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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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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100 or $200 fine, instead of potential jail time and permanent criminal record, if a bill approved in committee Thursday is enacted into law.

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2014-09-18 22:31:06
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton has had a rare opportunity to be educated in multiple cultural environments.

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2014-09-18 21:33:59
Wilson Says Corrections Continues to Work on Golden Grove Deficiencies

V.I. Bureau of Corrections Director Julius C. Wilson on Wednesday acknowledged problems at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility and said some improvements have been made.

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2014-09-17 23:34:12
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DEE SPEAR, DEM BOYS TAKE JULY OPEN HONORS

Catching and releasing two blue marlin over the weekend earned Dee Spear the prestigious Give 'm Line Trophy, making her the fifth woman to win the award in the 38-year history of the July Open Tournament, hosted Friday through Sunday by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club.

Read entire articleJul 9 2001 - 1:06pm
107-INCH BIG BLUE WINS JUNE MOON TOURNAMENT

Big fish, big money: Those were the lures for creating the June Moon tournament last year, and they worked again for the second annual competition, held last June 29 to July 1 and hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club. Stewart Loveland aboard Salt Shaker caught the winning marlin.

Read entire articleJul 3 2001 - 1:39pm
107-INCH BIG BLUE WINS JUNE MOON TOURNAMENT

Big fish, big money: Those were the lures for creating the June Moon tournament last year, and they worked again for the second annual competition, held June 29-July 1 and hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club. Stewart Loveland aboard Salt Shaker caught the winning marlin.

Read entire articleJul 3 2001 - 1:34pm
SUNDAY DIVES IN JULY AT CHRIS SAWYER DIVE

Enjoy Sunday dives in July at Chris Sawyer Dive Center. Take a class or dive the BVI's. It's all here.

Read entire articleJun 27 2001 - 10:46pm
80 YOUTHS TO RACE IN OPTIMIST REGATTA

More than 80 sailors 7 to 15 years of age from the Caribbean, U.S. mainland and Spain are registered for the 9th annual Scotiabank International Optimist Regatta on St. Thomas’s East End over Father's Day weekend.

Read entire articleJun 12 2001 - 7:13am
TENNIS AND GOLF

St. Croix is home to two world-class, 18-hole golf courses and many tennis courts.

Read entire articleJun 1 2001 - 2:36am
JUNE NIGHT DIVES AT CHRIS SAWYER DIVE

June brings some great opportunities for night dives at Chris Sawyer Dive Center. Take a class or dive the BVI's. It's all here.

Read entire articleMay 30 2001 - 6:28pm
2001 FATHER'S DAY FISHING TOURNAMENT IS JUNE 10

The Committee for the Betterment of Carenage, with co-sponsors Coors Light, Offshore Marine and Hawaiian Tropic, will host the annual Father's Day Fishing Tournament on Sunday, June 10. The event is traditionally held the weekend before Father's Day.

Read entire articleMay 29 2001 - 5:34pm
WHALES TARRY IN VI WATERS A LITTLE LONGER

If you missed this season's series of whale-watching trips organized by the Environmental Association of St. Thomas-St. John, there is still time left to spot the huge ocean-going mammals, says E.A.S.T. board member Craig Barshinger.

Read entire articleApr 4 2001 - 11:50am
ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY KINGFISH TOURNAMENT

Make your plans now. The Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament will be held Sunday, July 15 at Hull Bay, St. Thomas. Fishing begins at 5:30 a.m and ends at noon, when the beach side party begins, with food, music, and fun. An awards ceremony will follow.

Read entire articleMar 7 2001 - 10:00pm