Court

Couple's killer appeals verdict
Couple's killer appeals verdict

April 05, 2019

A MAN convicted of executing a married couple in Grand Bahama four years ago after he tried to rob the husband of $2m has launched an appeal...

read more »

Marine killed friend in crash
Marine killed friend in crash

April 02, 2019

A ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force marine was fined $10,000 yesterday after he was charged with causing the death of his 17-year-old friend when the car they were in went out of control and flipped over in February...

read more »

Cop fired 'like at target practice'
Cop fired 'like at target practice'

March 28, 2019

THE lifelong friend of a teenager whose death at the hands of police sparked the 2010 Bain Town riot yesterday claimed the officer who killed him got down on one knee and shot him as if it was target practice...

read more »

Dolphin assault led to sacking
Dolphin assault led to sacking

March 25, 2019

A FORMER Dolphin Cay marine mammal specialist was wrong for not informing her supervisor that a female guest had breached company policy by touching a dolphin's genitals seven years ago, the Court of Appeal has ruled...

read more »

Robber's killing ruled lawful
Robber's killing ruled lawful

March 22, 2019

A POLICE officer was justified in killing a teenager who was said to have robbed one man and attempted to rob another while armed with a fake gun less than an hour before his death in 2012, a jury has found...

read more »

Gospel singer on rape charge
Gospel singer on rape charge

March 19, 2019

CHRISTIAN Massive lead singer Cartnel Kent Johnson was charged in Magistrate's Court yesterday with allegedly raping a woman earlier this month...

read more »

'Missing Marvin' hearing delayed
'Missing Marvin' hearing delayed

March 15, 2019

SUPREME Court Justice Andrew Forbes has delayed his ruling on a habeas corpus application in the case of 40-year-old Marvin Pratt, after agreeing that government filings in the case have not fully addressed the specifics as laid out in the application...

read more »

No-show Nygard - 'Just lock him up': QC urges court to jail tycoon for two years
No-show Nygard - 'Just lock him up': QC urges court to jail tycoon for two years

March 15, 2019

ATTORNEY Fred Smith, QC, yesterday called on a Supreme Court judge to jail Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard for two years for failing to appear in court yet again to attend his own sentencing for breaching a court order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his Lyford Cay home...

read more »

George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia
George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia

March 13, 2019

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia...

read more »

Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life
Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life

March 12, 2019

A Frenchman has been given a life sentence for killing four people in an anti-Semitic attack in Brussels in May 2014...

read more »

Visa scam 'Mr Fix-It' jailed for five months
Visa scam 'Mr Fix-It' jailed for five months

March 12, 2019

THE Mr Fix-It at the centre of a US visa scam involving The Bahamas Immigration Department has been jailed for five months by a federal court...

read more »

18-month wait for Labour Day trial
18-month wait for Labour Day trial

March 07, 2019

THE man whose truck mowed into a crowd during last year's Labour Day Parade will stand trial in 2020 over allegations that he negligently caused the death of four women and injured eight other people...

read more »

Son who beat mother, 81, to death loses appeal
Son who beat mother, 81, to death loses appeal

March 06, 2019

A MAN is to continue serving his 35-year sentence for murdering his 81-year-old mother four years ago, then recording a video and taking pictures of her bedroom floor instead of immediately calling for help...

read more »

Justice Milton Evans Sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal

March 06, 2019

Justice Milton Evans was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during a Swearing-in Ceremony...

read more »

Sir Michael Barnett, sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal

March 06, 2019

Sir Michael Barnett was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during a Swearing-In Ceremony...

read more »

Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss granted bail by Tokyo court
Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss granted bail by Tokyo court

March 05, 2019

The former boss of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, has been granted bail by a Tokyo court in a surprise decision.

read more »

Govt offers no evidence against Rufa
Govt offers no evidence against Rufa

March 01, 2019

CANADIAN Bruno Rufa's third judicial review against the Department of Immigration closed yesterday with no evidence or submissions filed by the government...

read more »

Torture victims told - you must sue
Torture victims told - you must sue

February 28, 2019

RIGHTS Bahamas expressed concern yesterday about the treatment of three people who allege they were tortured by police for confessions in Eleuthera last year...

read more »

Coroner rules boat tragedy accidental
Coroner rules boat tragedy accidental

February 28, 2019

A CORONER ruled yesterday that the death of a 73-year-old man in a boating collision was an "accidental death" -- however the victim's daughter has said the family will pursue the matter in a civil case...

read more »

George Pell: Cardinal's bail revoked after sexual abuse conviction
George Pell: Cardinal's bail revoked after sexual abuse conviction

February 27, 2019

Cardinal George Pell has been remanded in custody after being found guilty of sexual offences against children in Australia...

read more »