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Bail for man accused of armed robberies

A YOUNG man allegedly flogged with a cutlass by police while in custody over a litany of armed robbery charges has been granted bail ahead of his trial.

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Jury finds police killing was lawful

A POLICE officer was justified in killing a man who shot him and his partner with a high-powered weapon after leading them on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle two years ago, a jury determined on Friday.

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BPL spends $1.6m on equipment to restore Abaco electricity

BAHAMAS Power and Light has spent just over $1.6m on equipment and materials as teams work to fully restore electricity in Abaco and its cays following Hurricane Dorian.

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Bannister: Construction needs to begin in Ragged Island

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister has admitted that construction needs to begin in Ragged Island.

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Three arrested after drugs found

THREE adult males were arrested after police recovered a quantity of illegal drugs in two separate incidents Thursday.

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Bodies of two missing since Dorian found on Grand Bahama

HUMAN remains of two missing persons were recently recovered in the last two days during post Hurricane Dorian searches conducted by Grand Bahama police, according to a senior police official on Friday, bringing the total number of the dead recovered here on the island to 11.

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Two rescued after cargo plane crashes into sea

Two men were rescued after a cargo plane crashed just off New Providence on Friday afternoon.

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John Bull helps displaced students

JOHN Bull Group of Companies recently made a donation that will go towards uniforms for displaced students who are victims of Hurricane Dorian. Inga Bowleg, director of business development at John Bull Group of Companies, presented Patricia Minnis,

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GB and Abaco homes 'failed building code'

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister said many homes in Abaco and Grand Bahama contravened the country’s building code before Dorian made landfall. “I have seen so many homes in Abaco and in Grand Bahama that did not meet requirements of the code either

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Sorority helps clean up theatre

GRAND Bahama lost its only theatre – The Regency Theatre – which sustained severe flood damage during Hurricane Dorian. The Psi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc is lending a helping hand to clean and restore the 450-seat theat

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Justices: False affidavit by MP's company unacceptable

A FALSE affidavit from Fox Hill MP Shonel Ferguson’s investment company was part of the reason why it was not given another chance to overturn its eviction from a building it never paid real property taxes on since assuming responsibility for it some

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Davis warns of complaints and threats at Straw Market

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday criticised the Bahamas Straw Market Authority for “playing tough, fast and loose with people’s livelihoods”.Mr Davis said his office received complaints about alleged threats by the auth

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LOCK THEM UP: Judge warns jail terms needed for illegal migrants

A JUDGE yesterday lamented that court fines do not seem to be a deterrent to illegal immigration and were “making things worse”, adding undocumented migrants will “go to jail for a longer time” if they keep coming to her court.

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Suicide risk among Dorian’s survivors

HEALTH officials are concerned post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression could be affecting a large number of Hurricane Dorian victims from Abaco and Grand Bahama.

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‘We want out of here’

AFTER living in shelters for over a month, many evacuees still have nowhere to go.

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