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FREDERIKSTED – Four men were shot – two of them seriously injured – while changing a tire at the side of the road on the Melvin Evan Highway Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. At about 8:19 p.m. Saturday the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report

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Dorsch Beach in Frederiksted FREDERIKSTED – A 23-year-old St. Croix man telephoned the 911 Emergency Call Center late Thursday to say that he had been shot, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The Call Center first received a report of gunshots fired at the Marley Homes and Additions in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 64-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested for separate incidents of stealing and property destruction over the last two months – one of them on Thanksgiving Day, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Malik Cheatham, 64 of Solberg was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts

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Coakley Bay Condominiums in St. Croix Home prices have risen sharply, but not enough to trigger an increase in the maximum loan that can be purchased or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next year. The baseline conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 in 2016 for the 11th

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SAN JUAN – The U.S. Coast Guard has found a body floating off Puerto Rico’s northwest coast that officials believe to be a Chilean man reported missing from a cargo vessel traveling through the region. The body was dressed in a uniform belonging to the Chilean-flagged Berkay N and was

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Rain falls on Queen Street in Christiansted CHRISTIANSTED – Heavy rains drenched parts of St. Croix Saturday with nearly three inches of rain being recorded by the National Weather Service and a flash flood and rip current warnings remain in effect. Rough seas and choppy waves of up to seven

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Milt Newton of St. Thomas MINNEAPOLIS — Kent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him. Amos and his wife Carmen were embarking on a new mentoring program for wayward children, and 14-year-old Milt Newton was among the first three candidates

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – All beaches in the territory are closed due to the possibility that runoff from storm water could have made them unsafe for swimming or fishing, The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said Friday. “Due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP)

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WILLEMSTED – Three members of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard and one former member were arrested by Curacao authorities Wednesday following a corruption investigation on the island. The four men are suspected of providing assistance to criminals involved in drug trafficking and face charges that include corruption, money laundering and

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Judge J. Paul Oetken CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands urged the Second Circuit this month to affirm a New York district court’s dismissal of an $84 million tax refund suit filed by an oil refinery, saying that its tax laws are distinct and it has exclusive jurisdiction over such

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