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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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Senate Passes Court, Elections Unification

The full Senate voted Wednesday to restructure sections of the V.I. government, moving toward a unitary elections board and a more unitary administration of the Supreme Court and Superior Court.

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2016-06-30 11:00:49
New Gun Law: Register Guns at Port of Entry

Anyone bringing a firearm into the territory will be required by law to immediately register it with the V.I. government at the port of entry. Failure to register will be a felony, as it is now.

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2016-06-30 01:45:04
PFA Approves $10 Million Loan, Police Training Funds and New Contract Authorization for Executive Director

PFA board members discussed Wednesday a loan from Banco Popular for first responder needs, including new ambulances and other equipment for the VIPD, Health and Public Works.

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2016-06-29 23:31:47
Community — St. Croix
Mona Adams Dies

Mona Adams died on May 20.

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Carol Jackson Dies

Carol Jackson died on May 25.

Read entire articleMay 31 2016 - 4:24pm
Nathaniel Anthony Dies at 96

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, husband, brother, in-law and friend Nathaniel Anthony at the grand age of 96! He passed away on the morning of Saturday, May 21.

Read entire articleMay 31 2016 - 12:52pm
Constance Christopher Dies at 47

Constance Christopher died on April 25 in New York. She was 47 years old.

Read entire articleMay 26 2016 - 6:16pm
Josefina R. Morales Dies at 85

The family of Josefina Romero Morales announces her transitioning to a higher life on Tuesday, May 24, following her battle with end stage COPD. She was 85 years old.

Read entire articleMay 26 2016 - 6:10pm
Brian H. Eugene Dies

Brian H. Eugene died on May 15.

Read entire articleMay 23 2016 - 6:44pm
Margaret R. St. Valle Dies in Florida

It is with our deepest sorrows that we inform you of the passing of our beloved mother, Margaret R. St. Valle, on May 14 after her battle with lymphoma leukemia. She was 71 years old.

Read entire articleMay 22 2016 - 5:17pm
Beach Advisory for May 16-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

Read entire articleMay 21 2016 - 2:37pm
Lionel Roberts Sr. Dies at 82

Lionel Roberts, Sr., also known as “Nooke,” of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Wednesday, May 11. He was 82 years old.

Read entire articleMay 21 2016 - 1:01am
Loretta Priscilla Nanton Niles Dies at 78

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Loretta Priscilla Nanton Niles, 78, daughter of John and Margaret John Nanton of Antigua, on May 13.

Read entire articleMay 20 2016 - 2:51pm