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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Habitual Offender Sentenced to Life for Rape of Minor

 V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III sentenced Alan Archibald, 44, this week, to life imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor, the V.I. Department of Justice announced Friday.

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2016-07-29 22:36:51
Man Shot and Killed in Estate Glynn

A man was shot and killed while sitting in his pickup truck in Estate Glynn, Thursday evening according to police. A 911 call came in around 8:14 p.m. and police were dispatched to Estate Glynn, by the Cockpit bar. Officers found a black male individual, later identified as 63-year old Ralph Skerrit, in the driver seat of his pick-up truck with multiple gunshots wounds to his upper body and several shell casings next to the truck. 

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2016-07-29 13:51:37
Beach Advisory for July 25-29

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 out of 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 25-29, 2016.
Please note: Beaches in the St. Thomas-St. John District were not sampled this week.
 

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2016-07-29 13:10:08
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Floris H. Lawrence Dies at 62

Floris H. Lawrence of Estate Mon Bijou died on July 2 at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. She was 62 years old.

Read entire articleJul 30 2016 - 9:17am
Myrtle Althea Michael Dies at 81

Myrtle Althea Michael of Estate Work and Rest died on July 21 at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. She was 81 years old.

Read entire articleJul 30 2016 - 9:07am
Ruth Medora Rissing Benjamin Dies at 83

Ruth Medora Rissing Benjamin of Christiansted, St. Croix, died on Saturday, July 23. She was 83 years old

Read entire articleJul 30 2016 - 6:11am
Mary Caroline Ponteen Dies at 89

Mary Caroline Ponteen, also known as “Miss Canie,” “Miss May” and “Miss Mary,” died on Friday, July 22, at her home in Estate Anna’s Hope, Christiansted, St. Croix. She was 89 years.

Read entire articleJul 30 2016 - 6:06am
Elizabeth Piper Rogers Dies

Elizabeth Piper Rogers, also known as “Beth,” died on July 21.

Read entire articleJul 29 2016 - 12:58pm
Angelica Felix Dies

Angelica Felix of 5-I Sally’s Fancy died on July 16.

Read entire articleJul 27 2016 - 7:46am
Timothy Urgent Dies at 20

Timothy Urgent, also known as “Timo,” of Estate Clifton Hill died on July 9. He was 20 years old.

Read entire articleJul 26 2016 - 10:23pm
Anthony Ricardo Smith Sr. Dies at 71

Anthony Ricardo Smith Sr., also known as “Bond,” “007,” “James Bond” and “Uncle Bond,” of Estate La Vallee died on July 12. He was 71 years old.

Read entire articleJul 25 2016 - 11:00am
Jose Luis Reyes Sr. Dies at 66

Jose Luis “Guiso” Reyes Sr., of Tampa, Fla., died on July 18. He was 66 years old.

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 11:24pm
Malik-Isiah Benjamin Dies at 18

Malik-Isiah Benjamin, also known as “Courage,” of Estate La Grange departed this life with his special friend Yahfari Brodhurst on July 10. He was 18 years old.

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 2:05pm