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        Gov. Andrew Cuomo with Gov. Kenneth Mapp           NEW YORK – On a warm, cloudless Labor Day morning, the fast beats of soca blended with the NYPD band playing a steel drum version of Bob Marley’s “One Love” as floats inched down Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights for the start

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                    D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court last week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger pleaded guilty Monday in District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and

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         Hospital Ground in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men survived the multiple gunshot wounds they sustained near the Hospital Ground Fish Market early Saturday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 4 a.m. Saturday that two men were being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – People from all over the world have settled in the Virgin Islands, creating a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds. Lisa de Kooning, daughter of one of the most famous abstract expressionist painters of the 20th Century, Willem de Kooning, lived for many years in St. John.

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                    Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In May, when the Mapp Administration decided that it was time to address the governor’s $20,000 per month apartment in Estate Nazareth, it trotted out the No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, not knowing that he, too, would be asked about

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   St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector Sr. CHRISTIANSTED – The St. Croix chief of police went to great pains Saturday to stress that there is no curfew currently in effect. “I’ve received numerous calls from residents on the island of St. Croix, who’ve questioned me as to a curfew

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NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the

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             Eilin Montano Castillo CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal court judge this week sentenced a 37-year-old Dominicano man to one year and two months in prison on gun and illegal entry charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Eilin Montano Castillo

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MIAMI – A federal grand jury indicted a Guatemalan on charges of conspiring with others in six Latin American countries to smuggle cocaine to the United States in April. Just your typical drug case from the mean streets of South Florida – except in this case – instead of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas are investigating the fatal shooting death of a 25-year-old man that occurred at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, in the area of Brewer’s Bay near the University of the Virgin Islands. A preliminary police investigation has revealed that Dennard Lawrence was the person who was

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