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CHARGED: Avondale George Jr. re-arrested FREDERIKSTED — Three St. Croix men were arrested Monday on charges ranging from murder to robbery and assault, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Monday, 18-year-old Avondale George, Jr and  18-year-old Enock Justin Cole were rearrested as adults on a bench warrant

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 46-year-old commercial deep sea diver on St. Croix has admitted in federal court to bringing 192 pounds of cocaine here, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Daniel Santiago-Colon pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock to possession of cocaine with intent to

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ARRESTED: Kinia Blyden CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2011 St. John Festival Queen Kinia Blyden has been arrested in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to smuggle at least eight kilograms of cocaine through security at the St. Thomas airport to the mainland United States. When Blyden, 23,

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 Downtown near Emile Griffith Park CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old St. Thomas man lost control of the truck he was driving and became the fourth person to die in a road accident in the territory in five days, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Police said that Jerome

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LOVE TRIANGLE ENDED: Lesha Lammy FREDERIKSTED — Does anyone know why the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is waiting so long to make an arrest in the case of the double murder of police officers Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois? A St. Croix police officer was arrested last Thursday on

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CLEVELAND — The Virgin Islands was ranked fifth in the nation at bragging about how good our state is. In a piece called: “Which State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking,” the online magazine only liked four speeches better than State GOP Chairman John Canegata’s.

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WASHINGTON — A topless image of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was briefly posted online by hackers before being removed, the former federal prosecutor said today. The partially-nude image of freshman Delegate to Congress Plaskett (D-VI) was also circulating online, according to Politico. “Private photographs shared between my

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        WINNER: John Yob of Michigan CRUZ BAY — A months-long battle over who would represent the Virgin Islands at next week’s Republican National Convention — a fight somewhat oddly involving several Michigan political consultants — has finally been worked out, with well-known strategist John Yob’s slate

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Republican State Chairman John Canegata CHRISTIANSTED — The Chairman of the Republican party said today that Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) is not taking her role as a member of Congress seriously and accused her of making light of an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a “homebrew” email server during her

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CHRISTIANSTED — A temporary restraining order was issued late Friday by a Superior Court judge to keep a group of Republicans from organizing under the party banner, according to State GOP Chairman John Canegata. Canegata said the gathering scheduled for Saturday on St. Thomas by Herb Schoenbohm would be an

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