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Firearm Conviction Earns Man 22-Month Sentence

Jace R. Clendinen was sentenced Tuesday to 22 months in prison and three years of supervised release after being…

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Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding their  agreements to the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on St. Croix.

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2015-05-28 00:11:18
UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for its School of Medicine from May 31 to June 4.

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2015-05-27 23:46:41
WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve as chairman of the Caribbean Electric Utilities Service Corporation.

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2015-05-27 23:28:00
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MAGENS BAY SEEKS TRO ON TAXI ACTIVITY

An ever-worsening and disruptive taxi situation at Magens Bay has gotten so out of hand that Bill Jowers, general manager of Magens Bay, is going to court about it.

Read entire articleApr 18 2000 - 7:06am
DONASTORG: 'STRONG REPRIMAND' FOR OFFICER

Capt. Al M. Donastorg has recommended that a letter of "strong reprimand" be issued to police officer Loryiel Charleswell in connection with an altercation March 28 between Charleswell and a St. Thomas resident over traffic violations.

Read entire articleApr 17 2000 - 6:12pm
DRUGS KILLED WINTBERG WOMAN

The 24-year old woman whose body was found in an Estate Wintberg residence on April 13 died from the effects of drug abuse or a drug overdose, according to Medical Examiner Dr. Francisco Landron.

Read entire articleApr 17 2000 - 4:52pm
BERRY WANTS LEGISLATION TO PAY INFORMANTS

Sen. Lorraine L. Berry is proposing legislation to have the Police Department pay sizeable amounts of money for information on drive-by shootings.

Read entire articleApr 17 2000 - 4:19pm
ALL HAIL STEPHANIE BRATHWAITE, GREGLAN WARD

Carnival lovers packed Lionel Roberts Stadium on Sunday evening to hail the crowning of a new prince and princess for V.I. Carnival 2000. Couple No. 3, Stephanie Brathwaite and Greglan Ward, triumphed over two other couples to win the title at the end of the four-hour competition.

Read entire articleApr 17 2000 - 10:12am
TRANSSHIPMENT OF DRUGS A BIG PROBLEM IN V.I.

The Virgin Islands does not have a big domestic drug problem, according to U.S. Attorney James Hurd. What it does have is a big transshipment problem, and the amount of illegal drugs passing through the area is going up.

Read entire articleApr 16 2000 - 10:32am
FRIENDS GATHER TO REMEMBER CARTER HAGUE

A wealth of friends and former colleagues gathered Saturday afternoon at Hook, Line and Sinker in Frenchtown to bid goodbye to Carter Hague, for 30 years a unique voice in Virgin Islands journalism, radio and other less-restrictive venues.

Read entire articleApr 16 2000 - 10:26am
HURD: PUBLIC CORRUPTION STILL THE PRIORITY

Comparing the territory to cities with histories of public corruption such as New Orleans and Phoenix, U.S. Attorney James Hurd said Saturday that Virgin Islanders have become "inured" to corruption among their public officials.

Read entire articleApr 15 2000 - 5:01pm
SENATE HEARING ON FIVE-YEAR PLAN POSTPONED

The final delivery of the five-year economic recovery plan has been extended from April 17 to April 27 to allow task force members to submit comments. The change will mean the Senate Finance Committee won’t hear details at its April 18 meeting.

Read entire articleApr 14 2000 - 8:14pm
MAN FOUND DEAD IN SAPPHIRE CONDO

Edwin W. Orr, 40, was found dead Friday of undetermined causes, a day after an unidentified woman was found dead in her home in Estate Wintberg. Police are investigating both deaths.

Read entire articleApr 14 2000 - 7:49pm