Accident/Emergency

Pilot blacked out in fatal air crash
Pilot blacked out in fatal air crash

May 07, 2021

The Air Accident Investigation Authority’s preliminary report into the matter said: “The pilot stated that after he selected gear up, he ‘proceeded to climb to 1,200 feet’ and his next memory was ‘being in the water with the crew door blown open and two Bahamian men shouted at me from approximately 300 yards away on land, ‘sir, are you okay, do you need help?’.”

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13 assisted by government after fire damages homes
13 assisted by government after fire damages homes

May 05, 2021

AFTER a massive blaze on Sunday ripped through several homes, Social Services Minister Frankie Campbell said the government has assisted at least 13 people so far.

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Mourning after the blaze
Mourning after the blaze

May 05, 2021

AN early morning blaze at a seven-unit two story structure at Seventh Terrace and Fritz Lane yesterday killed one person.

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'We've lost everything'
'We've lost everything'

May 04, 2021

STEPHEN Swaby stood gazing at the charred rubble that was once his 96-year-old grandmother’s home at Jennie Street, in disbelief that his family has lost everything.

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Up in flames
Up in flames

May 03, 2021

An elderly woman was taken to hospital yesterday afternoon after a fire ripped through a portion of Jennie Street, off Balfour Avenue, destroying six houses and damaging four others.

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Razed to the ground
Razed to the ground

May 02, 2021

A MASSIVE fire at Jennie Street yesterday destroyed six structures and left four partially damaged leaving families in total devastation.

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Officers ordeal in Dorian recovery
Officers ordeal in Dorian recovery

April 21, 2021

He also said there were times when officers used heavy duty equipment like a tractor to remove debris in order to collect the bodies, noting such equipment was used to collect those victims found beneath a church’s wall.

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Investigators return to crash scene
Investigators return to crash scene

April 20, 2021

INVESTIGATORS will return to Bimini today to continue their probe into a plane crash that killed one of two men on board.

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Mommy, my daddy's dead
"Mommy, my daddy's dead"

April 19, 2021

When Alexandria Johnson arrived at a trauma room at Princess Margaret Hospital on Thursday evening, she found her two-year-old daughter, D’Lani Smith, fitted with a neck brace, covered in blood with a bullet lodged in her head.

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One dead, one injured after aircraft crashes off South Bimini

April 17, 2021

One man is dead and another is injured after an aircraft crashed in waters near South Bimini on Friday night.

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Two-year-old girl has surgery to remove bullet from her head
Two-year-old girl has surgery to remove bullet from her head

April 16, 2021

THE two-year-old girl who was injured in Thursday's mass shooting underwent surgery to remove a bullet from her head, according to a relative.

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United in grief
United in grief

April 15, 2021

TWO strangers united in grief yesterday while testifying about the fate of their spouses during a Coroner's Court inquest into the presumed deaths of people reported missing after Hurricane Dorian.

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Vendors watched, helpless, as stalls went up in flames
Vendors watched, helpless, as stalls went up in flames

April 13, 2021

Wendy Constantine watched as her stall, Moby Dick Restaurant and Bar, on Potter’s Cay Dock, burned to the ground on Sunday night.

“It was overwhelming,” said Constantine, who is president of the Bahamas Dock and Allied Venues Association.

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Alleged drowning on Eleuthera
Alleged drowning on Eleuthera

April 12, 2021

POLICE on the island of Eleuthera are investigating an alleged drowning which occurred on Saturday.

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Two dead after separate traffic accidents

March 28, 2021

Two people are dead after separate traffic accidents on Andros and New Providence.

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YOUNG LIVES LOST IN BOAT TRAGEDY: Three killed after collision in waters off Harbour Island
YOUNG LIVES LOST IN BOAT TRAGEDY: Three killed after collision in waters off Harbour Island

March 16, 2021

THREE people are dead after a tragic boating accident took place on Sunday evening in waters near Harbour Island.

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Tiger Woods In Roll Over Crash - He Is Currently In Surgery
Tiger Woods In Roll Over Crash - He Is Currently In Surgery

February 23, 2021

Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday morning in what the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department termed a "single vehicle roll-over traffic collision."

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PHA says sorry for maternity problems
PHA says sorry for maternity problems

February 10, 2021

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells said building work in the maternity ward at Princess Margaret Hospital has now been completed after a social media post went viral this weekend, showing unsanitary conditions.

Photos showing missing ceiling tiles and mold on the hospital’s ceiling were widely circulated on social media, sparking public outrage.

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US Coast Guard Find Missing Men
US Coast Guard Find Missing Men

February 09, 2021

BREAKING: The United States Coast Guard has rescued three people who were reportedly stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, for more than a month. An air station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew has dropped a radio, food and water to the men. This is a developing story.

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Fire On Bay Street
Fire On Bay Street

January 29, 2021

An abandoned building and several cars are on fire on Bay Street downtown.

According to the police human remains were found on the scene

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