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Pescador Wins Marlin Tournament with Last-Minute Catch

A last minute catch landed Pescador the Top Boat prize in the 43rd annual USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament Sunday, according to a news release from the tournament organizers.

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2015-08-30 21:49:39
Armed Men Rob Estate Orange Grove Subway

Two gunmen robbed the Subway restaurant in Estate Orange Grove Friday night as employees were closing the store. It was the second time in a month that two armed men attacked and robbed a fast food business on St. Croix.

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2015-08-29 19:53:00
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and human services professional Rod Harley has turned tragedy into triumph.

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2015-08-27 22:36:40
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Tropical Storm Danny a Cliffhanger

As Tropical Storm Danny continues its westward track across the Atlantic at 10 mph, the jury is still out on its impact on the Virgin Islands, but it should reach the area Monday afternoon.

Read entire articleAug 20 2015 - 12:52am
V.I. Coral Projects Among 9 to Win Grants

Two projects in the U.S. Virgin Islands will receive grants totaling $181,088, sharing among those grants announced Tuesday by the Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas.

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 11:17pm
Audit Suggests Over-Income Residents Keep Needy Out of Public Housing

While 836 Virgin Islands families sit on the waiting list for public housing, another 160 families are living in public housing units even though they earn more than the income limits for qualification.

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 8:23pm
Tropical Storm Danny Forms in Atlantic

A growing tropical wave far out in the Atlantic finally got a name Tuesday; however, Tropical Storm Danny is forecast to revert to a wave when it reaches the local area next week. 

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 8:14pm
Police Seek Help Finding Missing Minor

The V.I. Police Department called on the community's assistance Tuesday in locating missing St. Croix 17-year-old Abijah Issac, who was last seen Sunday in Tan Tan Terrace.

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 8:11pm
WAPA Board Approves Fuel Oil Supplier in Special Meeting

On Tuesday the V.I. Water and Power Authority’s governing board authorized its executive director to contract with Glencore Ltd. to supply No. 2 fuel oil to WAPA through March 2016.

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 8:05pm
AG Nominee Charges deJongh with Embezzlement

Gov. Kenneth Mapp's brand-new nominee for attorney general announced Tuesday his office is charging former Gov. John deJongh Jr. for allegedly embezzling funds for home security improvements in 2007.

Read entire articleAug 18 2015 - 4:39pm
V.I. Attorney General Says Airlines Won't Notify of Passengers Carrying Guns

Airlines collect information on passengers bringing firearms into the territory but will not share that information with law enforcement, acting Attorney General Claude Walker told senators Monday.

Read entire articleAug 17 2015 - 10:00pm
Undercurrents: Black Caucus Head to Appear on St. Croix

A fundraiser with North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be held Sunday to help resolve the campaign debt of former delegate Donna M. Christensen and Basil Ottley.

Read entire articleAug 17 2015 - 9:56pm
Plaskett in Taiwan to Meet Potential Investors

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, along with some other members of Congress, is on a trip to Taiwan this week “to explore economic possibilities” and "to discuss our EDC program."

Read entire articleAug 17 2015 - 9:44pm