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SPEED ENOUGH: ST. CROIX’S LINVAL JOSEPH RUMBLES FOR HIS FIRST NFL TOUCHDOWN PHILADELPHIA — Linval Joseph whipped out the sunglasses, sat on the bench and pulled on the oxygen mask . Rest up, big man. Job well done. Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, the 330-pound Joseph returned a fumble

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CAPTURED IN MARYLAND THANKS TO THE NCIC: JOSEPH HANLEY, 60, OF ST. CROIX ROCKVILLE — A St. Croix man wanted for a 1999 rape in Christiansted was arrested in Maryland on Friday thanks to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Joseph Hanley, 60, was arrested based on a Superior Court

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CORVALLIS — A former St. John resident has had multiple sex crime charges against him dismissed thanks to a guilty plea. Jason Donald Mongold, 42, of Contant St. John accepted a plea agreement that allows him to not admit guilt and not have to register as a sex offender. Mongold,

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FORMER VIRGIN ISLANDS POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER KERISCIA POLIDORE ON FACEBOOK TAMPA — A woman who worked as an officer for the Virgin Islands Police Department as recently as February has been arrested on theft charges in Florida. Keriscia Polidore, 35, was arrested on Saturday by the Tampa Police Department and

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WRONG AND TRYING TO BE STRONG: Bhasker Patel of Windermere, Florida. RUTLAND, Vermont — A Florida man who worked as a project manager for a company that has done more than $200 million of dollars in energy efficiency work for the U.S. government pleaded guilty Monday to charges he took more than

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DEERFIELD, Ill. — A wide variety of Ritz Bits and Ritz cracker sandwich products got recalled Saturday across the United States, including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. “These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of

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SAN ANTONIO — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided to uphold the federal prison sentence for the former financial adviser of St. Croix’s Tim Duncan. A judge ordered Charles Augustus Banks IV to pay $7.5 million in restitution following his sentencing in 2017. Banks filed an appeal, but the

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WASHINGTON — The Miss Black USA Organization crowned St. Thomas native Akira Pickering as Miss Black USA Talented Teen 2018 at TheARC Theater in Washington, D.C. The event, which took place on Sunday, July 1, featured young women across the U.S. and the Virgin Islands. Pickering is a 16-year-old high school

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SAN DIEGO — East County Magazine said it is powerless to stop a smut attack that has linked its urls to a porn site and is asking for help from anyone who can halt this pornography attack. The online magazine serving Southern California said it has won “105 major journalism

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DALLAS — Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit. Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas

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