St. Croix News
Judge: Bank of America Can Fend Off V.I. Public Finance Authority Claims of Negligence In Bond Offering
U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three Bank of America units can fend off negligence claims over bad tax advice the bank and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC allegedly gave on a $219 million Virgin Islands bond offering, but two BOA affiliates must face related claims, a
MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills has recalled nearly 2 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios after announcing the breakfast cereal might have been contaminated with wheat. The recall includes 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cherrios affected by “an isolated incident” at the company’s facility in Lodi, Calif., “that resulted in
CHRISTIANSTED – The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said there is a new phone scam that the public should beware of. In this phone scam, the caller pretends to be a person who is sick and or has sustained some injury and is in the hospital, according to DLCA.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands government gave two contracts to the Virgin Islands Paving Co. totaling $614,269.34 on Monday. Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he signed two contracts for the Department of Public Works to improve the roads near Sion Hill, Rattan and a downtown area St. Croix.
FREDERIKSTED – While on a slow speed pursuit of a man who fleed a traffic stop, alert St. Croix police noticed that a vehicle turned onto a dead-end road when it observed the police patrol car, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police arrested 29-year-old Jamal Rivera of Estate
FREDERIKSTED – A 27-year-old St. Croix man pulled over by police for driving erratically ended the traffic stop abruptly by speeding off and concluded with him discharging a firearm in the direction of police after his own car became disabled on Sunday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Kishawn
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Aircraft have returned to the southeastern Bahamas to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that got caught in Hurricane Joaquin. The Category 4 storm ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across
Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – When the Virgin Islands slapped Hess. Corp. with a $1.5 billion suit last month accusing the oil company of shuttering a refinery it had promised to run through 2022, it didn’t also mention that it had already sued PDVSA for $3.8 billion the month before.
FREDERIKSTED – A middle-aged black man was shot and killed near a parochial school early this morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 5:51 a.m. today to Estate Prince’s Quarter in a Mt. Pleasant West subdivision below the St. Joseph’s Catholic
FREDERIKSTED – A 21-year-old man walking out of a Frederiksted housing community early this morning survived being shot by a person driving a car who pulled up alongside him, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. An off-duty police officer called dispatch at 9:44 a.m. today to say that he