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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men were shot but not seriously wounded near a high-end coffee shop in Smith Bay about 9:36 p.m. Saturday, authorities said Officers traveled to the scene and found several spent casings near the Picaso’s Coffee Bar on Smith Bay Road, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Thursday convened the third meeting of his Administration of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee (CEDS) to talk about what the post-COVID-19 economy will look like in the U.S. Virgin Islands and how the territory can best adapt to the financial turmoil the

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John man who returned a rental car observed fleeing the scene of a shooting was arrested Wednesday afternoon on assisting in the commission of a crime charges, authorities said. Hasani Liburd, 27, of Enighed was arrested at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday and charged with accessory after

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find John Allen on St. Thomas. Allen, 37, is wanted in connection with several larcenies that have occurred from 2019 to May 2020 throughout the island of St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Allen was described by police as being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man faces criminal charges after allegedly breaking a car window with a brick while a passenger was inside the vehicle on Monday morning, authorities said. Calvin Henry, 44 of Estate Thomas was arrested about 11:50 a.m. Monday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot multiple times and died near Times Square on Sunday evening, authorities said. Terrance Leroy James, 38, of Christiansted was positively identified by next of kin as the victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s a dubious distinction at best. Despite the fact that the territory’s murder rate has gone down 6.42 percent in the last two years, the U.S. Virgin Islands has moved up one place in the world’s top per capita homicide rates. In 2018, the United Nations Office

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find Tremain T. Maynard on St. Thomas, authorities said. Maynard, 44, is wanted in connection a domestic assault that occurred on Kronprindsens Gade on Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Maynard is a black male who stands 6-feet, 2-inches tall and

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KINGSHILL — In a sign of desperation a day after Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay extended a temporary restraining order against John Canegata, the disputed Virgin Islands Republican Party chairman resorted to racial slurs. Responding to a Facebook comment on his page, Canegata described Gordon Ackley, who was the only

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is in official custody after police said he assaulted a woman Wednesday, causing visible injuries to her body, authorities said. Glenford Rawlins of Paul. M. Pearson Gardens was arrested at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday and charged with simple assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police

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