Tribune Stories

Suspected car thief shot dead by off-duty police reserve

May 23, 2019

AN off duty reservist shot and killed a suspected car thief early yesterday morning, according to police.

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Man, 43, faces separate charges of murder and attempted murder
Man, 43, faces separate charges of murder and attempted murder

May 23, 2019

A New Providence man was charged with murder and attempted murder in the Freeport Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with two separate shooting incidents in Grand Bahama...

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Ex-banker charged with unlawful sex with boy, 14, to stand trial in 2020

May 23, 2019

A FORMER banker accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old boy will stand trial in April of next year, a Supreme Court judge has said. Paul Lewis, 37, of Yamacraw Shores, was given the dates of April 6 through 10, 2020, for trial by Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson yesterday...

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Body camera deal nearly done
Body camera deal nearly done

May 23, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said contracts should be signed soon with the approved vendor to provide body cameras for law enforcement agencies...

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Gun epidemic closely tied to drugs trade
Gun epidemic closely tied to drugs trade

May 23, 2019

OF THE 762 murders in the country since 2012, 629 of these have been as a result of gun violence, National Security Minister Marvin Dames revealed yesterday. So far this year, he said, there have been 31 murders, but 87 percent of these or 27 involved firearms. Between 2012 and 2018, approximately 602 or 82.4 percent of the 731 homicides involved guns, he also said...

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It's time for the police to stop investigating the police - Davis

May 23, 2019

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis has said the killing of three people by police on Friday and the competing narratives about what led to it are "troubling"...

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Bayley keeps his promise to Feeding Network

May 23, 2019

On a sunny afternoon in November, Royal Caribbean International president & CEO Michael Bayley stood in the AquaTheater of Symphony of The Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world as it made its inaugural visit to Nassau, and before an audience of hundreds including volunteers from one of the destination's most challenged communities made a promise - to fund all the food needed by the Bahamas Feeding Network in 2019...

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Time to clean up: Residents fed up with garbage outside their back door
Time to clean up: Residents fed up with garbage outside their back door

May 23, 2019

RESIDENTS of Millennium Gardens have complained about mounds of unsightly trash left indiscriminately in their area and are calling on the government to intervene to remove the "eyesores" from the area...

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Victim dies of multiple gunshots

May 23, 2019

POLICE on Grand Bahama have recorded another homicide after a man was shot dead early yesterday at a known crime hotspot in Freeport.

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Hunt for missing teen

May 23, 2019

POLICE are looking for Nadia Regis, 15, who was reported missing by relatives yesterday.

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Rapist pastor begs to go back to US jail: Fox Hill prison too dangerous

May 23, 2019

A BAHAMIAN pastor sentenced to life plus 20 years on child rape charges in Georgia will be extradited after waiving his right to local legal proceedings yesterday.

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Disabled access - we must do more

May 23, 2019

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday that too many commercial and publicly used buildings remain only partially accessible to people with disabilities despite a long-passed deadline for them to be in compliance with the law. The deadline passed on December 31, 2017.

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Suspect set free over cell beating

May 23, 2019

POLICE abuse of a suspect has led the Court of Appeal to overturn a man's armed robbery conviction and sentencing.

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PLP39s NIA operated for 39personal gain39

May 23, 2019

HEADS of respective law enforcement agencies raised concerns that the former government never communicated to them how the National Intelligence Agency was to function in the collective fight against crime.

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Mass NIB no-show hits customers

May 23, 2019

TENSIONS at the National Insurance Board (NIB) escalated yesterday with an estimated 300 line-staff staging a "sick-out" and leaving many disgruntled customers at the corporation's Baillou Hill Road headquarters.

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Cooper: PM pandering to constituents

May 22, 2019

RAGGED Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday accused Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis of pandering to his constituents in a bid to score political points, and called for an apology over longstanding neglect.

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Seven foreign nationals fined for overstaying

May 22, 2019

SEVEN foreign nationals - four Brazilians, two Jamaicans and one Haitian - were convicted and fined for overstaying in three separate cases yesterday.

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Pathologist confirms man died from single gunshot

May 22, 2019

A FORENSIC pathologist confirmed yesterday that a 40-year-old man shot and killed by police near Sisal Street west five years ago died from a gunshot to the head.

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Woman facing firearm charge given bail

May 22, 2019

A WOMAN charged in connection with the discovery of unlicensed firearms, ammunition and dangerous drugs at a home where three men were shot and killed by police last Friday, was granted bail in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Woods presents new agreement to WSC

May 22, 2019

WORKERS at the Water and Sewerage Corporation presented their new industrial agreement to executive management yesterday.This follows months of standoff, strike threats and a war of words with executive chairman Adrian Gibson.

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