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An Easter gift from Kelly’s to kids in hospital

KELLY’S House & Home donated 24 Easter baskets for boys, and 24 for girls and numerous plush toys for the children and infants hospitalised at Princess Margaret Hospital.

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24 new cases confirmed in two days

THE Ministry of Health recorded 24 new cases of COVID-19 over a two-day period and one additional death.

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Man denies unlawful sex charge

A 24-year-old man has denied having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor two years ago.

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Middle Tennessee tops Toledo in Bahamas Bowl

(AP) — Freshman Nick Vattiato threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns, including a 59-yard scoring pass to Jarrin Pierce with 6:24 left, and Middle Tennessee beat Toledo 31-24 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl.

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Lightning strike hits water supplies

WATER and Sewerage customers residing in central, southern and eastern New Providence may experience periods of reduced water pressure over the next 24 hours.

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Man ‘panicked’ and gave wrong name

A 24-year-old man who gave police the wrong name earlier this week was yesterday ordered to complete 100 hours of community service to avoid spending a month behind bars.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed to The Bahamas

Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were welcomed with warm smiles and festive music at the Lynden Pindling International Airport after arriving in the country today.

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Two accused over vehicle part thefts

TWO men were charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a series of vehicle and automotive part thefts in the nation’s capital.

Gas stations seek margin rise: ‘Our backs are against the wall’

Gas station operators have their “backs against the wall” after returning to 24/7 operations due to the continuing wait for an increase to their price-controlled margins.

Eye for an eye on our streets

Nassau was submerged in a bloodbath over the past weekend. The Nassau Tribune’s report that five persons were killed in four separate shootings over a three-day span suggests that The Bahamas will record another 100-plus murders in 2022.

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Jones posts 6th double-double of season

(AP) – BAHAMIAN WNBA star Jonquel Jones scored 24 points with 11 rebounds and five steals but it wasn’t enough as the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-83 yesterday.

New US COVID testing creates ‘added wrinkle’

THE US has created “an added wrinkle” to already-cumbersome COVID travel protocols with the measure that all returning citizens be tested within the 24 hours before their flight departs.

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Tourism relief: Biden doesn’t kill Christmas

The Bahamian tourism industry yesterday voiced relief that the US chose not to impose harsher COVID border restrictions that would have undermined the peak Christmas/New Year season.

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‘Pay $400 over drugs or go to jail’

A 24-year-old woman who was caught with more than three ounces of marijuana must pay $400 to avoid spending three months in prison.

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Pair charged with armed robbery

TWO men were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday in connection with the armed robbery of a restaurant supply store in Mackey Street earlier this month.

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Two facing court over vehicular manslaughter

TWO MEN were granted $10,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday on two separate charges of vehicular manslaughter.

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Dates for Royal visit revealed

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit The Bahamas from March 24-26 as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the Cabinet Office announced last night.

Cybercrime beats clients as greatest fraud threat

Cybercrime now poses a greater threat to global businesses than customer fraud, a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey has revealed, with hacking incidents rising in line with the digital economy’s accelerated growth due to COVID-19.

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Bahamas Bowl

MIDDLE Tennessee (6-6, Conference USA), vs. Toledo (7-5, Mid-American Conference), December 17, noon ET

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Trio on firearm charges

THREE men who denied gun-related charges were remanded to prison yesterday.