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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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2016-08-24 12:21:21
The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United States. Its professional population will continue to leave, and its working classes will also either emigrate or sink into destitution"

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2016-08-24 11:04:40
CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

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2016-08-23 18:04:02
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4 MEN INJURED IN 2 SHOOTINGS SUNDAY NIGHT

March 26, 2001 -- Four men were injured in two separate shooting incidents Sunday night in downtown Charlotte Amalie and Tutu, police reported.

Read entire articleMar 26 2001 - 9:25am
FURLONG MURDER PROBED, MORE SHOOTINGS CITED

A murder investigation entered its second day Sunday into the shooting death of James "Ska Lion" Furlong in Savan on Friday night amid reports of other shootings across St. Thomas.

Read entire articleMar 25 2001 - 4:16pm
FBI IMPLICATES TYSON IN MURDER OF STEVEN HODGE

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday implicated an agent of the Narcotics Strike Force, Achille Tyson, in the high-profile 1994 murder of St. Thomas police officer Steven Hodge.

Read entire articleMar 24 2001 - 2:57pm
TURNBULL NAMES, NOMINATES EDA BOARD

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull announced he has named the seven members of the Economic Development Authority. The newly created authority restructures the Industrial Development Commission.

Read entire articleMar 24 2001 - 2:14pm
COLE: LEGISLATIVE LIFER TACKLES TOUGH ISSUES

Whether it's the CAHS Chickenhawks football team, the newly designated V.I. national monuments or solid waste issues, Sen. Donald "Ducks" Cole is an impassioned speaker on the floor, perhaps more so now that he has his own committee. Ninth in a series on the lawmakers of the 24th Legislature.

Read entire articleMar 24 2001 - 7:21am
POLL: TOURISM NEEDS BETTER AIRLIFT, ATTITUDES

If there is one thing Source readers agree on, it sure isn't what's wrong with V.I. tourism, according to our latest poll.

Read entire articleMar 24 2001 - 7:15am
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, RAPE FOCUS OF DEMONSTRATION

The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council declared a "state of emergency" Friday for victims of rapes and sexual assaults. Members of the group, who met with Attorney General Iver Stridiron earlier in the day, expressed the anger of victim advocates about the courts' handling of these cases. And they came up with some solutions.

Read entire articleMar 24 2001 - 5:27am
COMMITTEE HEARS FROM ST. THOMAS YOUTH

About 50 young people brought their concerns to the Senate floor on St. Thomas on Friday as the Committee on Youth and Human Services held its second hearing on issues facing youth and recommendations for improving services targeting them.

Read entire articleMar 23 2001 - 4:48pm
HARRIGAN TRIAL TO PROCEED ON ST. CROIX

District Court Judge Thomas K. Moore ruled Thursday that the first-degree murder case against DeShaune Harrigan will proceed on St. Croix and that prosecutors were within their discretion in having charges dismissed in Territorial Court and refiling in District Court.

Read entire articleMar 23 2001 - 12:59pm
SIEFERT JOINS DIVI

Divi Carina Bay Resort has hired veteran hotelier Robert Siefert as general manager.

Read entire articleMar 23 2001 - 9:24am