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    Former Senator Wayne James in Italy ROME — A former St. Croix senator has decided not to fight extradition after he was arrested in Italy on an international warrant accusing him of using $90,000 in public funds for personal use, his lawyer said today. Attorney Gianpaolo Ronsisvalle said Wayne

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$1.6 MILLION MAN: Micker Adolfo CHICAGO — At 17 years old, White Sox prospect Micker Adolfo roamed right field for the Arizona Rookie League White Sox for 46 games in his first season of professional baseball in 2014. A right-handed batter, Adolfo is now just 19 years old, so he’s

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WASHINGTON — U.S. auto safety regulators warned on Thursday that Takata air bag inflators on more than 300,000 unrepaired recalled Honda vehicles show a substantial risk of rupturing, and urged owners to stop driving the “unsafe” cars until they have been fixed. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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McLEAN, Virginia — Mars Chocolate North America is recalling certain varieties and limited dates of production of Combos Cheddar Cheese Pretzel, Combos Cheddar Cheese Cracker, Combos Pizzeria Pretzel, Combos Sweet and Salt Caramel Pretzel, Combos Pepperoni Cracker, Combos Buffalo Pretzel because they may contain peanut residue. Mars initiated the recall

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Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis NAPA VALLEY — The Virgin Islands youngest and hottest celebrity is about to get married for the first time. Supermodel Hannah Davis, 26, is expected to tie the knot with New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter this weekend. There have been multiple reports that St. Thomas native Davis

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SAN JUAN — Investors in Puerto Rico’s debt-burdened economy still face risks of default on some of the island’s $70 billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings. President Barack Obama says he will quickly sign the Puerto

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     ARRESTED: Jashawn Peters CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 26-year-old St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in an attempted murder case involving two victims surrendered himself without incident to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Jahshawn Peters turned himself in to police while accompanied by his family some time on Tuesday, the

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  V.I. AG Claude Walker HOUSTON — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker agreed on Wednesday to withdraw a sweeping subpoena issued against Exxon Mobil Corp as part of a push by a coalition of state prosecutors to try to investigate whether the world’s largest publicly traded oil company misled

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Health Commissioner Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) has reported three new cases of zika virus in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, there are 29 confirmed positive cases in the territory, 12 cases on St Thomas, 16 on St. Croix and one

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SAN JUAN — The Obama administration and U.S. Senate Republican leaders scrambled on Tuesday to garner enough support to get a Puerto Rico debt relief bill through a critical procedural vote set for Wednesday which several lawmakers predicted would be close. After months of waiting for Congress to act as

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