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NEWARK — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” It said the operation was supported

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ANN ARBOR — Pizza juggernaut Domino’s wants to fill potholes in the road like it fills your empty stomach. “Paving for Pizza” is a new initiative run by the chain to help cities and local governments repair aging and deteriorated roads. “Dear Mr McCarthy,” Domino’s Pizza wrote to the Virgin

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FEMA Coordinating Officer William Vogel (left) sits next to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and VITEMA Director Mona Barnes. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp joined governors from across the country for a video teleconference Wednesday as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William “Brock” Long and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen met

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PROMOTED: Claricia Gautier WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard senior chief Yeoman Claricia Gautier, a 1995 graduate of Central High School on St. Croix has been promoted to the chief warrant officer grade, personnel administration specialty. The promotion took place at the Coast Guard headquarters in the nation’s capital. Gautier is

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FREDERIKSTED — The top GOP official in the Virgin Islands suggested his fundraising group’s “behind the scenes” relationship with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke helped influence the department’s response to last year’s hurricanes in the territory. John Canegata, the head of the Virgin Islands Republican Party, said he had direct access

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MIAMI — A St. Croix airline passenger who was denied alcohol on a flight and then launched into a screaming tirade involving spit and blood — now faces the possibility of up to 20 years in prison. Jason Felix was flying from St. Croix to Miami on American Airlines flight 1293 when the incident occurred, according to

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MIAMI — A St. Croix man on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him. The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began yelling at

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MIAMI — The disturbance in the northwest Caribbean- called Invest 90L – is becoming better organized, and the models are now indicating that there is a good chance of it strengthening into a named storm. The name would Alberto. The center of the system is still expected to track toward the northern

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In 1983, President Ronald Regan proclaimed May 25th National Missing Children’s Day. The day was observed after a string of child abductions gained national attention. Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, commemorates Missing Children’s Day with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Police said a recovery worker ignored local government warnings and swam at the only beach closed to the public for environmental reasons — and drowned. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it will not release the name of the Louisiana man who went into the water

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