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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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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.
 

 
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UVI Student Wins First Place at National STEM Conference

Out of hundreds of presentations from students representing universities from around the country, UVI senior Jamila Martin won first place among emerging researchers at a national STEM conference.

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2014-04-23 00:08:29
'Together, Forever' Puts Peace on the Air

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have gotten together to create a peace song, 'Together Forever' for Carnival 2014.

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2014-04-22 11:58:35
Undercurrents: No Stroll in the Park for V.I. Pedestrians

Many roads throughout the Virgin Islands make no accommodation for pedestrians, and the territory’s fatality rate for pedestrian accidents is among the nation’s highest.

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2014-04-22 01:08:52
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Police Arrest Retired Officer in September Homicide

Retired V.I. Police Officer Ronald Hatcher was arrested Tuesday and charged in a fatal shooting that took place last September.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 12:51am
Princess KeKe, Prince Short Shirt Win Junior Calypso Crowns

Junior calypsonians took the stage Tuesday night to compete for the title in primary, intermediate and secondary divisions, with the Mighty Jah'syi, Prince Short Shirt and Princess KeKe winning those respective divisions.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 12:35am
Home Invasion Might Become Separate Crime from Burglary

Home invasion will be a crime unto itself, separate from burglary or assault, if legislation sponsored by Sen. Diane Capehart and approved in committee Tuesday becomes law.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 12:30am
Senate Considers Criminalizing Impeding First Responders

A bill approved in committee Tuesday would punish anyone who "hampers or impedes" a first responder, or intentionally interferes with communications, with up to a year in jail and $1,000 in fines.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 12:15am
UVI Student Wins First Place at National STEM Conference

Out of hundreds of presentations from students representing universities from around the country, UVI senior Jamila Martin won first place among emerging researchers at a national STEM conference.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 12:08am
'Together, Forever' Puts Peace on the Air

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have gotten together to create a peace song, 'Together Forever' for Carnival 2014.

Read entire articleApr 22 2014 - 11:58am
Undercurrents: No Stroll in the Park for V.I. Pedestrians

Many roads throughout the Virgin Islands make no accommodation for pedestrians, and the territory’s fatality rate for pedestrian accidents is among the nation’s highest.

Read entire articleApr 22 2014 - 1:08am
Sandy Point Closed to Public Until September for Turtle Nesting

As leatherback sea turtles begin their nesting season, Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge on St. Croix is arranging group visits to watch eggs being laid and hatching. The refuge is closed to the public until Sept. 1.

Read entire articleApr 22 2014 - 1:04am
Deja'Nique Navarro Named Carnival Queen

Deja'Nique Navarro took home the title of Carnival Queen easly Sunday morning, adding it to the titles of Carnival Princess, which she won in 2005, and the 2010 Junior Calypso  runner up.

Read entire articleApr 20 2014 - 11:14pm
Not for Profit: Caribbean Islands Education Foundation

Caribbean Islands Education Foundation, Inc.aims to provide a world-class education that will give participants a shot at a career in a global market – jewelry and gemology.

Read entire articleApr 20 2014 - 8:26pm