U.S. Virgin Islands State News http://feed.informer.com/digests/WNU9GECAQ0/feeder U.S. Virgin Islands State News Respective post owners and feed distributors Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:26:10 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ DPNR deploys three new fish aggregating devices http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/dpnr-deploys-three-new-fish-aggregating-devices/article_65910fb3-3011-5590-9d94-2a5232b8069f.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:0bc44ada-2bc6-12c3-3b93-592957896cbf Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources has deployed three new fish-aggregating devices, according to a news release from DPNR Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol. Lawmakers narrowly OK changes to contentious debt refinancing law http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/lawmakers-narrowly-ok-changes-to-contentious-debt-refinancing-law/article_f0297002-8b2b-5c7a-9e69-00080efaccff.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:222177c7-b6f0-f209-4974-ae201f9b9179 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 ST. THOMAS — V.I. lawmakers on Thursday narrowly approved amendments to a divisive debt refinancing law signed by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. The amendments, which were requested by Bryan’s own financial team, reignited a fierce debate on the Senate floor… Georgia tech company tapped to perform contact tracing http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/georgia-tech-company-tapped-to-perform-contact-tracing/article_880db676-23ed-54ee-aa50-f1aa49f84715.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:880e0a6d-6aef-9424-ab20-875f5fef0b58 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 After the uproar surrounding the V.I. Health Department’s near-selection of a new, untested company to perform contact tracing in the territory, the department has procured a Georgia-based tech company that purports to have seven years of contact tracing experience, including… Convicted killers among 5 inmates to face Parole Board http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/convicted-killers-among-5-inmates-to-face-parole-board/article_b530b6ec-f6b1-5185-b247-93b096d9f0a6.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:25d953df-92e4-9a47-db72-989f4bca469c Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Five people convicted of serious violent crimes, including four individuals charged with murder, are scheduled for parole hearings, according to V.I. Bureau of Corrections spokesman Winthrop Maduro. Territory to get $9M for airports http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/territory-to-get-9m-for-airports/article_684c79fd-f6b3-5498-a8b9-4a51f0ae70e3.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:babe5574-b15b-5267-e3b8-0f5ddfd8c2a3 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Port Authority, which continues to face a financial blow from the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of travel, is poised to receive nearly $9 million in federal funds to advance construction projects at the territory’s airports. St. Thomas couple charged in kidnapping, torture http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/st-thomas-couple-charged-in-kidnapping-torture/article_5d7a28a1-6e91-56c3-96ff-38f24c6341fd.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:e64829b7-d52d-cf76-2789-3c6c1fac151f Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A St. Thomas couple is accused of orchestrating a horrifying kidnapping and hours of brutal torture by two Crucian “hitmen,” that only ended when a V.I. Police officer spotted the victim attempting to flee, according to documents filed in V.I.… Bill advances to relocate St. Thomas BMV as facility prepares for replacement http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/bill-advances-to-relocate-st-thomas-bmv-as-facility-prepares-for-replacement/article_405801dc-c412-56ce-836b-5fbf8498a3e6.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:fd2bd9ba-b7ed-3e59-bc56-c4ff45ee6928 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved a measure to fund a temporary relocation of the V.I. Bureau of Motor Vehicles on St. Thomas as its decrepit facility in Subbase gets replaced. Judge sets March trial date in Southland case http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/judge-sets-march-trial-date-in-southland-case/article_febac33e-2546-5fa9-8607-7744d8463d97.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:d4d6d0b9-3209-9f70-8cc0-e9d0937ad029 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A federal judge has set a new trial date to decide whether the government breached its contract with Video Lottery Terminal operator Southland Gaming when it agreed to allow another company, VIGL, to install slot machines at the St. Thomas… Setting the record straight http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/setting-the-record-straight/article_23f4422d-4cc8-5a50-b632-aaeea5fc1f90.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:745165c6-7602-ce2a-586a-aa72801d6be4 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 In the Monday edition of The Daily News, Attorney Leigh Goldman’s connection to the Nisky Center on St. Thomas was misstated. Goldman was the closing attorney when the property was purchased and has no interest in the center. AFT leaders warn of 'digital divide' among students, Berry-Benjamin suspends grading until computers arrive http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/aft-leaders-warn-of-digital-divide-among-students-berry-benjamin-suspends-grading-until-computers-arrive/article_ce99ef1a-d0ea-5536-a8f7-5dac764dfe89.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:3ae21ac7-5e9c-9f28-c898-ddb4f405aa7e Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Students with no access to a computer are finding themselves on the wrong side of a “digital divide” that could potentially stymie their education for weeks or even months, according to the local chapters of the American Federation of Teachers.… U.S. Attorney announces health care fraud task force http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/u-s-attorney-announces-health-care-fraud-task-force/article_6024e823-6edb-5503-8150-f3851133ee25.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:12096c06-d950-3e51-537f-186498c67f09 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert has announced the launch of a task force to investigate health care fraud in the Virgin Islands. Police investigating shooting on St. Thomas http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/police-investigating-shooting-on-st-thomas/article_49c3b7fd-0ca7-556f-9a4b-d87a793715ac.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:9e8d4c57-62d0-4fdc-201a-b6be30643ddc Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 ST. THOMAS — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday on Brookman Road. Schools put grades on hold; union warns VI is facing digital divide http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/schools-put-grades-on-hold-union-warns-vi-is-facing-digital-divide/article_ce99ef1a-d0ea-5536-a8f7-5dac764dfe89.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:9a5645a4-fb30-1a43-e1cb-c218755e9bdf Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Students with no access to a computer are finding themselves on the wrong side of a “digital divide” that could potentially stymie their education for weeks or even months, according to the local chapters of the American Federation of Teachers.… Lawmakers OK trio of bills targeting WAPA http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/lawmakers-ok-trio-of-bills-targeting-wapa/article_5c9dc910-55e8-55a0-86ea-8267d3bd7b38.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:ce2cdddb-8876-8338-0bbb-871c4210d75b Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 V.I. lawmakers advanced a trio of bills on Tuesday to rein in the V.I. Water and Power Authority, marking one of the most expansive single-day efforts to heighten oversight and accountability of a utility awash in debt. Measures to crack down on price gouging, waste tire disposal advance http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/measures-to-crack-down-on-price-gouging-waste-tire-disposal-advance/article_187c67b1-aefd-5a8e-b94c-c964345f7d63.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:5f2db76b-dc9e-bc62-aeee-dba75d70a5c8 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Tuesday advanced a number of bills to the full body, including measures to crack down on price gouging, the illegal importation of snakes and the disposal of waste tires. VITEMA to distribute free blue roof sheeting Friday http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/vitema-to-distribute-free-blue-roof-sheeting-friday/article_fb9ed064-9ca7-5fc3-896f-2e9276176e36.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:04168b58-c989-e167-c492-ef6a88a18c68 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 To help residents protect against wind damage, the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency will distribute free blue roof sheeting to the public Friday on St. Thomas and St. Croix. Man charged with shooting http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/man-charged-with-shooting/article_f6635710-1951-5d3c-af49-43cbd77944bf.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:ac245b9a-7431-535a-8a00-55c02254cbf1 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A 46-year-old man has been charged with a recent shooting that left one victim injured, according to V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima. Patrol officer thwarts St. Thomas kidnapping http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/patrol-officer-thwarts-st-thomas-kidnapping/article_0c5873f5-f73a-59e0-9cb8-98d04aa75cd9.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8043e964-0ae0-b24a-4365-3d414fdcd724 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 A V.I. Police officer is being credited with saving a St. Thomas man’s life after foiling an attempted kidnapping Monday. V.I. Police conducting survey http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/v-i-police-conducting-survey/article_5e915104-ebd3-56da-9673-7bf235e08fb5.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:41c4b1e8-477d-6fa6-ff6b-ed154c1b86f0 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Police Department is asking community members to take a 20-question survey to help gauge public perception of the department. Health Commissioner confirms another COVID-19 case at St. Thomas jail http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/health-commissioner-confirms-another-covid-19-case-at-st-thomas-jail/article_87f010b5-8f7f-5019-9571-eb4ee4cc542f.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:9acec26f-0a1a-2b12-2c35-266fbeee62c4 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 More than a month after a COVID-19 outbreak was first detected at the St. Thomas jail, the V.I. Bureau of Corrections has yet to eliminate the virus from the facility. Territory welcomes back deployed National Guard unit http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/territory-welcomes-back-deployed-national-guard-unit/article_ce6d00e4-8a3d-5cb7-8c58-311d32a33aa4.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:72be4c0a-29b8-6fe7-c5bd-80492fc2e7b9 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The 661st Military Police Detachment returned from a nine-and-a-half-month deployment to Qatar on Sunday, receiving a joyous welcome at the territory’s airports. Government sees decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations but still urge caution http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/government-sees-decline-in-covid-19-hospitalizations-but-still-urge-caution/article_3ca0278a-2b54-50e3-ba82-cf71a2b651c1.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:e3feb883-9e08-89b0-5ab8-d9b5ec1a4766 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 There is only one person currently hospitalized for COVID-19 in the territory, but government officials are urging Virgin Islanders to remain cautious and avoid activities that could spread the disease. Training center gets $300K from feds to help local homeless veterans http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/training-center-gets-300k-from-feds-to-help-local-homeless-veterans/article_b72c799d-659d-53b9-b36f-1b2b7024750d.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:08cb3ac0-0b16-5b6b-9a78-7b35879bf87b Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett on Monday presented a $300,990 check to help homeless veterans in the territory. Students, teachers and parents work out the kinks as they adjust to virtual classrooms on ‘first day of school’ http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/students-teachers-and-parents-work-out-the-kinks-as-they-adjust-to-virtual-classrooms-on/article_f589747c-b698-568c-8edb-fb295c37c748.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:de7198b6-285a-f3d5-a2d5-c827956e52c2 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Like millions across the country entering an uncertain, all-virtual school year borne of the coronavirus pandemic, the students of the U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday kicked off their first day of school with a mix of curiosity, excitement and a… St. Croix woman murdered on highway in 'targeted incident' http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/st-croix-woman-murdered-on-highway-in-targeted-incident/article_acb10a4e-2ba9-536e-8898-e3693d6b1661.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:127318ab-2567-3650-ff5e-e7e937f9007d Mon, 14 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A 20-year-old St. Croix woman was shot and killed Sunday afternoon while driving on Melvin Evans Highway. V.I. police said the shooting was “definitely a targeted incident” as the vehicle was shot multiple times. Vialet drafts bill to allow horse racing 'bush track' on government land http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/vialet-drafts-bill-to-allow-horse-racing-bush-track-on-government-land/article_459241a2-4e50-5771-b0f8-33204a9f5e75.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:ffb200bf-69e7-bc2b-f5c8-f4b2e2b56320 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 In a potential boon to horse racers, Sen. Kurt Vialet has drafted legislation to have the government set aside land for a “bush track,” a makeshift track to be used for unofficial and informal racing. Census fights to retain workers as deadline gets extended http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/census-fights-to-retain-workers-as-deadline-gets-extended/article_b1b52584-1c1d-5d8b-99f2-5679ee308164.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:7ea59c8b-49d6-224d-1f2e-8909cd80fb2b Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 While Census takers in the U.S. Virgin Islands now have until Oct. 18 to capture an official head count of the territory, the extension is not all roses, as many field workers who were previously available in the summer will… DOJ to pay increased rent at Nisky Center, while facing critical staff shortage http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/doj-to-pay-increased-rent-at-nisky-center-while-facing-critical-staff-shortage/article_ddec361f-6d59-587d-b7e0-c99096317467.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:29630399-50a4-8cc9-c37c-1929664b9f4e Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Justice Department will expand its footprint at Nisky Center on St. Thomas, paying $31,000 more in rent despite a looming budget cut, chronic personnel shortages and a scuttled white-collar crime unit. St. Thomas man gunned down in housing community http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/st-thomas-man-gunned-down-in-housing-community/article_aaca331d-baa6-5e2f-abfa-3dfabdb1a264.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8a887b3e-44a4-1ec0-9f43-ee72525b0e13 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 A St. Thomas man was gunned down Sunday afternoon in the Oswald Harris Court housing community, marking the 39th homicide in the territory so far this year. VIPD investigating armed robbery at St. Thomas gas station http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/vipd-investigating-armed-robbery-at-st-thomas-gas-station/article_4833b1e5-6fb6-5dde-ac1f-ceaeece611b1.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:871c2bf4-26d0-9a57-b2b4-d8edf045a695 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Police Department is requesting the public’s help in its investigation of an armed robbery that occurred Friday night at a St. Thomas gas station. VIPD nab St. Croix man carrying firearm, drugs http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/vipd-nab-st-croix-man-carrying-firearm-drugs/article_8dbec73f-d1a9-536a-8b04-16485f005a05.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:3fddc41c-83c4-2c3e-aab5-17dcf91b3760 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 V.I. police officers on Wednesday nabbed a St. Croix man who allegedly toted drugs and an unlicensed firearm in a vehicle. Roach meets with Oriental Bank reps, assured V.I. customers’ concerns are being addressed http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/roach-meets-with-oriental-bank-reps-assured-v-i-customers-concerns-are-being-addressed/article_4663544f-bba3-5a61-841e-00dc0474c819.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:05115fdd-79e5-ccff-fa7e-295cf45dbbd0 Sat, 12 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Representatives of Oriental Bank reassured members of the V.I. Banking Board, including Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach, on Friday that they are addressing customer concerns following a chaotic, complaint-filled transition from ScotiaBank. Court unveils new online records, payment, and e-filing system http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/court-unveils-new-online-records-payment-and-e-filing-system/article_7caa7b24-8bd6-5ba4-ba57-3ccf20a311a8.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:a038668d-0495-44d8-3c2a-336cf6c99f5a Sat, 12 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 An integrated online case management system for the V.I. Superior and Supreme courts has been more than two years in the making, and the newly-unveiled suite of websites gives Virgin Islanders unprecedented public access to the territorial courts. Limetree Bay announces 2020 scholarship recipients http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/limetree-bay-announces-2020-scholarship-recipients/article_20c0489a-83ef-56c7-bc58-07540dd1b9c0.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:675e371b-4911-65c4-551c-a9b59ffbca96 Sat, 12 Sep 2020 04:00:00 +0000 Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC has awarded 17 scholarships to 2020 graduates from local high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. Numerous absentee ballots not returned in primary vote; Elections agrees to audit http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/numerous-absentee-ballots-not-returned-in-primary-vote-elections-agrees-to-audit/article_349bbffd-0c9e-5767-824a-b98e580e26d7.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:6d3756b0-5d88-8d5b-217c-e35d2ce574b8 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Board of Elections on Thursday agreed to audit the absentee ballot process for the 2020 Primary Election after more than 100 absentee ballots sent from the St. Thomas-St. John district were reportedly never returned. Health confirms 19th COVID death in USVI http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/health-confirms-19th-covid-death-in-usvi/article_b0b6ee7a-3ce3-51dc-b086-bed42e89bf78.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8407e02d-f861-8e23-45df-5f33c32de49a Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. Health Department on Thursday confirmed an additional death linked to COVID-19, bringing the territory’s death toll to 19. No updates in cold case murder of former senator’s son http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/no-updates-in-cold-case-murder-of-former-senator-s-son/article_ecf27039-ae48-522d-9a0d-e2c51c6c7275.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8c3533dd-e487-702d-7883-b4a062cfc452 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Five years after he was gunned down, the case of Ericksen Hansen remains an open homicide investigation, according to the V.I. Police Department. High school grads still await CARES Act scholarships touted by governor http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/high-school-grads-still-await-cares-act-scholarships-touted-by-governor/article_01f35c92-fd07-522e-b9d8-440467659721.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:a2c432cd-60ed-3c42-6fe5-943b086d4358 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 High school graduates awaiting a supplemental scholarship of $1,000 as promised by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. are still holding their breath. Local Briefs http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/local-briefs/article_ba89f07c-3967-59d6-838d-2c854d931d22.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:63d3c13c-568c-f92b-f81e-e0d31a62d7df Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Grants being offered to boost virtual learning Man killed in broad daylight; second BVI murder of year http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/man-killed-in-broad-daylight-second-bvi-murder-of-year/article_88f805ad-d362-5148-9ff1-a7850ddeff76.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:bace7670-2613-64a9-0332-4f2de14b5147 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:53:00 +0000 TORTOLA — A British Virgin Islands businessman and father of six became the territory’s second homicide in nine days. Pardoned station owner wins appeal on unpaid taxes http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/pardoned-station-owner-wins-appeal-on-unpaid-taxes/article_8816173a-01dd-5a48-8700-8436375f6953.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:c489cce2-5d0d-94ad-98e0-9b1f8376fe56 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A federal appellate court has vacated the $892,402 restitution order for St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen, and said that former Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s pardon of Cohen’s criminal conviction for tax evasion was absolute. Judicial Branch balks at governor's recommended budget amount http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/judicial-branch-balks-at-governors-recommended-budget-amount/article_9387c6bf-ca88-5260-b363-0314ef73f348.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:ad42a2c1-d0f8-d4fa-5974-b55c81df2919 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The V.I. judicial branch on Wednesday urged lawmakers to reject its fiscal year 2021 budget recommendation from the governor, insisting the amount was too low and posed “dire consequences” for the courts. Compensation program for Epstein victims receives 47 claims http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/compensation-program-for-epstein-victims-receives-47-claims/article_fa0452ca-778f-52b9-81a0-0affb51269d8.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:8dda7ecb-e279-54dd-2048-246ba717efeb Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Over the last two months, 47 women have filed claims with a compensation fund for victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and eight have received payment offers from the fund’s administrator, according to a status report filed in V.I. Superior… Judiciary’s office staffed by one, nearly 200 cases pending http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/judiciary-s-office-staffed-by-one-nearly-200-cases-pending/article_4f81ea10-7236-5be5-bf28-ebf48240fba9.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:4269813a-3016-4a25-9c5b-153192d845b3 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 The office which oversees the investigation and prosecution of Virgin Islands attorneys and members of the V.I. Judiciary who are accused of misconduct is now staffed by just one person — who, to date, faces roughly 200 cases in the… Pedrito Francois remembered for contribution to St. Thomas genealogy http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/pedrito-francois-remembered-for-contribution-to-st-thomas-genealogy/article_e943379a-125f-50bc-9027-867856224f0f.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:d02825c1-ffe6-6ffe-083a-284f4ec96dd9 Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Genealogy researcher Pedrito Francois is being remembered for his dedication to preserving St. Thomas family history. Island Green keeps 300K aluminum cans out of landfill http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/island-green-keeps-300k-aluminum-cans-out-of-landfill/article_543c5d23-7a63-53c6-a0ef-0f025f7f13f2.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:7a6f0cfc-fe3e-b2a4-3cf9-dca6c41c23ba Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 In an effort to reduce the amount of waste shipped to the Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas, the St. John community collected and crushed 300,000 aluminum cans as part of Island Green Living Association’s recycling initiative. Bryan eases restrictions with Safer-at-Home order http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/bryan-eases-restrictions-with-safer-at-home-order/article_b63e2f71-57b2-5123-a57e-a1d85e7acefe.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:49ae7ba3-a15a-be97-0d10-2e0e2b67520e Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 Citing a lower infection rate and a reduced number of COVID-19 patients, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday announced an end to the territory’s stay-at-home order and a return to the more lenient safer-at-home posture. Health officials credit testing, outreach in 'hotbed' areas for reduced infection rate http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/health-officials-credit-testing-outreach-in-hotbed-areas-for-reduced-infection-rate/article_359c1060-3b18-5a77-a701-1f2eb3539310.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:b3f5ea99-58d3-bd2b-0dbe-ecb4376a2abd Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 V.I. Health Department officials Tuesday identified the territory’s “hotbed estates” for COVID-19 transmission and how efforts to expand testing and outreach to these areas have helped reduce the territory’s positivity rate below 5%. V.I. Police: Deaths of Kasaun Baptiste, son were homicides http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/v-i-police-deaths-of-kasaun-baptiste-son-were-homicides/article_d41e5418-077c-5ef0-893c-1bfecc4dc534.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:0fddfaef-b41e-a791-f65c-92e00cb19284 Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 More than seven years after calypsonians Kasaun Baptiste and Jose Baptiste were found dead in their Estate Whim home on St. Croix, V.I. Police said the case remains under investigation as “homicides.” Man arrested after swinging hammer at Wendy's customers, smashing car windows http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/man-arrested-after-swinging-hammer-at-wendys-customers-smashing-car-windows/article_2e169e7f-fb9b-5451-a66a-a957445a3a4b.html www.virginislandsdailynews.com - RSS Results in news of type article urn:uuid:ea964220-03ce-2034-41a1-c090e97758a6 Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0000 A judge has ordered a mental health examination be performed on a man who was swinging a hammer at customers in the Wendy’s restaurant in Sunny Isle, St. Croix, on Sunday.