ST. THOMAS — A driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash Sunday told investigators that he was afraid to stop because he knows the bars in the Brookman Road area are frequented by drunk people with guns, and he feared for his safety, according to an affidavit filed by the V.I. Police Department.
All Saints Cathedral School’s Class of 2021 enjoys some levity before commencement at the school Friday on St. Thomas. From left to right, are Maura Richardson, Kacey McCurdy, Leadesha Rabsatt, Eric McAllister, Connor Limeburner, Denney Gonzalez, Adam Garcia Bryan, Jeremiah Francis, Breena S…
ST. THOMAS — The All Saints Cathedral Class of 2021 may be small, but it is resilient and full of determination. The “Perfect 10” graduated in a ceremony at the cathedral on Friday.
V.I. Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor announced his retirement Friday, and said he’s leaving government service to spend time with his loved ones.
ST. CROIX — Friends, family, and the horse racing community collectively are mourning Jose “Tony” Felix, who died a week ago today at Luis Hospital. He was 84.
ST. CROIX — Bureau of Corrections officials are working on adding a mental health unit to a new St. Thomas jail using hurricane recovery funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
V.I. Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor said Thursday that the department may add optional water rescue training for officers, but making swimming ability a requirement could exclude many otherwise qualified recruits.
The office of Senator Milton E. Potter has partnered with the Georgia-based Jonathan D. Rosen Family Foundation to offer a virtual financial literacy camp for Virgin Islands children ages 11 through 18 to help them begin their journey toward financial freedom — and a sense of independence.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. will host officials with the Royal Caribbean Group at the fourth USVI Community Business Forum series next week, according to Government House. The forum, to be held via Zoom from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, will take “a closer look at the cruise giant’s expected return to …
A Vote with the Goat voter registration drive and free concert will be held Sunday on St. Croix from 5 to 9:30 p.m., featuring local rap artist P-Nut Deh Real Nut, also known as PNDRN, at the Luna Lounge. Admission is free with voter ID or birth certificate and other form of ID. On-site regi…
Local author Michael L. Charles will be at The Pelican Shop on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. for the signing of his book “Son of Irony,” a retelling the story of the trial of Arthor Hodge in 1811, blending poetry and elements of Virgin Islands life to illustrate the impressions of his characters.
TORTOLA — Described as “talented, resourceful and an irrepressible class” by college president Richard Georges, the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College graduated 75 of is 146 graduates from the Business and Computer Studies departments in a closed ceremony at the Paraquita Bay campus on Wedne…
Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix remains seriously understaffed, and plans for a new mental health unit will only exacerbate the problem, according to a staffing analysis conducted by a contractor for the V.I. Bureau of Corrections (BOC).
ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Police Department is investigating an incident following the death of a man who jumped from the waterfront apron into the harbor.
President Joe Biden has issued a statement that the U.S. Justice Department’s defense of continued discrimination against residents of U.S. territories in federal programs is “inconsistent with my Administration’s policies and values,” but said it’s up to Congress to amend the existing laws.
A former V.I. Police officer was charged with domestic violence assault after a woman said he choked her and tried to break her arm, according to an affidavit filed by V.I. Police.
The V.I. Council on the Arts unveiled the territory’s official madras fabric to the public at a ceremony held Saturday at the Frederick Dorsch Cultural Center in Frederiksted.
With a major gift from a former trustee, the University of the Virgin Islands is resuming its quest to open an accredited medical school.
With more than 100 active COVID-19 cases — including 111 on St. Thomas alone — and vaccinations plateauing around 41,000, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced a $1 million lottery that will give 10 vaccinated residents $100,000 each.
ST. CROIX — Wedged between graduations and summer parties, the first weekend in June for the last 36 years has been the Women’s Coalition’s Women’s Race. This year, for the second time because of the lingering risks of the global coronavirus pandemic, the annual fundraiser was not held this …
It was a time of celebration and thanks at the Good Hope Country Day School graduation Saturday in the school’s pavilion on St. Croix, thanks to faculty, staff, family, friends and the graduates themselves for making it through such a difficult school year.
The V.I. Water and Power Authority’s financial problems are deepening as the cost of liquid propane gas continues to rise, according to a report presented during a recent meeting.
The V.I. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by former Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director Jerris Browne, leaving the door open for prosecutors to refile criminal charges against him.
With help from more than $11 million in federal disaster fund, the V.I. Public Works Department is rebuilding its facilities on St. John and St. Croix.
ST. THOMAS — Investigators are working to identify a man’s body found in Charlotte Amalie on Friday, according to V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima.
ST. THOMAS — Two women were arrested on driving under the influence of alcohol charges after separate crashes, including one that left another driver with a broken leg and other injuries, according to V.I. Police.
ST. THOMAS — Crime was at the top of the agenda as about a dozen Savan residents met with representatives from V.I. Police Department, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Community Action NOW! and the V.I. Legislature on Thursday night at Romeo Malone Community Center.
On a sunny Friday afternoon, graduates of the Raphael O. Wheatley Skill Center celebrated their educational accomplishment with family and friends outside the Charlotte Amalie High School auditorium.
ST. THOMAS — A woman has been missing from the Eldra Shulterbrandt residential care facility since Sunday, and V.I. Police are asking for the community’s help in locating her.
ST. THOMAS — With eight seniors in the Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School Class of 2021, the graduating class was small, but the 70th commencement ceremony was just as grand and formal as it would be for a class of hundreds.
A St. Croix man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearm crime that will likely result in a four-year prison sentence, according to the plea agreement filed in U.S. District Court.