Auditor General: Prison spends $400,000 on bread annually

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Auditor General’s report into operations at The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services has revealed that the facility may be spending more than necessary on food items. The report, which was tabled in Parliament yesterday, outlines key findings for the period July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2019. The number of inmate […]

Man, 22, in custody over triple shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have in their custody a 22-year-old man assisting with investigations into a triple shooting on Belville Circle, Bel Air Estates, last week. Two victims from the shooting – including a 10-year-old girl – have succumbed to their injuries, while the third remains in stable condition. According to reports, a group of […]

Businesses warned against price gouging

Commission has received numerous complaints, inspections underway NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With Hurricane Dorian, a Category 4 storm, barreling toward the northwest Bahamas, businesses are being cautioned against any attempt to take advantage of consumers. According to operations and communications manager for the Consumer Protection Commission, Machelle Carroll, said were reports of merchants hiking prices ahead […]

Eight injured at Grand Bahama shipyard

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – Chaos erupted at the Grand Bahama shipyard on Monday after a crane collapsed at the shipyard’s dry dock. According to Grand Bahama police, eight employees were injured but none of the injuries were life threatening. At the time of the collapse, repairs were reportedly being carried out on the Oasis of […]

Police investigate shooting incident on Boatswain Hill Road

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the persons responsible for a shooting incident which has left a woman in hospital. According to police reports, shortly after 7:00a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 the woman was standing at the rear of a vehicle in front of […]

Murders down 28%

Most murders recorded in June, 79 recorded in NP With less than two weeks left in 2018, murders have decreased 28 percent compared to the previous year, and are on par to remain under the triple digits for the first time in the last eight years, according to Eyewitness News Online’s records. Up to this […]

Murder count climbs to 85

Man succumbs to injuries in Ridgeland Park shooting NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A deadly shooting incident which left one man dead and two others fighting for their lives in hospital on Saturday evening pushed the country’s murder count to 85. Police reports indicate that the tragic incident unfolded in the residential area of Ridgeland Park West […]

Murder count climbs overnight

Man shot in car, dies in hospital The murder count climbed again last night after a man was killed in what police said was gun violence in the southeastern district of New Providence. Police said the victim was sitting in his vehicle outside a bar in Kennedy Subdivision off Soldier Road, when he was approached […]

Man wanted for burglary & abduction

Police issued an all points bulletin (APB) yesterday for a man they say they want to question in connection with a recent burglary and abduction. The Central Detective Unit (CDU) said Ishmael Xavier Rashad McKenzie, 23, is of dark brown complexion, stands between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall. McKenzie, according […]

Man loses life in gun violence

A web shop was the scene of the country’s latest homicide which occurred on Friday morning at about 10 a.m.  Police said a man believed to be in his early 30’s got into an exchange of words with another customer in the Flowers web shop off East St. and Balfour Avenue, when one of the […]