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44 cyclists injured on Cayman roads in one year

West Bay Road was the most dangerous street for pedestrians and cyclists in the Cayman Islands over a 12‑month period, according to data provided by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Trade school to open on Eastern Avenue

Cayman’s new vocational school could begin offering courses as early as next month, according to its creator Michael Myles.

Officers assaulted while making arrest

Two police officers were assaulted Monday while responding to an altercation between an man and a woman on Eastern Avenue.
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Signal box broken at Eastern Avenue, Godfrey Nixon Way

The National Roads Authority is warning motorists that the signal control box at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Godfrey Nixon Way has been damaged and is not working.

Police search in George Town fails to turn up missing man

Eral Keith Whitely, 72, a George Town resident who has been reported as missing since Christmas, has still not been found by authorities.

Cars collide on Eastern Avenue

Shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, police officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision which had occurred on Eastern Avenue in the vicinity of Saturn Close.
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UPDATE: Shedden Road open to traffic; pedestrian in critical condition

Part of Shedden Road was closed Wednesday during the peak morning commute time, following a collision involving a pedestrian. That person is in critical condition and updates from police were expected to follow.

Man’s nose broken in George Town bar fight

A 35-year-old man from West Bay was arrested following an altercation at Banana’s Restaurant and Bar on Eastern Avenue early Thursday morning in which another man’s nose was broken.
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Burglars break into Eastern Avenue businesses

Burglars broke into two adjacent businesses on Eastern Avenue early on Tuesday morning, and attempted to break into two others, according to police.

Shedden Road wounding charge sent to Grand Court

A charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm was sent to Grand Court on Tuesday after defendant Gregorio Camacho Hernandez appeared before Magistrate Valdis Foldats.

Man wounded in fight outside George Town bar

Police arrested a 49-year-old man following an altercation outside a George Town bar in the early hours of Sunday morning during which another man suffered a facial wound.

Entertainment community mourns loss of Charles ‘Greggie’ Gregory

The local entertainment community is mourning the loss of one of their own. Charles “Greggie” Gregory, who was a musician, singer, sound engineer and owner of Hopscotch Studios, passed away on Sunday.
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Cayman hosts regional pharmacy conference

The public will have a chance to ask pharmacists directly about medications they are currently taking or those they may be curious about at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Victory Tabernacle Church on Eastern Avenue.

Woman arrested for illegal gambling

Police arrested a woman for illegal gambling following a raid on an Eastern Avenue restaurant in George Town on Tuesday.
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Pedestrian struck in two-vehicle crash

A car mounted a sidewalk and struck a pedestrian after colliding with another vehicle on Eastern Avenue in George Town Monday morning.

Video link failure leads to not guilty verdict

Failing technology led to a verdict of not guilty in Grand Court on Monday when a video link between Cayman and Canada could not be re-established.

Cash courier robbed in George Town

Two robbers who apparently posed as construction workers held up a cash courier on Eastern Avenue, George Town early Friday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported.

Traffic accidents double over two years

A review of data provided by the Cayman Islands Royal Police Service shows that in the past three years, reported accidents in the islands have more than doubled.

Murder suspect released on police bail

A 27-year-old man who was arrested Monday on suspicion of the murder of Omar Bailey has been released on police bail.

Early breakthrough in murder investigation

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Omar Bailey in George Town Saturday night.

Update: Arrest made in fatal shooting case

A 28-year-old father-of-two was shot dead outside a barber shop on Eastern Avenue, Saturday night.

Man fatally shot on Eastern Avenue

A man was shot dead on Eastern Avenue in George Town just after 9:20 p.m. Saturday.

Cayman’s ‘Calypso Cowboy’ shot outside home

A Cayman Islands musician known as “The Calypso Cowboy” was shot outside his George Town home Monday night.

Update: Man shot on Eastern Avenue

A man sustained a gunshot wound during a shooting on Eastern Avenue, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported. The incident near Avon Way took place around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The victim was taken to the hospital.

Police: Women robbed on Seven Mile Beach

Two robberies targeting female pedestrians occurred over the past weekend involving suspects who were armed with knives, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported.

Iguanas knock out power for 1,200 CUC customers

The Caribbean Utilities Company experienced a brief power outage caused by iguanas on a power line on Tuesday. All four iguanas were killed from exposure to the power lines.

Four teens arrested in George Town assault

Royal Cayman Islands Police have arrested three men and a juvenile male in connection with a wounding and theft that happened in the predawn hours of Saturday in central George Town.

Prisoners’ handmade leather goods go on sale

Leather goods made by inmates at Northward Prison and other local handmade products are going on sale at a new George Town store.

Lawsuit filed against constable who hit man with baton

A police officer who was found guilty earlier this year of assaulting a suspect in custody is now being sued over the incident. Glen Andrew Bush is seeking damages for assault and false imprisonment against senior constable Michael “Bobby” Peart.
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C&W ups already stringent security standards

Don’t let the nondescript appearance fool you: The gray, three-story Flow building on the corner of Eastern Avenue and Shedden Road is a crucial cog in Cayman’s economic engine.

Police respond to fight at bar

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a disturbance involving a man with a machete at Bananas Bar on Eastern Avenue in George Town in the early hours of Thursday morning.
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Two-vehicle collision at traffic light

Police arrested a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting arrest following a two-car crash at the traffic light at Eastern Avenue early Sunday morning. The collision was between a Kia Sportage SUV and an Audi A4 car.

Older model vehicles stolen in George Town

Royal Cayman Islands Police are searching for three older model vehicles that were stolen late last week from various locations around George Town.

Man pleads guilty to firearm charges

Two charges relating to the attempted robbery of an armored truck in February were admitted to in Grand Court on Friday.

Runaway truck crashes into beauty salon

Work came to a standstill at Artista Salon on Eastern Avenue Monday after a runaway truck crashed through the glass doors and ended up in the shop with customers and workers.

Security guard shot in robbery outside Foster’s

A security guard was shot twice during a Saturday night armored truck robbery outside the Foster’s Food Fair-IGA Airport grocery store in George Town.

UPDATED: Would-be armored vehicle robber charged with attempted murder

A George Town man who allegedly opened fire on an armored vehicle driver during a robbery attempt is scheduled to appear in court today.

Police: Would-be robber shot security guard

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said Monday that a gunman opened fire on an armored vehicle driver during a robbery attempt. The guard was struck when shots were fired around 6:30 p.m. along Eastern Avenue, where the vehicle was picking up cash from a nearby money transfer business.

NEW: Shots fired in armored car robbery attempt

At least two gunshots were fired during an attempted robbery of an armored vehicle in George Town Monday night, according to witnesses who spoke with the Cayman Compass.

Man attacked with machete

A 58-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with a machete attack that morning in central George Town.
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Flow upgrading off-island connection

This weekend, telecoms company Flow plans to install new hardware for a major upgrade to the undersea fiber connection to Jamaica, one of the two “pipes” that allow Internet users in Cayman to connect with the rest of the world. The cable, connecting Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac and Jamaica, will get an added 100Gbps capacity.

Handgun, ammo charges go to Grand Court

Firearms charges against Randy James Parchment were committed to Grand Court on Monday after the defendant elected to have his matter heard in the higher court.

Cayman’s hidden housing dilemma

Allen Hank Bodden stands on the threshold of his home – a ramshackle patchwork of timber and tin, mounted on cinder blocks. He built it himself from pieces of plywood he collected on beaches across Grand Cayman after Hurricane Ivan.

Man in court for loaded gun, 50 rounds of ammo

Randy James Parchment, 35, appeared in Summary Court on Monday, facing three charges relating to possession of unlicensed firearms – a loaded .38 revolver and an additional 44 rounds of ammunition.

Taser used on armed suspect outside bar

Police used a Taser to subdue a George Town man who was carrying a loaded firearm outside a local bar early Friday, according to a police report.

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