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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Friday, April 22, 2016 at roughly 8:08 p.m., officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to the Schneider Regional Hospital and Medical Center in response to a report of a stabbing that occurred during a robbery. Upon arrival, contact was made with the victim who

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  CHRISTIANSTED — A fire at the Richmond power plant plunged St. Croix into an island-wide power outage for four hours on Saturday forcing businesses that stayed open to rely on generators, flashlights and candles. The incident began about 4:30 p.m. at on Saturday when a fire erupted at the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Health Commissioner Michelle Davis said today that The Schneider Regional Medical Center is experiencing a disruption of service due to a main water line break. Late last night a main water line to the hospital burst, causing damage to the basement floor. Although there has been no

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One beach on St. Thomas has failed water in quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and is not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday afternoon that Sapphire Bay beach on St. Thomas should be avoided by swimmers

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The tourism boom that the rest of the Caribbean was showing last year is also showing up in the numbers for the territory. With Margaritaville St. Thomas helping to put its parent company Margaritaville Caribbean Limited (MCL) into the black according to the latest financials released

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old Georgia man appeared in federal court on Wednesday to face charges that he was trying to distribute marijuana, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Keenan Powell-Ryder of Gainesville, GA, made his initial appearance April 20, 2016, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being

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WASHINGTON, DC– Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett congratulates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on her definitive win in the New York Democratic Primary Tuesday and encourages the territory’s local delegates to the Democratic National Convention to support Clinton as the party’s nominee. Plaskett, who is also a super delegate

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MIAMI — The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable seized over $10 million worth of cocaine and marijuana within one week. The Dependable, a 210-foot patrol boat that conducts maritime safety and security, was used to conduct three international and inter-agency narcotics operations over the span of a week.

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CHRISTIANSTED — V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker has outsourced the legal work in his investigation into Exxon’s stance on global warming to a law firm specializing in high-dollar-value class action suits. That D.C.-based firm, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, has a reputation of getting huge financial rewards from its

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alexander Hamilton isn’t the only Virgin Islands connection to the U.S. Treasury Department’s newly announced changes to paper currency. Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), along with her colleague Congressman Bill Pascrell were among the first to urge U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to reconsider his decision last

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