Crime

South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police
South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police

April 17, 2019

A man in South Korea has set his flat on fire and then stabbed building residents as they tried to flee, killing five people, police said.

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Immigration backlog being addressed

April 17, 2019

The backlog on work permits at the Department of Immigration has been cut down to two weeks, said Minister of Immigration Brent Symonette yesterday. Speaking to reporters outside Cabinet on whether there's still a backlog at the department, Symonette said, "I'm not sure about a [...]

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Man accused of indecent assault on co-worker
Man accused of indecent assault on co-worker

April 17, 2019

A WOMAN who claimed her Haitian co-worker fondled only did so to avoid the "unnecessary drama" of her police boyfriend finding out she had caught a ride home with the accused and that they had stopped at her former lover's house along the way, an attorney asserted yesterday.

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Haitian brothers face charges of killing 40-year-old
Haitian brothers face charges of killing 40-year-old

April 16, 2019

TWO Haitian brothers are behind the shooting death of a 40-year-old man in the Mackey Street area last month, police have alleged...

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Brothers charged with murder

April 16, 2019

Two brothers were yesterday arraigned on a murder charge. Anton Lodimus, 21, and Dwayne Lodimus, 25, were charged in the Magistrate's Court with the March 19 murder of Elroy Burrows. Police reported Burrows was on the corner of Wilton Street and Mackey Street when he [...]

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Horror as woman dies in car fire
Horror as woman dies in car fire

April 16, 2019

A "HORRIFIC stretch" is how Superintendent Mareno Hinds yesterday described the recent spate of traffic fatalities occurring across the nation, culminating in Sunday night's tragic death of a woman in Fresh Creek, Andros...

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Man on double murder charge
Man on double murder charge

April 16, 2019

A 34-year-old Bimini man was arraigned on double murder charges in the Freeport Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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Migrants caught heading from Cuba up to 50

April 16, 2019

THE wave of migrants from Cuba taking the treacherous journey to Florida continues to persist, and to date some 50 Cubans intercepted in Bahamian seas have been brought to Grand Bahama in the last two weeks...

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Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

April 15, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- German prosecutors have indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others on charges of fraud and unfair competition, saying he failed to prevent the manipulation of engine software that let Volkswagen cars cheat on diesel emission tests.

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Man accused of molesting 11-year-old girl acquitted

April 15, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has acquitted a man previously sentenced to almost a decade in prison for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl some five years ago...

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Five armed robberies over the weekend
Five armed robberies over the weekend

April 15, 2019

POLICE are seeking the public's help in apprehending the suspects behind five armed robberies that occurred on the weekend.

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Man dies after being hit by car in San Salvador 'seven injured' in West Bay Street crash
Man dies after being hit by car in San Salvador 'seven injured' in West Bay Street crash

April 13, 2019

Police on San Salvador are investigating after a man was hit by car and died on Friday night.

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Man in hospital after Robinson Road shooting
Man in hospital after Robinson Road shooting

April 12, 2019

POLICE are looking for the suspect behind a shooting incident that left a man in hospital Friday morning.

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Handerea Miss Florida Rolle acquitted of drug charges

April 12, 2019

FORMER internet sensation Handerea "Miss Florida" Rolle was acquitted on Friday of allegations of being caught last year with $1,700 worth of marijuana intending to distribute it to others...

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Court date for two charged with murder
Court date for two charged with murder

April 12, 2019

TWO men charged with murdering another man in the Fox Hill community two months ago will appear before a Supreme Court judge in a month's time.

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Caretaker sexually assaulted in housebreaking
Caretaker sexually assaulted in housebreaking

April 12, 2019

AN elderly woman's 60-year-old caretaker was sexually assaulted during a San Souci housebreaking Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Man charged with armed robbery in Freeport
Man charged with armed robbery in Freeport

April 12, 2019

A 27-year-old man was arraigned on the charge of armed robbery in the Freeport Magistrate's Court on Friday.

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UDPATED: Woman charged with child abductions

April 12, 2019

ALLEGED child abductor De'Edra Michelle Gibson was charged in a Magistrate's Court yesterday with abducting four little boys, one as young as three, from various places in New Providence between February and March.

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Suspend officers who unlawfully kill It's not my job
Suspend officers who unlawfully kill It's not my job

April 12, 2019

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson yesterday sidestepped calls for action to be taken against officers found to have carried out unlawful killings...

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BAMSI employee suspended after 'grope' claim

April 12, 2019

AN employee at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has been suspended as police investigate a claim he groped a co-worker...

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