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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Nearly 80 percent of the firearms recovered from Virgin Islanders are from people aged 18 to 30, according to the latest statistics made available by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). The average age of someone possessing an illegal firearm in the Virgin Islands is

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Police Athletic League, under the direction of the Crime Prevention Bureau of the Virgin Islands Police Department, is pleased to announce the beginning of the Police Athletic League (PAL) After School Program. The PAL After School Program will start on Monday October 5 at the Police Athletic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – There is a new benefits advisor in the Veterans Administration Clinic on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA). The advisor will be available Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm to assist veterans needing assistance with initiating claims and checking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was taken into custody Thursday for the early morning murder of a 20-year-old man at a Coki Point beach bar in 2013. Craig B. King of Anna’s Retreat was arrested at 9 p.m. October 1 based on an arrest warrant issued by the Superior

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in the Virgin Islands have tested unsafe for swimming or fishing, according to the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources. They are: Water Bay in St. Thomas and Frank Bay in St. John, DPNR said in a written statement. DPNR performed water quality analysis at the 33

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                           Carnival Sunshine CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Carnival Sunshine will call on St. Thomas on Tuesday  October 6th, the West Indian Company, Ltd. announced today. “Carnival Sunshine was diverted to St. Thomas due to the forecast track of Hurricane Joaquin,” Joseph B. Boschulte, president and CEO of the West Indian Company, Ltd. said.

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government will receive five grants totaling at least $2 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice on September 23, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sharpe said the U.S. Department of Justice

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FREDERIKSTED – Ishmael and Shawn Labeet were half brothers in a brood of 19 fathered by the same man in St. Croix. They’re nearly 30 years apart — but they had three things in common: They each killed multiple people with machine guns, and they each made daring escapes from

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BOSTON – Despite a sharp contraction in the nation’s oil and gas industry amid low oil prices, ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC is betting $200 million on the future of the oil industry. The company’s ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI LP has teamed up with Midland’s Element Petroleum LP to form

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BOSTON – The First Circuit refused to reopen immigration proceedings for a Chinese man who waited nearly 14 years to challenge his removal, saying he failed to show that Christians in recent years have faced increased persecution in China. In a published decision, a three-judge panel for the appeals court

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