbery sentence doubled after losing appeal

THE COURT of Appeal has not only rejected the appeal of a man seeking to challenge his 10 year prison sentence for a fatal armed robbery in 2012, but has imposed a sentence twice as long as the original after the Crown cross-appealed the appellant's “unduly lenient” sentence.

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Elderly man found stabbed to death

AN ELDERLY man was found stabbed to death in his Ambergris Street home on Friday morning, according to police.

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Man dies after being shot by police

A man is dead after being shot by police in Fox Hill, police said.

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Suspect, 22, charged with 2014 murder

A 22-year-old man was arraigned on one count of murder and six counts of armed robbery in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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US man held

AN American man was arrested at Freeport Harbour after he was allegedly found in possession of dangerous drugs, police reported.

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Burger King armed robbery appeal dismissed

THE COURT of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of two men convicted of an armed robbery of a Burger King restaurant six years ago.

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Suspect charged with teen’s murder

A 24-year-old man was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with the murder of a Fox Hill resident.

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Man shot at tattoo shop

A MAN was shot while sitting in a tattoo shop on Carmichael Road on Tuesday, leaving him and another man, who was shot in a separate incident hours later, in hospital.

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Teacher murder jury sees interrogation videos

THE trial of two men and a teenager accused of murdering former Queen’s College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh continued yesterday with video evidence of police interrogating two of the accused days after the incident occurred.