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D'Mari Jahcoi Heyliger Pleads Guilty To Illegal Gun Possession Charges
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                    D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court last week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger pleaded guilty Monday in District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and

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Man Shoots Flowerpot Outside Pizzeria To Distract Armed Robbers Inside
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CHRISTIANSTED – There was a shootout between a man sitting in his vehicle outside a pizzeria and two men inside attempting to rob it at gunpoint, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 9:53 p.m. Friday of an attempted armed robbery at

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32-Year-old Man Seriously Injured in Shooting Near Kingshill Lutheran Church
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What the car looked like after the shooting MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 32-year-old man was found by police laying in the street with gunshot wounds after crawling out of his vehicle near Kingshill Lutheran Church after his vehicle had been struck by multiple rounds of gunfire about an hour before noon on

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         Hospital Ground in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men survived the multiple gunshot wounds they sustained near the Hospital Ground Fish Market early Saturday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 4 a.m. Saturday that two men were being

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Juwan Thompson Considered So Valuable To Denver Broncos They Make Him Sit Out Last Preseason Game For Fear of Injury To Him
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            Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – Perhaps all you need to know about the security of Juwan Thompson’s spot on the Broncos’ roster is on paper from Thursday night’s preseason finale against Arizona: zero rushes for zero rushing yards, and zero snaps on offense or special teams. The

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Great Russian General's Son Currently Lives in St. Thomas
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – People from all over the world have settled in the Virgin Islands, creating a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds. Lisa de Kooning, daughter of one of the most famous abstract expressionist painters of the 20th Century, Willem de Kooning, lived for many years in St. John.

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Let The Blame Game Begin: Osbert Potter's Own State of Emergency
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                    Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In May, when the Mapp Administration decided that it was time to address the governor’s $20,000 per month apartment in Estate Nazareth, it trotted out the No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, not knowing that he, too, would be asked about

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No Curfews In Effect for the Territory, Just State of Emergency For Crime
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   St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector Sr. CHRISTIANSTED – The St. Croix chief of police went to great pains Saturday to stress that there is no curfew currently in effect. “I’ve received numerous calls from residents on the island of St. Croix, who’ve questioned me as to a curfew

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News Kids Get A Head Start on Life Through Free Program
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CHRISTIANSTED — The Head Start Program begins again anew on Tuesday. Started in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program has been administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Kraft Cheese Singles Recall Affects VI, PR and BVI
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NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the

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