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Motorist causes death by dangerous driving
Motorist causes death by dangerous driving

July 23, 2019

A 26-year-old man yesterday denied allegations that his dangerous driving in a car he had no permission to operate caused the death of a 25-year-old woman last month.

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Man on attempted murder charge
Man on attempted murder charge

July 23, 2019

A 24-year-old man recently acquitted of attempting to murder a police officer in 2016 was charged yesterday with trying to kill a woman two months ago...

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Man admitted to killing his teen lover's mother

July 20, 2019

A man admitted to killing his teen lover's mother, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday. Zyndall McKinney, 32, is accused of the fatal stabbing of American Anna Garrison, whose decomposing body was found wrapped in sheets on the side of Fox Hill Road south on [...]

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Men deny sexually abusing minors

July 20, 2019

A 50-year-old man accused of the sexual abuse of a nine-year-old boy yesterday denied the charges at his arraignment in the Supreme Court. Darron Simmons appeared before Justice Bernard Turner via video-link from the remand center at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services and was [...]

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Trial set for man accused of double murder

July 20, 2019

A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing two children in 2017...

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Man charged with Independence Day murder
Man charged with Independence Day murder

July 19, 2019

A 32-year-old man was yesterday charged with the murder of Nicartha Murphy on Independence Day. D'javon Johnson, of Cox Way, was not required to enter a plea to the charge when he made his initial appearance before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt. Murphy, 32, was fatally [...]

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Speaker closes down Mall debate
Speaker closes down Mall debate

July 19, 2019

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie ruled yesterday that Members of Parliament will not be allowed to raise matters related to the Town Centre Mall during proceedings...

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32-year-old charged with stabbing man to death
32-year-old charged with stabbing man to death

July 19, 2019

A 32-year-old man was charged in Magistrate's Court yesterday with stabbing another man to death during an argument last week.
D'Javon Johnson, of Cox Way, was arraigned on a single murder charge stemming from Nicartha "Twin" Murphy's death on July

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Woman found guilty of murdering baby
Woman found guilty of murdering baby

July 18, 2019

A woman who claimed demons told her to set her baby afire was yesterday found guilty of murder as jurors rejected her insanity defense. The jury wasted no time and returned the unanimous verdict against Phillipa Marshall, 41, for the murder of one-year-old Philicia in [...]

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Six face summer theft charges

July 18, 2019

SIX men were brought before the Freeport Magistrate's Court yesterday to face a laundry list of shopbreaking and stealing offences that occurred in the Eight Mile Rock and Freeport areas between June and July.

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ParrisWhittaker wins Shipping & Maritime Law firm of the year (Lawyers World)

July 17, 2019

Lawyers World Global provides the definitive guide to the world's leading law specialist, and they have recently named ParrisWhittaker as the Bahamas’ Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year - Bahamas under their Global Awards category!...

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Judge restricts social media use of Trump friend Roger Stone

July 17, 2019

No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after concluding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, who is charged with lying in the Russia investigation, [...]

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Death of man hit by car was no accident, prosecutor says

July 17, 2019

When Tyrone Francis knocked down three pedestrians in 2009, his actions were intentional, a prosecutor told jurors yesterday.

Francis is accused of the murder of Jonathan Linden and the attempted murders of his friends Elvardo Johnson and Jerome Charlton.

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Judge offers to recuse herself in rape case
Judge offers to recuse herself in rape case

July 17, 2019

AN attorney said yesterday he will consider a judge's offer to recuse herself from presiding over a Jamaican woman's lawsuit against the government over allegations she was raped by a senior immigration officer while in his custody five years ago...

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Ex-Atlantis worker fined for stealing from tourists when he was drunk
Ex-Atlantis worker fined for stealing from tourists when he was drunk

July 16, 2019

A FORMER Atlantis employee was fined over $1,000 yesterday for stealing $3,000 worth of merchandise from tourists at the Paradise Island resort while he was drunk.

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BML Properties files motion to dismiss CCA counterclaim

July 16, 2019

BML Properties Limited filed a motion in New York Supreme Court yesterday to dismiss a counterclaim filed against it by CCA Construction Incorporated (formerly China Construction America and also known as CSCECB), which had sought to dismiss BML's lawsuit against CCA. CCA's counterclaim sites shareholder [...]

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BOB bids to block receivership request
BOB bids to block receivership request

July 16, 2019

Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) is seeking a stay of a court order that awarded $6 million in damages to firms partially owned by the family trust of former State Minister of Legal Affairs Damian Gomez...

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Vasyli appeal closer to being heard
Vasyli appeal closer to being heard

July 16, 2019

A bid by the wife of an Australian multi-millionaire to quash a retrial order for his murder could be heard soon, as the country’s highest court granted her permission to appeal last month...

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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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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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