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CHRISTIANSTED — A dispute over an illegal gambling game led to at least one man being shot near Bienvenidos Convenience Store in town on Wednesday night. Eyewitnesses said one man drew a gun in the dispute, but dropped it as he pulled it from his waistline near Times Square in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The lifeless body of a young man was found inside an Oswald Harris Court building after gunhots rang out Wednesday afternoon, according to unofficial police reports. Jahbari Joseph, 22, of Bovoni was the person authorities found after gunfire was heard about about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday. Police units

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A HIDTA initiative of the United States Attorney’s Office has been selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Investigative Effort Award by the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program. “Winning a National HIDTA Award is an impressive achievement,” Michael K. Gottlieb, the National HIDTA Director

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ST. GEORGE’S — Susan Adolphus James has one vivid memory of childhood Christmases on the island of Beaulieu, Grenada: black cake. “Christmas don’t feel like Christmas if you don’t have a piece of black cake,” says James, who moved to the U.S. mainland as a teen. The rich, molasses-spiced cake

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ARRESTED IN TAMPA, FLORIDA: DION BARNES OF ESTATE CAMPO RICO, ST. CROIX TAMPA — SWAT deputies here said they searched a St. Croix man’s home and found more than 40 pounds of marijuana, LSD and suspected psychedelic mushrooms in a suitcase, and three handguns. One of the three handguns found in

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ELLIE PERKINS: Died the day before her second birthday in a freak accident as her mother idly chatted to a day care center worker in the British Virgin Islands. ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A little girl was crushed to death by the family car a day before her second

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WANTED FUGITIVE: Jahani Joseph of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted for attempted murder has been returned to the territory to face the music here. Jahani Joseph, 25, faces attempted murder and first-degree assault charges. Joseph was involved in an automobile accident in Georgia and police

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BLEAK HOUSE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp is presiding over a 100,000-person territory with no money. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The economic future of the Virgin Islands is in dire jeopardy. The debt crisis, also affecting neighboring Puerto Rico, is hitting home in the territory, too. By 2017, St. Thomas, St. John and

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BRIDGETOWN — Almost three quarters of the flowering plants unique to the Eastern Caribbean appear to be under threat of extinction, according to a study published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Botanical Review. That was one of the major findings of a collaborative research project of Professor Sean

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PUNKY BREWSTER: Virgin Islands Police Department officer Erik “YP” Jefferson as a contestant in a VIPD police beauty pageant from 2015. Jefferson finished first runner-up in the competition. MID-ISLAND, ST. CROIX — Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer Erik Jefferson allegedly masterminded the assault weapon three-gun hold-up of a privately-owned

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