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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Documents filed in Miami federal court say the rapper, whose real name is

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is stepping up its police cadet recruiting game. After Virtual Career Fairs advertised on social media in July didn’t allow the VIPD to meet its quota of new officers … “Are you looking to start your career in public safety?” the VIPD wote.

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CHRISTIANSTED — During today’s weekly press briefing, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta, Jr. asked residents to gather safely and responsibly for the holidays and to limit gatherings to 10 or fewer people if possible.  Director Motta reminded the public that one week into the territory’s latest step forward on the path

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COTTON VALLEY — Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and fire officials are reminding those in charge of preparing the bird to beware of the hazards surrounding deep frying turkeys. Dunking the bird in hot cooking oil can make for a delicious dinner if done right, but as the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On November 8th and 11th, the Virgin Islands will join the nation in honoring the service of military members across the nation as a part of its annual Veterans Day celebrations. The following Virgin Islanders, have been selected as honorees for theirselfless service in their respective districts:

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former standup comedian who once appeared on MTV with Nick Cannon and Snoop Dogg was arrested while trying to board a commercial aircraft on St. Thomas. Aarona Browning-Lopez, 37, of New York, was charged with being a fugitive from justice and was taken into custody pursuant

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Kanye West, the eccentric rapper and producer who jetted off to Haiti in the middle of a global pandemic last month, is claiming that the president of Haiti gave him an island to develop. Unfortunately for West, Haiti doesn’t own the development rights — it appears a lawyer

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Even though it may not have the large footprint seen elsewhere, like Europe or Latin America, the Caribbean has long been a big contributor to the sports gambling industry. The recent increased interest in sports gambling around the world has also increased activity in Caribbean countries, many of which have,

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Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic? Yes, but probably not like you normally would. Health experts say some Halloween traditions like crowding on doorsteps for candy and inching your way through haunted houses heighten the risk of spreading COVID-19 and should be avoided. But there are ways to adapt

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly COVID-19 press briefing today, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta Jr. and Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s COVID-19 Task Force is closely monitoring the surge of cases on the mainland and urged continued caution as residents head into the upcoming

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