Crime

Hachalu Hundessa: Deadly protests erupt after Ethiopian singer killed
Hachalu Hundessa: Deadly protests erupt after Ethiopian singer killed

June 30, 2020

Seven people have died in Ethiopia in protests that followed the shooting dead of musician Hachalu Hundessa, well known for his political songs, medics have told the BBC...

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How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco

June 29, 2020

A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14m (£910,000) ransom after a covert negotiation witnessed by BBC News...

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Man shot dead in Nassau Village
Man shot dead in Nassau Village

June 29, 2020

A man was shot and killed in Nassau Village on Sunday night during an argument with two men, police said...

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Girl, 10, dies after shooting
Girl, 10, dies after shooting

June 08, 2020

Only days ago, Lorencia Simmons Walkes was a fifth-grade student at Sybil Strachan Primary, who had aspirations of becoming a doctor...

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One man dead, another injured after separate shootings
One man dead, another injured after separate shootings

June 04, 2020

One man is dead and another is in hospital after two separate shooting incidents on Wednesday night...

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Incoming BFA technical director arrested
Incoming BFA technical director arrested

May 25, 2020

Incoming Bahamas Football Association (BFA) Technical Director Marc Bircham, English born, was arrested in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Friday, for alleged aggravated battery. News broke out about the arrest in the media on Saturday.

Bircham posted on Twitter on Saturday: “Want to thank everyone for the love and support I’ve received off them all, it means so much.”

BFA Secretary General Fred Lunn said the BFA does not have a contractual agreement with Bircham, but rather a signed letter of intent.

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Son 'kills father' during Zoom video chat in New York state
Son 'kills father' during Zoom video chat in New York state

May 22, 2020

A 72-year-old man has been stabbed to death by his son in New York state during a Zoom video chat with 20 other participants, police say...

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Teenage boy charged in Canada's first 'incel' terror case
Teenage boy charged in Canada's first 'incel' terror case

May 20, 2020

A Toronto teenager has become the first Canadian ever charged with carrying out an "incel"-inspired terror attack...

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13 arrested on Eleuthera

May 19, 2020

A day after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis expressed disappointment over some Eleuthera residents holding a “motorcade”, police announced yesterday that 13 people were arrested for “breaking the COVID-19 curfew”.

“I must say that I am extremely disappointed with the behavior of those in South Eleuthera who…engaged in a…motorcade on Friday,” said Minnis in a national address.

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Two killed on GB
Two killed on GB

May 12, 2020

A woman and a man were shot and killed on Grand Bahama yesterday, police said...

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Ahmaud Arbery: Father and son charged with murder of US black jogger
Ahmaud Arbery: Father and son charged with murder of US black jogger

May 08, 2020

A father and son have been arrested and charged in the US state of Georgia for the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man.

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Teen shot dead
Teen shot dead

May 05, 2020

A 17-year-old male was shot dead in Fox Hill on Tuesday morning, police said...

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Australian police shoot man dead after stabbings in Pilbara
Australian police shoot man dead after stabbings in Pilbara

May 01, 2020

Police in Western Australia have shot dead a man after several people were stabbed at a shopping centre in the Pilbara region...

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UPDATED: One dead, one injured after Grand Bahama shooting incidents
UPDATED: One dead, one injured after Grand Bahama shooting incidents

April 22, 2020

ONE man is dead and another is in hospital in critical condition following two separate shooting incidents in Grand Bahama on Monday...

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Canada shooting: Gunman kills at least 16 in Nova Scotia
Canada shooting: Gunman kills at least 16 in Nova Scotia

April 20, 2020

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people, including a female police officer, in the worst mass shooting in Canada's modern history.

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Recent Murder Reported during This Pandemic
Recent Murder Reported during This Pandemic

April 07, 2020

Police are on the scene of a murder on Hampton Street off Mount Royal Ave...

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Criminal Investigation Launched Into Breach of Confidential Patient Records at Rand Memorial Hospital

April 05, 2020

The Public Hospital Authority (PHA) has launched a criminal investigation into the leak and dissemination on social media of a purported confidential document pertaining to clients of the Grand Bahamas Health Services.

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Child hit in drive-by shooting
Child hit in drive-by shooting

April 03, 2020

A child accompanying a woman was injured in a drive-by shooting in Elizabeth Estates around 10 a.m. yesterday...

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109 people living in church arrested
109 people living in church arrested

March 30, 2020

MORE than 100 people were arrested for illegally residing at a church in Marsh Harbour, Abaco early on Saturday morning...

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Man found hanged in Grand Bahama home
Man found hanged in Grand Bahama home

March 28, 2020

Grand Bahama police are investigating the death of a man in the South Bahamia area Saturday...

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