A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…
Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.
V.I. Bureau of Corrections officials appeared for their quarterly status hearing for St. Thomas facilities on Friday, and Judge Judy Gomez said she was "heartened" by the progress.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
The old Carlton Hotel beach on the south shore of St. Croix has become a dumping ground for cars, trash and abandoned dogs, but residents and several government agencies plan a cleanup this weekend.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
On Tuesday the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory after confirming the same amount of cases last week. The number of cases went from 193 to 243.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE