The National Hurricane Center is monitoring Tropical Storm Philippe, located east of the Lesser Antilles. While the tropical disturbance is not a well-developed storm, it may impact the USVI and Puerto Rico this weekend, bringing rain and gusty winds.
Quick thinking by police on St. Croix helped to capture a suspect believed to have shot two people Monday night in Kingshill. Detectives say they caught up with him at Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas the next day.
he Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC) member association, which represents the sport of sailing in the territory, will host the Coaching and Mentoring Women’s Sailing Course from Oct. 27 to 29, at the St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC). Seven women each from St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John will participate.
The first phase has been completed in the installation of what will be a total of 200 new secure Helix-type moorings in bays throughout the USVI. All 200 moorings are anticipated to be ready for use by local and visiting boaters, both private/recreational and commercial, in the coming season.
The U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday reached a $75 million settlement with JPMorgan Chase over the bank’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein in a deal that has been hailed as groundbreaking for its use of the federal Victims Protection Act by a state attorney general. The agreement comes less than a month before they were to go to trial in a lawsuit that exposed embarrassing and lurid details on both sides.
Crucian Joanne McDougal Patterson made national news on Atlanta News First TV station in early September. The psychiatric nurse practitioner created the first-ever psychiatric mobile home mental health clinic in Georgia.
One of the most exciting parts of the morning was that dolphins joined the racers on the swim portion of the race. When race director Theresa Harper asked newcomer Jonna Johnson after the event if she enjoyed her first triathlon on St. Croix, Johnson excitedly replied, "The race was nice...but I swam with dolphins! Where can you do that?!"
A $75 million settlement has been reached in its contentious lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase over the bank’s dealings with late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, the V.I. Justice Department announced Tuesday morning.
“WAPA line crews, operators and engineers collaborated and worked tirelessly around the clock throughout the past week in difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions to safely identify and restore electrical service..."
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