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         Fort Mylner Banco Popular CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A taxi driver said his offer to give someone a ride downtown early this morning went awry after he made it known to the passenger that it was a for-pay ride and then the man threw a bottle at

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                     A crab’s eye necklace. SAN JUAN — A two-year-old girl is recovering from what her mother calls a severe poisoning incident during a Caribbean cruise. Samantha Gandy said she woke up early Wednesday to find her daughter Audrey drooling and burning

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   ARRESTED: Zebedee Schulterbrandt CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A report of gunshots fired early this morning led police to an address on Vester Gade in Savan where a 36-year-old man was acting suspiciously. The 911 Emergency Call Center sent police there at 5:07 a.m. where a man at the address given

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BEIJING – China’s state-run oil refiner Sinopec Corp. has purchased its first ever batch of U.S. crude oil for export, a source told Reuters on Thursday, a landmark transaction after the ending of a four-decade ban on domestic exports. The cargo, due to be loaded from a Gulf Coast port

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ATLANTA – As expected, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel alert Friday evening, warning people about the risk of traveling to countries in the Americas affected by the Zika virus, a mosquito-born illness linked to an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil. Pregnant women should avoid

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                            Kenneth Nevor CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge has awarded an America’s Cup level sailor from Rhode Island $1.46 million for injuries he sustained disembarking a racing yacht at the direction of his captain during rough

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men were sentenced to five years and 2.8 years in prison respectively by a federal judge in St. Thomas on Thursday after pleading guilty to conspiring to get and sell 4.5 kilos of cocaine, according to authorities. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 40-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to holding up a food wholesale company at gunpoint in June 2014 and making off with at least $24,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Daniel Ramos, 40, of Estate Clifton Hill pleaded guilty in U.S. District

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CHRISTIANSTED – Police say a decomposed body was discovered in a water well in Estate Contentment. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report from a concerned citizen about 2:50 p.m. today with details about where the body was spotted. Police responded to the report and when they arrived in

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          ARRESTED: Dominik Weekes CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police said Thursday that they made an arrest in the broad daylight home invasion case that took place in Estate Wintberg Monday afternoon in which a safe was taken from a home at gunpoint by two men. Dominik Weekes,

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