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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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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100 or $200 fine, instead of potential jail time and permanent criminal record, if a bill approved in committee Thursday is enacted into law.

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2014-09-18 22:31:06
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton has had a rare opportunity to be educated in multiple cultural environments.

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2014-09-18 21:33:59
Wilson Says Corrections Continues to Work on Golden Grove Deficiencies

V.I. Bureau of Corrections Director Julius C. Wilson on Wednesday acknowledged problems at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility and said some improvements have been made.

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2014-09-17 23:34:12
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
The New Vibes Edges the UWS, 2-1

After an early snafu that resulted in no first game in the St. Thomas Soccer Region's regular league opener this past Thursday at the Lionel Roberts Stadiums, the fans were treated to some exciting action.

Read entire articleSep 19 2014 - 11:52pm
Soccer Association of St. Thomas Region Schedules Men’s League

The USVI Soccer Association has scheduled the games for the St. Thomas Region Men's League. They will be played at the Paul E. Joseph Stadium.

Read entire articleSep 18 2014 - 11:13pm
Shane De Gannes, Ruth Ann David Win V.I. 10K Road Race

The Virgin Islands 10K Road Race Championships on St. Croix’s North Shore with just a few runners toeing the start line was a perfect opportunity for the top runners in the territory to prove themselves against each other. The race was supposed to pit 2014 champ Juan Robles of St. Croix against Shane De Gannes, the top runner on St. Thomas and St. John, for the male title; St. Croix’s Brigiette Campbell-Klein’ major competition was supposed to be Ruth Ann David of St. Thomas. It was not to be though because Robles and Campbell-Klein missed the race.

Read entire articleSep 15 2014 - 3:01pm
STAR Races Scheduled Through December

The first St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) event of the fall will be on Sunday, Sept. 21. The following is the full schedule for 2014, from September to December.

Read entire articleSep 15 2014 - 2:52pm
Softball Players at Least 35 Years Old Wanted

A softball league of male teams and female teams is forming on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

Read entire articleSep 13 2014 - 3:31pm
New Champions Crowned at Bowling Tournament

Forty-one bowlers from St. Croix, St. Thomas and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) competed in the annual Pre-Labor Day Handicap Tournament on St. Croix, Saturday, Aug. 30.

Read entire articleSep 8 2014 - 10:00pm
Saturday Soccer Training Program for Ages 5-12 Resumes

The USVI Soccer Association has announced the resumption of its Saturday morning, youth-development training sessions, known as the Grassroots Program.

Read entire articleSep 4 2014 - 10:39pm
V.I. Sailors Have Tough Day at Youth Olympic Games

U.S. Virgin Islands sailors Paige Clarke and Scott McKenzie had a tough day on the water in the sailing competition at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 2:22am
Three V.I. Track Stars Continue to Succeed Internationally

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) has announced that three V.I. National Track and Field Team members continued to represent the territory well in international track and field championships competition for the second week in a row and made V.I. history in doing so.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 5:43pm
Five VI Athletes Ready to Compete in China

Five young athletes are in Nanjing, China, to represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, which began with opening ceremonies Saturday.

Read entire articleAug 16 2014 - 9:38pm