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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal Grand Jury returned a ten count indictment against a former professional boxer on St. Thomas today. John “Dah Rock” Jackson, 30, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, three counts of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted to his role in a pistol-whipping home invasion of a former priest and his wife that ended in a car jacking. Joel G. Rivera, 33, pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to one count of using a firearm during a violent crime

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was arrested on charges related to allegedly brandishing a loaded semi-automatic pistol in a crowded supermarket. Samuel “Sammy” Melendez, 43, of St. Croix made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon after his arrest by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations special agents on

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was arrested by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations special agents on charges related to allegedly having a loaded handgun in a school zone and over 2.2 pounds of marijuana. Rahem “Kimby” Hendrickson, of St. Croix made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Coki Point beach on St. Thomas has a high

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MIAMI — The U.S. Virgin Islands is determined to position itself as the number one tourism destination in the Caribbean by employing robust public-private partnerships. Recently installed U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., who led the territory’s delegation to Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami last week, made the declaration during

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who survived an assassination attempt two years ago was shot dead in Contant last night. Hector Castano Estrella, Jr., 37, of Charlotte Amalie sustained multiple gunshot wounds sometime before 911 dispatchers were alerted to shots fired at 10:12 p.m. on Wednesday, the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. celebrated the profession of electrical linemen this week for “National Lineman Appreciation Day” today. Bryan said that he wishes to honor all Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) line personnel, and linemen who remain in the territory following the post-hurricane restoration for their

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ST. CATHARINES — Students at the University of the West Indies could be about to get a range of new studying options after the college agreed to debate creating an Institute for Canada-Caribbean Studies. The university, which has 36,000 students, has signed an agreement with Brock University in Ontario, Canada to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas brothers appeared in federal court for a detention hearing today after they were arrested on illegal drug and guns charges. Thomas A. Olive, II, and his brother, Thorne A. Olive saw U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez for a preliminary detention hearing after their

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