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Early morning fire at local jewellery store

An early morning fire temporarily shut down operations at Diamond International jewellery store on Tuesday.

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.

Man dies after collapsing at fish market

A 63-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after he reportedly had a medical emergency which caused him to fall and hit his head at the fish market on North Church Street in George Town, police said.

Man pleads guilty in driving death of cyclist

Wilfred Ellington Myles pleaded guilty in Grand Court Friday to causing death by dangerous driving and a host of other charges in relation to the death of cyclist Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Kirzner in April.

Grand Court dates set; charges include firearms, burglary, wounding

Justice Roger Chapple presided in Grand Court on Friday when various trial dates were set, along with mentions for the sentencing of several defendants who pleaded guilty to charges against them.

Driver charged with cyclist’s death

A George Town man appeared in Summary Court on Wednesday charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Rough waves create unsafe conditions along waterfront

Update, Sunday 9 a.m.: Part of Harbour Drive remained closed Sunday morning as cleanup crews worked on clearing debris from the road. Sea conditions along the waterfront were milder than on Friday and Saturday, but high waves persisted.

Alleged NRA impersonators could face more charges

Three men who were arrested last month appeared in Grand Court on Friday for allegedly presenting themselves as workers with the National Roads Authority and offering to paint the parking lot of a business premises on North Church Street.

Teens arrested following car break-ins

Police arrested two teenagers, aged 18 and 19, following reports of four vehicles being broken into in downtown George Town during the Pirates Week festivities over the weekend.

Three accused of posing as NRA workers

Three men were arrested and charged after allegedly presenting themselves as workers with the National Roads Authority and offering to paint the parking lot of a business premises on North Church Street.

Roadwork continues on North Church Street

The National Roads Authority and its subcontractors continued work this weekend on North Church Street, between Bodden Road and Rackam's, to improve pavement surface and drainage.

Weekend traffic diversions for North Church Street

A section of North Church Street between Bodden Road and Rackam’s will undergo work Saturday and Sunday, to improve the pavement surface and drainage. The National Roads Authority advised that southbound motorists, driving toward central George Town, will be diverted both days onto Bodden Road from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jolly Roger pirate ship runs aground

Cayman’s pirate-themed ship, the Jolly Roger, broke free from its mooring during heavy rains and rough seas on Monday. It ran aground on a sandbank near shore.

Several robberies, assaults reported in past week

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has reported another string of robberies and assaults within the past week, the latest occurring at a George Town gas station early Wednesday morning.

Car wrecks into downtown building

An unidentified man lost control of the silver Kia Picanto he was driving on North Church Street on Saturday, flipped over and crashed into a building across from Da Fish Shack restaurant.

Road closures for Heroes Day

Several roads and junctions will be closed in the run-up to Monday’s National Heroes Day and throughout the day of the ceremony.

Four young defendants sentenced for 2015 burglary, one jailed for robbery

Four young people were sentenced last week for burglary at a George Town bar, with one of them going to prison for a mugging committed the same night. The offenses occurred in 2015.

Lobster Pot Dive Center celebrates 10 years

Nick Buckley, third from left, and Giles Charlton-Jones, second from right, who along with Danny Kupkowski are owners of the Lobster Pot Dive Center, cut a cake to celebrate the center’s 10th anniversary this month.

Man charged after Digicel burglary

Joshua Pars, 25, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday charged with handling a stolen phone valued at $94. The phone was the property of Digicel, whose store on North Church Street was broken into on Sept. 30.

Rough seas close North Church Street

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has blocked North Church Street between Mary Street and Bodden Road in George Town due to "wave action."

Car fire blocks North Church Street traffic

Emergency services responded to a 911 report of a vehicle on fire outside the Lobster Pot Restaurant on Wednesday just after 12:30 p.m. Police officers ensured the safety of the public by diverting traffic on the North Church Street thoroughfare from Mary Street to the south, and from the Catboat Club to the north.

Waterfront row continues as development approval quashed

Construction work on a new tourism development on the George Town waterfront appears to be continuing, despite the Planning Appeals Tribunal’s decision to quash permission for the project.
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Man charged with burgling two residences

Police on Thursday charged a man suspected of breaking into two residences in George Town and West Bay. The 52-year-old suspect, of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of burglary. The first case involved an Aug. 20 burglary at a home on North Church Street, during which a quantity of alcohol was stolen.

Guilty plea in 2012 burglary

A man serving prison time on an unrelated firearms charge and an escape attempt from Northward Prison pleaded guilty Wednesday to a burglary charge.

Water park planned for George Town

Plans have been submitted for a water park, bar and cafeteria-style restaurant in downtown George Town.

Teenager arrested after driving car into house

A 16-year-old male was arrested last week in connection with an accident on the George Town waterfront where a car was driven into an abandoned house, according to police.

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