Crime

Man steals ambulance and crashes it into house
Man steals ambulance and crashes it into house

August 31, 2015

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who stole a Public Hospitals Authority ambulance and crashed it into two vehicles before slamming into a home Saturday night...

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Man killed while leaving club

August 31, 2015

A man was shot dead as he exited a club on Minnie Street on Saturday morning, police said. A second man who was shot was hospitalized. Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander said officers were called to the...

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Thief steals ambulance and crashes it into wall

August 31, 2015

A man crashed a $123,000 ambulance into a wall at a Joan's Heights residence after stealing it while two dispatchers attended to an 82-year-old woman on Saturday night, police said.

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Man sentenced to three years for drug stash

August 28, 2015

A magistrate yesterday told a landscaper whom he sentenced to three years in prison after the man pleaded guilty to possession of nearly 600 pounds of marijuana, he "ought not to be collecting the wrong type of grass".

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Nottage vow in face of 25 rise in murders
Nottage vow in face of 25 rise in murders

August 28, 2015

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage broke his silence on crime last night, contending that the government is "up to the challenge" as the nation continues to grapple with startling crime statistics...

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Minister of National Security, The Hon. Bernard Nottage, National Address on Crime
Minister of National Security, The Hon. Bernard Nottage, National Address on Crime

August 28, 2015

Minister of National Security, The Hon. Bernard Nottage, National Address on Crime...

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New crime warnings

August 28, 2015

The British and Canadian governments yesterday raised concerns about the safety of their citizens in The Bahamas.

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Little new presented in crime address

August 28, 2015

Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage said last night the government intends to bring a Parental Responsibility Bill that would compel parents with minors to either be effective parents or face criminal prosecution.

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Bahamas looks to partner with Atlanta to Combat Crime

August 27, 2015

On the heels of a recent visit to Atlanta earlier this year, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the Hon. Fred Mitchell announced that The Bahamas looks to partner with Atlanta to combat crime. The Mayor of Atlanta, Mr. Kasim Reed...

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Police shoot and kill man who pointed handgun at them

August 24, 2015

POLICE shot dead a young man who pointed a handgun at officers on Sunday night at Providence Avenue near Infant View Road. He is the fifth man to die in shootings involving police since August 13...

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Wanted man fights for life after being shot in gun battle with police
Wanted man fights for life after being shot in gun battle with police

August 19, 2015

POLICE shot a wanted suspect during a "gun battle" on Spikenard Road on Wednesday morning...

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Defence Force apprehends more than 100 Haitian migrants

August 10, 2015

MORE than 100 Haitian migrants were apprehended over the weekend in waters near Ragged Island...

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BREAKING NEWS: Police at scene of fatal shooting at Horseshoe Drive
BREAKING NEWS: Police at scene of fatal shooting at Horseshoe Drive

August 10, 2015

POLICE are reporting officers are on the scene of a fatal shooting at Horseshoe Drive, Oakes Field, this morning...

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Island-wide manhunt after man found dead in car

August 07, 2015

POLICE have launched an island-wide manhunt for the persons involved in the shooting death of a man early yesterday morning...

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Man shot dead while driving

August 06, 2015

A MAN was shot in the head and killed Tuesday night while driving on Augusta Street...

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Mother 'devastated' after four-year-old 'accidentally' shot dead
Mother 'devastated' after four-year-old 'accidentally' shot dead

August 04, 2015

THE mother of the four-year-old boy who was "accidentally" shot and killed in his home on Saturday, said she is "absolutely devastated" to have lost her son so tragically, two days before his birthday...

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"Sick and Tire of Being Sick and Tired: Make Peace Priority Protest

August 04, 2015

Khandi Gibson, president of F.O.A.M., has attended hundreds of murders scenes, consoling the bereaved, since forming the organisation in 2012. Rise Bahamas founder Terneille Burrows believes that the frequency of homicides and violent crimes in this country...

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UPDATED: Four-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound
UPDATED: Four-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound

August 02, 2015

A four-year-old boy has died in hospital from a gunshot wound...

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Call for tougher gun laws after attack on family
Call for tougher gun laws after attack on family

July 31, 2015

CALLS for more stringent gun laws intensified yesterday after a shooting incident in the area of Key West Street left a family of five in hospital, including a four-year-old girl who was shot in the head...

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Baby in serious condition after five are shot by armed man
Baby in serious condition after five are shot by armed man

July 30, 2015

POLICE have arrested a man and a woman following a shooting incident on Wednesday that has left five people detained in hospital, including an infant in "serious" condition...

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