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KANSAS CITY — Three seasoned Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers and U.S Attorney Gretchen C.F.Shappert represented the territory at last week’s Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Conference in Missouri. The Conference brought together federal prosecutors andtheir law enforcement partners from across the nation and included speeches by President DonaldTrump,

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LITTLE SAINT JAMES ISLAND, U.S. Virgin Islands — MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is not known for holding liberals feet to the fire. But in the case of the most infamous billionaire to “grace” the coastline off the East End of St. Thomas — convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — she does. On

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp offered a message of condolence Saturday morning on the passing of 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush. “On behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands, Lt. Governor Potter and I send our condolences to the entire Bush family, as well as to our fellow Americans,

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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 64 yards for a score and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Philadelphia Eagles 23-21

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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 bench warrant issued in 2004 charging him with incest, first-degree aggravated rape and

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FORMER VIRGIN ISLANDS POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER KERISCIA POLIDORE ON FACEBOOK [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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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 $2.5 million in kickbacks and bribes over a five-year period from

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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