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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Tourism Speaker Advocates Less Politics, More Authenticity

In a rapidly changing tourism industry, there is a greater need to provide an 'authentic experience' and put politics aside, longtime tourism professional Alex Zozaya told the 2014 State of the Industry Conference.

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2014-09-20 22:29:44
Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100 or $200 fine, instead of potential jail time and permanent criminal record, if a bill approved in committee Thursday is enacted into law.

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2014-09-18 22:31:06
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton has had a rare opportunity to be educated in multiple cultural environments.

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2014-09-18 21:33:59
Local news — St. Thomas
MAN SHOT ON REJERRINGS GADE

A man was shot near the Friendly Bar in Savan early Monday morning.
Leslie Hyndman, 21, of Oswald Harris Court, was shot at least four times at around 12:40 a.m., police said. He was hit once in the right side of the chest, twice in the right arm and once in the right leg.
Hyndman was brought to Roy Schneider Hospital, where he remained in the intensive care unit Monday night, police said.
Police officials released a statement on the incident Monday but could not be reached for further comment.

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