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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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'The Chef' Cooks Up KO in Showtime Debut

Staying strong and consistent through eight rounds, V.I. champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson capped off his Showtime Extreme boxing debut with a knockout early in the ninth over opponent Jonathan Nelson.

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2014-12-21 21:09:52
The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

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2014-12-18 21:50:26
Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
News — St. Thomas
Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

Read entire articleMay 8 2014 - 9:25am
Faith Matters: Churchgoers Share Christmas Spirit

There’s something about the holidays; they tap into any vein of generosity, from the tightest to the overflowing. Nowhere is that phenomenon more evident than in island churches.

Read entire articleDec 21 2014 - 10:29pm
'The Chef' Cooks Up KO in Showtime Debut

Staying strong and consistent through eight rounds, V.I. champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson capped off his Showtime Extreme boxing debut with a knockout early in the ninth over opponent Jonathan Nelson.

Read entire articleDec 21 2014 - 10:09pm
Dog Walk Raises Cash for Humane Society

Forty happy dogs and 44 equally happy people took a walk down the waterfront Saturday morning, from Yacht Haven Grande to the Legislature engaging the public, which responded with horn honks, waves, and a bit of cash. Which was the idea.

Read entire articleDec 21 2014 - 2:15am
Cuba Normalization Could be 'Win-Win' for Territory

Plans to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba is a "win-win" opportunity for tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands and across the region, according to Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty.

Read entire articleDec 21 2014 - 12:16am
Girls’ Basketball League Championship Results Given

These are the results from the action on Friday, Dec. 19, in the Sports, Parks and Recreation with the assistance of the Department of Education’s Girls’ Elementary Basketball League, which was held at the Bertha C. Boschulte School Gymnasium.

Read entire articleDec 20 2014 - 5:24pm
Johnson Tournament Day 2 Results and Schedule

The following are the results from Day 2 of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation’s 8th annual Ralph “Foggy” Johnson Basketball Tournament for 13-16 year-olds.

Read entire articleDec 20 2014 - 5:19pm
Senate Overrides Veto To Allow Casinos In Frederiksted, Christiansted

The V.I. Legislature overturned several of Gov. John deJongh Jr.'s vetos, including one that will establish a new type of casino license and allow casinos in the historic towns of Frederiksted and Christiansted, during the 30th Legislature's final session Friday.

Read entire articleDec 20 2014 - 1:10am
The Raymix Retakes the Lead; Current Standings Given

In the late Thursday night action of the St. Thomas Region at the Lionel Roberts Stadium, the Raymix blanked the Waitikubuli 8-0, according to the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association (USVISA).

Read entire articleDec 19 2014 - 11:07pm
USVI Soccer Association Celebrates Holidays With Beach Soccer

The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association (USVISA) will host this year’s Beach Soccer Festival and encourages the public to attend and join the festivities.

Read entire articleDec 19 2014 - 10:46pm