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SYRACUSE — A New York university has received $12 million from the U.S. Army to research treatment options and potential vaccines for dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus that affects nearly half of the world’s population. The funds, which come from the Army’s Medical Research and Materiel Command, will pay for

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ARRESTED:Akil Smith ARRESTED:Franklin Cuevas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Five people were arrested by police on St. Thomas between Friday and Monday on charges ranging from public intoxication, to illegal gun possession and assault, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. *David Schaffner, 30, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged

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ARRESTED:Lyn Fredericks Jr. ARRESTED: Tyler LaBarrie CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three men were arrested on illegal gun possession charges after people near Subbase complained of hearing gunfire early Sunday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Lyn Fredericks Jr., 33, of Estate Nadir, Tyler LaBarrie, 26, of Estate Bovoni, and

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Paul Sabers CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Arrest warrants have been issued for four men including one government worker for allegedly manipulating a public bidding process to defraud the territory’s government between 2012 and 2013, according to the Virgin Islands Attorney General. Two men, businessman Edward McKenzie, 59, of Miami and former

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DENVER – Rashawn Ross of St. Thomas and Ryan Zoidis will join Soulive for two shows at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom on November 20 and 21, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Eric Krasno made the announcement on Facebook, calling Zoidis and Ross the “OG” Shady Horns. “It’s been a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 29-year-old St. Thomas woman was arrested late Wednesday night after police said she stabbed her husband in the hand during a domestic dispute. Elizabeth Veloz of Estate Conant was arrested about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, according to police. Veloz was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 48-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested on statutory rape-related charged Wednesday afternoon, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Moses Danet of Bolongo Bay was arrested at 4 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree aggravated rape-domestic violence, according to the VIPD. Danet was taken into custody after

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A high-end jewelry and accessories store at Yacht Haven Grande was burglarized sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police responded to a call of a burglary at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday and were dispatched to the Gucci store in Yacht

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ARRESTED: Michael McCrystal CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested on drunk driving and gun charges Friday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Michael McCrystal of Lindbergh Bay was arrested at 8:30 a.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence, negligent driving, possession of

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PINE BLUFF, Arkansas – Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that may be adulterated because of having an “off odor” scent, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The fully-cooked, buffalo-style chicken wing section item was produced on

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