Crime

BREAKING NEWS: Student stabbed at Government High School
BREAKING NEWS: Student stabbed at Government High School

January 19, 2017

ANGRY and concerned parents have gathered outside Government High School on Thursday afternoon after a stabbing incident in which a student was taken to hospital in critical condition and two others were injured...

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Stabbing at Government High School
Stabbing at Government High School

January 19, 2017

Reports and images of a student stabbed are circulating on social media...

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16-year-old boy shot dead 'as he went to commit crime'
16-year-old boy shot dead 'as he went to commit crime'

January 19, 2017

A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning, minutes before police suspect the teenager was about to commit a crime...

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'Surrender or become a target'
'Surrender or become a target'

January 19, 2017

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday called the country's murder count so far this month a "disgrace", but stressed that many of the country's recent killings stem from feuds over drugs and relationships...

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11 murders in 18 days
11 murders in 18 days

January 19, 2017

With 11 murders recorded already in The Bahamas for 2017, there are widespread concerns about crime, but Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said yesterday that the majority of murder victims are people "involved in a life of crime", contrary to hearsay that criminals often target innocent people...

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Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises
Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises

January 18, 2017

THE murderous start to 2017 in New Providence continued in the early hours of Wednesday with the fatal shooting of a young man on Williams Lane off Kemp Road, the second killing in Nassau in nine hours...

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44 traffic fatalities recorded in 2016

January 18, 2017

A total of 44 people died as a result of traffic fatalities in 2016, with Bahamians accounting for over 90 per cent of that figure, according to the latest Royal Bahamas Police Force crime statistics...

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Police investigate fatal shooting in The Grove

January 17, 2017

POLICE are reporting they are on the scene of a fatal shooting in The Grove on Tuesday night...

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Police to step up patrols to keep public safe
Police to step up patrols to keep public safe

January 16, 2017

DESPITE the country recording five murders in the past week, Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police are doing an "excellent job" bringing criminals to justice...

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Two dead in weekend shootings
Two dead in weekend shootings

January 16, 2017

TWO men are dead and another man is recovering in hospital after three separate shooting incidents in the capital over the weekend...

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Cocaine seizures up by half
Cocaine seizures up by half

January 13, 2017

COCAINE seizures in The Bahamas increased by 56 per cent last year when compared to 2015, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) narcotics statistics...

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Looming is illegal, says Commissioner

January 12, 2017

LOOMING, a popular activity likened to a Ponzi scheme, is illegal, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade said yesterday, warning that those who participate in the scheme could find difficulty receiving remedies through the justice system when problems arise...

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Serious crime down by 26
Serious crime down by 26

January 12, 2017

SERIOUS crimes in The Bahamas declined by 26 per cent in 2016, the most significant year-to-year drop since 2004, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade revealed yesterday...

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Crime down 26 percent
Crime down 26 percent

January 12, 2017

Crime overall was down by 26 percent last year over 2015, according to statistics released yesterday by Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, who said this is the "most significant overall decrease in crime in The Bahamas since the year 2004"...

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Another man shot dead

January 12, 2017

A man was found shot to death on Kingston Street, opposite Kemp Road Union Baptist Church, police reported yesterday evening. Details were sketchy but police said the man had multiple gunshot wounds...

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Police chief: No progress in 'murder plot' probe

January 12, 2017

Ten months after he announced that police were probing matters related to an alleged murder plot targeting members of the environmental group Save The Bays (STB), Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade told reporters yesterday the probe is "not going anywhere"...

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AG: Conviction rate doubled since 2012
AG: Conviction rate doubled since 2012

January 12, 2017

The conviction rate in The Bahamas has doubled since 2012, according to Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Allyson Maynard-Gibson...

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22-year-old man gunned down yards from a church
22-year-old man gunned down yards from a church

January 10, 2017

POLICE are investigating two more homicides, a shooting death of a 22-year-old man that occurred near a church late on Monday night and the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died in hospital on Tuesday after being shot along with three others on New Year's Eve...

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Man beaten to death with a hammer
Man beaten to death with a hammer

January 09, 2017

A MAN was brutally beaten to death with a hammer late Friday night, marking the third homicide in the capital in three days...

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BREAKING NEWS: Reports say three dead, nine people shot at Ft. Lauderdale airport
BREAKING NEWS: Reports say three dead, nine people shot at Ft. Lauderdale airport

January 06, 2017

News media outlets are reporting that three people are dead and nine have been shot at Fort Lauderdale international airport...

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