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The Judicial Branch Office of the Administrator of Courts advises the public and the Virgin Islands Bar that the Magistrate…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Series of 4 Workshops on ‘The Art of Meditation’ to Begin Feb. 9

Laura Castillo Nagi will host a four-week series entitled “The Art of Meditation - Tools for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living.” This series will explore how to establish and sustain a meditation practice or learn to bring more concentration and joy to a person’s yoga practice.

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2017-01-20 01:41:15
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

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2017-01-20 01:19:31
Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

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2017-01-18 21:39:04
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Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

Read entire articleJan 18 2017 - 10:39pm
Robberies Prompt VIPD to Warn Public

A robbery and attempted robbery over the weekend prompted the V.I. Police Department to issue a community alert Monday, with suggestions for how to avoid becoming a victim. 

Read entire articleJan 10 2017 - 1:16am
Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Cocaine Possession

Estanislao De Jesus was sentenced Thursday to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

Read entire articleJan 5 2017 - 10:26pm
Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing. 

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 4:30pm
Man Shot in Hospital Ground, Declines Treatment

A man walking in Hospital Ground was injured by gunshots Friday afternoon, but refused medical assistance and would not cooperate with law enforcement, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleDec 31 2016 - 12:33am
Police Arrest 3, Seize AK-47 and Other Weapons

The V.I. Police arrested three men Tuesday and seized several weapons, including an AK-47.

Read entire articleDec 27 2016 - 10:39pm
Man Charged in Machete Attack

V.I. Superior Court Magistrate Carolyn Herman Purcell found probable cause to move forward on assault and related charges against Desie Henry for allegedly attacking a man with a machete.

Read entire articleDec 23 2016 - 8:23pm
Man Charged with Unlawful Sexual Contact

A man was arrested Tuesday at a Havensight bar after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleDec 22 2016 - 12:06am
Man Charged with Attempted Burglary

 Laxton Herbert, age 52, was arrested Sunday and charged with attempted burglary, two days after he was injured while allegedly fleeing the scene of the crime, the V.I. Police said.

Read entire articleDec 19 2016 - 3:17pm
Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing. 

Read entire articleDec 15 2016 - 5:00pm