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BOGOTA — Hospital beds that can be transformed into coffins are being billed as a grim solution for shortages on each item amid the coronavirus pandemic. The mordid product, developed by Colombian company ABC Displays, is a cardboard bed with metal hospital railings along the sides. Disturbing images of bodies

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Health Department said the territory’s 24th death due to COVID-19 happened over the weekend. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s 24th death related to COVID-19. “The deceased is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman said she was going through the threshold of her apartment early this morning — when she heard gunfire — and then realized that she’d been shot. She asked a neighbor to dial 911 for her — because she’d been shot in the hand.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who reportedly suffers from mental illness allegedly snuck up on a fast food restaurant customer waiting in line for fast food and began stabbing him in the back on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Andres Ponce, Jr. of Bethlehem Village, was arrested after 3:15 p.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly stabbed a person at a restaurant in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center this weekend. Details were sketchy but the Virgin Islands Police Department said one person was injured in a stabbing that took place at the Wendy’s Restaurant in the shopping

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KINGSHILL — A man was shot and killed while watching illegal drag racing near the Container Port on St. Croix’s south shore on Saturday night, authorities said. William Isaac, 19, of Aureo Diaz Heights, was identified by next of kin as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CANE BAY — Police are searching for a St Croix carjacking suspect who led officers on a high speed chase from Gallows Bay to Davis Bay on Saturday evening. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a reported carjacking at Altona Lagoon at 6:19 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four men on St. Thomas and four men on St. Croix for illegally discharging firearms on New Year’s Eve. Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor said the arrests came as a result of Operation Eagle Eye. “Officers aggressively pursued residents who shot guns into the air,

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CRUZ BAY — A man who was charged in 2019 with shooting a Superior Court marshal with an assault rifle at a gas station in St. Thomas was shot multiple times in St. John and died late on New Year’s day, authorities said. Lessroy Gumbs, 28, of St. John was

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JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Maryland — A former Miss U.S Virgin Islands United States 2016 recently joined the Air Force Reserve as a way to capture her dream to become a physician in the military. Airman First Class Taquara Rashida Felix of Estate Tutu shares her journey of shifting gears from

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