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Crimes are unlawful behaviors that are deemed wicked, humiliating, or incorrect by the general public. It’s not easy being a victim of these deeds, too. To help recover losses from criminal events, the government created Victim Compensation Funds (VCF). Each state has different crime compensation programs. In general, it’s a direct payment regarding financial compensation for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the 28th time, Governor Albert Bryan on Friday issued a Supplemental Executive Order pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bryan’s latest order extends the current eviction moratorium in the territory to December 31, 2021 as a federal ban on evictions expired August 26 after the U.S. Supreme

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times has sued Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. and the V.I. government for access to financial and business documents of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein under the territory’s Open Records Act. Epstein received Economic Development Commission benefits through his Southern Trust

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GRAND HAVEN — A judge has ordered a western Michigan couple to pay $30,441 to their son for getting rid of his pornography collection. U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney’s decision this week came eight months after David Werking, 43, won a lawsuit against his parents. He said they had no right

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PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case. Cosby has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. He had vowed

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Immigration reform has been at the forefront of U.S. President Joe Biden’s plans for change, and according to U.S. Senator, Robert Menendez, Democrats plan on passing their new immigration bill even in the face of opposition from the Republican party. The aim is to rely on a special parliamentary procedure known as

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CHRISTIANSTED —  Attorney Akeel St. Jean has been elected chairman of the board of directors for the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce. St. Jean, 31, has replaced former chairman Ryan Nelthropp, and will serve a two-year term. “It was a surprise, actually, they called me and said we really think

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George today denounced the V.I. Consortium’s online portal for falsely reporting that the owner and proprietor of ABC Concepts, Inc. is her brother. The article detailed claims of the company’s alleged involvement in a kickback scheme with a former WAPA official and of receiving

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HOUSTON — Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Entergy Corporation have been hit with a $100 million lawsuit accusing them of gross negligence in the death of a child whose family suspects he suffered hypothermia when they lost electricity and heat in their mobile home during

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stacey Plaskett couldn’t cast a vote last month when the House impeached former President Donald Trump. But she can help prosecute him. The non-voting delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands is among the impeachment managers selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to argue the case that Trump

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