Thursday's news from Abaco and Grand Bahama.
TYRONE Knowles, president of the Bahamas Bowling Federation, and his executive team extend condolences to Stan Bethell Jr on the passing of his father Stan Bethell Sr over the weekend. Bethell Jr is a quiet giant and is well known in the bowling com
Police are investigating after a man was shot dead off East Street – hours after another homicide in New Providence.
Police are investigating after an alleged robber drowned in a canal in eastern New Providence on Thursday.
One man is dead and another is in hospital after they stabbed each other on Wednesday night.
A man is dead after a shooting on Dunmore Street on Wednesday night.
THE US Coast Guard suspended its search for an aircraft on Saturday which went down approximately 221 miles northeast of Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.
Minister of Works Desmond Bannister yesterday accused the Christie administration of trying “to buy an election” through doling out “tens and tens of millions of dollars” in contracts and jobs just 24 hours before it was voted out of office in May 2017.
SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Shortly after 7am on Sunday, Shavard Bain was dropped off at a wash house on Joe Farmington Road and Fox Hill Road. He is in police care and has been taken to hospital for a routine examination. He has no visible injuries.
The news from Abaco and Grand Bahama.
Police are investigating another alleged abduction after a child was taken from a park off Soldier Road on Wednesday before being dropped off a short time later.
A NINTH-grade student was fatally stabbed Tuesday following an incident outside a school with another teenage boy.
THE government signed a letter of intent Wednesday with Royal Caribbean International and the ITM Group for the purchase of the Grand Lucayan resort and redevelopment of the Freeport Harbour, signaling an impending turnaround for Grand Bahama’s beleaguered economy.