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BIR Announces Extension of April 30th Gross Receipts and Hotel Tax Return Deadlines

The April 30th due dates for both the gross receipts tax return and the hotel room tax return will be…

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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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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Swings into USVI Happy Meals

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is teaming up with McDonald’s to bring the on-screen excitement to Happy Meals. The newest of the Spider-Man movies follows the continuing adventures of Peter Parker, also known as Spider-Man, as he squares off against the powerful Electro.
Starting Friday, April 25, customers at any McDonald’s restaurant in the Virgin Islands can order the new Amazing Spider-Man 2 Happy Meal featuring themed toys.
 

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2014-04-24 12:53:09
The Bookworm: 'Postcards from Cookie'

“Postcards from Cookie” has a bit of a Peeping-Tom element: this is a very personal story of adoption and love. You’re going to want to read this book.

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2014-04-24 10:35:36
Cruzan Organix Farm Wins Top Prize in 2014 13D Competition

UVI student Allison De Gazon was beaming Wednesday when her business idea, Cruzan Organix Farm, won the $30,000 top prize at the final judging ofthe  2014 13D Entrepreneurship Competition.

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2014-04-24 01:02:33
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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 articleApr 22 2014 - 1:12pm
Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into the U.S. Virgin Islands in violation of federal law.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 1:23am
Court Orders Release of Four Charged in Jewelry Store Robbery

U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller Thursday ordered the release of the four men charged in the daylight robbery of Imperial Jewelry Store on St. Thomas, a robbery that netted more than $1 million in merchandise.

Read entire articleApr 11 2014 - 12:03am
St. Thomas Man Shot in Leg

A man was shot in the left calf while walking in the Hospital Ground area around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleApr 8 2014 - 12:22am
St. Thomas, St. Croix Vehicle Accidents Kill Two

A man has passed away from injuries from a Tuesday car accident on St. Croix and a woman was killed in another accident on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleApr 3 2014 - 11:44pm
Search for Suspect Leads Police to Firearm, Drugs

Police on St. Thomas participating in a proactive inspection of the Paul M. Persons Gardens apartments recovered a fully loaded firearm, crack cocaine and marijuana, the V.I. Police Department said.

Read entire articleApr 2 2014 - 12:12am
Police Investigate Three Robberies

Police on St. Thomas are pursuing leads in three separate robberies. In two cases the victims were robbed of gold jewelry. No one was injured, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleApr 2 2014 - 12:08am
St. John Man Arrested at Airport, Charged with Firearm Discharge

Kamal Hendricks, a 28-year-old resident of St. John, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with illegal discharging of a firearm, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 10:56pm
Woman Sentenced to 37 Months for Drug Conspiracy, Child Pornography

Jamhila Hodge, 25, was sentenced Friday to 37 months for a guilty plea to charges of the conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and the production of child pornography.

Read entire articleMar 26 2014 - 12:16am
St. Thomas Man Charged with Carjacking

Troy J. Normil, 18, of St. Thomas, was arrested and charged with carjacking in a federal criminal complaint, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe announced Tuesday.

Read entire articleMar 26 2014 - 12:11am