CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has submitted legislation to the 33rd Legislature to overhaul and reform the territory’s mental health system with sweeping changes that address gaps in services to residents who suffer from behavioral health challenges, mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, alcoholism and drug addiction. The legislation,
WASHINGTON — Just as the 2020 Democratic and Republican presidential primaries and caucuses get ready to begin, the Republican National Committee indicated it was investigating V.I. Republican Party Chairman John Canegata in a letter sent Thursday, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Canegata, who made national news during the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced the appointment of Lieutenant Mario M. Brooks as Assistant Police Commissioner on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner Brooks has been with the Virgin Islands Police Department for 25 years, working in various sections of the department, to include the Special Operations and Criminal
AG Denise George Sues Estate of Jeffrey Epstein For Luring Underage Girls To ‘Sex Trap’ On Little St. James
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Jeffrey Epstein’s estate was sued today by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice which claimed that the late convicted sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private island he owned in the territory. Attorney General for the U.S. Virgin
Hiring a criminal defense attorney is something that nobody really expects to end up doing. By the time you realize you need one, you are already under immense pressure from being arrested. But, with so many lawyers available, choosing the right one for you can be a daunting task. According
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department, as part of its continued initiative of reducing gun violence in the territory, intercepted five semi-automatic handguns of various calibers and two semi-automatic assault rifles. The person attempted to bring the firearms into the territory but did not disclose all the weapons.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to fund critical health needs of children in the territory. CFVI was invited to apply for funding following the successful stewardship of a $200,000 grant awarded from
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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Friday announced that the U.S. Virgin Islands has been awarded $14.9 million in federal funding to implement a Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the territory’s approximately 29,000 Medicaid recipients and to continue promoting the use of certified electronic health record technology by healthcare providers.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help tonight to locate a St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in a murder case that happened at one of the territory’s most popular beaches last year. Antonio “Soda” Gooding, 20, is wanted in reference to a homicide that occurred on June 6, 2019 at