Crime

New offensive to tackle murder rate
New offensive to tackle murder rate

July 21, 2017

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday admitted that there is a "significant amount of work to do" to reduce serious crimes in the capital, however he said he is "confident" that with the new policies the government plans on introducing, "things will begin to change"...

read more »

UPDATED: Man dead after double shooting
UPDATED: Man dead after double shooting

July 19, 2017

POLICE are investigating another homicide after two men were shot shortly before noon Tuesday, leaving one dead...

read more »

Murder in the Elizabeth Estates Area

July 19, 2017

At around 10AM this morning a man was murdered in the areas of Malaysia Way and Commonwealth Boulevard...

read more »

VIDEO: Man dead after double shooting
VIDEO: Man dead after double shooting

July 18, 2017

POLICE are investigating another homicide after two men were shot shortly before noon Tuesday, leaving one dead...

read more »

UPDATED: Gunmen slay new Fox Hill victim
UPDATED: Gunmen slay new Fox Hill victim

July 17, 2017

A 32-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed Saturday night during a drive by shooting in front of his home...

read more »

Dorsett held in bribery probe
Dorsett held in bribery probe

July 13, 2017

FORMER Environment and Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett was taken into police custody yesterday and is assisting the Royal Bahamas Police Force with a bribery investigation connected to the New Providence Landfill, The Tribune understands...

read more »

UPDATED: Police open fire as man attacks officers with knife
UPDATED: Police open fire as man attacks officers with knife

July 11, 2017

POLICE shot a man after he allegedly attempted to attack officers with a box cutter during routine patrol on Marcus Bethel Way over the weekend...

read more »

Police warning after dramatic PI bridge gun battle
Police warning after dramatic PI bridge gun battle

July 06, 2017

SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean warned criminals "not to challenge the police" hours after an armed suspect was shot by officers following a high-speed car chase in New Providence...

read more »

BTC Northern Bahamas hit by Copper Thieves
BTC Northern Bahamas hit by Copper Thieves

July 04, 2017

At around 1am on June 29th, a BTC substation in Lewis Yard became the target of copper thieves who severed wires resulting in widespread service outages for area residents including the communities of Pinderís Point and Hunters, as well as portions of the Hawksbill area on Grand Bahama....

read more »

FBI to probe Fyre fiasco
FBI to probe Fyre fiasco

July 04, 2017

AGENTS from the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation received a permit from the government to conduct a probe in Exuma after the botched Fyre Festival went up in smoke on April 27, The Tribune understands...

read more »

Man and woman held after large drug seizure
Man and woman held after large drug seizure

June 24, 2017

A man and woman were taken into custody after a large amount of drugs was seized early on Saturday...

read more »

Staff Questioned Under Police Caution
Staff Questioned Under Police Caution

June 23, 2017

The Department of Education categorically refutes circulating media reports about the arrest of three Ministry of Education employees, now reportedly in Police custody, involving the alleged stealing of $245,000.00...

read more »

Bahamas Sends Condolences to Vanuatu on passing of President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale

June 20, 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas has expressed the countryís condolences to the Government and people of Vanuatu on the passing of Vanuatuís President, Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale. President Lonsdale died suddenly on Saturday of a reported heart attack...

read more »

Nation has 11th highest homicide rate in world
Nation has 11th highest homicide rate in world

June 15, 2017

THE Bahamas has the 11th highest homicide rate in the world, triple the rate considered by the World Health Organization as an epidemic, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands revealed in the House of Assembly yesterday...

read more »

Safe thought to be target in forklift raid

June 13, 2017

THE would-be thieves who broke into the Department of Customs' warehouse over the weekend were attempting to steal a safe containing thousands of dollars and customs receipt books, according to a source close to the government agency...

read more »

Sex assault on Canadian woman by jetski operator
Sex assault on Canadian woman by jetski operator

June 13, 2017

A CANADIAN woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Jet Ski operator near Paradise Island yesterday afternoon, according to police...

read more »

Murders up 22 per cent
Murders up 22 per cent

June 13, 2017

THERE have been 66 murders so far this year, representing a 22 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2016, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames told the House of Assembly last night...

read more »

Man shot dead as he leaves club
Man shot dead as he leaves club

June 12, 2017

POLICE are investigating another murder after a man was shot dead Saturday morning...

read more »

Forklift raid at Customs warehouse

June 12, 2017

A BREAK-IN at the Department of Customsí warehouse near the Lynden Pindling International Airport involved suspects who drove a forklift through the walls of the building, causing significant damage to the structure...

read more »

Break-in at customs warehouse near LPIA
Break-in at customs warehouse near LPIA

June 12, 2017

Someone drove a forklift into a wall at the Bahamas Customs warehouse near Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) and ransacked the building during a break-in between Saturday evening and 8 a.m. yesterday, police said. According to reports, the culprit or culprits broke into the building where freight is stored and used the forklift to move items...

read more »