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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

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2016-06-22 22:56:43
Community - People — St. Croix
JUAN ENCARNACION BELARDO DEAD AT 90

Juan Encarnacion Belardo of #121 Q Estate Whim, Frederiksted died Tuesday, April 10 at his home. He was 90.

Read entire articleApr 13 2001 - 3:41am
ELEVEN PASS FEBRUARY BAR EXAM

Magistrate Geoffrey W. Barnard, chairman of the Territorial Court V.I. Committee of Bar Examiners, announced the 11 applicants who passed the Februuary V.I. Bar examination given on Feb. 28 and March 1.

Read entire articleApr 11 2001 - 1:18pm
HILDA ‘MITZPAH' ADAMS IRVIN SERVICES SATURDAY

Hilda Viola Adams Irvin, known to her friends as "Mitzpah," of #306 Barren Spot, formerly of Ralph DeChavert Housing Community, died Thursday, April 5 at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia. She was 72.

Read entire articleApr 10 2001 - 6:26pm
RICHARD CADBURY ROBBINS MEMORIAL SUNDAY

Richard Cadbury Robbins, 57, died Tuesday, April 3, at his home. Robbins, a native of Maryland, lived at Mountain Mint Farm, Estate Petronella, St. Croix.

Read entire articleApr 6 2001 - 12:02pm
CLAXTON CONTINUES WINNING STREAK

Melvin Claxton, the reporter who led the Virgin Islands Daily News to a Pulitzer Prize in 1995, has continued his award-winning streak with a string of prizes for stories on widespread deficiencies in the Detroit Fire Department.

Read entire articleApr 4 2001 - 12:03pm
LORETTA JOHANNES FUNERAL WEDNESDAY

Loretta Johannes, of #!9 Rust Up Twist, died Friday, March 16 at Parkway Hospital in Queens, New York. She was 94.

Read entire articleMar 26 2001 - 5:39pm
JUAN AYALA FIGUERO DEAD AT 91

Juan Ayala Figuero, known to his friends as "Juan Bin Bin" of #265 Work and Rest, formerly of #97 Est Glynn, died Tuesday, March 20 at Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 91.

Read entire articleMar 22 2001 - 9:25pm
SERVICES MONDAY FOR ANNE SCARBOROUGH

Anne V. Williams Scarborough, age 92, of D. Hamilton Jackson Housing Community, died Sunday, March 18 at Juan F. Luis Hospital.

Read entire articleMar 20 2001 - 9:37pm
CHARLES ‘IRWIN' DIDDER SERVICES THURSDAY

Charles Edwin Didder, known to his friend as "Irwin,"of 270B La Grange, Frederiksted, died Friday, March 16 at home. He was 84.

Read entire articleMar 20 2001 - 9:23pm
GUSTAVE ‘PATÉ' SIMMONDS DEAD AT 57

Gustave Simmonds, Jr., known to his friends as "Paté," of Ralph DeChabert Project, Building 30, Apt. 169, died Friday, March 16 at Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 57.
Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, March 26 at Holy Cross Catholic Church. A viewing will begin at 11 a.m.

Read entire articleMar 20 2001 - 9:22pm