‘Light it up Blue’

Parliament illuminated in honour of World Autism Day NASSAU, The Bahamas — ‘Light it up Blue’ World Autism Day was recognized in Parliament Square in special ceremonies this evening, April 2, addressed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis.  A number of Cabinet Ministers also participated in the annual event, hosted by REACH […]

Three charged in separate traffic death incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Shauna Smith, 22, appeared before magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux on Monday, in connection with the February 25th accident that left a woman dead and man in serious condition in hospital. Smith was charged with killing during the course of dangerous driving, failing to remain on the scene of an accident, driving without insurance and […]

Motorcyclist is country’s 18th traffic fatality

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The country recorded its 18th traffic fatality for the year on Monday, April 1, 2019. The incident, according to police reports, unfolded shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Monday on Carmichael Road and Cedar Way when a motorcyclist collided with a truck. Police said paramedics were called to the scene and confirmed the man […]

Govt. eyeing increased security at public schools

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said the government has to consider introducing “technological, innovative” changes within the public-school system to increase safety and security in the wake of a fatal stabbing of a T.A. Thompson student last week. “I have had any number of conversations with the minister of education,” Dames […]

Teen boy charged in Nassau Village killing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A teenager faced a magistrate Monday on two separate charges in connection with a shooting incident which unfolded in Nassau Village in October 2018. Prosecutors allege that Deshawn Hart, 18,  is responsible for the shooting death of Ricaro Mallory Bullard, 24, on October 5, 2018. The victim, police said, was shot dead […]

Police seek help in locating missing juvenile

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital are seeking the public’s help in locating a juvenile female who has been reported missing by family members. Missing is 15-year-old Raven Rolle of Zion Boulevard, South Beach. Raven is described as being 5” 4’ to 5” 6’ tall, medium build with a brown complexion. Anyone knowing the […]

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 […]

Woman robbed and sexually assaulted

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – Police in New Providence are investigating an armed robbery and sexual assault which occurred on Saturday. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m., an armed man entered a home  in the Eastern district of New Providence and held a female at bay. The armed man robbed the woman of cash then […]

Police-involved shooting reported

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) reported a police-involved shooting over the weekend. According to police reports, shortly before 9:00p.m. on Saturday,  police responded to Wulff Road near to Minnie Street, after receiving reports of a male being armed with a firearm. While engaging the suspect, he produced a black firearm and […]

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 […]

Man accused of web shop murder charged

William Etienne, 26, appeared before deputy chief magistrate Subusola Swain charged with the August 24 murder of Alvin Strachan According to reports, shortly after 9 a.m., an armed male entered FML webshop on East Street and Balfour Avenue and exchanged words with Strachan before going into the restroom. A few minutes later, the assailant approached Strachan […]

Police search for more wanted men

Police have launched an aggressive manhunt for three men; two, wanted in connection with murder while the third suspect is being sought in connection with burglary and abduction. Police released three wanted bulletins Tuesday in an effort to engage the public for their assistance with capturing the trio. The first is Steven Ollie Hunt, 37. Authorities […]