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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is currently investigating a series of Home Invasions and Rapes that have recently occurred over the past month. All leads provided are being heavily pursued and the Department has strategies in place to address this matter. Most recently on September 7, 2016

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Attorney General Claude Earl Walker is urging owners of Honda and Acura vehicles to take advantage of the Honda repair-a-thon, which involves removing Takata airbags from their vehicles. AG Walker made this appeal Thursday afternoon during a joint press conference with Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

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SHOT DEAD: Gregory Louis CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are investigating the murder of a firefighter Thursday evening in front of the Hotel Company station at Fort Christian. Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) spokeswoman Sakeeda Freeman confirmed the identity of the victim as Gregory Louis, of St. John,

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A TIME TO TALK … NOT BUILD: Ken Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands and will continue to strengthen bonds that were never shaky to begin with. Gov. Kenneth Mapp and premier and minister of finance of the BVI, Orlando Smith will meet

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Republicans in Congress to fund the fight against the Zika virus. Obama said Saturday in his weekly address that he asked Congress more than six months ago to fund the “emergency resources” public health experts needed to fight Zika, but Congress said no.

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REJECTS TERMINIX: Judge Harold Willocks CHRISTIANSTED – V.I. Superior Court Judge Harold Willocks has denied a request by Terminix to quash a subpoena from Attorney General Claude Earl Walker ordering the pest control company to provide documents and information relative to an ongoing investigation. Judge Willocks handed down his ruling

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CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane could smash into South Florida this weekend for the first time in more than a decade. It could then charge into the Gulf of Mexico and rapidly intensify, posing a serious danger to the Gulf Coast next week. Or, the fledgling disturbance may never truly get

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PRODUCT RECALL ALERT: Nature Made NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — The dietary supplements company Pharmavite LLC has issued a recall Tuesday on its Nature Made brand adult gummy vitamins. According to a statement from the company, the products involved in the recall may have been contaminated with Salmonella or Staph aureus. There

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SAN JUAN — As of mid-August there are at least 2,260 cases of Zika virus in the United States, and at least another 8,035 confirmed cases of Zika in U.S. territories. Those numbers, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), paint a clear picture of an obvious

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MAPP’S RESPONSE: ‘I am the Walrus, Coo Coo Ca Choo’ CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The effects of emergency legislation for Puerto Rico have rippled roughly 40 miles east to St. Thomas. The Virgin Islands was downgraded deeper into junk territory by credit rating agency Fitch on Monday, while bonds backed by

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