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Shooting Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the…

Audio Galleries

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.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Jason Bourne,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and “Nerve”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

VIPD Looking For Tres Abraham On Two Arrest Warrants

 The V.I. Police Department asked the public Thursday for help in locating Tres Abraham, a man wanted on two arrest warrants.

Tropical Wave in Eastern Atlantic Could Affect USVI By Weekend

June and July were quiet months in the Atlantic Basin, as they usually are, but as August draws near, so are two tropical waves that could effect the U.S. Virgin Islands as early as this…

STT Power Outage Wednesday Night
Power was out on much of St. Thomas and St. John Wednesday from 9:30 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
According to the Water and Power Authority, unit 23, its big workhorse generator on St. Thomas, tripped at…
UVI Postponing Medical School Accreditation Effort

The University of the Virgin Islands has postponed applying for accreditation for a planned UVI medical school, primarily due to weak fundraising,UVI President David Hall announced Wednesday.

Originally, UVI had planned to submit its application to…

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…

SOURCE PICKS

VIPD Looking For Tres Abraham On Two Arrest Warrants

 The V.I. Police Department asked the public Thursday for help  locating Tres Abraham, a man wanted on two…

Shooting Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the…

V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the trritory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this…

WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power…

Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved…

VIWMA to Permanently Close Bournfield Bin Site on August 1

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents living on the west end of St. Thomas that effective Monday,…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

20-Year-Old Man Shot to Death in Concordia

Officers responding to reports of gunshots Tuesday evening in the area of Concordia in Frederiksted found a man, later identified as 20-year-old Marquise Benjamin, unresponsive at the scene, a V.I. Police Department news release said Wednesday. 

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ON ST. JOHN

Special Barge Run Assists with Trash Pile-Up

From the evening of Friday into the early hours of Saturday, special barge service conducted by Love City Car Ferries’ Captain Vic and authorized by the U.S. Coast Guard helped to address the growing backlog of solid waste piling up…

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