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June 14th, 2020
USVI has one of highest murder rates in world- Sen Myron D. Jackson

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands Senator, Mr Myron D. Jackson on Friday, June 12, 2020, said he was determined to press forward on Bill No. 33-0126, an act to establish an Office of Gun Violence Prevention under the Office of the Governor, which remained in the Committee on Rules and Judiciary held at the Legislature Thursday, June 11, 2020.

December 27th, 2019
5 die in 5 days in STT shootings

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A wave of shootings in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) that started on Saturday, December 21, 2019, continued into Christmas Day and left a total of five men dead, the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has confirmed.

October 15th, 2019
6 killed in mass shooting in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Six persons were killed following a mass shooting at a San Juan apartment complex in Puerto Rico Monday night, October 14, 2019.

March 5th, 2018
‘Some officers have big mouths & will not keep things confidential’ – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I’m well aware that I’ve had and still have a minority of officers who have got big mouths and they will not keep things confidential.”

February 25th, 2018
Let there be Peace

Sandra Phillip Hodge

In honour of the legacy and memory of Civil Rights champion Dr Martin Luther King Jr, I am persuaded to lend my voice to the call for Peace in this community. The Territory is hurting badly...like a bad toothache, like an old back pain; like a migraine headache. I hope you get the picture....Hurting like a "buss toe"....and when you "chook stick inna sore"...Uh Ohhh. (need I say anymore?)

August 31st, 2017
USVI homicide count rises to 43 for year as youth shot dead

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man succumbed to his injuries after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds about his body in the Tutu High Rise housing community, also known as Ras Valley, in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) early Thursday, August 31, 2017.

June 26th, 2017
4 yrs of 'underspending' on Police has to be addressed- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John S. Duncan OBE has asked for patience from the people of the Virgin Islands as the results of his recent historic move to exercise his reserved powers under the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 to fund the police and other departments “will take time” to be seen.

November 18th, 2016
UPDATE: Estevan Jefferson identified as man shot to death in LL

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom and Team of Reporters around the Virgin Islands (VI) can confirm that the young man shot to death in Long Look early yesterday evening close to the Stickett is 24 year old Estevan Jefferson.

November 12th, 2016
UPDATE: Royer’s upper body bore multiple gunshot wounds- VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The death of Virgin Islander Myron Royer aka Sticky on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) is being treated as a homicide by the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

November 5th, 2016
Man who shot Dakeme Cheltenham still at large

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The shooter in the incident near UP’s Cineplex on October 29, 2016 that resulted in a young man receiving injuries is still at large.

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