NEW: First named storm of season forms

Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the year, has formed near the Yucatan Peninsula.

Tribe Tattoo and Burger Shack lift trophies to close flag season

The 2018 Burger King Co-ed League closed off its season Friday, May 18, with the eight remaining teams battling for a chance to win the trophies.
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Special Olympics seeks volunteers

Special Olympics Cayman Islands is seeking volunteers to help with its National Games, the week of June 4.

345 FC B claim Boys Under 11 title

A football first occurred Saturday at the Annex field as league newcomers 345 FC B claimed the Cayman Islands Football Association Boys Under 11 title with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Future SC.


  • Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf
    MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.
  • USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a raging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist who is accused of conducting inappropriate exams for decades, the chairman of the school's board of trustees said Friday.
  • Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
  • Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the ongoing special counsel probe.
  • Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
    NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.