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WASHINGTON — During meetings with federal officials last week to discuss issues related to the territory, non-noting Rep. Stacey Plaskett said that she raised the question of identified miscalculations of the rum-cover revenue allocation “which may have shortchanged the Virgin Islands general fund by as much as $100 million.” Plaskett,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Sunday, February 5, 2017 at approximately 4:11 p.m. the 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of shots being fired in the vicinity Smith Bay, police said. Shortly after the report was made, three men arrived at the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Friday, February 3, 2017, at roughly 8:36 p.m., officers traveled to the area of the Western Cemetery after a citizen reported an attempted robbery, police said. The Investigation Units traveled to the area of Petrus Gas where they made contact with the victim who

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches on 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 this afternoon that Magen’s Bay Beach and John Brewers Bay beaches in St.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services in collaboration with a number of organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday. On each island the project was spear-headed by different organizations: St. John Community Foundation on St. John,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Thursday, February 02, 2017, at approximately 8:35 p.m., an off duty officer reported that shots were being fired in the area between the Nisky Center and Crown Mountain intersection. A suspicious vehicle was reported leaving the area headed up Crown Mountain at a high

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old St. Thomas native was sentenced in federal court for her role as the “inside person” in a jewelry store robbery in 2015. On February 2, 2017, District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Samantha Joseph, 25, of St. Thomas, to three years and five

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SURROUNDED BY INCOMPETENTS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp: “I know it’s too little, too late. But what do I care? The taxpayers are paying ALL of my bills for the next two years! [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp submitted to Senate President Myron Jackson the proposed bill known as

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NARROWS IT DOWN: A police composite sketch of the accused East End St. Thomas serial rapist shows him to be a light-complected, stunted-short black man with a wide African nose. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said tonight that it is actively investigating a series

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ITCHY SCRATCHY FEELING: Rhasheel “Rash” Charles (right) in a Facebook posting about his business prowess. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court to conspiring to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine into the territory. Rhasheel Charles pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in

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