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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man went to get his belongings from a woman’s apartment and began to strangle her when she said the relationship was over, authorities said. Shawki Thomas, 29, was arrested Wednesday about 1 p.m. and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence and grand larceny, the Virgin Islands

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FREDERIKSTED — Police say 911 emergency dispatchers sent officers to investigate a call of shots fired in the Profit Hills housing community area at 12:01 a.m. today.  Police arrived and reported back that they didn’t see any evidence of shots being fired, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. At 6:22

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F Shappert said today that five members of the Virgin Islands U.S. Attorney’s Office (VI-USAO) were recognized this morning in Washington, D.C. at the 35th Annual Department of Justice Director’s Award Ceremony for their extraordinary service following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The award was

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a bid to reduce disruptions of potable water service during power blackouts, the governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Wednesday approved the purchase of standby generators for all potable water pumping stations territory-wide. The approval came at the board’s monthly meeting on

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix has been plagued with three cases involving arson in the last month and a half.  Another $10,000.00 REWARD is being offered by V.I. Paving for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the destruction, determined as arson, of a CAT 323FL Track

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Administration officials from the Department of Human Services will testify before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Medicaid “Fiscal Cliff” in Washington D.C today, where they will continue the administration’s push for congressional action to prevent the U.S. Virgin Islands and other insular territories from falling

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 60-year-old St. Croix man was charged Monday with negligent homicide in the February vehicular deaths of two visiting refinery workers from Houston. Ivan Hansen, of St. Croix, was charged with two counts of negligent homicide by vehicle in an arrest warrant signed by a Superior Court judge,

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FREDERIKSTED — Firefighters are again fighting a blaze at the Anguilla Landfill that began Monday morning. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that an active fire began at the Anguilla Landfill at 5:30 a.m. on Monday and was extinguished at 7:30 p.m. But the fire has since reignited, according

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CHRISTIANSTED — June is the month that all attention is on men’s preventive health care. As part of a Congressional health education program, the month of June is celebrated throughout the United States as Men’s Health Month. The Virgin Islands Department of Health routinely joins in this celebration and wants

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling for St. Croix’s ambulance services to be centrally located to ensure all residents have timely access to emergency medical care.  “The ambulances on St. Croix have been stationed at the Charles Harwood Memorial Hospital in Christiansted for some time now,” Gittens said. “In

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