VI Source

St. John
St. Thomas
St. Croix
 

GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Service Station Robbed, Owner Injured

Police arrested one man and are seeking another after an armed robbery at the Lower Love Service Station on Queen…

Audio Galleries

With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
Currently:Click for Saint Croix, Virgin Islands Forecast
New York Times
Syndicate content NYT > Home Page
HomePage
Updated: 1 hour 13 min ago

Officer’s Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man

November 21, 2014 - 9:51pm
The officer and his partner were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York when the man was shot, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the shooting was accidental.






Judge Rejects Overhaul of Illinois’s Beleaguered State Pension System

November 21, 2014 - 9:36pm
The law, passed in 2013, was found to violate a clause of the state’s Constitution declaring pensions to be contracts that the state cannot impair.






Ferguson Officer Who Killed Teenager Is Said Not to Be Returning to Duty

November 21, 2014 - 9:36pm
The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in August will not return to the city’s police department, those close to him said on Friday, as the region braced for a grand jury’s decision on his fate.






In Alabama Town, Obama Immigration Move Brings Hope and Sneers

November 21, 2014 - 9:17pm
The wave of Latinos hit Albertville in the 1990s, and eventually the city of 21,000 settled into its new reality, whether people liked it or not. And many have not.






Amid Attacks, Obama Presses Congress to Move on Immigration

November 21, 2014 - 9:17pm
President Obama returned to the Las Vegas high school where he called for an immigration overhaul last year, as he defended his recent executive actions.






A Proper Farewell for a Homeless Man Who Was Rich in Friendship

November 21, 2014 - 9:01pm
Friends of Eric Glenn Smith, a fixture on Broadway and 80th Street in Manhattan who died this year, raised money so he would not need to be buried in potter’s field.

The New Health Care: Change in Health Care Law Would Take Aim at Consumer Inertia

November 21, 2014 - 8:36pm
Instead of being re-enrolled in their previous plan if they took no action, people could be switched to the cheapest plan in the same category.






Beliefs: Inquiry Focuses on Leaked Documents at Starr King School for the Ministry

November 21, 2014 - 8:34pm
Two students at the Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, Calif., have been given conditional graduation after they were ensnared in a flubbed presidential search.






Settlement in Apple Case Over E-Books Is Approved

November 21, 2014 - 8:31pm
A deal in the antitrust case would give consumers $400 million in cash and e-book credits, and lawyers $50 million. But an appeal is still pending.






In Change of Strategy, China Cuts Interest Rate

November 21, 2014 - 8:23pm
The step suggests that policy makers have become nervous about the pace at which growth is slowing, though analysts said the change’s effect would be small.






Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali

November 21, 2014 - 7:50pm
The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.

Bits Blog: In Europe, a Resolution to Break Up Google

November 21, 2014 - 7:41pm
The nonbinding resolution could increase pressure on Europe’s the competition commissioner to bring formal charges against Google.






News: What We’re Reading

November 21, 2014 - 6:40pm
Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Anne Barnard, Richard Sandomir and others.

T Magazine: In a New Performance Piece, Tilda Swinton Turns Fashion Into Art

November 21, 2014 - 6:37pm
The actress interacts with audience members’ jackets in “Cloakroom,” a new show opening tomorrow as part of Paris’s Festival d’Automne.

New York Chancellor’s Remarks Anger Charter School Advocates

November 21, 2014 - 6:26pm
Carmen Fariña said at a conference that some charter schools push students out before they take state tests and later replace them with high-scoring children.






Prospects for Growth: There’s a Giant Contradiction at the Heart of the U.S. Economy

November 21, 2014 - 6:10pm
Three theories about why important economic clues are pointing different ways.

House Intel Panel Debunks Many Benghazi Theories

November 21, 2014 - 5:58pm
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee found that the C.I.A. and military acted properly in responding to the attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi.

Officer Reportedly Plans to Leave Ferguson Force

November 21, 2014 - 5:05pm
The officer who killed Michael Brown does not intend to return to the Ferguson Police Department, people close to him said.






Keeping Up With Kendall Jenner

November 21, 2014 - 4:56pm
The model may not yet be as famous as her big sister Kim Kardashian. But she’s working on it.

Adam Lanza’s Mental Problems ‘Completely Untreated’ Before Newtown Shootings, Report Says

November 21, 2014 - 3:49pm
A Connecticut panel’s examination into the life of Mr. Lanza, who killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, showed he did not receive treatment for various psychiatric and physical ailments.