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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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'The Chef' Cooks Up KO in Showtime Debut

Staying strong and consistent through eight rounds, V.I. champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson capped off his Showtime Extreme boxing debut with a knockout early in the ninth over opponent Jonathan Nelson.

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2014-12-21 21:09:52
The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

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2014-12-18 21:50:26
Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
News — St. Thomas
STAR Closes Out 2014 With Two Traditional Runs

The St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) is closing out the year with two traditional runs. On Sunday, Dec. 7, STAR will hold the Jingle Bells 5K. On Dec. 28, the annual Kwanzaa Run and Walk will take place.

Read entire articleDec 7 2014 - 3:18am
Six-Pack Exemption Bill Passes House, Needs Senate Approval

The V.I. marine industry is likely to get a boost thanks to the passage Wednesday of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that will again allow uninspected charter boats to carry up to 12 passengers.

Read entire articleDec 6 2014 - 9:35pm
Centennial Commission Seeks Public Input

The Transfer Centennial Commission invited public suggestions for activities to be held during the territory’s 100th anniversary as a United States affiliate at a meeting Saturday afternoon.

Read entire articleDec 6 2014 - 9:33pm
SPR Elementary Volleyball Jamboree League Results

These are the results of the volleyball games played on Dec. 5 by elementary and middle school students on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (SPR).

Read entire articleDec 6 2014 - 1:23pm
Mapp/Potter Gear Up for Transition, Announce Team

From announcing key members of Government House staff to legislation that will soon be submitted to the Senate for approval, Governor-elect Kenneth Mapp laid all the pieces of the upcoming transition process on the table Friday and explained how they will all fit together over the next few weeks.

Read entire articleDec 6 2014 - 12:15am
Hope for the Holidays

More than 900 toys, including bicycles, were donated for needy children on St. Croix and St. Thomas during the annual Holiday Hope event Thursday night at the Palms at Pelican Cove.

Read entire articleDec 5 2014 - 7:19pm
St. John Residents Ask for TRO on Property Taxes

The St. John-based V.I. Unity Day Group this week asked the V.I. Superior Court to issue a temporary restraining order against the local government to stop it from collecting 2013 property taxes.

Read entire articleDec 5 2014 - 4:48pm
Police ID Homicide Victim as William Bennett

The man found dead Tuesday evening in the Sapphire Village Apartment has been identified as 60-year-old William Bennett, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.

Read entire articleDec 5 2014 - 3:07pm
Education Adds Links to Its Web Site to Aid Parents

Education has added links to the "Parent" tab of the Virgin Islands (VIDE) Web site that will hopefully continue to encourage parents to get involved with their children's education, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Read entire articleDec 5 2014 - 1:59pm
Downtown Group Seeks Public Feedback

Downtown Revitalization, Inc. hosted a public forum on its Draft Working Plan, focused on "Enhancing the Main Street Experience" Thursday night.

Read entire articleDec 5 2014 - 2:43am