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Man killed in afternoon shooting

A MAN has been killed in a shooting incident off Market Street on Wednesday afternoon.

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Four in custody after man shot dead

Four males aged 35, 30, 18 and 17 are in custody assisting police with investigations into a shooting incident that left a man dead on Tuesday.

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Man in custody following triple shooting

AUTHORITIES confirmed yesterday that a 22-year-old man was in custody with several other men who were being questioned in connection with a Montel Heights shooting incident.

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Lack of stenographer at heart of appeal

TWO men are appealing a judge’s ruling that their right to a fair trial would not be in jeopardy without the presence of a stenographer.

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Bran: Bahamians were warned about 'late again' government

WITH issues over important national issues remaining unclear, Democratic National Alliance leader Branville McCartney said yesterday that Bahamians were warned two years ago about the Christie administration’s “incompetence.”

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‘Selfies’ with Rick Ross jewellery that could cost workers

TWO Atlantis Resort employees are under investigation after allegedly breaking into the hotel suite of hip-hop artist Rick Ross and taking “selfies” of themselves adorned in the rapper’s jewellery worth thousands of dollars.

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Pinder says pledge to repeal tax was reckless

FINANCIAL Services Minister Ryan Pinder yesterday said it was reckless for opposition leader Dr Hubert Minnis to promise repealing any tax introduced by the Christie administration that causes suffering.

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U.S. girl victim of sex attack

A 17-YEAR-OLD American girl was left traumatised after she was strangled to near unconsciousness and forced to perform a sexual act on a middle-aged San Salvador man.

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'Fraser case highlights major flaw in legal system'

GIVING convicted sex offenders the same legal rights around children that others have exposes a major flaw in the Bahamas’ legal system, a well known attorney said yesterday.

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No apology from Minnis for airlines comment

FREE National Movement leader Dr Hubert Minnis says he will not apologise for recent comments in which he likened the Christie administration to the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.

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Stab wounds 'may have been self inflicted'

THE stab wounds a man received the night his girlfriend was fatally stabbed on Adelaide Beach could have been self-inflicted, a jury heard yesterday.

Hunt for three men in Andros

POLICE in Andros are hunting for three men who are wanted following an incident at Lowe Sound on Sunday.

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Seawall construction under way in Cat Island

Ministry of Works and Urban Development officials led by Permanent Secretary Colin Higgs and representatives of Urban Renewal 2.0 toured a seawall project in Cat Island Wednesday, April 16.

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Running water at last thanks to Urban Renewal programme

THE lives of three Cat Island families have been improved after work by the Urban Renewal Small Home Repairs Programme.

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Welcome way to highlight unwelcome new species

THE Bahamas National Trust recently brought fun to the Discovery Club programme by challenging its 41 Discovery Clubs nationwide to create attention grabbing Public Service Announcements to increase awareness of invasive species and the problems that these unwelcomed guests can cause.