77 F
Charlotte Amalie
Monday, December 10, 2018
Mon December 10, 2018 4:15 AM
Home News Local news

Local news

Mr. Snowman and the snowflakes wowed onlookers at the 2018 Christmas Boat Parade. (Anne Salafia photo)

Christiansted Harbor Sparkles with Holiday Spirit

Thousands flocked to the Christiansted Boardwalk Saturday evening for the renewal of one of St. Croix's signature holiday events.
Capt. Richard Smith is owner and captain of Cimmaron. (Facebook photo)

Captain Still Facing Criminal Charge

Despite attempts by the lawyer representing a St. John sailboat operator to have federal authorities drop a criminal prosecution related to an incident at sea, the case of United States of America vs. Richard Smith still moves towards a trial date.
This breeding peregrine falcon was found wounded by a pellet gun on St. Croix. (Photo provided by SCAWC)

Migrating Falcon is Latest Pellet Gun Victim

The most recent animal to fall victim to a pellet gun on St. Croix is a peregrine falcon found late Tuesday night in the middle a road in La Grande Princess.
Clayton Laurent Jr. gets the upper hand on his opponent Friday night in Puerto Rico. Laurent won the bout against Kenny Cruz Carasquillo by majority decision and maintains his undefeated record. (Kyle Murphy photo)

Friday Night Win Puts Laurent at 3-0

It was less than two weeks ago that V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent, Jr. received word of a potential fight in Puerto Rico. Wednesday, the 28-year old boarded a plane and prayed that he would be returning home to celebrate his third professional win.

Man Killed in ‘Targeted’ Daylight Shooting

A 26-year-old St. Croix man was killed Saturday in a daylight shooting at a crowded shopping area in what the V.I. Police called a...
Staff at The Fruit Bowl on St. Thomas sport their Shades of Pink love buttons.

Cancer Support V.I. Raised More Than $115,000 in Month-long Drive

Cancer Support Virgin Islands, a group that provides financial assistance to U.S. Virgin Islands cancer patients, reported that it raised more than $115,000 in its October fund drive.

St. Croix Hosts Thirtieth Triathlon

St. Croix drew athletes from across the globe to take part in the thirtieth anniversary of the island’s Triathlon Sunday.

Three More Arrests For Undeclared Cash Brought Over on Tortola Ferry

Three more people have been charged for not declaring thousands of dollars in cash brought into the territory via the Tortola ferry.

Man Charged in Relation to Forced Prostitution of a Minor

One man has been charged and another man's name is redacted in relation to a 17-year old minor female being coerced into prostitution on St. Croix.
A ruined sailboat by Hook Line and Sinker

Climate Change in Virgin Islands Gets Renewed Focus

The U.S. Virgin Islands government's focus on global climate change has been spotty in the 21st century but two intense hurricanes and a federal report may strengthen the focus again.

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

15,322FansLike
3,140FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Load more
Connect with us!