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WANTED: Todd Kenney in Pittsburgh CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal drug investigation that began last year in Pittsburgh has revealed a trafficking network shipping cocaine from the Virgin Islands to Detroit and a related heroin ring in Detroit distributing the narcotic in Pittsburgh, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.

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WASHINGTON  — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Tuesday that the lesser Virgin Islands skink and the Florida scrub lizard may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. The rare reptiles are at risk of disappearing due to development, climate change and other threats, according to the Center

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men survived an ambush at Paul M. Pearson Gardens on the waterfront in St. Thomas today, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m., two male gunshot victims arrived at the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center

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DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and The Department of Licensing and consumer Affairs (DLCA) are alerting the Community about what they see as a”trend” of Western Union Scams. The VIPD Economic Crime Unit office said the scam is based on receiving a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is reporting that a robbery took place in Mount Pleasant at 9:23 p.m. Police said that a man told them that he was talking near the roadway in front of his house with another person when an Hispanic man approached and pulled

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ARRESTED: Charles Augustus Banks IV SAN ANTONIO – A fax to Florida from a former Gameday Entertainment executive to St. Croix’s Tim Duncan has landed 49-year-old Charles Augustus Banks IV in hot water, the FBI said Monday. Banks has been indicted on two counts of federal wire fraud in what investigators

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A lifeboat like the one that fell during safety drill. MARSEILLE — One person has been killed and two others critically injured after a lifeboat fell from the world’s biggest cruise liner, the Harmony of the Seas, which was docked in the French port of Marseille. According to La Provence,

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GOING TO POT: Senator Terrance Nelson CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has been chosen as one of the top 24 “pot destinations” in the world by the editors of High Times magazine. St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John join such world cities as Amsterdam, Freetown Christiana (Denmark),

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LITTLE BOY BLEW: Andres Carmona-Ortiz CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man who raped a 13-year-old child a little more than a year ago has been sentenced to only 13 years behind bars. In accordance with a plea agreement offered by Attorney General Claude Earl Walker, V.I. Superior Court Judge James ‘Lewis’

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ISHMAEL LABEET: Ponders his future HAVANA — Safe for now in Cuba, Ishmael Muslim Ali admits to hijacking an American Airlines flight in 1984. But still denies committing the murders that led to that crime. One might expect, in a film called The Skyjacker’s Tale, to hear a lot more

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