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Loretta: Turnquest rebuke was final straw

PETER Turnquest’s public rebuke of Loretta Butler-Turner Thursday night was the final straw that prompted Mrs Butler-Turner and Dr Duane Sands to withdraw from the leadership race they once lobbied for, the Long Island MP said during a press conference Friday evening.

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Sentencing adjourned for four convicted in connection with kidnapping and double murder

THE sentencing of four men convicted of having a role in the disappearance and murder of an Immigration Department officer and his girlfriend in Andros has been adjourned by another eight weeks.

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Man robbed at gunpoint in Freeport

A MAN was held up and robbed of cash at gunpoint in Freeport on Thursday evening, police in Grand Bahama reported on Friday.

Missing woman found

CRADEISHA Spencer who was reported missing last week has been found in good health.

Tribute to 'brave Bahamian mother' Adlean Armbrister

CAT ISLANDER Adlean Armbrister, who has died aged 94, was praised for her bravery and her role in the march to Majority Rule in a tribute by Deputy Prime Minister Philip ‘Brave’ Davis on Friday.

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Alleged robbers that psychiatrist prayed with are charged in court

THE alleged culprits behind the home invasion and gunpoint robbery of a well known psychiatrist were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Complaint filed against doctor a day after he was cleared of rape

ONE day after being acquitted of rape and indecent assault, a complaint was filed against Freeport doctor Gerald Forbes for allegedly creating a disturbance at a law firm and following a female employee around the office.

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Too early to tell on FNM unity

ALTHOUGH video footage of Free National Movement leadership contenders sharing a dance on the convention stage has gone viral, senior FNMs said yesterday that it was too early to tell whether the party is on track to unification.

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Collie to stay as chairman as Alvin Smith bows out

FORMER House Speaker Alvin Smith said yesterday that after “careful consideration” he is declining the nomination for chairman of the Free National Movement.

State-recognised funeral for Pastor Silas Napolean McKinney on Sunday

PASTOR Silas Napolean McKinney is to be given a state-recognised funeral on Sunday at Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tonique Willliams-Darling Highway at 10am, the Cabinet Office announced on Friday.

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UPDATED: Female MPs blast Lightbourn over "shocking and despicable" sterilisation speech

LEADING Progressive Liberal Party female MPs have called for the resignation of Montagu MP Richard Lightbourn over his contentious proposal for state-sponsored sterilisation of women as an anti-crime initiative.