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ISHMAEL LABEET: Ponders his future HAVANA — Safe for now in Cuba, Ishmael Muslim Ali admits to hijacking an American Airlines flight in 1984. But still denies committing the murders that led to that crime. One might expect, in a film called The Skyjacker’s Tale, to hear a lot more

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Parcelas Vieques near San Juan SAN JUAN — Police say unidentified people with guns have shot at a vehicle headed to a church service in Puerto Rico and killed a 3-year-old girl inside. Police spokeswoman Maria del Pilar Bon says Nayelis Sofia Manso died shortly after being taken by paramedics

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ARRESTED: Guy Vicars of Estate Pearl CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men have been arrested in connection with a burglary that took place 10 days ago at the Beauty Outlet, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Police reviewed surveillance video of the business that revealed two people were involved

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JOB WELL DONE: Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. ordered the police officers under his command to “round up the usual suspects” this weekend. “A collaborative effort between the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and the Attorney General’s office of the Virgin Islands, numerous

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BETHESDA, Maryland — Medical detectives said Friday they are still baffled about how much-feared drug-resistant superbugs infected two people in the U.S. this year, but they have good news: both patients recovered and don’t seem to have infected anyone else. The medical team also reported the fourth known case in

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  DROWNED: Sherita Maxine Carty CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman reportedly drowned at Magen’s Bay beach on Thursday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Thursday September 8, 2016 at about 5:07 p.m., Police Officers were dispatched by the 911 emergency call centers to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is currently investigating a series of Home Invasions and Rapes that have recently occurred over the past month. All leads provided are being heavily pursued and the Department has strategies in place to address this matter. Most recently on September 7, 2016

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 52-year-old native of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty in federal court to moving 156.53 pounds of cocaine through St. Croix, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Carmelo Cruz-Velez admitted in federal court on St. Croix to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute charges,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Three St. Croix men were injured — none fatally — when shots rang out near Times Square in downtown on Thursday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). An eyewitness told the Virgin Islands Free Press on Friday morning that he counted at least 20 spent shell

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GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan SAN ANTONIO — A federal grand jury in Texas is returning a two-count indictment for wire fraud against Charles Banks, a financial adviser who has been alleged to have mishandled over $20 million in investments of his ex-client, retired Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan, the

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