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Homicide in the Virgin Islands – Young Men Dead On the Street

The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.

Black History Spotlight: Casper Holstein

In observance of February as Black History Month, the Source is highlighting Virgin Islanders who've made outstanding accomplishments in various fields. Today we spotlight a man characterized by different people at different times as a racketeer, a philanthropist and a powerful black businessman who left his mark on the Harlem Renaissance, Casper Holstein.

Source Manager's Journal: A Plan For the Virgin Islands

Vice President Joe Biden will lead a new initiative to reverse the downward spiral that three Central American countries have fallen into. The situation is curiously similar to the Virgin Islands.

Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don’t just accept things the way they are. You make a difference.

UVI Students Join BIR for Volunteer Taxpayer Assistance

Marvin L. Pickering, EA, PHR, director designee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Dr. Stephen Reames, dean of the School of Business of the University of the Virgin Islands, have announced the continued partnership that allows accounting students at UVI to provide a great community service to taxpayers

Thursday Shooting Was a Near Miss

No one was injured Thursday in a brazen afternoon shooting at the intersection by the entrance into Cost-U-Less on Weymouth Rhymer highway, despite bullets flying around the roadway, damaging occupied vehicles.

St. Thomas's Hannah Davis is SI Cover Model

The St. Thomas native was chosen to be the model on the cover of the SI swimsuit issue, following in the footsteps of a host of such luminaries as Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks and Christie Brinkley.

“Free to Be Me” Women’s Conference Set for Feb. 19-21

Beautiful a women’s outreach ministry of Restoration Inc. will present the “Free to Be Me” Women’s Conference 2015 from Feb. 19-21 on St. Croix.

Rotarians Hold 10th Health Fair

People who attended Saturday’s health fair at St. Croix Rescue learned about living with autism, natural body and home products, vaccinations and the Senior Medicare Patrol program.

Wanted Man Presumed to be on St. Croix

The U.S. Marshals Service has enlisted the assistance of Crime Stoppers USVI to apprehend a man wanted for a murder in Virginia who police believe to be on St. Croix.

UVI Board to Meet in Special Session on Feb. 13

A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, in Room 303 of the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas and in Room A-204, in the Great House on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Three Young V.I. Tennis Players Making Strong Showing at Junior Davis Cup

Three young Virgin Islands tennis players are making a strong showing at the Junior Davis Cup (JDC) in El Salvador this week. Tomas Del Olmo, 15, of St. John has proven himself to be the anchor of the team, earning his number one slot. Alec Kuipers, 13, and Russell Armstrong, 14, of St. Croix are proving to be up-and-coming younger players.

Future Business Leaders of America to Celebrate National Week Activities

During the week of Feb. 8-14, the Virgin Islands Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) will celebrate National FBLA-PBL Week. FBLA-PBL is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world committed to preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields.

Lieutenant Governor Attending Insurance Commissioners Conference

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will be out of the territory from Feb. 6-9 to attend the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) conference.

Port Authority to Install Speed Bumps at Cyril E. King Airport

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will be installing speed bumps along designated areas within the Cyril E. King Airport, beginning on Monday, Feb. 9.

Public Health and Statistics Highlighted at Fourth Cardiac Symposium

On the second day of the Virgin Islands Cardiac Symposium, there were presentations about cardiovascular disease in the territory along with other heart related topics.

Park Gets Donation of Haulover Land

For decades, residents and visitors sunned, snorkeled and swam at both north and south sides of Haulover because most thought it was part of V.I. National Park or other public land.

Two Injured in Estate Contant Drive-By

Two people were parking their car Friday afternoon in Estate Contant when another car opened fire on them, injuring both, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Man Attacked by Machete-Wielding Woman

A man was on his way to work Friday morning when he was attacked by a machete-wielding woman he identified as a former girlfriend, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Injured in Kronprindsens Gade Shooting

A man was shot early Friday morning after leaving a club on Kronprindsens Gade, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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