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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands notched two murders in two hours and twenty minutes today as crime continued to spiral out of control under the lame duck leadership of Ken Mapp. The first murder occurred on St. Croix near the Charles Harwood Medical Complex where an on-duty security guard was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that the Virgin Islands Police Department is the recipient of $300,000 as part of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program. DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded more than $12.2 million to 75 law enforcement agencies

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it cut off the water supply to its potable water customers from Kingshill at mid-island to the western end of the island including the town of Frederiksted in order to do “emergency repairs.” On Wednesday, the water department experienced a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has issued a proclamation heralding the upcoming Thanksgiving Day and providing administrative leave for all non-essential Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) employees this Friday. “The holiday season is upon our territory, and we all look forward to the gathering of family and friends on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay on St. Thomas had a high bacteria count and people shouldn’t

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INTEMPERATE, FLAWED CHARACTER: IN THE END, WHAT VOTERS REMEMBERED MOST IS THAT MAPP DID NOT CARRY HIMSELF WITH THE DIGNITY AND COMPORTMENT THAT THEY EXPECT FROM A VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNOR. MAPP CALLED A SITTING FEMALE ST. THOMAS SENATOR A “JACKASS, SETTY FOWL.” WHEN ASKED WHERE HE LIVES, MAPP TOLD A

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VIRGIN ISLANDS ELECTIONS OFFICIALS ON ST. THOMAS TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The supervisor of elections said that she “is happy” to report “the steady rise” in voters with the 3 p.m. count in the 2018 Gubernatorial Run-Off Election. So far, a total of 5,160 people have cast their ballots in

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THOUGHT ARMED ROBBERY WAS A HOAX: DERRICK CRIBB, 33, OF NORTH CAROLINA CHRISTIANSTED — The North Carolina man who was killed at Castaway’s Bar thought that the armed holdup was a put-on when it was happening in real time — and he never left his stool up at the bar

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Puerto Rico man was handed a 10-year prison term on Friday for his involvement in a cocaine smuggling operation that brought about 500 pounds of cocaine here. Jean Carlos Vega-Arizmendi, 27, was sentenced to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and

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EARLY VOTING IN ST. THOMAS ON SATURDAY WAS AROUND THE BLOCK NEAR LOCKHART GARDENS United States Virgin Islands Runoff Election Poll Results Conducted: November 13 – 15, 2018 Number of Respondents: 600 MoE: ±3.99% Q. Are you registered to vote? Yes 100% Q. There will be a runoff election in

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