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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman died from a stroke brought on by high blood pressure, a police autopsy has determined. Nyla Peele, 47, was brought to the Schneider Regional Medical Center on July 10 where doctors said she had suffered some type of brain injury, the Virgin Islands

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ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER: Robert “Herbie” Moore  CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — Police have arrested and charged a St. Thomas man with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing on Guttets Gade two months ago. Robert “Herbie” Moore, 53, of Scott Free, was arrested at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday and charged

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SCARY CLOSE: Juan “Pretty” McCullum (right) stands next to his former boss Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) during happier times. McCullum says he’s innocent of cyberstalking charges filed against him in federal court. WASHINGTON — A former staff member of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court judge on Saturday ordered Takata Corp. to set aside $8 million to cover civil penalties and the cost to drivers who have to replace the potentially fatal air bags, a day before the company’s U.S. business filed for Chapter 11 protection. Superior Court Judge

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GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday evening. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for several Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia. Heavy rains and flash flooding are possible on some of the islands. As of 8

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that she was hit so hard during an attack in Estate Honduras late Thursday night that she was knocked unconscious and had to check herself in to the hospital emergency room when she woke up the next day. Police were dispatched

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A jarringly dark commentary by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and wrangling over the federal health care bill dominated the third and final day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence on Saturday. Organizers say roughly 1,800 attendees registered for the NGA’s gathering, including more than 30 of the

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TOLEATHA CALLWOOD (PHOTO COURTESY: Mugshots.com) WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court has remanded a Virgin Islands divorce case involving the value of a property in St. Thomas. Calvin Callwood filed an appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal in a case involving Toleatha Callwood, 43, after a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Five beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said on Friday afternoon that three beaches in St. Thomas and two on St. John are not

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