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FLASH THE CASH: King Leonard, 24, poses with two female friends on social media. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two brothers who admitted in federal court to smuggling six illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic into the territory were ordered to serve a year in prison on Tuesday. King Leonard, 24, of

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If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That seems to be the message from one St. Croix senator. Sen. Terrence “Positive” Nelson said on Thursday that he has submitted a medical marijuana legalization bill to the Legislature, despite the fact that there is little official support for it in

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FBI agents escort police officers and prison guards arrested in a major anti-corruption operation across the U.S. commonwealth to the Puerto Rico Federal Court Building in San Juan, October 6, 2010. (REUTERS/Ana Martinez) SAN JUAN — Four former or current Puerto Rico police officers have been indicted on allegations they

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LOVING FATHER: Antonio Sanes-Carmona stands in the middle of his five daughters on St. Croix. CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man will spend almost five years in a federal prison after keeping 51 images of child pornography on his computer. Antonio Sanes-Carmona, 45, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday

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EIGHT MONTHS: A federal judge didn’t give Okeyonna Njoka, 30, of Los Angeles enough time to go full term if she happens to get pregnant in prison. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California woman will serve less than a year in prison for admitting to bringing at least 13 pounds of

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SAN JUAN – Some 27 people have been indicted by a grand jury leading up to the FBI raid of the narcotics division of the Puerto Rico Police Department yesterday, authorities said. FBI agents seized documents and electronic equipment Wednesday at the department in the north-coast town of Vega Baja.

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SAN JUAN — The FBI has raided the narcotics division of a local police department in Puerto Rico amid corruption allegations. Federal agents seized documents and electronic equipment Wednesday at the department in the north coast town of Vega Baja. FBI spokesman Carlos Osorio said the raid is part of

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Juan McCullum and Stacey Plaskett WASHINGTON — A former staff member of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the distribution of nude images and a blue video of the representative and her husband. Juan “Pretty” McCullum, 35, of Washington, was indicted by a federal grand jury

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court judge on Saturday ordered Takata Corp. to set aside $8 million to cover civil penalties and the cost to drivers who have to replace the potentially fatal air bags, a day before the company’s U.S. business filed for Chapter 11 protection. Superior Court Judge

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GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.

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