Crime

Updated: Man Shot Dead As He Sits In His Car
Updated: Man Shot Dead As He Sits In His Car

September 19, 2019

A MAN died in hospital after he was shot while sitting in his car on Wednesday night, police said. The incident is the sixth killing police reported this week. It pushed the murder count to 76 for the year, according to this newspaper’s records...

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Protests in Pakistan's Kasur after boys' bodies found

September 19, 2019

Angry crowds have protested in the Pakistani district of Kasur after the bodies of three boys were found...

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Neighbour Heard Murder Victims Plead For Their Lives
Neighbour Heard Murder Victims Plead For Their Lives

September 19, 2019

THE neighbour of a man and woman found murdered in an apartment early Tuesday morning remembers hearing the two victims plead for their lives...

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God Help Me Pleads Mother After Son's Death

September 18, 2019

THE mother of a teenager fatally shot while standing outside an Armbrister Street home Monday night is devastated by his murder...

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The Bahamas, Especially Vulnerable to ‘Maritime’ Illicit Trafficking

September 11, 2019

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Eugene Poitier said The Bahamas is especially vulnerable to illicit trafficking, especially maritime, due to its position on the route to illicit markets in North America and Europe and its geographical configuration of some 700 spread over more than 100,000 square nautical miles of water...

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Teen in Breanna killing goes free
Teen in Breanna killing goes free

August 30, 2019

AN 18-year-old woman who admitting to taking part in the carnage that led to teenage mother Breanna Mackey's death last year is now a free woman...

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Senior officer to face action over 'assaults'
Senior officer to face action over 'assaults'

August 29, 2019

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson has brought disciplinary charges against a senior officer accused of punching two women in an Exuma incident that recently went viral...

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More than one in ten has had sex act against will
More than one in ten has had sex act against will

August 28, 2019

MORE than one in ten Bahamians have been the victim of a non-consensual sex act, according to the Ministry of Health's recent STEPS survey. Health Minister Duane Sands yesterday described this as a "disturbing number"...

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Murder victim due to start job
Murder victim due to start job

August 27, 2019

THE day before he was to have started a new job, 28-year-old Justin Davis was shot and killed on Sunday night on Ross Corner...

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Two more murders
Two more murders

August 26, 2019

Two men were shot dead in separate incidents over the weekend, police reported. The first incident occurred shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday. According to police, a man entered a home on Breadfruit Street in Marsh Harbour, Abaco and shot two men. One of the [...]

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Two dead in out of control violence
Two dead in out of control violence

August 26, 2019

TWO men are dead following gun violence on two Family Islands this weekend.

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Man shot dead on Eleuthera
Man shot dead on Eleuthera

August 25, 2019

A man is dead after a shooting incident on Eleuthera on Saturday night.

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BCC: Govt should educate public on sexual offenders registry
BCC: Govt should educate public on sexual offenders registry

August 24, 2019

Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Bishop Delton Fernander said that while the council supports the implementation of a sexual offenders registry, he believes the government must inform the public first...

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Man has case to answer in drug trial
Man has case to answer in drug trial

August 24, 2019

A man whose fingerprints tied him to a stash of drugs found hidden in bushes must present a defense at his trial, a magistrate ruled yesterday. Michael Herbert faces one count of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply at his trial before Magistrate [...]

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Man accused of Govt House murder returns to court in Nov.
Man accused of Govt House murder returns to court in Nov.

August 24, 2019

Jevon Seymour.A marine accused of murdering a superior officer and of the attempted murders of two other marines at Government House next appears in court on November 21...

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Gibson to learn trial date next month
Gibson to learn trial date next month

August 24, 2019

De'Edra Gibson.A woman accused of abducting four young boys will learn her trial date next month. Justice Bernard Turner has set a September 19 fixture hearing for natural hairstylist De'Edra Gibson, 29, who was arraigned on four counts of child stealing before Justice Carolita Bethel on [...]

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Nygard attorney defends recusal motion
Nygard attorney defends recusal motion

August 23, 2019

AN attorney for Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard yesterday defended his client's recusal motion against claims its ulterior motive was to derail proceedings against him.

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Witness freezes on stand in unlawful sex case
Witness freezes on stand in unlawful sex case

August 23, 2019

A teenager who was allegedly a victim of unlawful sexual intercourse at a police station froze during her testimony yesterday and refused to answer any questions about the incident...

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Man killed off Cowpen Road
Man killed off Cowpen Road

August 23, 2019

Police said a man was shot and killed on Wednesday night off Cowpen Road...

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The summer of our discontent

August 23, 2019

Shakespeare in his play "Richard III" laments the winter of discontent but announces brighter times have come as the clouds that lorded over England were deeply buried in the ocean in a glorious summer...

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