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Homicides 2015

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2015, with cases broken down by island, as reported by the V.I.…

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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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Imbalances: Amazon and the Virgin Islands

If Amazon and its "work is everything" culture is at one end of a spectrum, and if that is a bad thing, which it is, does that mean that where you want to be is at the other end of the spectrum?

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2015-09-04 15:38:58
Camera Catches Burglar in Action

A burglar broke a window and entered a St. Thomas restaurant Aug. 28. He took cash and a laptop computer, but he left something behind – his picture.

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2015-09-04 01:34:09
Man Shot and Killed Near UVI Campus on St. Thomas

Dennard Lawrence, 25, was shot and killed at 12:24 p.m. Thursday on the road adjacent to the University of the Virgin Islands Administrative Conference Center on St. Thomas. Story was updated at 8:43 p.m.
 

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2015-09-04 00:40:33
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
Soccer Men’s League Gives Breakdown of Games

The following are the scores of the Men’s League games played on St. Croix and St. Thomas during the weekend of Aug. 29 and Aug. 30.

Read entire articleSep 1 2015 - 1:27am
Pescador Wins Marlin Tournament with Last-Minute Catch

A last minute catch landed Pescador the Top Boat prize in the 43rd annual USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament Sunday, according to a news release from the tournament organizers.

Read entire articleAug 30 2015 - 9:49pm
Never Say Never Leads First Day in Marlin Tournament

The right place at the right time paid off for the sports fishermen aboard Never Say Never, who were the first to release three blue marlin during the first day of fishing in the USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

Read entire articleAug 30 2015 - 12:17am
USVISA Releases Soccerama Knockout Tournament Scores

The following are the scores by the St. Thomas and St. Croix Men’s League teams. The matches were part of U.S Virgin Islands Soccer Association’s (USVISA) Soccerama Knockout Tournament.

Read entire articleAug 25 2015 - 9:10am
V.I. Cycling Federation Holds Two Final 2015 Season Races

The Virgin Islands Cycling Federation (VICF) held its final races of the 2015 season, concluding a busy calendar of events with three group rides, five time trial races and 10 road races. The V.I. Championship Time Trial race was held on Saturday and the V.I. Championship Road Race took place on Sunday.

Read entire articleAug 17 2015 - 11:50pm
Wave Paver Top Boat, Davis Top Angler in July Open Billfish Tournament

The team aboard Wave Paver made the most of every bite to capture the Top Boat title in the 52nd annual July Open Billfish Tournament. The boat's owner captured the Give Him Line award.

Read entire articleJul 31 2015 - 1:02am
Wave Paver Takes Second-Day Lead in Billfish Tourney

Wave Paver jumped into the lead on the second day of the 52nd July Open Billfish Tournament, hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club, with the release of four blue marlin in two days of competition.

Read entire articleJul 30 2015 - 12:00am
Sports Spotlight: Coach Sherman Thomas Gets Back on the Sports Airwaves

After months spent recovering from a hit and run accident in November 2014, Arawaks football coach and local sports radio personality Sherman Thomas is now celebrating the return of his popular afternoon talk show on Radio 1000.

Read entire articleJul 29 2015 - 6:34am
Mistress Leads Day 1 of July Open Billfish Tournament

Florida- and California-based team aboard Mistress, an 82-foot Viking fishing in the Virgin Islands for the first time, released two blue marlin to take the first-day lead of the 52nd July Open Billfish Tournament, hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club.

Read entire articleJul 28 2015 - 10:34pm
Kids Fish for Fun and Prizes at Tournament

The catch that drew the most excitement at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament wasn’t a fish at all. It was a spiny lobster and it wasn't even one person's catch.

Read entire articleJul 27 2015 - 2:18am