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WANTED FUGITIVE: Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — Police said on Sunday afternoon that they are still actively searching for wanted fugitive Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Roberts “is a person of interest in a homicide,” according to VIPD

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A jarringly dark commentary by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and wrangling over the federal health care bill dominated the third and final day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence on Saturday. Organizers say roughly 1,800 attendees registered for the NGA’s gathering, including more than 30 of the

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ARRESTED: Karim Jordan on St. Croix accused of second-degree burglary. FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while her two minor children were present in the household. On July 13, 2017, at approximately 6:50 a.m., an adult female reported that Karim Jordan, 37,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Five 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 on Friday afternoon that three beaches in St. Thomas and two on St. John are not

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(FILE PHOTO OF VING PERSONNEL) CHRISTIANSTED – Another top-ranking Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) officer has been sentenced to prison time for stealing thousands of dollars in government money. On July 13, 2017, VING Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one

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PHOTO IN QUESTION: One of the photos (censored) of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett that was allegedly leaked to the Internet by two of her own staffers in her congressional office in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former employees of V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett have

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs has awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands a $250,000 grant for the development and implementation of a 2017 Consumer Price Index (CPI). U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke presented the grant award to Gov. Kenneth Mapp during their

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SMILE FOR THE CAMERA: Veteran Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer Charles Nibbs poses for the mother of a special needs child in the parking lot of a Frederiksted supermarket after he allegedly verbally abused her son at his work site. (PHOTO COURTESY: Liz Richards) FREDERIKSTED — A parent of

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BUCK ISLAND VIEW: Greg and Ashley Bouzianis realize their American dream to move to the tropical paradise of St. Croix on the latest episode of “Caribbean Life” set to air this Sunday at 9 p.m. local time on HGTV. CHRISTIANSTED — A Kansas City couple with two young sons makes

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in a six days, dangerous lighting fixtures sold exclusively at Home Depot have been recalled, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Panama-based Lumicentro Internacional recalled about 10,500 Hampton Bay 3-Light and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers because the 50-watt halogen lights

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