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Man critical after West Bay stabbing

Man critical after West Bay stabbing

| 05/07/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A local man is currently in the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town in critical condition after he was stabbed in the head and chest early Saturday morning. Police recovered a gun from the crime scene in West Bay, a spokesperson for the RCIPS said. The 911 service received a report of shots being […]

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Fire boss charged in hit and run

Fire boss charged in hit and run

| 04/07/2015

(CNS): John Bodden, who was suspended from his temporary position as acting chief fire officer last month following his arrest in connection with a hit and run in Savannah, has been charged. Police said the 47-year-old Bodden Town man was charged on Thursday afternoon with careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, using a vehicle […]

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Elderly man escapes extensive house fire

Elderly man escapes extensive house fire

| 06/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An 84-year-old tenant of a house in Monument Road, Bodden Town, escaped without injury from a fire at the home Saturday night. The Cayman Islands Fire Service was called out to the blaze at around 10:20pm on 7 July and crews brought the fire under control. The elderly man, who was at home at the […]

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Cops seize gun during traffic stop in BT

Cops seize gun during traffic stop in BT

| 06/07/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Four people have been arrested and are currently in police custody following their arrest over the discovery of a firearm and ganja during a traffic stop in Bodden Town. Police said that three men and one woman were arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning when the drugs and handgun were found during […]

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Ebanks flies to airport but leaves foot in labour office

Ebanks flies to airport but leaves foot in labour office

| 06/07/2015

(CNS Business) The former director of the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) has started work as the new head of human resources for the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) but is still working part time for the labour office. The airport issued a press release on Friday announcing Mario Ebanks’ arrival there, just days after Ebanks confirmed […]

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Man injured in doorstep robbery

Man injured in doorstep robbery

| 06/07/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A man was robbed on the doorstep of his Bodden Town home late Friday night when two men armed with handguns approached him outside the house on Venice Bodden Drive. Police said Sunday that the report was made to 911 at around 11:20 pm on 3 July.

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Police scour CCTV for clues in killing

Police scour CCTV for clues in killing

| 03/07/2015 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Investigators working on Grand Cayman’s latest murder are scouring through CCTV footage for clues as to who shot 20-year-old Jason Charles Powery. An RCIPS spokesperson said detectives were “anxious to speak with anyone” who could have information regarding the incident, in which the West Bay man was shot in the head near a George […]

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Reward pledge soars over home invasion

Reward pledge soars over home invasion

| 03/07/2015 | 41 Comments

(CNS): A concerted effort by a family who were the victims of the latest home invasion has raised pledges from the private sector for one of the largest rewards ever offered for the conviction of armed robbers in Cayman. Around $110,000 has been pledged to find the armed gang that burst into a home in Governor’s […]

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Poisoned land triggers major public health probe

Poisoned land triggers major public health probe

| 03/07/2015 | 26 Comments

(CNS): After a decade-long saga to get government to take the situation seriously, a major public health investigation is finally underway on land that was poisoned with arsenic and other dangerous substances when it was used as a debris site during the post Hurricane Ivan recovery. Government officials revealed yesterday that testing by local and international […]

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