CROWN prosecutors successfully challenged, on appeal, a magistrate’s jurisdiction to impose an 18-month sentence on a Canadian pilot who was initially given four years in prison for his involvement in a $1m drug plot.
AN armed robber was subdued by concerned neighbours who came to the rescue of a woman who was struggling with the would-be thief, police said.
A 21-year-old pregnant woman in her third trimester claims that she was denied antenatal care at a public clinic because she did not have a Haitian passport, according to a letter from her attorney obtained by The Tribune.
THREE school boys are being investigated by authorities for sexual misconduct involving a young girl at a government primary school, according to Ministry of Education officials.
BAHAMAS National Commission Chairman Paul Major said the Junkanoo Carnival’s kick off in Grand Bahama over the weekend was “extraordinarily successful” with officials pegging the turnout at an estimated 30,000 over the two-day period.
COURT of Appeal judges yesterday ordered a second bail hearing within 48 hours for the Australian widow of murdered millionaire podiatrist Phillip Vasyli before the same Supreme Court judge who had previously denied her bail.
POLICE are investigating three separate murders after a man was shot to death on Ida Street yesterday afternoon, nearly 12 hours after another man was found dead with gun shot wounds near the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.
SENATOR Michael Pintard yesterday called for an independent review of the government’s actions following the 2012 underground gasoline leak at the Robinson and Old Trail Roads service station to determine whether there was criminal negligence.
JEALOUSY and envy – two emotions that could be described as the toxic renewable energy that fuels much of the negative behaviour that is both running and ruining the Bahamas.
THE hearings to determine whether three Cubans were abused at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre by Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines could be drawing to a close soon, according to attorney Wayne Munroe.
A WOMAN was admitted to Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre yesterday morning after she allegedly threatened to commit suicide, police said.
BIMINI police are investigating the suspicious death of a 35-year-old male visitor from India who was discovered with bruises about his body.
LAST week’s fire that completely destroyed the Straw Market in George Town, Exuma, was the result of an “electrical short circuit,” according to officials.
THE Office of the Attorney General is still awaiting a police report on the investigation into alleged judicial interference by MICAL MP V Alfred Gray, Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday.
THE Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the sentence of a man convicted of an early morning inner-city community shooting that hospitalised another man.