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CHARGED WITH DUI AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT: Christopher Love NORTH SHORE — A retired architect who works in Dubai has been charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and his passenger was ejected and killed. Police said that Christopher Love, 69,

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CHARGED: Spencer Wayne Allen CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old native of the U.S. mainland has been charged in the firebombing of federal buildings in St. Thomas that has rocked this tiny American territory. Spencer Wayne Allen, 25, of Texas was arrested on Tuesday on a criminal complaint charging him with

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ARRESTED 3X BUT NOT STOPPED: Smug Child Abuser Ethelbert Benjamin Jr. CHRISTIANSTED — A former Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) Operations Manager has been arrested for the third time in 14 months on child abuse charges. On February 10, 2017, at about 6:20 p.m., 57-year-old Ethelbert “Bert” Benjamin

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         ARRESTED: Elca Anthony FREDERIKSTED — A 35-year-old St. Croix woman was arrested on official corruption charges by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) today. Elca Anthony, who is employed by V.I.T.E.M.A. as a 911 dispatcher was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant without incident at 5:06

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ARRESTED: VITEMA’s Ethelbert Benjamin CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) operations manager has been arrested on St. Croix in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman, according to police. Ethelbert “Bert” C. Benjamin, Jr., 56,  of Christiansted was arrested about 9:15 a.m. on Thursday on

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MIAMI — It is looking less and less that Tropical Storm Matthew will make a significant impact on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, but it could make a move for the United States as a hurricane next week. The budding tropical system was officially named Tropical Storm Matthew with

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SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES: Jamal Meade CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men were found dead on St. Thomas over the weekend — one had been shot to death multiple times and found near a bus stop by VITEMA, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On September 3, 2016 at approximately

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MIAMI — A tropical wave is expected to move into the eastern Caribbean Sea this weekend, bringing rain and gusty wind, the National Hurricane Center said today (July 29). Meanwhile, a second tropical wave in the Atlantic has become better organized. According to forecasters, the first wave is about 1,200 miles east of

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  CHRISTIANSTED — A fire at the Richmond power plant plunged St. Croix into an island-wide power outage for four hours on Saturday forcing businesses that stayed open to rely on generators, flashlights and candles. The incident began about 4:30 p.m. at on Saturday when a fire erupted at the

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BRIDGETOWN  – A tsunami early warning exercise will take place in Caribbean on Thursday to identify possible weaknesses in the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions, which was established in 2005 under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO). The

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