St. Thomas News
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Community and Police Association (CAPA) in conjunction with the Red Hook Community Alliance will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting for residents and commercial establishments in the communities of Red Hook, Nadir, and Frydenhoj on Monday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m., in the Inspiration Hall of
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A rape and a robbery were reported to police on St. Thomas this week, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. A woman told officers at the Richard N. Callwood Command on Wednesday July 29 abou 12:40 p.m. that she had been raped, the VIPD said. According
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department announced that two arrests took place on St. Thomas mid-week. On Wednesday July 29 at 10:15 p.m., a 16-year-old male was charged with simple assault-domestic violence after striking a woman with a belt. The minor was removed from the property of the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 40-year-old Hospital Ground man was arrested on drug possession charges this week, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Derrick Lewis was arrested Wednesday July 28 at 4 p.m. and charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, the VIPD said. Lewis
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense admitted under questioning from Congress this week that it accidentally sent live anthrax spores to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The previous week, the Pentagon owned up that some 192 labs worldwide were affected, including all 50 states, the District of
Puma Ptah of St. Thomas ROCHESTER, New Hampshire — Between worldwide reggae fests in Italy and Jamaica, is a festival tomorrow August 1 at The Governor’s Inn, where eight reggae bands will entertain with more than 10 hours of music, accompanied by arts and craft vendors, Jamaican grill pits and
Juan “Pretty” McCullum WASHINGTON — The Hill online non-partisan political newspaper has chosen Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett’s general counsel as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the District of Columbia for 2015. Juan McCullum, 32, of Pearl, Mississippi was listed as No. 5 on the list compiled
Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially terminated the provider agreement with Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo to participate in the Medicare program, according to the CMS public affairs office for Region II in New York.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fourth time this month, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:26 p.m. last night and registered 3.4 in magnitude
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The first ever same-sex couple has tied the knot in the Virgin Islands after spending over four decades together. Rick Weinstein, 68, and Tom Eggleston, 73, decided that they could not wait any longer to finally get married following the landmark Supreme Court ruling earlier this month.