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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

FYI: Holiday Message From Governor and First Lady

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. and Cecilia deJongh wish Virgin Islanders a Happy Easter and a Happy Passover.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

Coming Thursday: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

LOCAL NEWS

WAPA Bringing Feeders Back One at a Time

A power surge on St. Thomas Saturday afternoon knocked out some of the Water and Power Authority feeders, leaving swaths of the island in the dark as the day ended, but WAPA expected…

Police Officer Wounded in Shootout

A Virgin Islands Police officer was wounded by gunshot early Saturday morning and a man was killed in the shootout. Three men were arrested and will be charged with assault, police said.

Eighteen V.I. National Guardsmen Training to Perform Military Funeral Honors

The V.I. National Guard is training 18 soldiers to perform military funeral honors, educating them on the history, policies and procedures needed to conduct the honorable ceremony to military standards.

Roberto Tapia, Angelo Hill Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

Former DPNR Chief Environmental Enforcement Officer Roberto Tapia was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison for drug trafficking. Former Police Sgt. Angelo Hill was also  sentenced Thursday.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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Five More Die While We Wait for Money

February’s Peace Summit is behind us. More than 100 people gave a day of their lives to wrestle with our problems with violence. Now, we…

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: You'll Want this 'Wanted Woman'

Eric Jerome Dickey excels at making his thriller heroines over-the-top resourceful and steel-tough, and MX-401 is no exception. It’s…

Tsunami Awareness Meeting Set for St. John

VITEMA’s series of town hall meetings on tsunami preparedness will begin on St. John on May 6 from …

Innovative Takes Measures Against Heartbleed Bug

Innovative Companies are taking steps to protect customers from the Heartbleed bug, which causes vulnerability for internet users. Fortunately, there…

High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in…

TV Host's Accident Took Place on Tortola, Not in USVI

Television news broadcaster Lawrence O'Donnell Jr. was injured in a traffic accident Saturday on Tortola in the British Virgin…

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…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Faith Matters: Sisters of the Good Shepherd Serve Those in Need

Early every Thursday morning in Christiansted, Sister Digna Rivas and Sister Judy Mannix, with volunteers from Holy Cross Catholic Church, serve breakfast to about 35 people.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Faith Matters: Memorial Moravian Marks 130th Anniversary

Memorial Moravian Church, located not far from Roosevelt Park in Charlotte Amalie, is putting the final touch on plans for a series of events in May to celebrate its 130th anniversary.

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