Crime

Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments
Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments

July 15, 2019

Federal judges will decide how to proceed with bond hearings in two separate federal indictments against R. Kelly. The 52-year-old singer was arrested Thursday night while walking his dog on a 13-count indictment that includes sex crimes and obstruction of justice. A [...]

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Union fury over PMH sabotage claim
Union fury over PMH sabotage claim

July 15, 2019

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital has suspended non-emergency surgeries this week while it investigates a suspected sabotage attack...

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21 years for people smuggler
21 years for people smuggler

July 15, 2019

A JAMAICAN man - who claims that he was born in The Bahamas and was being denied entry into the country after being deemed an "undesirable" - has been sentenced to more than two decades in a US prison for running a human smuggling operation.

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Freeport man charged with two counts of attempted murder
Freeport man charged with two counts of attempted murder

July 15, 2019

A FREEPORT man on Friday was charged with two counts of attempted murder. Edvardo Evans, 33, of Bruce Avenue, appeared in court before Magistrate Charlton Smith where it alleged that on Sunday, July 7 at Freeport, he, being concerned with others, at

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New Providence hit by three armed robberies
New Providence hit by three armed robberies

July 15, 2019

THREE armed robberies took place within a 12-hour period in New Providence on Saturday, according to police reports. One of the victims was a woman in her late 50s who was robbed while cleaning her house. Another victim was beaten by two men during...

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Police investigate armed robbery and homicide on Grand Bahama
Police investigate armed robbery and homicide on Grand Bahama

July 14, 2019

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery and a homicide that happened within half an hour of each other early on Sunday...

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'Sabotage' fears hit PMH
'Sabotage' fears hit PMH

July 13, 2019

All non-emergency surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have been suspended as authorities investigate the “possible sabotage” of the hospital’s chiller system, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday...

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Pregnant marine jailed for one year
Pregnant marine jailed for one year

July 13, 2019

A pregnant Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine, who resorted to fraud to reportedly get money to care for her 11-year-old disabled son, was yesterday jailed for one year. Anna Marie Linden, 32, of Fritz Lane, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a forged [...]

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Accused burglar charged
Accused burglar charged

July 13, 2019

A man accused of burglarizing three West Bay Street homes was yesterday remanded to prison...

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Mother charged with assault, son with causing harm
Mother charged with assault, son with causing harm

July 12, 2019

A MOTHER and her minor son were arraigned on Friday in the Freeport Magistrate's Court - one for assault and the other for causing harm...

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PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage
PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage

July 12, 2019

THE Princess Margaret Hospital is suspending non-emergency surgeries while it investigates possible sabotage at the hospital...

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The Latest: Kelly faces federal racketeering, sex charges

July 12, 2019

The Latest on the sex crimes case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m...

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Celebrating the life of MDEEZ
Celebrating the life of MDEEZ

July 12, 2019

Some of the biggest names in the local music industry will take to the stage for a celebration of life for late reggae singer Davon “MDeez” Knight...

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Man murdered months after twin brother killed
Man murdered months after twin brother killed

July 12, 2019

The family of a man who was stabbed to death on Wednesday night during a brawl with another man said he died nearly seven months after his twin brother was murdered. "Baby doll it's hard," Miriam Murphy, the victim's mother, told The Nassau Guardian yesterday. [...]

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Marine denied bail
Marine denied bail

July 12, 2019

The man accused of the murder of Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Petty Officer Percival Philip Perpall and the attempted murders of Calvin Hanna and Ellis Rahming at Government House was denied bail yesterday...

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Second twin dies in street knife fight
Second twin dies in street knife fight

July 12, 2019

AS Curtis Murphy Jr held his stabbed and bloodied younger brother Nicartha in his arms at the parking lot of Smith's Motel on Tuesday night, he clung to hope the 32-year-old father would live to see another day...

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Fire death mother 'was ill, not evil'
Fire death mother 'was ill, not evil'

July 12, 2019

THE lawyer for Philippa Marshall, the woman accused of murdering her daughter by setting her on fire in December 2017, yesterday submitted that the accused was "not in her right frame of mind" when the offence took place and therefore called for the nine-woman jury to find her not guilty by reason of insanity...

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Man jailed and fined over drugs possession
Man jailed and fined over drugs possession

July 12, 2019

A man convicted of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply was sentenced to one year in prison and fined $2,000 by a Freeport Magistrate on Friday...

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One man killed, another injured after stabbing
One man killed, another injured after stabbing

July 11, 2019

One man is dead and another is in hospital after they stabbed each other on Wednesday night...

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Smith leads calls to end 'archaic' criminal libel laws
Smith leads calls to end 'archaic' criminal libel laws

July 11, 2019

RIGHTS Bahamas yesterday renewed calls for an end to archaic criminal libel laws after social media commentator Gorman Bannister was remanded to prison over the offence...

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