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Man accused of manslaughter over August 1 fatal shooting

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in connection with a recent fatal shooting in the capital.

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Five accused with firearms offences in three separate cases

FIVE people – including a juvenile – were arraigned in court yesterday on firearm charges.

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Man jailed For ammunition he said he found at fishing spot

A MAN was sentenced to six years in prison yesterday after admitting to having custody of nearly 1,400 rounds of assorted ammunition.

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Two dead in holiday shootings

HOLIDAY weekend shootings left two men dead in the capital, one of whom was killed less than a month after he was released on bail.

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Sacked – 'for having a beard'

A FORMER police officer is seeking to appeal the commissioner of police’s recent decision to discharge him from the Royal Bahamas Police Force allegedly because of his unwillingness to compromise a key component of his Muslim faith.

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Drugs worth $600,000 seized in Grand Bahama

POLICE in Grand Bahama seized more than $600,000 worth of drugs during separate incidents last week.

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Man shot dead outside of nightclub

Police are searching for several suspects after a man was shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Man on bail for murder shot dead off East Street

A man on bail for murder is dead and another man is injured after a shooting incident off East Street on Saturday afternoon.

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Police found liable for 2015 incident that led to arrest

JUSTICE Indra Charles on Friday found that the Royal Bahamas Police Force were liable for an incident in 2015 that culminated in the arrest of a civil servant at his home.

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Gibson facing $250k charges

FORMER Labour and National Insurance Minister Shane Gibson was granted $40,000 bail with two sureties in the Supreme Court yesterday afternoon, less than one hour after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on 36 bribery and extortion related charges.

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Vasyli released for January trial

DONNA Vasyli, who is scheduled to be retried in January 2018 concerning the fatal stabbing of her millionaire podiatrist husband, was granted $250,000 bail by a Supreme Court judge on Thursday.

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Three hurt in shootings

POLICE are searching for several suspects responsible for three separate shootings on Wednesday that have left three men in hospital. In the first incident, a man was standing in front of his home located on Key West Street around 11pm when four men

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Zero tolerance approach by police for Emancipation Day

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Samuel Butler yesterday promised to ensure public safety at the upcoming Fox Hill Day/Emancipation Day celebrations, warning potential troublemakers that police “will tolerate nothing other than proper behaviour”.ACP

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Human Trafficking Suspect Denied Bail A Second Time

A WOMAN awaiting trial on allegations related to human trafficking had her bail application rejected in the Supreme Court yesterday.Abigail Wilson, 20, and her lawyer Bernard Ferguson appeared before Justice Bernard Turner seeking pre-trial release a

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UDPATED: Shane Gibson facing 36 charges

FORMER Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson was taken into police custody yesterday afternoon, after voluntarily presenting himself to the Central Detective Unit to assist officers with an ongoing investigation, The Tribune understands.