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Three Reportedly Killed in Multiple Shootings on STX

Multiple shooting incidents took place Monday night on St. Croix leaving three men dead. The V.I. Police Department provided little detail Monday night, other than to call a news conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Gov. Eases Beach, Restaurant Restrictions as COVID Numbers Stay Low

Citing a continued decrease in new COVID-19 cases, with 51 active cases currently being tracked, Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. said Monday that he felt comfortable easing restrictions on weekend and holiday beach closings and restaurant seating.

Governor Nominates Bosede Bruce for Finance Commissioner

Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. announced Monday the appointment of Bosede Bruce as his nominee to lead the Finance Department, praising her more than two decades of experience in accounting and finance.

Senators Shocked: Companies Can Dig Up Roads for Small Fee, No Supervision

Members of the Senate Committee on Housing, Transportation, and Telecommunications expressed shock Monday to hear that large corporations have only been required to pay $25 for an excavation permit to dig up the territory's roads to repair or install utility lines.

Family’s Lawsuit May Stall Coral Bay Marina Project

The development of a marina project slated for Coral Bay, St. John has become even more complex as a result of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court by three children of Minerva Marsh Vasquez and Eglah Marsh Clendenin.
Princess Cruise ship in Crown Bay (Photo by Semele A.C. George)

Cruise Ships Might Be Cleared to Enter U.S. Ports by Midsummer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which stopped all U.S. cruise stops in March 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic picked up and swept through cruise ships, is aiming for a "midsummer" resumption of cruise stops.
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STT Community Steps Up to Support Homicide Survivors

Volunteer supporters of Victims United Inc .on Saturday presented empty buckets at various parts of St. Thomas and urged members of the community to fill them with cash donations to support the organization that serves people whose lives have been damaged by homicide.

STJ Recovery Choir Virtual Quelbe and Reggae Concert to Feature Local Artists

The music can be heard by anyone who has a computer or a smart phone when the St. John Recovery Choir presents a virtual Quelbe and Reggae Revival Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24.
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Texas Woman Charged with Falsifying COVID-19 Test Result

Breanna K. Ward, a 34-year-old from Kingwood, Texas, who was already in the custody of the V.I. Bureau of Corrections was arrested again Friday and charged with posting a false COVID-19 test result to gain access to the USVI.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Two Injured in Explosion Aboard Vessel Off STJ

Two men were treated at the Schneider Regional Health Center Friday for a variety of injuries they received in an explosion on a boat off St. John Friday morning.

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