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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma is still two days away from the territory, but it is already making its presence known financially. The Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Allure of the Seas and the Celebrity Equinox have each canceled their scheduled visits to St. Thomas this week. Virgin Islands Port Authority

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are asking for your assistance to help them find a missing cruise ship passenger. Regina Gilliam, 26, was not on board the Carnival Splendor when it left the West India Company Ltd. dock at Havensight about 8:19 p.m. on Thursday. Gilliam, who stands about 5’4″ tall

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I’LL DO ANYTHING FOR LOVE … BUT I WON’T DO THAT! Tasha Matthews, 33, was arrested for attempted murder on St. Croix on Friday for a stabbing incident that took place in May. FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman who works as a “night nurse” was arrested Friday on attempted

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PAID TO PLAY: Local girls enjoy a youth group meeting about sexual reproductive health in their community, Batey Yaco, on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. SANTO DOMINGO — UNICEF says more than one in 10 girls in the Dominican Republic are married or living with a partner before

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A cruise ship passenger from North Carolina was taken into police custody when the Carnival Magic docked in St. Thomas after authorities said that he molested an underage girl in front of her parents on the ship. Wayne Williams, 37, of Ashville, N.C. was charged with unlawful

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EPIC FAILURES: Coki Point beach in St. Thomas has failed in DPNR water quality testing more than any other beach in the territory this year. In fact, it has failed in 20 out of 33 weeks in 2017. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing and

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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY AT CARAMBOLA BEACH RESORT ON ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — Police said that an attempted robbery at the Renaissance Carambola St. Croix Beach Resort was foiled Thursday when a male employee confronted the masked, possibly armed attacker. The incident occurred about 11:41 a.m. when police were sent to the

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ALLURE OF THE SEAS: Photos from inside the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) ship. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Royal Caribbean International has adjusted several of Allure of the Seas’ Caribbean  itineraries because of a propulsion issue that’s forced the massive vessel to slow down. Given its reduced speed, the ship, which sails from Port Everglades, Florida

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SAN JUAN — An extra tropical system not associated with Invest 91L was causing flash flood warnings to be issued for Puerto Rico on Thursday morning. But the area of organized showers located 500 miles east of the Lesser Antilles called Invest 91L has a 90 percent chance of tropical

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has unveiled its new advertising campaign, called “Real Nice.” In partnership with its advertising agency of record, J. Walter Thompson Atlanta (JWT), which is responsible for creative design, and local Virgin Islands company FilmVI, the popular “Virgin Islands Nice” campaign was

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