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RICHARD R. CHRISTOPHER OF WILLIAMS DELIGHT     FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was shot dead after someone fired 20 to 30 shots in a residential area of Williams Delight last night. Richard R. Christopher, 45, of Williams Delight was killed just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said he has approved operating expenses for the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) and additional funding for vendors. Bill No. 32-0290 appropriates $25.4 million from the General Fund to the VIWMA for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, which includes $4 million for vendor

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    CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three St. Thomas man were indicted by a federal grand jury on robbery, conspiracy and illegal gun charges — two men with money laundering charges. On September 9, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against Paul Girard, 30, Shaquan Prentice, 33, and

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CHIEF SUPREME COURT JUDGE RHYS S. HODGE RULED PETITION FOR MANDAMUS MOOT CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Claude Walker’s attempt to wrest control of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission (VICCC) from its chairwoman Anne Golden was dealt a seemingly fatal blow on Monday. Superior Court Judge Robert A. Molloy ruled

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    CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the LBJ Pump Station returned to service on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 5:12 pm after corrective actions were taken. The VIWMA would like to thank its contractors and staff for their teamwork and commitment to getting

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Reducing violent crime and enhancing public safety are primary goals of the U.S. Attorney’s Office here in the Virgin Islands”, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. “On the one-year anniversary of the re-energized Project Safe Neighborhoods, we are moving forward with renewed energy to investigate and

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MURDERED AT EL RINCON BAR: BRANDON “FIRE” NESBITT FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was killed after gunshots rang out at the El Rincon Bar on Saturday night. He was identified as Brandon “Fire” Nesbitt, 33, by Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. on October 3. The Virgin Islands Police Department

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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Kirk dropped heavy rain and unleashed flooding as it passed through the eastern Caribbean on Thursday. There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect today. Officials on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe closed schools on yesterday and today as a preventive measure. Rain and thunderstorms

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SAMPLE POINT: THE PLACE WHERE THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES SAMPLES THE WATER AT LIMETREE BEACH IN ST. THOMAS WHICH FAILED IN WATER QUALITY TESTING (GOOGLE VIEW SUPPLIED BY DPNR TODAY TO THE V.I. FREEP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and

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WASHINGTON — Governor Kenneth Mapp and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude announced the formal execution of a $243 million grant to help Virgin Islanders recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria today. The signing of this agreement now paves the way to speed recovery dollars needed

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