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Lucky Paws Foundation Commemorates 27th Annual International Homeless Animals Day

The Lucky Paws Foundation will hold an event from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Café Amici at A.H. Riise Mall, downtown Charlotte Amalie.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Two Plead Guilty to Possession on Board a Vessel

Jesus Garcia, 35, and Jhoan Gomez, age 28, both of Venezuela, pled guilty Wednesday in District Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

ALERT: WAPA Restores Major Electrical Service Interruption in District

A district-wide electrical service interruption affected the islands of St. Thomas, St. John, Hassel Island and Water Island on Wednesday night after one generating unit tripped followed by the subsequent failure of two other units.
Elizabeth Armstrong at an April WAPA board meeting.

WAPA Board Approves Community Disaster Loan to Offset Continued Revenue Loss

In an emergency meeting Wednesday, the governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) authorized borrowing of up to $20 million dollars in an additional FEMA Community Disaster Loan (CDL).

General II Scheduled for Dry Dock Starting Aug. 16

While the General II is out of service, there will only be one car ferry servicing the Cruz Bay/Red Hook route.

VI Student Tyrone Lake Wins FCCA Poster Competition

The 11-year-old Alexander Henderson Elementary School honor roll student topped the regional competition with a poster entitled “Present and Future,” which focused on disaster preparation and environmental preservation.
John Petersen

Man Charged with Assault for Allegedly Beating Female

John Petersen, a 63-year-old St. Thomas man, was arrested at 9:45 a.m. Monday by the V.I. Police Department after he was identified as the suspect who struck a woman with a baseball bat.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Venezuelan Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance

Juan Rodriguez, a 26-year-old Venezuelan, pled guilty Monday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Men’s Summer League players show team spirit after Friday's games.

Flag Football: Sharks Remain Undefeated

The Sharks once again showed once again why they are currently leading the St. Thomas Men’s Flag Football League standings, as they only needed three quarters Friday night before producing the league’s first mercy rule.
Rebekah Kelly

Woman Charged with Domestic Violence

Rebekah Kelly, a 22-year-old St. Croix woman, was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic violence after a man reported to police that she had sprayed Mace in his eyes.





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