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Woman found dead in Nassau Village

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in the Nassau Village area on Saturday morning.

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Man cleared of robbing Domino's employee of car, cash and phone

A MAN has been cleared of allegations that he robbed a Domino's Pizza employee of her car, cash and cellphone while she was making a delivery eight years ago.

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Stabbed youth in hospital

A JUVENILE is in hospital after he was stabbed during a fight, police said. Shortly after 10pm on Wednesday, the teen was involved in an argument with a group of men in the area of a park at West End Avenue, Centreville. One of the men, armed with a

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Judge’s mercy for fire death mother: Six-year hospital care for setting daughter alight

A schizophrenic woman who killed her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire was ordered yesterday to spend six years at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre as punishment.

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Officers hunt for armed robbers

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the suspects responsible for two armed robberies that happened on Wednesday. In the first incident, shortly before 3pm, two gunmen entered a residence on Chanc

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Man shot dead in Freeport

GRAND Bahama police are investigating the shooting death of a man late Wednesday evening in Freeport.

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Mother denies neglect after son is shot while playing with gun

A 32-year-old woman denied allegations yesterday that her neglect led to her son being shot with a gun that accidentally went off as the boy and another child were playing with it. Kara Johnson, of Romer Street, Fox Hill, entered a not guilty plea t

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Three remanded on charges of armed robbery

THREE employees of a solid-waste management company were remanded to prison yesterday over allegations they robbed a local wholesale agency at gunpoint of over $60,000 worth of cigarettes and one of the company’s delivery trucks last week. Remardo B

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Juvenile has his murder conviction overturned

A MAN previously accused of being an accomplice to murder when he was a teenager seven years ago has been freed on appeal.The appellate court quashed the 35-year sentence Glenardo Johnson was serving in connection to the murder of Owen “Pappi” Rose S

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Woman awaiting deportation dies at police station

Police are investigating after a woman awaiting deportation died at the Central Police Station in Grand Bahama on Friday.

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Case discontinued over woman's shooting

THE Crown has discontinued proceedings against a 24-year-old man alleged to have tried to kill a woman eight months ago, his attorney has said.

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Price of a life - $11k fine and year in jail: Family’s anger at drunk driver who fled crash

A WOMAN tearfully criticised a 50-year-old pilot for not only hitting and killing her father in an unlicenced vehicle while high and drunk two months ago, but fleeing the scene after the accident.

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Two charged in separate murder cases

A 28-year-old man is responsible for murdering a teenage girl found dead at Stokes Cabana in the Yamacraw area last month, police have alleged.

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Convicted murderer in bid to rehear case

A MURDER convict who notoriously escaped from a police bus and prompted an island-wide manhunt three years ago is seeking to have the very same court that dismissed his appeal rehear the matter.Ormand Leon, through his attorney Geoffrey Farquharson,

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Fire-death mother: She needs care, not prison

AN attorney is trying to persuade a judge to sentence a schizophrenic woman to just half a decade in the country’s mental health institution for killing her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.

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