Archive | October, 2013

Traffic Fatality ID

The young man killed during a traffic mishap in Grand Bahama of Tuesday has been identified as 22-year-old Cody Matrix Bowleg of Holmes Rock. Authorities said Bowleg was riding a motorcycle west on Queen’s Highway, Pine Forest, Eight Mile Rock when he collided into the rear of a Nissan Maxima just before 10:00a.m. Bowleg, who […]

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Host’s Claims of School Shooting Prompts Chaos–Reports of School Shooting False

The good news is that there was not a shooting at the Meridian School at Unicorn Village Wednesday afternoon, but operators said they are “deeply offended” that those rumours got out anyway, due to the “reckless and irresponsible” actions of popular radio talk show host Ortland Bodie Jr. Meridian’s principal and owner Lisa McCartney rushed […]

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RBDF Lacks Manpower

Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Roderick Bowe said there is a need to boost the RBDF’s manpower now that 20 per cent of the organisation’s officers are now assisting the Royal Bahamas Police Force. While speaking to reporters at the Rotary Club of Nassau’s weekly meeting at Lucianos, Mr. Bowe said the RBDF has […]

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Police Shoot Armed Robber

Police shot a 47-year-old armed robbery suspect Tuesday after he aimed his shotgun at an officer, police said yesterday. The suspect is in hospital under heavy police guard. A woman called police at 4:00 p.m. to report that a man with a shotgun had held her up in her Market Street convenience store. He robbed […]

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One Suspect Left In Custody For McCartney Murder

The list of suspects in the murder of Kurt McCartney has been narrowed down to one. Superintendent Stephen Dean telling our newsteam that out of the eight suspects taken into custody over the weekend – only one female remains. Superintendent Dean could not say whether this female is the primary suspect for the murder or […]

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McCartney Sympathises With Murdered Victims’ Families

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader, Branville McCartney said he does not understand some of the comments being made in the public about his brother’s murder case receiving “special treatment.” Kurt McCartney, who was shot in the head on Thursday in the Gambier Village area, is the younger brother of the DNA leader. Kurt’s killer remains […]

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World Bank: Bahamas Improving Region’s Business Climate

The Bahamas is one of three Caribbean countries in the lead when it comes to improving the region’s business climate, according to a new World Bank report. The ‘Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises’ report was released Tuesday. The Washington-based financial institution said this country, along with Jamaica and Trinidad and […]

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10 New Criminal Courts In January

The government is making major headway in ensuring that 10 criminal courts are up and running at the same time to help decrease the major backlog in the judicial system as well as improve the efficiency of the courts, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson. As it stands now court cases, big or small, in […]

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‘Die’ Gets Life Sentence

After two mistrials and the murder of a key witness, the alleged leader of the ‘One Order’ gang and two others were sentenced to life in prison yesterday by Supreme Court Justice Roy Jones. Stephen ‘Die’ Stubbs, Andrew Davis and Clinton Evans were all handed down the punishment of life in prison, instead of the […]

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Pregnant Woman’s Bail Hearing Postponed

A 21-year-old pregnant woman will have to spend at least the next two days behind bars at Her Majesty’s Prisons because her bail hearing was postponed on Tuesday. Edricka Domesethene was recently arraigned on three fraud related counts – uttering a false document, possession of a false document and deceit of a public officer. The […]

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