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Officers suspended over booze video

July 24, 2017

TWO officers caught on video riding in a police squad car, one holding a bottle of Kalik while they appeared to ignore a call from the Police Control Room, have been suspended, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said yesterday.

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Davis lashes out over PLP arrests

July 24, 2017

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis wrote a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis last week regarding criminal probes into Progressive Liberal Party politicians, warning: "When you set out to dig a grave for your enemy, dig two."

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Man shot dead in Pinewood Gardens

July 22, 2017

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens early on Saturday evening.

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UPDATED: Police search for two suspects after Pinewood Gardens murder

July 22, 2017

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens early on Saturday evening.

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Woman shot while driving on Blue Hill Road South

July 22, 2017

A woman is in hospital after she was shot while driving on Blue Hill Road South Friday night.

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UPDATED: Rand Memorial Hospital patients evacuated after fire

July 22, 2017

A fire at Rand Memorial Hospital on Friday afternoon forced the evacuation of nearly 50 patients and left a physician hospitalised with mild smoke inhalation.

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Man charged with murder

July 21, 2017

A MAN appeared in Magistrate's Court on Friday afternoon facing a murder charge.

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18m health information system to be launched next year

July 21, 2017

THE official launch of a new, multi-million dollar integrated health information system is expected to take place in the Summer of next year, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands confirmed on Friday.

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UPDATED: Man gunned down in fifth murder in six days

July 21, 2017

ANOTHER man on bail has been gunned down in daylight, with the fifth murder in six days occurring Friday afternoon.

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Former Senator Frank Smith facing 15 charges

July 21, 2017

FORMER Progressive Liberal Party Senator Frank Smith appeared in Magistrate's Court facing 15 criminal charges on Friday morning concerning the alleged solicitation of $65,000 in bribes from a woman he is said to have assisted in getting a contract.

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BREAKING NEWS: One man dead, one injured after shooting

July 21, 2017

One man is dead and another is in hospital after a double shooting this afternoon.

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VIDEO: Rand Memorial Hospital patients evacuated after fire
VIDEO: Rand Memorial Hospital patients evacuated after fire

July 21, 2017

A FIRE broke out at the Rand Memorial Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Friday, prompting hospital officials to immediately evacuate scores of patients from the facility...

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Fans missing out on great games as Bahamas lands two silvers
Fans missing out on great games as Bahamas lands two silvers

July 21, 2017

DESPITE reports of low attendance at some events associated with the Commonwealth Youth Games being hosted in the capital this week, federation representatives for the games yesterday applauded the Local Organising Committee for "enduring gracefully"...

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New offensive to tackle murder rate
New offensive to tackle murder rate

July 21, 2017

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday admitted that there is a "significant amount of work to do" to reduce serious crimes in the capital, however he said he is "confident" that with the new policies the government plans on introducing, "things will begin to change"...

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Minister admits NHI wide open to fraud
Minister admits NHI wide open to fraud

July 21, 2017

The Minister of Health yesterday admitted that the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme's "non-existent checks and balances" have left taxpayers totally exposed to fraud and other financial abuses...

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UPDATE: Frank Smith appears in court facing 15 charges
UPDATE: Frank Smith appears in court facing 15 charges

July 21, 2017

Frank Smith appeared in court this morning charged with one count of bribery, one of attempted extortion and 13 counts of extortion..

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No moves to legalise marijuana

July 21, 2017

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday shot down any notion that the Minnis administration is currently considering the decriminalisation of marijuana or legalisation of the drug for medicinal or recreational purposes.

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Smith 39facing 12 charges39

July 21, 2017

FRANK Smith, the former chairman of the Public Hospitals Authority, was taken to court to face bribery and extortion charges yesterday only to learn nearly an hour after his scheduled arraignment officials were not ready to present his file to the court and his matter would be adjourned to today.

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Man in court accused of recent shooting death

July 21, 2017

A MAN appeared in Magistrate's Court yesterday accused of being the culprit behind a recent fatal shooting in the capital. Dino Nixon, 20, of Ridgeland Park stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt facing a charge of murder which was brou

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Man injured in drive-by shooting

July 21, 2017

POLICE are searching for a male suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital on Wednesday. Around 9pm, a man had just walked out of a business in the Kennedy Subdivision, when the occupants in a grey Honda CRV vehicle pulled up and

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