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FREDERIKSTED – On Veterans Day, Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognized four veterans who reside at the LSSVI Housing Communities, as well as the AmeriCorps members who support them. The event, held at both the Flambouyant

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The dumpsters at Peter’s Rest on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — On November 6, 2016   at approximately 5:02pm, a patrol officer, on routine patrol called the 911 Emergency Call Center of a possible DOA (Dead on Arrival); under a tree by the Peters Rest Dump Site in Christiansted. Upon further investigation

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STUMPING FOR CLINTON: V.I. Delegate Stacey Plaskett CHRISTIANSTED – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton at a major campaign rally for the Clinton/Kaine Campaign in North Carolina on Thursday. Plaskett who, endorsed Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee in April, joined First Lady Michelle Obama and several other member of Congress

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ELECTION DAY PROGRAM: U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016 general elections. AUSA Andrews has

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      ARRESTED: Malacoy Francis CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 21-year-old St. Thomas man is in the custody of authorities today after he allegedly tried to cash a forged check for $1,200 that he had stolen from an elderly woman’s checkbook, according to police. Police said that Malacoy Francis was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A possible outbreak of Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) — popularly known as “pink eye” has been identified in the St. Thomas district, according to local health officials. The V.I. Department of Health was notified by a St. Thomas ophthalmology practice that 30 patients have been diagnosed with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The number of locally-acquired Zika virus cases reported in the territory increased by 62 in the past week, bringing the total to 524. According to health officials, while the number of confirmed cases continues to grow after a downward trend of new cases that had lasted for more

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CRACKDOWN ON VANDALISM: Richards FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says it will be on the lookout for citizens vandalizing or removing political signs. The election season is coming up at the beginning of next month and the VIPD said that it has noticed signs being purposely damaged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services, is seeking sponsors for the annual Adopt-A-Family Holidays program. During the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, individuals, family members, friends, groups, schools and organizations are asked to donate $80.00 to purchase a holiday meal or a gift

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 Angelo Reinoso CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are asking for your help to locate a missing 16-year-old native of the Dominican Republic. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says that Angelo Reinoso was last seen on Saturday September 24 near Altona on St. Thomas. Reinoso is an Hispanic

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