St. Croix News
SAN ANTONIO — After 19 years and five championships with the San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan announced Monday morning that he would retire at age 40. Duncan was an elite player on an excellent Spurs team for his entire career. The Spurs made the playoffs every year in his tenure, never
MID-ISLAND — A 20-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death near the Machuchal housing community on Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Saturday, July 9, 2016 about 9:49 p.m., police were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to Clifton Hill in response to
PEEVED AT HONDA: AG Claude Walker CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Claude Walker has sent a scorching letter to a Chicago attorney representing Honda, saying that the carmaker’s “shortcomings” in repairing faulty airbags are “treacherous and unacceptable.” The letter, sent to Chicago attorney Eric Mattson, shared Walker’s concerns over the fact that a St.
The infinity pool at Cheney Bay Resort CHRISTIANSTED — Two beaches in St. Croix failed in water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Chenay Bay and Grapetree Bay on the East End of St. Croix should be avoided
Health Commissioner Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle Davis met with protesting Emergency Medical Service technicians as they held an impromptu job action in front of the Charles Harwood Hospital in Estate Richmond on Thursday afternoon. The EMS job action was broadcast live via Facebook and shared with
FREDERIKSTED — A woman said that when she came home from work and was about to enter her apartment in Mutual Homes she was repeatedly hit with a baseball bat and robbed of her cash and jewelry. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to Mutual Homes at 8:50 on
Republican State Chairman John Canegata CHRISTIANSTED — The Chairman of the Republican party said today that Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) is not taking her role as a member of Congress seriously and accused her of making light of an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a “homebrew” email server during her
Juan F. Luis Hospital in Estate Diamond MID-ISLAND — Police say that a 44-year-old St. Croix man was shot in the upper body early Wednesday evening but is recovering in a local hospital. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a gunshot victim
Health Commissioner Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) is reporting that there are three new cases of the Zika virus in the territory, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to 32. There are now 15 Zika cases on St. Thomas and 17 on St. Croix.
Fitch Puts The Virgin Islands On A Negative ‘Watch’ When It Comes To Borrowing Money On The Bond Market
NEW YORK — Puerto Rico’s financial hardships have cast a shadow on the government of Virgin Islands’ image in the bond market, where the local government goes to borrow money. Credit-rating firm Fitch Ratings on July 6 announced it had placed the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam on a rating