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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – When employees of an auto parts store on St. Thomas began the process of getting ready to open the doors for the day’s business Monday two things stuck out to them: the burglar alarm wasn’t working and the safe was missing. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched

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     Akeel Morris of St. Thomas KANSAS CITY – Woody Allen said that 90 percent of success is simply showing up. Being in the right place at the right time doesn’t hurt, either. And for Akeel Morris of St. Thomas, being on the New York Mets team during the World

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man who federal authorities said was the ringleader of a group of four men who allegedly filed the serial numbers off of firearms before shipping them here from Florida pleaded guilty to gun smuggling charges on Monday, according to

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CHRISTIANSTED – As first reported in the St. Croix Sync Tank on Facebook yesterday, the Virgin Islands is under a flash flood watch through this evening, according to the National Weather Service in San Juan. In St. Thomas, the NWS singled out Anna’s Retreat, Charlotte Amalie, East End and West

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       Richard Morales-Aponte CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Florida man was arrested Sunday at the Cyril E. King Airport after U.S. Customs identified him as someone wanted on drug charges in New York, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Richard Morales-Aponte of Wellington, Fla. attempted to board a

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          BIR Director Marvin Pickering CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The hotel room tax will go up 2.5% next year, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Hoteliers, time share developers and innkeepers will have to charge their guests a 12.5% tax effective January 1, 2016, the BIR said. The current rate is

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ATF’s Carlos Canino in his office in Miami. MIAMI – Raised in an Army family that eventually settled in the Boston area, Carlos Canino considered three career choices when he graduated from college with a degree in criminology: law enforcement, military service or coaching. But after working as an assistant

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Violent offenders will be released early under new federal sentencing guidelines. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two drug felons are expected to be released to the territory around November 1 under new federal sentencing guidelines, according to the U.S. Justice Department. The early release will affect 6,000 drug felons nationwide, with 1,869

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An Ulla Muller student gets up on stage and sings. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Principal Symra Dee Brown thought she had a way of exposing students to some of the biggest names in the St. Thomas music scene while at the same time raising money to purchase uniforms for the Ulla

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men and one woman were shot at near a nightclub in downtown St. Thomas early this morning – the woman died immediately at the scene from gunshot wounds she received and one of the two men was injured during the shooting, but survived, according to the

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