October 1, 2014
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A FATHER'S plea to be spared jail so that he could see his six-year-old daughter for Christmas was rejected on Friday by a magistrate who sentenced him to 24 months in prison for a home invasion and theft.
THE sentencing of a couple convicted of having a role in killing businessman Kurt McCartney did not proceed yesterday due to a lawyer’s absence.
A MAN who admitted to possessing an illegal firearm during his arraignment in Magistrates Court today faces up to 10 years imprisonment on his return to court in the New Year.
A 30-year-old man was arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday in connection with the murder of Carmine Jean on November 16.
A MAN who purportedly confessed to murdering his boss because he was annoyed by accusations of sleeping with his girlfriend told a jury yesterday that he was being framed by the police.
A JUDGE is expected to make a decision today on whether he will grant bail to one of two men awaiting trial in connection with the fatal shooting of Latore Mackey, Prime Minister Perry Christie’s press secretary.
A JUDGE yesterday revoked the $30,000 bail bond of a man being electronically monitored ahead of his trial for a triple murder.
FORENSIC pathologist Dr Caryn Sands continued her testimony yesterday in a Supreme Court trial in which a man is accused of murder.
THE decision to order separate trials for two persons accused of the same crime is in the discretion of a judge, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
THE jury in a Cat Island murder trial heard testimony yesterday from the former supervisor of a forensic analyst who performed tests on samples collected and submitted by the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
KEOD Smith’s accusation of bias and questioning of a judge’s impartiality to preside over a case resulted in him being found guilty of contempt “for scandalising the court” yesterday.
THE nephew of a murdered man testified yesterday how he reported his uncle missing nearly a week after last seeing him alive.
A KERZNER International employee yesterday owned up to a number of fraud crimes he committed in the hope of remaining in the Bahamas to live and work.
AXED Senator John Bostwick Jr must wait another four months before the expected start of his ammunition possession trial.
A NEW court date has been set for a man contesting his conviction and sentence in the Court of Appeal for a failed home invasion that turned deadly.
A LAWYER’S request for additional time to prepare her client’s appeal against conviction and the death sentence for a paid execution, drew the ire of Court of Appeal judges yesterday.
A MAN previously diagnosed as “schizophrenic” sought bail for the second time ahead of his trial in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old American girl in San Salvador.