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Police ID Victim in Saturday Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday released photos of three of the five men charged in the murder of…

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Police ID Victim in Saturday Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday released photos of three of the five men charged in the murder of 32-year-old Matthew Vernege Jr. and the wounding of a Virgin Islands police officer.

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2014-04-22 13:13:22
'Together, Forever' Puts Peace on the Air

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have gotten together to create a peace song, 'Together Forever' for Carnival 2014.

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2014-04-22 11:58:35
Undercurrents: No Stroll in the Park for V.I. Pedestrians

Many roads throughout the Virgin Islands make no accommodation for pedestrians, and the territory’s fatality rate for pedestrian accidents is among the nation’s highest.

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2014-04-22 01:08:52
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Eighteen V.I. National Guardsmen Training to Perform Military Funeral Honors

The V.I. National Guard is training 18 soldiers to perform military funeral honors, educating them on the history, policies and procedures needed to conduct the honorable ceremony to military standards.

Read entire articleApr 19 2014 - 12:05am
Roberto Tapia, Angelo Hill Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

Former DPNR Chief Environmental Enforcement Officer Roberto Tapia was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison for drug trafficking. Former Police Sgt. Angelo Hill was also  sentenced Thursday.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:29am
V.I. Swimmers Leave for CARIFTA Championships in Aruba

Nine of the St. Croix Dolphins’ top swimmers have qualified for the CARIFTA Championships in Savaneta, Aruba. The swimmers will travel and compete for the V.I. National Team from April 22-26. CARIFTA will officially begin with a cultural opening ceremony for the 22 Caribbean nations.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:18am
Isa Noel Sentenced to 151 Months in Jail

A St. Thomas resident and airport employee convicted of drug possession was sentenced in V.I. District Court on Thursday to 151 months in prison and five years of supervised release.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:14am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Kanasha S. Herbert

Endurance, commitment and likeability are the very things that have helped Kanasha Herbert, 1995 valedictorian of Charlotte Amalie High School, make her mark as an attorney and engineer.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 12:59am
4-H Gets Kids Up, Out and Active

Children learned that getting healthy can be a blast Thursday at the UVI Cooperative Extension Services 4-H/Family and Consumer Sciences’ “Get Up, Get Out, Get Active” program.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 12:35am
Advocates Voice Benefits of Marijuana Law Forum

If the 200 people at the UVI Great Hall on St. Croix could have held a binding official vote Wednesday night, marijuana in all its forms would be legal.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 12:14am
Seaborne Begins Flying San Juan to Santo Domingo

Seaborne Airlines on Tuesday began daily nonstop service from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Las Américas International Airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 11:48pm
Property Owners Reminded to Update Address Information

Virgin Islands property owners are asked to contact the Tax Assessor’s Office if their billing information has changed in order to ensure delivery of their 2013 and 2014 property tax bills.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 9:18pm
High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in London's WorldStrides Heritage Festival on Wednesday.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 11:22am