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Police Charge Acosta with Domestic Violence

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 55-year-old Jose Acosta and charged him with two counts of simple assault/domestic battery, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Police ID Frederiksted Bar Shooting Victim

A man shot to death in a Frederiksted bar Sept. 29 has been identified by his mother as Ulcier Nehemiah Crump, according to a news release issued Tuesday by the V.I. Police Department.
A drug-smuggling go-fast boat is beached in Luquillo, Puerto Rico, after being pursued by the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley Saturday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Captures $30 Million of Cocaine

Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group seized 2,324 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $30 million, Saturday following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel off Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
Rosa Soto-Thomas, president of the St. Croix chapter of the American Federation of Teachers. (Facebook photo)

Teachers Sign Two-Year Contract

The St. Croix and St. Thomas – St. John Federation of Teachers, the territory's two public school teachers unions, ratified a two-year contract with the V.I. government Friday.

High School Student Charged with Gun and Narcotics Possession

The V.I. Police Department was summoned to St. Croix Central High School Thursday after school officials reported finding a gun and narcotics on a student who had allegedly assaulted a teacher.

V.I. Government Bonds Return To Almost Face Value

The price of some U.S. Virgin Islands bonds have rebounded sharply, nearly returning to their face value, after a sharp fall in 2017 and early 2018, Bond Buyer magazine reported this week.
St. Croix's 40GSA Girls' Soccer Academy in blue, with some of their Puerto Rican competitors during their recent Borinquen adventure. (Image provided by 340GSA)

St. Croix Girls Soccer Academy Travels to Puerto Rico

Fourteen St. Croix girls travelled to Puerto Rico for four days, Oct. 5 through 8, and got exposure and experience with competitive level soccer.
Smoke from a March fire at the Anguilla Landfill caused a smokey day on St Croix. Another fire broke out at the landfill Sunday. (Susan Ellis photo)

STX Landfill Fire Prompts Warning to Downwind Residents

St. Croix residents living to the west of the Anguilla Landfill were warned Monday evening to take health precautions after a fire broke out Sunday afternoon at the landfill.

2018 Early Voting in General Election Begins Oct. 15

The first day of early voting saw an overwhelming support of voters eager to cast their ballots.

ALERT: VIWMA to Permanently Close Abattoir Bin Site

The Authority reminds residents and businesses that only household waste is to be disposed of at the public bin sites and that illegal dumping is a crime.

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