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GERS Schedules Count Down to Retirement Workshop

The Government Retirement System (GERS) invites members with two to three years before retirement to participant in a Count Down…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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St. Thomas-St. John Board Certifies District Primaries Anew

The St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections met Monday to ratify the certification of the district primaries, but ended up certifying the results again, this time with a physically present quorum.

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2014-08-26 01:05:57
Third Annual Walk for Wishes Hopes to Fund Even More Wishes

Both walkers and runners are encouraged to preregister for the third annual Walk for Wishes 5K that will take place Sept. 27 at Yacht Haven Grande.

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2014-08-26 00:56:49
Education Commissioner Welcomes Students, Faculty Back to School

With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory issued a welcome back message and update to the community.

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2014-08-26 00:50:58
News - Police — St. Thomas
Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 11:35pm
Police Probe Three Unrelated Shootings

Police on St. Thomas are investigating three separate non-fatal shootings that occurred recently. The cases remain open and under investigation.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 7:31pm
Felon Sentenced to 51 Months for Illegally Reentering U.S.

Ray Anthony Wayne was sentenced to 51 months in prison and three years of supervised release for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported for a prior felony conviction.

Read entire articleJul 31 2014 - 10:59pm
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 27 2014 - 12:01am
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
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