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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 24 Years

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Virgin Islands is celebrating its national anniversary this week commemorating 24 years…

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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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V.I. Little Leaguers Advance to Regional Championship Game

The V.I. Major Little League team defeated Curacao in the semifinal game Thursday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-25 00:25:47
Source Manager’s Journal: Leadership and the News

We are increasingly a country in which everything goes down a memory hole very quickly, and where things are so polarized that the “two sides” are able to make up historic facts and get away with it.

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2014-07-24 01:55:42
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St. Croix campus, the school announced Wednesday.

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2014-07-24 01:52:51
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St. Thomas Child Injured By Gunfire

 Police on St. Thomas are investigating a non-fatal shooting that injured a 12-year-old boy in Bergs Home about 9:30 p.m. July 21. The victim was shot in his left lower leg while walking his dog.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 9:39am
St. Croix Man Shot, Killed While Driving

 St. Croix resident Eddie Harriett Jr., age 19, died from shots fired while driving a vehicle on the Queen Mary Highway near the Estate Lower Love Service Station at about 3:20 p.m. July 21, according to the police.

Read entire articleJul 22 2014 - 2:39pm
Police Seeking Two Runaway Teens

Juvenile Investigation Bureau detectives on St. Thomas and St. Croix are asking the community’s assistance in locating two 17-year-old missing/runaway females. Their cases are not related.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:26am
Couple Arrested, Charged with Forgery

Two people celebrating a birthday were arrested Friday by Insular Investigation detectives and charged with altering scratch tickets in order to win cash prizes, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleJul 15 2014 - 12:55am
Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleJul 14 2014 - 12:01am
Man Arrested After Fleeing Police

Police on St. Croix arrested Shamari Elmes on Tuesday morning, charging him with unauthorized possession of a firearm and other charges related to an April 19 incident.

Read entire articleJul 9 2014 - 11:39pm
Man Wounded, Car Shot in Estate Glen

A man was wounded by gunfire early Monday and a car was fired on. Both incidents were reported in Estate Glen, and the V.I. Police Department is investigating to determine if the incidents are related.

Read entire articleJun 24 2014 - 1:32am
Police Shoot Robbery Suspect

Police on St. Croix exchanged gunfire with one of two men suspected of robbing Quality Foods Saturday, wounding and capturing the man who opened fire.

Read entire articleJun 22 2014 - 7:40pm
Armed Duo Rob Gas Station

Two armed, masked men robbed three victims, striking one on the head with a gun, about 10:15 Wednesday night at the Mountain Top Gas Station.

Read entire articleJun 6 2014 - 12:21am
Police Search for Wanted Man

Detectives on St. Croix have issued a wanted poster for Joseph Woodfolk, who they seek in connection with a second-degree burglary, forcible and unlawful entry and trespass that took place Thursday at Cottages by the Sea.

Read entire articleMay 14 2014 - 12:08am