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Woman accused of shooting man dead through apartment window

A WOMAN appeared in Magistrate’s Court yesterday facing a murder charge concerning a recent shooting in the capital.

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Four held over theft of fuel from BPL pipeline

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the theft of what police describe as “a large amount” of fuel from a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) pipeline in western New Providence on Saturday.

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Montagu fish vendor robbed

A VENDOR at the Montagu Ramp was held up and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight on Friday.

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Police probe sexual assault of woman caught on video

POLICE have one man in custody in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a woman in New Providence that was filmed and posted on several social media platforms over the Easter weekend.

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UPDATED: Three dead in Easter killings

THREE men are dead, including an off duty police officer, after a weekend of violence over the Easter holidays.

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Police arrest four after fuel thieves target key BPL pipeline

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the theft of what police describe as "a large amount" of fuel from a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) pipeline in western New Providence on Saturday.

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Off-duty police officer one of two men shot dead overnight

TWO men - including an off-duty police officer - have been shot dead in separate overnight incidents in New Providence.

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Montagu fish vendor robbed of cash at gunpoint

A VENDOR at the Montagu Ramp was held up and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight on Friday.

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Armed robbery charges dropped against trio

THREE men awaiting trial for armed robbery had the charge withdrawn against them in the Supreme Court on Thursday morning.

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FNM candidate’s constituency office targeted by thieves

THE Free National Movement’s Fort Charlotte constituency office was broken into between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, the party’s local candidate Mark Humes said yesterday.

Hunt for policewoman’s killer

GRAND Bahama police have released a composite sketch of a man they believe can help in the ongoing murder investigation into the death of Theresa Thompson.

Man cleared as prosecution submits no case over murder in gunpoint robbery

A SUPREME Court jury was directed to acquit a man accused of being involved in a gunpoint robbery that turned fatal.

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Constitutional bid by Omar Archer

LAWYERS for outspoken social media commentator Omar Archer have filed a constitutional challenge against The Bahamas’ criminal libel laws, arguing that they violate citizens’ fundamental right to freedom of expression.

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Americans accused in manslaughter case to face trial this month

THE CASE of two Americans facing trial for manslaughter will go ahead later this month as scheduled after prosecutors told a judge yesterday they were ready to proceed.

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Omar Archer convicted over threats

OMAR Archer Sr was yesterday convicted of threatening to harm a senior police officer through a post to his social media page nearly two years ago.