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SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan’s diffident nature has become the stuff of legend. In a 1998 interview with ESPN’s Dan Patrick, Duncan said that he is not really impressed with anyone, including NBA legend Michael Jordan. “I’m just somebody that isn’t that impressed by him (Jordan),” Duncan said. “There really isn’t

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        AKEEL MORRIS WASHINGTON — The Braves continued their bullpen shuffle Friday by bringing up two right-handers from the minor leagues, including Akeel Morris of St. Thomas. When they recalled the former New York Mets reliever Morris from Double-A Mississippi, they sent down right-hander Brandon Cunniff and

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DIED NEAR BEACH: Horace Turnbull CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An 81-year-old St. Thomas man was found dead and lying face down on the beach at John Brewers Bay early Friday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Thursday, August 11 about 8:10 p.m., the daughter-in-law of Horace Turnbull

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HUNG JURY: James Edward Nibbs CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Prosecutors will be refiling charges against James E. Nibbs, Jr after his trial ended in a hung jury late Friday morning. After hearing two days of testimony and after deliberating for five hours, jurors returned to the courtroom just before noon and

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       DENIED BAIL: Tahira Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Tahira Charles will remain behind bars pending trial, V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III ruled on Wednesday. Charles, 32, of Bovoni, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of a firearm

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SHOT DEAD: Ofc. Lesha Lammy CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp held a joint press conference with Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. to announce that two off-duty police officers had been shot to death on a Frederiksted beach on Thursday afternoon. The bodies of 30-year-old Lesha Lammy and 28-year-old Kai

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old native of Ghana who pimped out her underage daughter in a sex-for-money scheme was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Jenifer Bowen-Dodoo, 51, and Lennox Phillips, 58, to 120 and 130 months in prison,

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      ON TRIAL: Azamba Galloway CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A jury has been seated to hear the trial of a St. Thomas man who is accused of pointing a gun at a police officer during a foot chase. During jury selection on Monday, the judge and attorneys waded through

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MISSING SINCE JUNE: Jerome Christian CHRISTIANSTED — Police are asking for the public’s help to find out if they have seen a 31-year-old St. Croix man who has been missing since June. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Jerome Christian was last seen during the month of June

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SEAN GRIFFIN CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help to find a 32-year-old St. Croix man wanted for questioning in a domestic violence incident. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) issued a WANTED poster for Sean P. Griffin in connection with a case of second-degree assault-domestic violence. The VIPD said that

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