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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said that a federal jury handed down a guilty verdict against Michael Hendrickson 28, for possession of prison contraband on Wednesday, following a one-day trial. “Contraband cell phones in correctional facilities create a security threat for correctional officers, others prisoners,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 2018 Paradise Jam beginning Friday, Nov. 16, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The highly anticipated basketball tournament tips off at 2 p.m. with the men’s games when Oregon University goes up against

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Point Pleasant Resort has just announced that the resort will be having its grand re-opening on December 17 of this year, with hurricane repairs completed and a sparkling new property to show for it. The resort also will be under new management headed by Jahmed Mills, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man and a native of the Dominican Republic admitted in federal court that they tried to smuggle illegal aliens into the territory, authorities said. Brice Todman, 36, of Cruz Bay, and Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Santo Domingo, each pleaded guilty today

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CONVICTED: Shahime “Prettyboyswagg” Ludvig, Jr. 20, on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who admitted in federal court that he flew in 50 pounds of cocaine on a commercial flight faces a possible life sentence, authorities said. Shahime “Prettyboyswagg” Ludvig, Jr., 20, pleaded guilty today before U.S.

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SAN JUAN — A disturbance in the central Atlantic is vying to become the season’s next tropical depression or tropical storm and forecasters say it will enhance rainfall in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. This system has been dubbed Invest 96L, which is a naming convention used by the NHC

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he joins American citizens throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and across the globe today in honoring veterans of the United States Armed Forces – heroes who have sacrificed themselves to protect our freedom and way of life. “It takes remarkable men and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker has filed a lawsuit to block a faction of the Elections Board from registering new voters on St. Thomas and St. John prior to the Nov. 20 runoff election. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday and assigned to Superior Court Judge Denise Francois,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a hurricane recovery survey on November 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th. Staff members from the Department of Health will be interviewing residents using a rapid assessment tool called CASPER which stands for “Community Assessment for

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THE PRESSURE FROM THE RAINWATER IN SEWERS FORCED MANHOLE COVERS OFF IN ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the high volume of rainfall experienced by the territory this week, as well as expected rainfall over the coming weekend, DPNR anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff,

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