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Homicides 2015

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2015, with cases broken down by island, as reported by the V.I.…

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Man Shot and Killed Near UVI Campus on St. Thomas

Dennard Lawrence, 25, was shot and killed at 12:24 p.m. Thursday on the road adjacent to the University of the Virgin Islands Administrative Conference Center on St. Thomas. Story was updated at 8:43 p.m.
 

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2015-09-04 00:40:33
Answer Desk: Justice is Blind when Picking Jurors for Superior Court

A Source reader asked how the courts ensure that jury pools are selected randomly and how many people are tapped for jury duty in comparison with the number of cases handled.

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2015-09-04 00:21:11
Senate Looks at Closing Road by WAPA Plant

Proposed legislation would close a portion of a road adjacent to the V.I. Water and Power Authority's St. Croix plant in Estate Richmond to increase safety and security at the plant, if enacted into law. 

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2015-09-04 00:08:05
News — St. Croix
2015 Summer Tourism Season Appears Excellent, Hoteliers and Merchants Say

Hoteliers and other tourism industry professionals said this week that the summer tourism season looks excellent on all three islands, with hotels reporting their best summer bookings since 2007.

Read entire articleAug 14 2015 - 1:37am
UVI’s ‘Backpacks for Success’ Project Benefits Children at Queen Louise Home

Students at the Queen Louise Home for Children will start the new school year with the tools they need to succeed, due in part to the University of the Virgin Islands’ “Backpacks for Success” outreach project.

Read entire articleAug 14 2015 - 1:27am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Carmen G. Fahie

Carmen G. Fahie is a self-made woman, one who knows what she wants out of life and sets herself on a path to achieve it. She lives by the adage, “Failure to plan is planning to fail."

Read entire articleAug 14 2015 - 1:14am
Man Drowns at Cramer Park Beach

A man drowned Wednesday evening at Cramer Park Beach, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim's identity has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Read entire articleAug 13 2015 - 5:09pm
Judge Slates September Jury Trial for Francis, Castor, Woods

Julito Francis, Gerard Castor Sr. and John Woods will face a jury Sept. 28 in a federal corruption trial.

Read entire articleAug 13 2015 - 1:18am
St. Croix Elections Board Plans for Election Reform

The St. Croix District Elections Board discussed plans for election reform and ways to deal with a perceived violation of a contract from the supplier of the territory’s voting machines.

Read entire articleAug 13 2015 - 1:17am
Diageo commits $150,000 to UVI

A three-year donation from Diageo USVI to the University of the Virgin Islands will provide scholarships for mathematics and science process technology students and equipment to develop a simulator and lab.

Read entire articleAug 13 2015 - 12:45am
Panel OKs Unfunded Weekend Bus Service

There will be an unfunded mandate for public bus service on weekends if the V.I. Senate approves Bill 31-0133 passed onto it Tuesday by the Committee on Rules and Judiciary.Some senators acknowledged the lack of funding as a concern for the legislation.

Read entire articleAug 13 2015 - 12:06am
Injured Coast Guard Officer from V.I. on Road to Recovery

A tragic tour bus accident in Panama earlier this year left U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Diana Isidore, a St. Croix native, fighting for her life.

Read entire articleAug 12 2015 - 12:59am
UVI Hosts 31st West Indies Agricultural Economic Conference

Scholars are presenting research this week on food sustainability, climate change, and other issues affecting agriculture at the biannual conference at the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society, which this year is being hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleAug 12 2015 - 12:07am