December 7, 2017
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A WOMAN yesterday testified how she had left her husband in The Bahamas to go on a trip with her children out of the country, only to find out later that he was one of four people killed in the 2013 Fox Hill mass shooting. Helen Davis, taking the wi
THE Court of Appeal has overturned a man’s manslaughter conviction in connection with the shooting death of his friend on Independence Day 2017.The appellate tribunal of Sir Hartman Longley, Stella Crane-Scott and Milton Evans unanimously set aside D
A PROMINENT Bahamian publishing company - which is in no way connected with The Tribune and its affiliates - is suing the government for $28.8m with interest to secure payment for the production of more than five million publications promoting and advertising The Bahamas.
A PERUVIAN man has been acquitted of killing a disc jockey and attempting to kill another man following a scuffle in a downtown nightclub three years ago.
A Grand Bahama resort has lost out in its dispute over a Hurricane Matthew insurance claim because it failed to realise what would happen if the property was under-insured.
FORMER Renew Bahamas CEO Michael Cox being spotted sitting on a forklift at a local scrapyard without a valid work permit ultimately led to him being charged with a criminal offence, though the immigration officer who spotted him did not say whether he was actually operating the machine.
TWO men accused of multiple charges of stealing, housebreaking, attempted housebreaking and receiving, were yesterday sentenced to more than two years each on two-thirds of the counts.
A 22-year-old man who has admitted to carrying out an extended sexual relationship with 14-year-old girl yesterday had his sentencing hearing adjourned to January 25, 2019 to allow for a probationary report to be completed.
A SUPREME Court judge has ordered an inquiry into the circumstances that allowed a man, awaiting his bail hearing, to walk free from custody at the Magistrate’s Court last week.
THE Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction for a woman and her child’s father previously sentenced to over a decade in prison each for killing a man in the course of a brawl at a bar on Carmichael Road six years ago.
THE Haitian-Bahamian justice of the peace at the centre of an FBI probe into visa fraud in the Bahamas has pleaded not guilty to charges in the United States, The Tribune was told.
FIVE Hispanic women were fined upwards of $1,000 each yesterday for overstaying their time in The Bahamas, with three of them further fined for being caught with altered immigration stamps in their passports by immigration authorities.Senior Magistra
A SUPREME Court jury has acquitted two cousins of the role they were alleged to have played in the slaying of businessman Leo Rahming at the car rental company and carwash he owned in the Marathon area last year.
A 26-year-old woman was fined more than $4,000 on Friday for breaking two of a woman police prosecutor’s fingers during a row outside the officer’s Gamble Heights home last month.
TWO men who stole a $850 refrigerator from the Ministry of Education earlier this week have been ordered to put in 15 hours of community service as penance.
JUST over three months after a 20-year-old man was arraigned on charges of murder and attempted murder, prosecutors yesterday produced a written directive from the Office of the Attorney General requesting the more serious charge not be pursued.Matth