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BEACH NOT SAFE: Rainbow Beach in Frederiksted FREDERIKSTED — Six beaches on St. Croix and St. John failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Great Cruz Bay and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old Dominican national was sentenced to 16.8 years in prison after being convicted on cocaine distribution charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Alexandro Geraldine-Aracena was given 202 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez for conspiracy and possession with intent

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ANOTHER JUMPER: David Svyatetskiy [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday, January 09, 2017 at roughly 4:12 a.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified of an apparent suicide aboard the Norwegian Cruise Liner the “Escape.” Officials from the Norwegian Escape informed the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Investigation Bureau that

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EXPECTING A FLOOD? Gov. Kenneth Mapp is in danger of being arrested by the fashion police with an electric slide neon blue suit (cut too high in case of a tsunami).  Mapp, as usual, deflected the charges. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — ‘Ceremonial’ Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Sunday, January 8, 2017 at approximately 9:54 p.m. the 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of a burglary in the area of Hospital Ground. Upon arrival, police made contact with a man who said that when he got home, two armed men barged in

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COMMISSIONER DELROY RICHARDS SR: “The public needs to protect itself from violent criminals, because we don’t have the resources.” CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) would like to urge the community to be very conscious of their surroundings and whereabouts as there are natives targeting innocent working

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    BEAUTY AND THE BEACH: Carolyn Carter (above) will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the Miss Universe Contest. [ad name=”HTML-68″] MANILA, Philippines – Candidates for the 65th Miss Universe pageant are starting to arrive in the country — including the beautiful local woman hoping to make the whole

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NOT SAFE: Frenchman’s Bay in St. Thomas [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Coki Point, Vessup Bay, Bluebeard’s

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SENTENCED: ESTANISLAO DE JESUS [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Estanislao De Jesus, 47, of the Dominican Republic, to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Judge Gomez also ordered De Jesus to pay

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UNDER FIRE FOR POOR WORK ETHIC (JUST LIKE MAPP): Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett whines that she and other delegates have no vote, but she has taken no concrete steps to do anything about it. WASHINGTON — Just as the newly-convened 115th Congress began this week, Virgin Islands Non-voting Delegate to

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