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The U.S. Department of Justice executed Shakib Wali, formerly Orlando Cordia Hall, late Thursday night, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled his killing could proceed.
Valmon Glasford, a-22-year-old resident of Patriot Manor on St. Thomas, appeared before Superior Court Magistrate Henry Carr III after reportedly taking part in two attacks Saturday.
Work on the U.S. Virgin Islands' parks and public spaces is in disarray, but Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White told the Senate Finance Committee the department has obtained significant funding and is prepared to proceed – carefully.
The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.
Yacht Haven USVI sued the West Indian Company on Dec. 4 in the state of New York for $400 million, claiming WICO “conspired” to direct business away from Yacht Haven and toward Havensight Mall. Last week, WICO countersued in V.I. Superior Court.
Two days of testimony by a key witness opened week three of the Schneider Regional Medical Center corruption trial. The witness, a former hospital financial service official, told the court how she became custodian of records for a special project given to her by one of the three defendants.
A lawyer representing the St. Thomas nightclub manager charged with sex trafficking is asking a federal magistrate to release her client from detention pending trial. Defendant Yohanna Gonzalez-McFarlane has been behind bars since being arrested on Aug. 7.
The long lag between arrests and trials in many violent crime cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands sometimes denies justice - both for victims and for the accused.
After admitting to taking a set of international flags from the poles at the Cyril E. King Airport and replacing them with black flags a year ago, 30-year-old Alla H. Salem of St. Thomas was sentenced to no more time behind bars.
Bernard Cuffy said he hoped to give his 28-year-old son the land he purchased in Estate Clairmont as a wedding gift. But access to that land is now a legal dispute between Cuffy and residents on neighboring plots.
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