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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said her St. Thomas office will kick off a two-day training session for HUD Community Development and Block Grant – Disaster Recovery grantees, sub-grantees and contractors, and law enforcement agencies on Thursday. The training is being hosted in conjunction with the U.S

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CHRISTIANSTED — In the span of 14 days in September 2017, two major hurricanes — Irma and Maria — struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico estimated repairs will cost $132 billion. The USVI estimated $10.7 billion. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified about the Federal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ask about Jeffrey Epstein on St. Thomas and rooms go quiet. Some people leave. Those who share stories speak in barely audible tones. The 66-year-old billionaire bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago and began to transform it — clearing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Responding immediately to complaints from longtime visitors that appeared in local media today about the practice of renting beach chairs at Coki Point, Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner nominee Calvert White called a meeting this morning at the department’s office on Sub Base on St. Thomas to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The VIPD’s Domestic Violence Unit went to the Chicken and Bowling in Havensight St. Thomas about a woman who said that she had been assaulted by Ruben George.  On Friday July 5, about 6:30 p.m., 33-year-old Ruben George was seen in the area of Havensight Mall and detained by Patrol Officers, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was found shot to death near Subbase early this morning, authorities said. Quin’Lan “LilMac” Chetram of Charlotte Amalie was positively identified by next of kin as the man who was killed, the Virgin Islands Police Department said this evening. Patrol  officers found “an

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 25-year-old Dominican native who is described by police as being “armed and dangerous” is wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident near Altona last month. Raydin Ortiz of the Dominican Republic is wanted for questioning in a simple assault case that occurred at the Starz Hotel

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested for allegedly shooting at a group of teenagers gathered near Fort Christian last month, authorities said. Tasheem Monsanto, 18, of Bovoni was arrested Wednesday near Nadir, advised of his Constitutional Rights and charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, reckless endangerment, using a dangerous weapon during

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An unidentified St. Thomas man was found shot to death near Subbase early this morning, authorities said. Patrol  officers found “an unresponsive black male in the area of Subbase” about 1:24 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.  “The male appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound

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WASHINGTON — The USDA has identified three major supermarket chains, including some in the territory, that received part of more than 11 million pounds of recalled Tyson chicken strips. Eleven brands and several flavors are involved.  Three people have reported injuries from metal pieces in the products. To view all

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