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Bus passenger foils armed robber as police investigate 11 weekend incidents

AN ATTEMPT by an armed man to rob a fellow passenger on a public service bus in the area of Balfour Avenue and Minnie Street late on Friday afternoon was foiled after a struggle and the gun turned over to police. It was one of 11 armed robberies in New Providence reported by police over a 36-hour period from Friday evening to Sunday morning.

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The world's strongest earthquakes and tsunamis

(AP) - A look at the world's strongest earthquakes and tsunamis since 1976: March 20, 2012: A 7.4-magnitude quake with an epicenter in Guerrero state shakes central southern Mexico, swaying buildings in Mexico City. March 11, 2011: A magnitude 8.9 quake

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Freeport couple arrested for illegal drugs at home

A Freeport couple was arrested on Sunday when police discovered a quantity of illegal drugs at a residence in the Sergeant Major Road area. According to a police report, officers executed a search warrant shortly after 6pm at a residence, where they found a quantity of marijuana.

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Hitchhiker robbed at gunpoint

A MAN has claimed he was robbed at gunpoint after soliciting a ride from a man and woman on Friday. According to police, the man said he asked for a ride with a woman driver and a male passenger of a grey Honda vehicle shortly after 7pm. While on Ya

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Man injured in drive-by shooting

POLICE are searching for a male suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital on Wednesday. Around 9pm, a man had just walked out of a business in the Kennedy Subdivision, when the occupants in a grey Honda CRV vehicle pulled up and

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Police hunt for armed robbers

POLICE are searching for several suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies on Tuesday.

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Two shot as they sat in parked car

A MAN and a woman are in hospital after a shooting in New Providence on Monday.

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Masked man in shotgun raid on grocery store

A WEEKEND filled with crime saw a masked man armed with a shotgun robbing a grocery store, a mother and son arrested for drug possession, and a police chase ending with a stolen car crashing into a home.

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Man shot dead in gunfight with police

A MAN died in a gunfire exchange with police during a weekend when nine persons were arrested for being in possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

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The official coat of arms of the Bahamas

A COAT of arms is a design or symbol on a shield, which is unique to an individual person, family, corporation, or state.

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Ten armed robberies in a single weekend

POLICE are searching for the suspects responsible for committing ten armed robberies that took place over the weekend, seven of which occurred in less than 24 hours.

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Pokebits

• THE Catholic Church in Germany is taking legal action to tackle a plague of “Pokemon Go” players invading Cologne Cathedral after the virtual reality game’s manufacturers did not react to requests to exclude the ancient building from it.

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Deputy registrar denies being ‘a sissy or a punk’

DEPUTY Registrar Ron Pinder emphatically stressed his own heterosexuality as he defended a couple whom he married on the weekend against social media attacks after it was erroneously spread online that the two were lesbians.

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Defence Force officer one of two arrested in connection with firearm, drugs discovery

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer and another man are in custody following the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of drugs on Friday.A Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer and another man are in custody following the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of drugs on Friday.

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VICTIM IS ‘SERIOUS BUT STABLE’ AFTER SHOOTING

POLICE are hunting for a gunman after a man was injured in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon.

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New Providence Cycling Association's Father's Day Invitational Time Trials

THE New Providence Cycling Association held its Father’s Day Invitational Time Trials on Sunday at the Clifton Heritage Park. Here’s a look at the results posted:JUNIOR GIRLSKami Roach, 38.83; Erin Pritchard, 39.26; Sennen Fitzmaurice, 46.28; Sienna

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Gunman held up service station

A MAN was responsible for an armed robbery at a Carmichael Road service station.

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High-speed chase ends in shootout with police in Big Pond

A MAN wanted for questioning over possession of a high-powered assault weapon is in hospital on Saturday after he was arrested following a high-speed chase and shootout with police on Friday night.

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Nine held for drug possession

NINE men were arrested for drug possession in several incidents on Tuesday.

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And this little piggy ... bit a model’s behind

INSTAGRAM model Michelle Lewin encountered a not-so-pleasant surprise on a Bahamian beach when a pig took a bite of her rear end while she was posing for a short video. In the video posted to her Instagram page, the 32-year-old Venezuelan is seen holding a camera and wearing a white two-piece swimsuit on a beach as she frolicked on an island with pigs running after her.

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