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Man jailed for role in sex attack

A MAN charged in connection with a recent home invasion and abetting the sexual assault of a woman was sentenced to 24 months prison in court for a separate stealing charge.

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Man quizzed after victim shot outside his residence

POLICE are questioning a 26-year-old man of Dunmore Street in connection with a recent shooting that has left a 24-year-old Rupert Dean Lane man in hospital.

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Indecent exposure charge

A MAN was granted bail yesterday after being accused of being found naked as he trespassed on Margaritaville on Christmas Eve.

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Two-year sentence for man caught with gun and ammunition

A 24-YEAR-OLD man was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday after police found a loaded gun in his car on Monday.

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200 jobs available as IHOP nears opening

SOME 200 local jobs will be available for Bahamians at the Department of Labour’s latest job fair this weekend in partnership with the IHOP franchise, said Labour officials yesterday.

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Buddy scores 21 in Pacers’ win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner scored 29 points, Buddy Hield had 21 and the Indiana Pacers capped the first half of their regular-season schedule with a 116-111 comeback victory over the Charlotte Hornets yesterday.

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Girlfriend of murder victim ‘broken’

THE girlfriend of a 24-year-old man who was killed in Abaco on Monday said she is “broken”, adding the victim was at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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University of the Bahamas Mingoes Women’s Volleyball Team knocked out of the postseason

THE University of The Bahamas Mingoes women’s volleyball team was knocked out of the New Providence Volleyball Association postseason after dropping to the Lady Technicians in a play-in game Tuesday night at The Anatol Rodgers Gym.

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UB Mingoes men beat Giants 69-51

THE University of The Bahamas Mingoes men’s basketball team pulled off a 69-51 rout over the TMT Giants as the two teams faced off in their second matchup of the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) season at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Saturday night.

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PM aims for budget surplus by fiscal year 2024/25

WHILE tabling the 2022 Fiscal Strategy Report (FSR) in Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Phillip Davis said his administration’s plan to restore the country’s fiscal health is working and already “bearing fruit.”

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Man accused of raping woman

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday in connection with the sexual assault of a woman that took place last week.

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Father of three killed on way to work – one of three shooting deaths in 24 hours

A FATHER of three was shot and killed in his car yesterday morning while on his way to work – one of three shooting deaths within 24 hours.

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Three in court on ammunition charges

A MAN and two women were granted bail in court on Friday after being accused of having 27 unfired rounds of ammunition.

NPBA: Giants and DDL in win column

THE defending champions Discount Distributors Liquors and runners-up Commonwealth Bank Giants both pulled off victories over the weekend to highlight the men’s division one play in the New Providence Basketball Association.

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Woman must repay $922 stolen from employer

A WOMAN was ordered to repay her former employer yesterday after admitting to stealing $922 from a gaming house in Long Island last year.

Tattered flag at OPM

Haven’t driven west for a while but had reason to today as we start the celebration for the 50th anniversary of taking Independence and we are for the coming six months chair of CARICOM one would have thought where our proud national flag flies it would be fresh - not faded and not tattered?

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Arrest in connection with abduction and rape; police investigate shooting incident

A 24-year-old man is in police custody after he reportedly abducted and sexually assaulted a 29-year-old woman on Thursday.

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Bahamas requires $16bn economy ‘to make sense’

The Bahamas must grow its economy to $16bn, expanding its size by around one-third, if its future is “to make sense” in the absence of government austerity, a governance reformer urged yesterday.

'Too late': Fired Gaming Board employees can't get jobs back

Seventeen former Gaming Board employees, who were found to have been unfairly dismissed, have lost their bid for reinstatement some four-and-a-half years after they were terminated.

GHS Magic slow down RM Bailey Pacers 39-33

While the RM Bailey Pacers senior girls prevailed over the Government High Magic, the Magic senior boys avenged the defeat by knocking off the Pacers in their Government Secondary Schools Sports Association double header at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium yesterday.