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Couple's killer jailed 60 years
Couple's killer jailed 60 years

September 25, 2018

Devaughn Hall was sentenced to 60 years in prison yesterday for the murders of Deadman's Reef couple Barry and Sheena Johnson who were shot to death during an armed robbery at their home three years ago...

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Suspect shot dead 'pointed gun at police'
Suspect shot dead 'pointed gun at police'

September 24, 2018

A 22-year-old shot and killed by police in the Nassau Village community two years ago was not the person they were seeking to apprehend, according to police testimony on Friday...

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Legal debts could force Nygard sale
Legal debts could force Nygard sale

September 24, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL activists are seeking a Supreme Court order to have Nygard Cay sold to satisfy the $2.2m debt Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard owes in legal costs from illegal dredging activities...

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OUT OF ORDER: Gibson's lawyers attack prosecution's 'tainted' evidence
OUT OF ORDER: Gibson's lawyers attack prosecution's 'tainted' evidence

September 19, 2018

LAWYERS for former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson yesterday accused the Crown of engaging in "wholly improper conduct" for allegedly conducting meetings with two key prosecution witnesses and their lawyers to discuss how the evidence they would eventually give against Gibson should be "edited" or "amended"...

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'Beaten to death with a conch shell'
'Beaten to death with a conch shell'

September 14, 2018

A row between two men ended with one battering the other to death using a conch shell as a weapon, Supreme Court jurors heard yesterday...

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Marine's killer given 27 years behind bars
Marine's killer given 27 years behind bars

September 12, 2018

A FORMER wanted suspect has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine at a nightclub three years ago...

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Sands' links with key trial witness
Sands' links with key trial witness

September 07, 2018

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday admitted that the key prosecution witness in former PLP Senator Frank Smith’s criminal trial contributed financially to his political campaign in the lead-up to the 2017 general elections...

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Vera Watkins Sworn in as Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

September 05, 2018

Vera Watkins was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Tuesday...

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PUBLIC NOTICE-Office of The Judiciary
PUBLIC NOTICE-Office of The Judiciary

September 03, 2018

THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY NOTIFIED that due to Scheduled Events to Mark the Passing of The Late Chief Justice, The Honourable Stephen G. Isaacs, the Office of the Judiciary (Supreme Court & Magistrates Courts) will be closed to the public as follows...

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Accused faces court for killing at web shop
Accused faces court for killing at web shop

August 30, 2018

A 26-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate's Court yesterday over allegations he murdered another man in an East Street web shop last Friday...

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Three accused over armed robbery
Three accused over armed robbery

August 28, 2018

THREE men including a teenager were yesterday arraigned in Magistrate's Court in connection with an armed robbery offence. Teniro Minnis, 20, stood before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on one count each of armed robbery, possession of an unlicensed firearm...

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Watkins to serve as acting CJ
Watkins to serve as acting CJ

August 27, 2018

JUSTICE Vera Watkins will serve as acting chief justice of the Supreme Court until a successor to the substantive post is named, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold...

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Man wanted by police in Grand Bahama
Man wanted by police in Grand Bahama

August 24, 2018

POLICE in Grand Bahama are seeking the public's help with locating a wanted man from New Providence...

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Statement by Cabinet on the Passing of Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs
Statement by Cabinet on the Passing of Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs

August 24, 2018

It is with profound regret that we confirm the passing of the Chief Justice, the Honourable Stephen Gerard Isaacs, this morning at 11:00 am at Doctors Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas...

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Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs dies

August 24, 2018

Two weeks after he was sworn in as chief justice, Stephen Isaacs died, his family confirmed today. Isaacs was 63...

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Theft and laundering case delay
Theft and laundering case delay

August 24, 2018

A 23-year-old man awaiting trial on three counts of theft and one count of money laundering in connection with more than $60,000 his girlfriend stole from her employer over a seven-month period, had the case against him adjourned to September 4 yesterday...

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Three years jail for US cocaine smuggler
Three years jail for US cocaine smuggler

August 23, 2018

AN American man was convicted yesterday and sentenced to three years in prison in connection with a drug seizure at the Lynden Pindling International Airport over the weekend...

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Three jailed over seizure of marijuana
Three jailed over seizure of marijuana

August 21, 2018

A BAHAMIAN man and two Jamaican men were sentenced to three and a half years in prison yesterday for last week's seizure of 375 pounds of marijuana at a residence on Meadow Street.Two additional people - a Jamaican woman and a Bahamian man - were also...

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American caught with 43k coke in luggage
American caught with 43k coke in luggage

August 20, 2018

AN American man found with more than $40,000 worth of cocaine in his luggage was one of several people arrested for drug offences over the weekend...

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Judge recuses herself from murder trial
Judge recuses herself from murder trial

August 17, 2018

A SUPREME Court judge on Friday discharged a jury empaneled to hear the murder trial of Ashley Hield, taking the necessary steps to recuse herself of the case on the grounds of potential bias....

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