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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix attorney Andrew Simpson has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at the Academy’s recent meeting in April 2020. He is the first person from the U.S. Virgin Islands to be a member of the Academy. The American Academy of Appellate

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FREDERIKSTED — A 19-year-old St. Croix college student died in a head-on collision on the Melvin Evans Highway on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to an auto accident on the Melvin Evans Highway near the Home Depot about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands

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CRUZ BAY — Police need your help to find a St. John man wanted for an alleged assault at the beginning of the month, authorities said. Joseph Nathaniel Allen III, 27, is wanted in connection with a first-degree assault that occurred on June 2 in Cruz Bay, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help today to find a missing St. Croix man. Jonathan Moolenaar, 27, has been reported missing by family members, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Moolenaar was described by the VIPD as being a black male who stands about 5-feet,11 inches tall and weighs about

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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 – The VIPD is requesting the community’s assistance in locating two women wanted for grand larceny in connection to the alleged theft of pitbull puppies last month on St. Thomas. A third wanted woman, 38-year-old Heather McBrayer, turned herself in to authorities on Friday afternoon, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One of three suspects accused of stealing pitbull puppies near Fairchild Park on St. Thomas last month voluntarily surrendered herself to police on Friday, authorities said. Heather R. McBrayer, 38, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 5:15 p.m. Friday and charged with grand larceny and trespassing, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands sheltering capacity will be “limited” at the start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season due to American Red Cross physical distancing requirements brought about by the advent of COVID-19 in December, authorities said. The territory’s lead emergency agencies said this weekend they are

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We observe yet another death of an African American man through non-combative interaction with law enforcement. George Floyd of Minnesota died as a result of an officer’s pressed knee to his neck for an extended period of time during an arrest. Mr. Floyd was heard pleading for his life as

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CHRISTIANSTED — The President of the United States signed a law that provides additional Unemployment Insurance (“UI”) assistance to workers impacted by COVID-19 on March 27. This new law provides: • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance – Extended eligibility for individuals who have traditionally been ineligible for UI benefits (e.g., self-employed workers,

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