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CRUZ BAY: An aerial view of St. John’s biggest town from Sept. 10, 2017 — four days after Hurricane Irma. CRUZ BAY –– The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said there was a renewed focus on St. John on Wednesday where fully 100 percent of the electrical distribution

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ST. THOMAS FIRST! Subcontractors in St. Thomas hired by WAPA work feverishly to restore power to the capital island. Electrical restoration on St. Croix is moving at a snail’s pace — by design. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) continued to put more men, trucks

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said they need your help to solve a fatal stabbing that happened in Williams Delight over the weekend. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a fatal stabbing at 7:42 p.m. Saturday, unofficial police sources said. Police arriving on the scene found Berchan Joseph, 55,

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MISSING AT SEA: Scott and Jennifer Hansen have been missing and are presumed dead since last being seen on St. Croix the first day of Hurricane Maria’s passing — Sept. 19, 2017. CHRISTIANSTED — Friends and family say they are still holding out hopes — against all odds — that

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FREDERIKSTED — Police believe a man abandoned his 71-year-old mother in a cheap Georgia motel — and then went on vacation. Kathleen Laree, who suffers from dementia, was found wandering in the lobby of the Motel 6 on Virginia Avenue, in South Fulton County, WSB-TV Channel 2 Atlanta reported. Motel employees

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced the formation of a task force comprised of local and federal agencies to combat illegal activity related to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett urges residents and businesses to immediately report suspected fraudulent activity related to recovery and clean-up

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FREDERIKSTED — Tired, frustrated but upbeat. That’s how Clinton Brown of Chicago described residents on St. Croix. Brown is working as an American Red Cross volunteer here, helping after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. “People on the island are upbeat despite their hardship,” Brown wrote in one of several email exchanges.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Another Category 5 storm is making no mistake about where the U.S. Virgin Islands are. Catastrophic Hurricane Maria, fresh off of clobbering Dominica last night, continued to make a beeline for St. Croix today. On Monday, weather weary and wary residents across the territory drove to stores seeking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The local government for years has “redirected” money intended to help pay insurance claims after large disasters for other needs, raising the vulnerability of residents after Hurricane Irma destroyed St. Thomas and St. John two weeks ago and Hurricane Maria is poised to decimate St. Croix on

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TALK TALK TALK: And more talk. Gov. Kenneth Mapp does what he does best, talk about the problems, rather than solving them. On Friday, Mapp asked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to help him get the islands back in shape. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was escorted

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