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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Pennsylvania women were handed sentences of 5.2 years and 6.4 years for a crack cocaine conviction in federal court. Ngoc Nguyen, 22, and Fendi Brooks, 26, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of

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KINGSHILL — Attorney General Denise George announced that Kyle Christopher and Delicia Daniel were arraigned Wednesday in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on the formal criminal charges in the death of four-year old Aaron Benjamin. The Criminal Information, which is the formal charging document filed by the Attorney

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KINGSHILL — Two men and two women are charged with attempted murder in the Cool Out Bar shooting in July, authorities said today. Ana M. Magras, Melanie Adames, Jamarie K. Grigg, and Flavel Magras were arraigned today in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on formal criminal charges of

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SAN JUAN — The question of statehood for Puerto Rico would be put to voters of the U.S. commonwealth for a third time since 2012 under legislation introduced in Congress on Tuesday. Proponents of the bill said it would provide the island with the same path to statehood taken by

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to remind parents, children, and guardians handing out and collecting treats to remain alert and to stay safe this Halloween.   Motorist Safety Motorists are being asked to not only drive with extreme caution but also to drive extra slow in

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SAN JUAN — A grandfather who police say dropped his young granddaughter from the 11th floor of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July has been accused of negligent homicide. A judge on Monday ordered the arrest of Salvatore Anello, of Valparaiso, Indiana, after prosecutors submitted evidence and said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man wanting to fly to Florida with five bags of cocaine in his suitcase was thwarted by federal law enforcement authorities in St. Thomas this weekend. Aubrey Meyers was arrested at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas for possession of cocaine with intent to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police patrol units were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center, in reference to a man being stabbed late Saturday night, authorities said. When police arrived at the hospital early Sunday morning, they met with the victim who refused to give a statement, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Emergency 911 dispatchers received a call of a reported stabbing in the area of Tap and Still restaurant near the Havensight dock about midnight on Saturday, authorities said. Members of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) team  made an inspection of the area in an attempt to locate suspects

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs chaired by Senator Steven Payne, Sr. convened in a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and voted favorably for Bill No. 33-0126- An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands

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