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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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GVI Plans Two Delinquent Property Auctions in 2017

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor will be conducting two auctions on delinquent properties in 2017. The first property auction will take place prior to June 2017. The second property auction will take place around November 2017.

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2016-09-28 02:12:28
VIPA Announces Two Crown Bay Cruise Schedule Changes

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has reported changes to its cruise calls to the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal cruise ship port in Crown Bay, St. Thomas.

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2016-09-28 00:48:10
VIPD Seeks Missing Teen
The V.I. Police Department is looking for a minor missing since Saturday. According to the VIPD, Angelo Reinoso, 16, was last seen in the Altona area.
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2016-09-27 23:22:46
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Suspect in 2015 Homicide Extradited to V.I.

K’moi Corraspe has been extradited from New York to the U.S. Virgin Islands to face murder charges in the 2015 shooting death of Kadeem John, the V.I. Police Department reported Tuesday.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:51pm
Sea View Residents Moved After Feds Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Care

A federal demand to move Sea View Nursing Home residents due to “health and safety concerns” was taken seriously this week by Human Services officials, who have so far relocated 10 of the residents.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:45pm
Zika Update: 45 New Cases Reported; Health Says Reported Cases In Decline

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 45 new cases of Zika virus in the territory on Tuesday, bringing the total to 410.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:41pm
VIPD Seeks Missing Teen
The V.I. Police Department is looking for a minor missing since Saturday. According to the VIPD, Angelo Reinoso, 16, was last seen in the Altona area.
Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:22pm
Feds Give USVI $4.5 Million for Small Business Support

The U.S. Treasury is giving the USVI $4.5 million to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow and create jobs through a program called the State Small Business Credit Initiative.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:21pm
Approaching Tropical Wave Expected to Pass South of the V.I.

A strong tropical wave approaching the Caribbean neared tropical storm strength Tuesday and is likely to continue organizing, the National Hurricane Center predicted in its 8 p.m. update.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:20pm
WAPA Looking for New St. Thomas Generators

WAPA has begun the process of buying new generating units for the Randolph E. Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas, with the aim of making power production more efficient and reliable.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 11:18pm
Undercurrents: Say Goodbye to an Old Friend That Isn’t (Environmentally) Friendly

Life in the Virgin Islands is about to change drastically – perhaps not profoundly, but certainly fundamentally. The feather-light, easily-airborne, ever-lasting, ubiquitous thin plastic check-out bag will soon begin to fade into the past. 

Read entire articleSep 26 2016 - 11:56pm
Republican Defamation Suit Marches On

The Republican National Convention is long over, but the squabbling that started over who should represent the Virgin Islands in Cleveland continues.

 

Read entire articleSep 26 2016 - 11:42pm
Big Leaguer Morris Speaks at School Before Heading Back to Training

Questions from a group of first graders gave big league baseball player Akeel Morris a chance Monday to reflect on his love for the game, what inspires him to keep playing and what he hopes will come about next season as he begins to settle in with his new team. 

Read entire articleSep 26 2016 - 11:35pm