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A monkey stares out from its enclosure at the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Danica Coto/AP SAN JUAN — The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island’s only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed and struggling

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday evening. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for several Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia. Heavy rains and flash flooding are possible on some of the islands. As of 8

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WANTED FUGITIVE: Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — Police said on Sunday afternoon that they are still actively searching for wanted fugitive Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Roberts “is a person of interest in a homicide,” according to VIPD

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that she was hit so hard during an attack in Estate Honduras late Thursday night that she was knocked unconscious and had to check herself in to the hospital emergency room when she woke up the next day. Police were dispatched

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A jarringly dark commentary by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and wrangling over the federal health care bill dominated the third and final day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence on Saturday. Organizers say roughly 1,800 attendees registered for the NGA’s gathering, including more than 30 of the

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TOLEATHA CALLWOOD (PHOTO COURTESY: Mugshots.com) WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court has remanded a Virgin Islands divorce case involving the value of a property in St. Thomas. Calvin Callwood filed an appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal in a case involving Toleatha Callwood, 43, after a

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ARRESTED: Karim Jordan on St. Croix accused of second-degree burglary. FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while her two minor children were present in the household. On July 13, 2017, at approximately 6:50 a.m., an adult female reported that Karim Jordan, 37,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Five beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said on Friday afternoon that three beaches in St. Thomas and two on St. John are not

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(FILE PHOTO OF VING PERSONNEL) CHRISTIANSTED – Another top-ranking Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) officer has been sentenced to prison time for stealing thousands of dollars in government money. On July 13, 2017, VING Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one

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PHOTO IN QUESTION: One of the photos (censored) of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett that was allegedly leaked to the Internet by two of her own staffers in her congressional office in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former employees of V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett have

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