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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said it has reached an agreement with Kmart Corporation, a unit of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, to settle allegations that its pharmacies in the Virgin Islands charged the Medicaid program more than its “usual and customary charge” for certain drugs. Under the

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s federally appointed financial oversight board today questioned island officials about how they planned to centralize financial control after the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth discovered nearly $7 billion in previously unreported money. During a two-hour hearing that shed light on decades of disorganized and inconsistent accounting, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Grapetree Bay on St. Croix and Water Bay in St. Thomas each tested unsafe for swimming

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 54-year-old St. Thomas woman who admitted to slashing a tire on a neighbor’s car in 2016 was identified by police as the victim of the hit-and-run driver on Tuesday. Mary Rivera of Estate Wintberg was sentenced to one year in prison in February 2017 after she admitted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The body of an unidentified man was found floating in the St. Thomas harbor early Thursday, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. Two people who were jogging on the waterfront when they noticed a body floating in the water at about 5:28 a.m. Thursday. Police from the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dirty old man, fully 70 years old, brutally raped a 17-year-old girl on St. Thomas last year and continued raping her into the New Year! Police were hush-hush about the case because it involves a prominent “citizen” on St. Thomas and they don’t want his identity

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in four days, police say a St. Thomas woman has been killed because of a vehicular accident. A 54-year-old woman died after she was hit by a passing vehicle just before midnight on Monday, police said. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A brave St. Thomas man fought off an armed robber at a poorly-lit East End bus stop at night and gave his attacker a proper beating after he disarmed him. Police said the incident took place before 10:36 p.m. on Saturday when the 911 Emergency Call Center

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teen-aged girl was assaulted by an adult female at Oswald Harris Court on Sunday, according to police. The girl, 13, told police that the woman put her fingers around her neck and began choking her, police sources said. The incident took place about 7:30 p.m. and

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SAN JUAN — Federal and local authorities in Puerto Rico said Tuesday that they will implement a “broken windows” policing campaign to fight a surge in killings across the U.S. territory, which has reported 46 homicides so far this month — double the number at the same point last year. The plan

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