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NPPPSSA basketball tournament for boys ends today

THE New Providence Public Primary Schools Sports Association will conclude its basketball tournament for boys today at 9 am at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

Abaco Schools Sports Association basketball results

Abaco Schools Sports Association Basketball Championships (Best of Three series)

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Pistol used by police was engraved with ‘headshots’

THE word “headshot” was engraved on a police gun used in the fatal shooting of two men on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway in 2017.

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Mother of Harold Brown claims in inquest, ‘doctors left my son to die’

THE mother of Harold Brown, one of two men police killed in a chase on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway in 2017, claimed doctors left her son to die in hospital after the shooting as the Coroner’s Court inquest into the matter continued yesterday.

Hugh Campbell Classic ‘off to sizzling start’

THE prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic got off to a sizzling start as some of the top senior boys’ teams made their early statements over the weekend at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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MEN KILLED BY POLICE ‘HAD FIRED AT CROWD’: Officer testifies men shot at them near bar then fled in car

AN officer testified yesterday that police opened fire on two men killed in a chase on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway in 2017 after they allegedly fired a gun at a crowd outside a bar.

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Police squadron leader recounts the events that led to death of three men

THE leader of the police squadron that conducted a fatal raid at a Blair Estates mansion in 2019 testified that officers were executing a search warrant for Tony Smith as the Coroner’s Court inquest continued yesterday.

40TH HUGH CAMPBELL BASKETBALL CLASSIC: Champions to be crowned tonight

Four teams remain in the 40th Hugh Campbell Classic basketball tourney but only one team can hoist the trophy tonight at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Hugh Campbell Classic: Teams advance to the next round

TUESDAY was a busy day at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium as some teams were sent packing while others advanced to the next round of the 40th Hugh Campbell Classic basketball tourney.

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Gibson’s lawyer cross examines Cargill-Sherman focusing on her claim of being terminated

TESTIMONY continued in the criminal trial of Long Island MP Adrian Gibson and his co-accused yesterday, with a defence attorney attacking a witness’ claim that she was “terminated” from a senior position within the Water & Sewerage Corporation.

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A birthday bash to remember

IT was a birthday celebration, highlighted by a pair of Masters Softball League games and entertainment that included rake-n-scrape, marching bands and a Junkanoo rush-out, that left the Rev. Dr. William Thompson flabbergasted.

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WSC manager claims she was asked, ‘What ways can we find to increase costing?’

A SENIOR manager at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) claimed in court yesterday that Adrian Gibson asked her how the corporation could increase the cost of maintenance contracts awarded to companies he allegedly ordered to be contracted.

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Bahamas Bodybuilding, Wellness and Fitness Federation making strides

SINCE returning to office as president of the Bahamas Bodybuilding, Wellness and Fitness Federation, Wellington “Cat” Sears said they have made some strides, but there’s still a lot more work ahead of them.

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Witness in Gibson trial claims she ‘cried out’ over abuse while at WSC

A WITNESS in Adrian Gibson’s criminal trial claimed she suffered abuse when she headed the health and safety department at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC), prompting her to ask the former chairman to relieve her of the post.

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Father said ‘don’t shoot, there are children here’

A SIX-year-old boy who witnessed his father’s shooting death allegedly told his grandmother his father had his hands in the air and begged police not to shoot because children were around – a plea officers ignored.

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Timberwolves top Rattlers 63-55

THERE were some thrilling outcomes yesterday as the CH Reeves Raptors junior girls, DW Davis Royals junior boys, CV Bethel Stingrays and Anatol Rogers Timberwolves senior boys all prevailed in game one of the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association basketball championships.

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January’s 21 murders most in at least a decade

THE murder rate in January increased by 163 per cent compared to January 2023.

Roadrunners: More athletes qualify for the CARIFTA games

THE Roadrunners’ Diana Lynn Thompson Classic saw more athletes on the track and field attain the CARIFTA qualifying standards on Saturday at the original Thomas A Robinson Stadium.

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Retired nurse pleads for a new kidney

AFTER giving over 40 years of service to the local healthcare system, a retired Bahamian nurse is now facing her own major medical battle and hopes a kidney donor will come forward to provide her with the miracle she so desperately needs.

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Bannister: No cap on WSC contract approval

FORMER Works Minister Desmond Bannister testified that the Water and Sewerage Corporation’s (WSC) board was not legally required to refer contracts over $250,000 for ministerial approval during his last day of testimony in the bribery and fraud trial of Long Island MP Adrian Gibson and five others.