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August 15th, 2016
Shooting in St Croix leaves two victims wounded

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two individuals were shot during an incident that occurred at the ballpark in Estate Profit, St Croix, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD), Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium today August 15, 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Man shot in chest in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Violence continues to rock the US Virgin Islands (USVI) as yet another man was shot on Thursday night, July 28, 2916 on the island of St Croix, sending him into surgery as Juan F. Luis Hospital remained on lock-down throughout the night.

May 11th, 2016
Bill Clinton to campaign for Hillary R. Clinton in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Former US President William Jefferson ‘Bill’ Clinton will campaign for his wife on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on May 16, 2016 according to a press release the Hillary Rodham Clinton Campaign issued to The Consortium late Tuesday May 10, 2016.

February 20th, 2016
2nd case of Zika confirmed in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A new case of the Zika virus has been confirmed on the island of St Croix, US Virgin Islands, coming one month after the first case was reported. The news was revealed to The Consortium on February 19, 2016 by Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) officials, during a previously planned interview that took place at the Charles Harwood Memorial Hospital.

February 7th, 2016
St Croix native Juwan Thompson playing in Super Bowl 50

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — For the second time in three years, the Denver Broncos are playing in the final game of the season, this time against the Carolina Panthers, as they try to bring home a Super Bowl win.

December 27th, 2015
Pedestrian dies after hit by vehicle on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

WILLIAMS DELIGHT, St Croix, USVI — A 50-year-old man succumbed to wounds he sustained when a vehicle struck him in Williams Delight on Wednesday evening, December 23, 2015 VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on Saturday December 26, 2015.

December 24th, 2015
Visa pages in US passports to end Jan 1, 2016

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERICKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Osbert E. Potter is advising the community that the U.S. Department of State will no longer add visa pages into U.S. passports beginning January 1, 2016, according to a press release issued on Wednesday December 23, 2015.

December 15th, 2015
4 shot between Mon afternoon & Tues morn Dec 15, 2015 in St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

ESTATE LA GRANGE, St Croix, USVI- Four people were shot between Monday afternoon and early Tuesday morning, December 15, 2015 on St Croix, US Virgin Islands, with the first incident occurring at about 3:28 pm yesterday afternoon, December 14, 2015 in Estate La Grange, while the other took place at about 1:00 a.m. this morning.

December 2nd, 2015
USVI Gov Kenneth E. Mapp unveils landmark Hovensa agreement

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Governor Kenneth E. Mapp unveiled a landmark agreement that would immediately net the Government of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) $220 million in cash at closing, up to $9 million to settle a legal claim, and up to $6 million for asphalt storage — bringing to a close a protracted battle that began with the refinery’s closing in 2012, and a failed attempt at acquisition by Atlantic Basin Refining, Inc. in December of last year.

November 29th, 2015
3 shot, 1 grazed in drive-by shooting on St Croix highway

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Three men were shot last night November 28, 2015 and a bullet grazed another during a drive-by shooting incident that occurred just after 9:00 p.m., Police Commissioner Delroy Richards, Sr. confirmed to The Consortium. Two of the four men are currently in serious condition, Mr. Richards revealed.

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