NOT OUR FIGHT: National Security minister assures no local security concerns over Russia-Ukraine conflict

“Very little” The Bahamas can do if Russian nuclear weapons are released NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe said yesterday there are currently no security concerns as it relates to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict in eastern Europe. Munroe’s comments came as the Russian military assault on Ukraine continued into its fifth day […]

TRIPS AHOY!: More than 20 students hospitalized after allegedly buying marijuana edibles from school lunch vendor

School’s founder assures parents “this is a drug-free zone” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Twenty-one students from Akhepran International Academy were hospitalized yesterday after reportedly ingesting marijuana snacks that they bought from a lunch vendor at the school, according to police. Police said they have arrested a man and a woman for possession of dangerous drugs with […]

“EVERYONE’S BUSINESS”: Govt. forms task force to address gender-based violence in wake of murder-suicide

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Social Services Lisa Rahming yesterday outlined several measures her ministry intends to take to begin tackling the issue of gender-based violence throughout the country in the aftermath of a murder-suicide of a young couple. Loved ones, religious leaders, the police, and residents in the surrounding community of Miami […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

LESS POLICE KILLINGS? MAYBE: Acting COP says use of non-lethal weapons still up for discussion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With another recent police-involved shooting leading to calls for the use of more non-lethal force from officers, police officials said the matter is still on the table for consideration.  Acting Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander made the comment on Monday while responding to questions about officers being trained to use weapons such […]

CORONER’S INQUEST TO COME: Investigation into RBDF officer slain by cop completed

Family will see police bodycam footage at coroner’s inquest RBDF commander explains protocol for handling marines who may experience mental health challenges  NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commander Dr Raymond King advised yesterday that the investigation into the shooting death of Leading Seaman Rodney Adderley by police has been completed and will […]

RBDF slain in police-involved shooting

Marine described as highly qualified, dedicated and committed individual Footage from police body camera said to be “consistent with accounts of officers” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Leading Seaman Rodney Adderley, who was killed at the hands of police officers on Majority Rule Day, was yesterday described by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) as a highly […]