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
WANTED: Jashawn Peters CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says it needs your help to a 21-year-old St. Thomas man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a felony assault case. Jashawn Peters is wanted in connection with a first-degree felony assault that took place in the vicinity
TRADED: Akeel Morris of St. Thomas PITTSBURGH — Right-hander Akeel Morris‘ career ERA stands at 67.50. It ranks as the second-highest in New York Mets history, trailing only the 108.00 ERA put up by Garrett Olson in one-third of an inning in 2012, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
INJURED: Domingo Santana of St. Thomas MILWAUKEE — Brewers outfielder Domingo Santana (right elbow soreness) has a way to go before he returns from the 15-day disabled list. Santana will likely remain on the DL through the All-Star break, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. The Brewers have been mum on Santana since he
Samuel “Sammy” McDonald CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) needs your help to locate Samuel “Sammy “McDonald who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery incident that took place in Sion Farm recently. On June 24, about 8:01 p.m., the father of a minor child reported that
HONOLULU — As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world’s reefs, which are being rapidly damaged. “We are not ready to write the obituary for coral reefs,” James Cook University
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The public has been diligently calling the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) when they hear shots fired in their neighborhood. On St. Thomas, the reports have led to guns being taken off of the streets, but curiously, no arrests. On Friday June 24, at about 10:02 a.m.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 22-year-old St. Thomas man was shot to death at an Estate Thomas gas station late on Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Saturday June 25, about 11:03 p.m., several concerned citizens called police and reported that shots had been fired near the 1st Stop Gas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One beach in St. Thomas failed in water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and is not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this weekend that Water Bay on the East End of St. Thomas should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen because the
ARRESTED: Pernell “P-Man” Towers of LBJ CHRISTIANSTED — A 30-year-old St. Croix man was arrested Sunday on suspicions that he is one of the people who has been robbing people on the Christiansted boardwalk. Police said that Pernell A. “P-Man” Towers Jr. of LBJ Housing in Estate Richmond was arrested