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Tickets stolen for Kentucky basketball game

POLICE are investigating the theft of 300 tickets to the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball games in Nassau this week. Fans are warned to be vigilant if they want to buy tickets to the game because those with the stolen tickets will not be allowed to attend.

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Four charged over stabbing

FOUR young Cooper’s Town men have been charged in the Magistrate Court in Abaco in connection with the attack and stabbing of a male resident of Treasure Cay.

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Three suspects held by police for recent murders

POLICE took three suspects into custody over the weekend for questioning for two recent murders while also dealing with five different crime scenes for shootings and a stabbing that left seven men in hospital.

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Life sentence for double murderer

DOUBLE murder convict George Williams will serve a life sentence for the fatal shootings of two men in Freeport, Grand Bahama, a Supreme Court judge ruled yesterday.

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DOUBLE RAPIST SEEKS RELEASE FROM PRISON

A DOUBLE rapist is claiming that he is being held unconstitutionally at Her Majesty’s Prison for longer than he lawfully should for his conviction 19 years ago for the rape and armed robbery of two American tourists.

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PM disappointed with lack of shanty town programme

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday said he was disappointed that a programme had not yet been established to effectively address the issue of shanty towns.

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Man injured in drive-by shooting

A MAN is in hospital after being shot in a drive-by shooting in Yellow Elder Gardens on Wednesday afternoon.

Man gets five year sentence

SUPREME Court Justice Vera Watkins has sentenced a man convicted of assault with intent to commit rape to five years in prison.

Unsolved murders on Grand Bahama still under investigation

TWO unsolved high-profile murder cases on Grand Bahama are still open and under police investigation, a senior police official told The Tribune yesterday. Inspector Terecita Pinder said the murders of British citizen, Edgar Dart, and local businessman, Sedric Hepburn, were still relevant months after they occurred.

Man charged with murder remanded to prison

A 30-year-old man was charged with murder in Magistrate’s Court and remanded to prison yesterday.

Man accused of killing his stepfather

JURORS heard testimony yesterday in the murder trial of a man accused of killing his stepfather in Eleuthera.

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Abaco man airlifted after being stabbed

AN Abaco man has been airlifted to New Providence for medical treatment following a stabbing incident in Treasure Cay on Monday night.

Haitian immigrants apprehended in house

A GROUP of illegal Haitian immigrants has been apprehended in Grand Bahama after immigration officials, acting on a tip, went to a house in the Arden Forest 
area.

19-year-old arrested in rape investigation

POLICE have arrested a 19-year-old man from Pinewood Gardens in connection with a rape investigation. Police said the suspect, a resident of Sugar Apple Street, was taken in around noon on Monday. Officers from the Flying Squad Unit, acting on intelligence, made the arrest.