KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George said that formal charges have been filed against 23-year-old Aaron Henry for the rape of a 17-year-old minor. Virgin Islands Police Department officers arrested Henry on Thursday based on a bench warrant issued by the V.I. Superior Court. On August 28, 2020 the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Operation 10-Day Rush,” as part of Phase 2 of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) was implemented by Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor to take “firearms and drugs from our streets,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said. On August 24, officers arrested Shaquil James, 24, of Bonne Esperance,
BETHLEHEM — Virgin Islands National Guard Capt. Maria Bruno issued the following prepared statement at 10:47 p.m. Saturday: “According to a press release by the Virgin Islands Police Department, Aaron Henry, a member of the V.I. Air National Guard was arrested on Aug. 27 and charged with two counts of rape,
HAVANA — Caribbean islands already reeling from the economic impact of coronavirus started recovering on Tuesday from the damage wrought by Tropical Storm Laura, which left at least 24 dead and damaged thousands of homes and electricity infrastructure. Brigades of workers were out fixing toppled power poles, removing fallen trees
CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands (Anti)-Crime Initiative (VICI), originally employed by Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor during the last quarter of 2019, has yielded positive results in the most recent implementation of Phase Two, Part Two. During the first few weeks of VICI Part Two, three firearms were confiscated from the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) confirmed today the fourth death of one of its residents in the span of a little more than a week. Eight days ago, the Department reported the death of a 101-year-old resident, and today shared the news that three other residents
CHRISTIANSTED — After experiencing very heavy rainfall in a short period of time due to the passing of Tropical Storm Laura, the storm water handling pumps at the Limetree Bay Refinery failed early this morning, the South Shore refinery said in a prepared statement. This resulted in an overflow from
FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Normally when a product recall is announced due to undeclared ingredients, it’s something simple, like the company forgetting to put onions or garlic on its ingredients label. A new recall from Faribault Foods, Inc., which produces the popular Progresso line of soups, is a little bit different.
MIAMI — The center of Tropical Depression Thirteen was located near latitude 17.8 North, longitude 58.5 West at 5 a.m., according to the National Hurricane Center. The depression is moving towards the west-northwest near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days.
Oldest Queen Louise Resident Dies In Hospital After Positive COVID-19 Test, 11 Patients Remain At SRMC
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The oldest of 12 residents of the Queen Louise Home for the Aged being treated at Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas has died. The unnamed 101-year-old woman died Tuesday, the Department of Human Services said. While she tested positive for COVID-19, the cause of death is still