Archive for September 14th, 2016

Jury delivers split verdict in robbery-sex crime case

Jury delivers split verdict in robbery-sex crime case

| 14/09/2016 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A jury returned two guilty and two not guilty verdicts Wednesday, following several hours deliberating the crown’s case against Walter Jordan McLaughlin (left) for abduction, indecent assault, robbery and common assault. The jury acquitted the local man of abduction and indecent assault but convicted him of robbery and common assault. The victim in the […]

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CAL flight aborted over safety error

CAL flight aborted over safety error

| 14/09/2016 | 71 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Airways flight to Miami on Tuesday evening was aborted shortly after take-off when the pilots were unable to retract the landing gear because maintenance crews had failed to remove two ground lock safety pins. Officials from Cayman Airways said that while the aircraft was never in an “unsafe condition”, the breach of […]

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Throat slasher faced significant provocation

Throat slasher faced significant provocation

| 14/09/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man will have to wait two more weeks to find out if he will serve time in jail for cutting the throat of another man who had threatened on more than one occasion to kill him. David Andrew Bodden was found guilty in March of unlawful wounding, the lesser of three […]

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Police call on witnesses to GT bar shooting

Police call on witnesses to GT bar shooting

| 14/09/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): As police continue investigations into a shooting outside a bar in the industrial area of George Town on Sunday night, officers are appealing for witnesses. There have been very few details released about the incident, in which a man was shot but did not receive any life-threatening injuries. Police have not said how many […]

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Minister presents revamped lawyers law

Minister presents revamped lawyers law

| 14/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): After almost fifteen years and half a dozen attempts to pass the legislation, Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton has come up with a legal practitioners bill that has the support of the legal profession in Cayman and provides for the development and protection of local attorneys. Calling it an “immense improvement”, Panton said […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library