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CHRISTIANSTED — Two St. Croix residents, fraternal siblings, were found dead in their Queen’s Quarter-area home on Monday morning after the oldest brother failed to show up for work at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). No foul play is suspected, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call about 11:09

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The quick reaction of two local men heroically saved the life of a wheelchair-bound cruise ship passenger who went overboard in St. Thomas. The incident happened Saturday when a Carnival Cruise Lines ship docked in St. Thomas. As passengers were coming back and forth from the dock and ship, a

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man was arrested in a federal sting operation using a gay porn phone application after he sexted an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old boy, authorities said. Roger Black, 48, now a resident of St. Croix, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon for an initial

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By KELVIN DENNIE/St. Croix Taxi Driver Dear Editor: As a taxi driver in the territory for over 30 years, I cannot remain quiet after this second attempt to deny me the right of accepting the form of payment I choose. The mandatory language spoils the whole intent of the bill.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Virgin Islands First Lady Yolanda Bryan has partnered with the Department of Education to host the 2019 Shadow A Chef Enrichment Program. The program will be held on Wednesday, August 21, at the Charlotte Amalie High School Auditorium and Cafeteria and on Thursday, August 22, at

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SAN JUAN — An Australian man has fallen to his death from a cruise ship as it approached the U.S. Virgin Islands, authorities said. The man was traveling on Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas en route to St. Thomas on Wednesday when he fell overboard. A Royal Caribbean spokeswoman

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FREDERIKSTED — Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crimes Unit along with members of the Intel Unit executed an arrest warrant on a St. Croix man yesterday morning. Tracy Phillip Willie, 47, was arrested about 10:48 a.m. on Thursday and charged with identity theft, grand larceny, petit larceny, obtaining

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Since being displaced on Saturday from Schneider Regional Medical Center because of ongoing repairs, Emergency Medical Services on St. Thomas has been working out of the Omar Browne Fire Station, V.I. Fire Service Director Daryl George Sr. and Department of Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion each said the

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NASSAU — Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton’s caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. Studies of ancient DNA from tropical birds have faced two formidable obstacles. Organic material quickly degrades when

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four people Wednesday afternoon after a “high-speed chase” that ended near Charlotte Amalie High School, with shots being fired at officers in the process. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Karl Caesar said that an initial call reported shots fired in the Bovoni area. A “high-speed

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