Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call + 1 284 346-6397 or 393-6397 or 1-284-494-1338-office; ads call 346-9999                               Tune into CBN-Radio 90.9FM for live coverage of the 2016 CPL T20. 29 June 9PM, 30 June 8PM, 1 July 9PM, 2 July noon, 2 July 9PM, 3 July 4PM, 4 July 7PM & 5 July 7PM - be sure to listen to 90.9FM & 92.3FM

News

June 30th, 2016
New law requires all guns to be registered at USVI ports of entry

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— If US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp signs into law a bill sponsored by Senator Tregenza Roach, all guns coming into the territory must be registered at ports of entry including sea and land.

June 29th, 2016
About 600 USVI residents know they have HIV; 600 don’t- CDC

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — About 600 residents in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are aware of their HIV positive status, with only a quarter of that number currently receiving care. Another 600 are infected but are unaware, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention statistics, relayed to media by Shamari Haynes, a CDC outreach specialist working at Frederiksted Health Care, Inc.

June 28th, 2016
This is the kind of firepower on the streets of the USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department says it’s working to get guns off the streets. Have a look of at least one of the weapons officers recovered in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands between Friday June 25 and Saturday June 26, 2016 (in photo).

June 26th, 2016
UPDATE: Court blocks Gov Mapp’s attempt to remove judge

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Federal Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Friday granted Judge Michael C. Dunston a 10-day restraining order against Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, blocking the governor from replacing Mr. Dunston with Judge Harold A. Willocks as presiding judge of the territory’s Superior Court.

June 21st, 2016
STT man arrested for threatening emails to US Judge, federal officer

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Thomas Troy Bitter, 36, made his initial appearance in a US District Court on Monday June 20, 2016 before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after his arrest on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) for using his e-mail account to send threatening communications, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

June 20th, 2016
VI Islander Devon Freeman shot dead in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man said to be from the Virgin Islands (VI) has met his death via gun violence in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

June 15th, 2016
2 new Zika cases recorded in USVI today, bringing count to 26

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - There were two new cases of the Zika virus in the USVI according to the Department of Health and the weekly Zika report, bringing the total count territory-wide to 26. Of the new cases, one was recorded in St. Thomas and the other in St. Croix.

June 12th, 2016
One dead in drive-by shooting in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Another drive-by shooting incident on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on Sunday June 12, 2016— the second in one week — left one man dead and a female victim in emergency surgery, The Consortium can confirm. The incident was later corroborated by V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

June 7th, 2016
Man shot dead in STT; 2016 gun-related deaths reach 18

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Gun violence have been rocking St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) this year, with the current death toll of gun-related homicides at 18, including the death of a Hispanic man on Monday June 6, 2016 who was found lying face up in the area of Fortuna Beach.

June 1st, 2016
Man shot, minor grazed near basketball court in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A man was shot in his left palm and a 16-year-old minor was grazed by a bullet in his left forearm and stomach area, near the Winston Raymo Basketball Court in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands in the wee hours of Sunday morning, May 29, 2016 V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced the same day.

Follow Us On