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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 24 Years

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Virgin Islands is celebrating its national anniversary this week commemorating 24 years…

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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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Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed robbery of Imperial Jewelry Store on Main Street.

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2014-07-24 02:01:40
Source Manager’s Journal: Leadership and the News

We are increasingly a country in which everything goes down a memory hole very quickly, and where things are so polarized that the “two sides” are able to make up historic facts and get away with it.

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2014-07-24 01:55:42
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St. Croix campus, the school announced Wednesday.

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2014-07-24 01:52:51
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Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed robbery of Imperial Jewelry Store on Main Street.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 2:01am
St. Thomas Child Injured By Gunfire

 Police on St. Thomas are investigating a non-fatal shooting that injured a 12-year-old boy in Bergs Home about 9:30 p.m. July 21. The victim was shot in his left lower leg while walking his dog.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 9:39am
St. Croix Man Shot, Killed While Driving

 St. Croix resident Eddie Harriett Jr., age 19, died from shots fired while driving a vehicle on the Queen Mary Highway near the Estate Lower Love Service Station at about 3:20 p.m. July 21, according to the police.

Read entire articleJul 22 2014 - 2:39pm
Police Seeking Two Runaway Teens

Juvenile Investigation Bureau detectives on St. Thomas and St. Croix are asking the community’s assistance in locating two 17-year-old missing/runaway females. Their cases are not related.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:26am
Police Identify Victim in Monster Hill Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Monday identified 19-year-old Sheldon Benjamin Jr. as the victim of Sunday's fatal shooting on Monster Hill in Estate Tutu.

Read entire articleJul 14 2014 - 2:42pm
Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleJul 14 2014 - 12:01am
Man Found Fatally Shot on Monster Hill

A man was found shot to death Sunday in Estate Tutu after citizens called 911 at noon to report shots fired. It was the 13th homicide on St. Thomas since the beginning of the year, the 23rd in the territory.

Read entire articleJul 13 2014 - 8:35pm
St. Thomas Subway Shooting May Be Self-Inflicted

Police on St. Thomas are interviewing a 37-year old-man who was shot in the leg while sitting in the Subway restaurant in Tutu Park Mall and suspect the man may have accidentally shot himself.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 9:41pm
Man Wounded by Gunshots in Frenchtown

Police on St. Thomas collected several spent shell casings in Frenchtown after a man reported being wounded by gunfire just after midnight Monday.

Read entire articleJul 8 2014 - 12:20pm
Police ID Victim in Cassi Hill Shootout

Twenty-three-year-old O'Benson Antoine was fatally injured Friday by officers investigating an incident in which a man had been wounded by gunfire, the V.I. Police Department said.

Read entire articleJul 5 2014 - 7:17pm