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CHRISTIANSTED — One child was fatally shot and a second was grazed by a bullet in a drive-by shooting just after midnight Sunday morning. The 911 Emergency Call Center got multiple reports of shots fired and a wounded male victim at John F. Kennedy Terrace in Estate Richmond at 12:21

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard’s Civil Support Team (CST), in conjunction with the Virgin Island Fire Department’s HAZMAT unit, took its air quality monitoring and testing inside the Limetree Bay refinery Sunday after finding elevated levels of sulfur dioxide near the refinery on Saturday. The team spent more

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CHRISTIANSTED — For one “junior” police cadet on St. Croix, it was the dream of a lifetime fulfilled. To finally go out on patrol on the Christiansted Boardwalk as part of a Virgin Islands Police Department special forces tactical unit. Only for this new “officer” — he’s not in the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Police Department officers hit the water near Green Cay to hone some of their marine tactical abilities. A Joint Marine Training Unit Session was conducted recently with the VIPD, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources Marine Division and the U.S. Coast Guard all participating on

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CHRISTIANSTED — The owners of the troubled Limetree Bay refinery have agreed to resume sulfur dioxide monitoring, days after the EPA notified the company that it was in violation of the Clean Air Act. Reuters News Service reported exclusively that the sulfur dioxide monitors near the refinery were not operating

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KINGSHILL — Preliminary air quality testing conducted by the Virgin Islands National Guard Civil Support Team today found elevated levels of sulfur dioxide in the air near the Limetree Bay Refinery, Government House said. Today’s findings were the result of new monitoring instrumentation in place and the mobilization of VING’s

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Limetree Bay refinery is releasing “light hydrocarbon odors” due to maintenance being conducted on its coker unit, prompting nearby schools to dismiss students two days this week. Three St. Croix schools in Frederiksted closed campuses on Thursday and Friday due to a noxious odor affecting air quality

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CRUZ BAY — The number of people who have seemingly vanished without a trace from the territory is a list that just keeps growing. When a British flight attendant disappeared after last being seen at a pub in St. John in March, it brought glaring international attention to a persistent

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George said that 56-year-old, Melroy L. Matthias of St. Thomas was advised of his rights Friday. Matthias, a registered sex offender, was apprehended by VIDOJ special agents in Cruz Bay on Thursday. He was arrested in St. John for failing to register as a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Leaving all his cares behind on the mainland for a stress-free vacation in St. Thomas could send a New Jersey man on a harsh trip back to prison. Luis C. Cancio, 38, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was arrested April 12 at King Airport on St. Thomas as

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