Motorcyclist dies after collision with car

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The country recorded its latest traffic fatality last night when a car collided with a motorcyclist on Prince Charles Drive. According to police, a man riding a blue and white motorcycle overtook a gray Honda Fit that was traveling west on Prince Charles Drive in the right lane. Based on the investigations […]

EVADED ARREST: COP says police did “what was required” in domestic violence murder-suicide

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday defended the response of police in the days leading up to the murder-suicide of a young couple over the weekend, insisting that police “did what was required”. On Saturday night, Heavenly Terveus, 21, was found shot to death in front of her one-month-old baby boy while […]

‘STATE OF CRISIS’: Religious community calls for amended laws and stiffer penalties for domestic violence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Christian Council has called for amended laws and stiffer penalties related to domestic violence in the wake of the murder of 21-year-old Heavenly Terveus over the weekend by her fiancé. [pullquote] The deterioration of the moral fabric of our society is haunting us and creating hell on earth. – Bahamas […]

‘I didn’t try hard enough’: Sister of young mother killed in murder-attempted suicide didn’t speak to her for nearly a year

Court matter still pending against Ferguson for alleged shooting NASSAU, BAHAMAS — When Denise Terveus, 29, heard her sister had been shot and killed by her fiancé in alleged murder and attempted suicide, she said she immediately felt a sense of guilt after not speaking with her since last year. Police said Heavenly Terveus, 21, […]

‘EXTREMELY TROUBLING’: Opposition calls for stronger stance against crime after church killing

Cartwright says crime should never be politicized but elected govt must do something NASSAU, BAHAMAS — St Barnabas MP Shanendon Cartwright is again urging the Davis administration to urgently address rising crime in the capital. This comes on the heels of the tragic death of 60-year-old Claudette Capron, who was struck by stray bullets and […]

‘I SAW WHEN SHE COLLAPSED’: Woman visiting church shot dead after turning back for face mask

Pastor describes victim as “the sweetest person in the world” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several members of Resurrection Power Kingdom Ministry on Robinson Road were shocked when they witnessed a church member die after being struck with stray bullets on Tuesday night. Police reported a shootout on Ida Street that led to a man running from a […]

NO MOTIVES; NO ARRESTS: Acting COP pleads with public to assist with solving recent murders

Fernander says retaliation from recent killing prevented after police received information Police tout success in recent murder investigations as several men placed before courts for murder NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are still seeking the public’s help in solving two murders that occurred last week, said Acting Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander on Monday.  During a […]

Man shot dead outside Pratts Alley home

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man on Pratts Alley off Rupert Dean Lane that occurred shortly after 11pm on Friday. The man has since been identified as Rico “Bear” by family and friends, who took to social media to express their sadness over the loss. However, his surname […]

SHINE ON SIR SIDNEY: Prime Minister Philip Davis pays tribute to beloved actor and cultural icon Sir Sidney Poitier

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tributes poured in yesterday as loved ones, the country, and fans around the world mourned the passing of the legendary Sir Sidney Poitier. The trailblazing Oscar-winning actor, philanthropist, and presidential medal of freedom recipient died on Thursday night at his Los Angeles home. He was 94. In a broadcasted statement, Prime Minister […]

‘WE HAVE TO DISRUPT GANGS’: Fernander warns situation could ‘get out of hand’ without targeted action

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander said the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) must disrupt gang activities throughout the nation to prevent retaliations and turf wars from getting “out of hand”. In an interview with Eyewitness News, Fernander said the organization will implement strategies that will see police officers go after gangs […]

‘WE HAVE A PROBLEM’: Man stabbed in chest at Arawak Cay dies in hospital

Vendors association concerned about young children visiting Fish Fry and beginning brawls NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was stabbed in his chest at Arawak Cay and died in hospital on Saturday, according to police. Authorities said a man was arrested. The victim’s identity has not been released. According to police, officers responding to reports of […]