FOUND DEAD: Martin P. “Marty” Merrick CHRISTIANSTED – A 77-year-old Illinois man was found dead in his St. Croix condominium after fellow residents noticed that he hadn’t been seen in days. Martin P. “Marty” Merrick of Estate St. John was declared dead on arrival (DOA) when emergency personnel arrived at
STOLEN FROM BIR: 2003 Chevy Trailblazer (LGO-6) CHRISTIANSTED – Police on St. Croix today announced that a government vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) near Sunny Isle was stolen last week and that the fence around the lot was damaged. The 911 Emergency Call
DEAD FROM SWINE FLU AT 28: Stacy Ramkissoon PORT OF SPAIN – The Ministry of Health is awaiting the result of an autopsy on the body of Stacy Ramkissoon, to confirm that she died from the H1N1 (swine flu) virus. If confirmed, it will be the fourth known swine flu
“The White House” in Shoys CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix resort property is offering foodies from the mainland a chance to sample the outstanding local cuisine of the Big Island. Serenity Garden Villas says it is offering “upscale, authentic Caribbean villa vacations” in the Virgin Islands for an event called:
Hannah Davis of St. Thomas in GQ CHARLOTTE AMALIE – St. Thomas supermodel Hannah Davis shows off her uber-toned body while posing for a feature in GQ magazine‘s January 2015, on newsstands now. The 25-year-old model opened up to the mag about having independence in her relationship with fiancé Derek
FREDERIKSTED – The territory is set to welcome additional Delta Air Lines flights from Atlanta to St Croix starting tomorrow. Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty said that her department has developed options for supporting new Wednesday flights from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. “The new service complements our
Linval Joseph of St. Croix EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The Vikings held out hope that defensive tackle Linval Joseph would be able to play against the Bears on Sunday, but they will have to go without him for another week. For the first time in three weeks, Joseph’s absence from
ORANJESTAD – One of seven Venezuelan men whose boat capsized near Aruba died after he was attacked by a shark while being rescued, the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard said Monday. Two other men perished when they sank with the vessel. Spokesman Roderick Gouverneur told The Associated Press that the shark
Tania Tomyn of Tibbar Energy WALNUT, Calif. – VIASPACE Inc. today provided an update on electricity projects being pursued by VIASPACE and partners around the world, including the Tibbar Energy project on St. Croix’s South Shore. Several of the projects have been publicly discussed previously and some are new projects.
WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration has advised consumers not to purchase or use two weight loss products – Jenesis and Oasis Bee Pollen. The products are promoted and sold for weight loss on www.beeextremelyamazed.com and www.beefitamy.com. They are also promoted on the firm’s Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest accounts.