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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teenage girl who ran away from Seaview Adolescent facility 11 days ago has been found safe and sound by authorities. Hilary Paris, 16, of Bolongo Bay was found in the rear of The Knolls at Contant sometime after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man on a bicycle was shot in the leg in Estate Thomas on Tuesday night. The shot man was taken by private vehicle to the Schneider Regional Medical Center for treatment. The victim told police he was riding his bike on the sidewalk between

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face Tuesday night then rushed her to the hospital in her car and called police to say they’d been the victims of a phantom robbery. Elijah Henry, 28, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested at Oswald Harris Court

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today. As Speaker pro tempore, Plaskett will manage debate on the House Floor. Plaskett was sworn in to her third term as the U.S. Representative for the Virgin Islands. Delegate Plaskett has recently been appointed Senior Whip

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teacher at Lockhart Elementary School introduced her students to the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) bins on Monday. If a student finishes an assignment quickly they have the opportunity to select one of 16 STEM bins, each containing various STEM activities, to keep

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men were in the hospital after being shot on St. Thomas’ East End early on Monday morning. The men, who were shot in Smith Bay about 1:08 a.m., were listed in stable condition at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, authorities said. Callers to the 911 Emergency

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday there has been a sharp increase of interdictions from the previous year, as more migrants attempt to get to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Rear Adm. Peter Brown,, Coast Guard 7th District commander, said there is a “constant threat.” During

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The U.S. Virgin Islands and at least 11 other Caribbean countries were were unsettled by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early on Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that at 7:29 a.m. the tremor affected Anguilla, Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Martin, Sint

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FREDERIKSTED — Human Services said that people who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the territory will get them early this month. According to acting Human Service Commissioner Felicia Blyden, the Food and Nutrition Services under the U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided notice to states and territories

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said on Friday that it had reached an agreement with a New York power company to improve its electric system in the territory. “The ongoing recovery effort by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority to restore, improve and modernize the

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