All results / Stories

Tease photo

Prisoner who died in custody had been in scuffle with police

POLICE hit Aaron Rolle with a baton and got into a “scuffle”with him after he attempted to escape from the Southern Police Station, an investigating officer testified in Coroner’s Court yesterday.

Tease photo

'Blows to prisoner who died were not excessive'

POLICE Constable 2126 Akiel Smith admitted in court yesterday that he struck Aaron Rolle “several times” with his baton, but he said the force was “only enough to subdue him and not enough to kill him.”

Christmas political correctness

Recently, there was a fascinating TV programme showing how the White House was decorated for the holiday season.

THE ART OF GRAPHIX: The PC way to speed repairs

Even though everyone wants a faster PC or laptop, computers age and naturally slows down.

Tease photo

Told to pay $600 for officer assault

A 20-year-old man was ordered to pay $600 or face two months in prison after he assaulted a police officer last month. Anderson Domalien appeared before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis charged with assaulting a police officer, using obscene la

Tease photo

RBPF Acklins and Crooked Island community members host fun run/walk

IN keeping with the commissioner’s mandate as they celebrated the month of March and the 179th Anniversary of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the members of the Police Force, along with island administrator Leonard Dames Jr and other members of the Acklins/Crooked Island community, hosted a fun run/walk on Saturday.

Tease photo

Arresting Officers found murder accused with gunshot wound

ARRESTING officers found murder accused Jesus Ramos on his father’s sofa, suffering from a gunshot wound in his right leg, a Supreme Court jury heard in testimony yesterday.

Tease photo

Taxi driver spared jail over lapsed gun licence

A 41-year-old taxi driver was spared a prison sentence yesterday for not licensing his shotgun. Instead, Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes fined Tomiko Johnson $2,000 for admitting to being in possession of an unlicensed shotgun on Sunday. Acco

Tease photo

Peruvian found not guilty of killing DJ in club

A PERUVIAN man has been acquitted of killing a disc jockey and attempting to kill another man following a scuffle in a downtown nightclub three years ago.

Tease photo

Man denies punching a police officer in the eye

A MAN was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday, accused of punching a police officer and acting disorderly at a police station. Edwin Thompson III, 27, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes after he was accused of causing harm t

Tease photo

Forensic pathologist: Man killed by police 'was shot in the back'

A Forensic Pathologist has confirmed that a 22-year-old man shot and killed by police in the Fox Hill area five years ago died from a single gunshot in the back, despite officers maintaining he was shot in the abdomen.

Teenager accused of assaulting police officer

A 19-year-old appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday facing multiple criminal charges less than 24 hours after an alleged confrontation with police officers at her home turned physical.

THE ART OF GRAPHIX: Getting computers to pick up the pace

Help. I need a new computer, this one is so slow and my deadline is tomorrow. We have all heard this cry before. You felt your life would be more enjoyable, graphic work easier and flow smoother since you took the initiative to invest in this amazing, brand new PC. But that was eight years ago.

Two accused of shooting at police officers

TWO men were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday accused of shooting at police when they were responding to a call concerning gunshots near a community park.

The so-called election 2017

THIS has been the most incredible campaign, basically based on who has created the most corruption and the biggest scandals.

Robin Hood flour recall

THERE has been a recall of Robin Hood flour in Canada due to possible e-coli contamination, the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources has advised.

Haitian man accused of faking marriage for permit

A HAITIAN man has been accused of entering into a fraudulent marriage in order to obtain a spousal permit. Lugens Saint-Aude, 40, was charged before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt with committing a fraudulent marriage; fraud by false pretenc

Haitian man accused of faking marriage for permit

A HAITIAN man has been accused of entering into a fraudulent marriage in order to obtain a spousal permit.

ART OF GRAPHIX: Unzipping your key documents

Have you ever had a file on your computer that was so ridiculously large it was all but impossible for you to send it to a friend as an e-mail attachment?

Is PLP a one-man party?

The very premature comments of certain MP’s as to their aspirations for leadership is amusing to say the least because until a week ago all were supporting one person, their God, shuffling PC so what changed?