A man was killed Tuesday night in a shooting at a downtown Christiansted hotel, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Rashawn Wyre.
There were no active tropical weather systems of concern to the V.I. in the Atlantic basin Wednesday, but the tropical weather team at Colorado State University issued an updated forecast, saying they now expect the hurricane season to "extremely active."
U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert advised residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands that animal fighting, including cockfighting, is prohibited by federal law.
In a candid plea Monday, Health Department Medical Director Dr. Tai Hunte-Caesar said irresponsible behavior within the USVI community is causing the spread of COVID-19 to the elderly and other vulnerable populations and needs to stop.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed a bill recently appropriating $8.2 million to help finish the long-stalled Paul E. Joseph Stadium project in Frederiksted, but said the plan needed another $3 million from next year's budget too.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. took action on 22 measures in the past week, vetoing six, including changes to the Government Employees' Retirement System Board and Cannabis Advisory Board, and signing 16 of them into law.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides.
With the novel coronavirus spread around the world, people want to know how to determine if they are infected, whether they've had the virus or if they might be immune and how reliable the testing is.
Workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands are feeling a mix of emotions as they adapt to new standards as the summer brings a resurgence of COVID-19. “Nobody wants to work, but the bills don't stop,” said an employee of the Papaya Cove Cafe in Cyril E. King Airport.
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In the absence of a humanities council in the USVI, CFVI applied for and was awarded National Endowment of the Humanities funding that CFVI will sub-award to eligible entities through the USVI to support humanities programs and activities.
As a bevy of Monday morning quarterbacks continue to amuse themselves on social media, radio talk shows and with letters to the editor bashing our Water and Power Authority, the Source would like to add a history lesson to the mix.