Category: St. Croix News

National Hurricane Center Says Three Tropical Waves Still Making A Beeline For The Virgin Islands

[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — A series of tropical waves in the eastern Atlantic Ocean may develop into the next tropical depression or tropical storm in the Virgin Islands by Friday — and Puerto Rico by Saturday. The first area being monitored has been named Invest 91L by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The term “invest” is used […]

Fitch Ratings, One of Three Major Credit Rating Firms, Brings Territory Down Three Notches With The Promise It Will Sink Lower … Soon

[ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — Seeing few options for improvment to the territory’s finances,  Fitch Ratings took its credit rating on the Virgin Islands down all the way to triple-C from B. That’s a steep three-notch downgrade, bringing it to a level that indicates significant risk of default. Also, Fitch is maintaining a negative outlook. The problem […]

Mapp: Reports of Rapes At St. Croix’s National Guard Armory Are ‘Disturbing’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Accompanied by local and federal officers of the United States Army National Guard, Gov. Kenneth Mapp disclosed findings in what he termed a “disturbing” report of a history of sexual assault, harassment and other inappropriate activity within the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING). The Governor said he was briefed a year ago […]

St. Croix Man Atnelle Livingston Harris, A Relation To Lyana Serieux And Her Family, Shot To Death Near Mutual Homes On Sunday

SHOT DEAD: Social media was abuzz after it was reported that Atnelle Livingston Harris, 24, had been shot to death near St. Croix Mutual homes on Sunday evening. Police will not say if his death is connected to the July murders of Lyana Serieux, 24, Jeremiah Serieux, 5, and Jordan Serieux, 10. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED […]

TRIPLE THREAT! National Hurricane Center Following Three Tropical Waves Headed Towards Our Region

[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center said this morning that it is watching three tropical waves for possible storm development in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico later this week. The weather pattern is called Invest 91L and was given a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next five […]

NOAA Says The Virgin Islands And Puerto Rico Can Expect More Storms In 2017 Than Originally Forecast

MIAMI — NOAA has raised the number of named storms it expects to develop in their latest 2017 Atlantic hurricane season outlook, warning that “the season has the potential to be extremely active.” In their August outlook update released Wednesday, NOAA forecasters said there is a high chance – 60 percent – of an above-average hurricane season, […]

Almost Two-Year-Old Baby Girl Has Her Head Bashed In By Her St. Croix Parents … And Police Won’t Say Who The Perpetrators Are … Even Though They Know The Grisly Details

[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — A police spokesman said that a one-year-old child had her head bashed in and authorities refuse to divulge whether it was the mother, father or family friend who did it. Police sources said that it was a 20-month-old child who was abused — and that she is a female child — […]

IT’S OFFICIAL: V.I. Medical Examiner Says That Lyana Serieux and Her Two Sons Jeremiah and Jordan Were Murdered, But Won’t Say How Or Under What Circumstances

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Jeremiah Serieux, 5, (front) Jordan Serieux, 10, (left) and Lyana Serieux, 24, (right). The case has been a roller coaster of emotions for most people on St. Croix, with many refusing to even entertain the notion that the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) cadet could have had links to the drug […]

Tropical Wave Has Left The Virgin Islands But Is Getting More Organized As It Heads Towards Florida

[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — The tropical wave Invest 99L has passed by the Virgin Islands and was 395 miles away from St. Croix as of 10 a.m. on Friday — further away than it was Thursday morning. It is now churning across the Atlantic has become better organized and could strengthen over the weekend as […]

V.I. Freep 2017 Tropical Storm Watch Team Predicts That Invest 99L Will Pass To The North of The BVI

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Freep‘s 2017 Tropical Storm Watch Team continues to monitor Invest 99L which was 282 miles away from St. Croix at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Invest 99-L is still a very disorganized cluster of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Models do keep moving the system to the northern side of the Lesser […]