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 An AK-47 machine gun and magazines CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court that a cache of machine guns and other weapons in his luggage were his. Naeem Akil Smith of Estate Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas Thursday to trafficking

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SAN JUAN — Thirty people have been diagnosed with a rare paralyzing condition caused by Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico, the territory’s health department said Thursday. And Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Thomas Frieden says he expects even more cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome in Puerto Rico

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ANNAPOLIS, Maryland –In addition to the highways and byways of mainland America, the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is taking its marketing message to race tracks up and down the East Coast. Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty were recently in Glenn Dale, Maryland, to formalize a

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LONDON — A Birmingham man was arrested as he tried to smuggle cocaine with a street value of $525,966 into the UK disguised as coconut milk powder. The drugs were discovered when the men left a flight from Jamaica after it had landed at Gatwick Airport last Thursday. The 37-year-old passenger, originally from

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NEW YORK — On Tuesday, officials announced that 49 pregnant women tested positive for the Zika virus in New York City since April. A baby was born with microcephaly. Most of the people tested were infected when they travelled to Zika-affected areas and very few were infected due to sexual

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MIAMI — A tropical disturbance in the eastern Atlantic Ocean is likely to develop into the Atlantic hurricane season’s next tropical depression or storm today. Invest 98-L is a tropical wave, an area of low pressure without a closed, counterclockwise surface circulation several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde

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The ferry on fire this morning in San Juan SAN JUAN — At least 500 passengers were being evacuated this morning from a ship that caught fire about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast. The fire was still burning aboard the Caribbean Fantasy, a combination cruise and ferry vessel, as

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WANTED: Lafayette Emanuel  FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that it needs your help to find a 22-year-old St. Croix man wanted for questioning in connection with an incident of domestic violence. Police are looking for Lafayette Emanuel, Jr. of Frederiksted after being accused of second-degree assault-domestic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A two-alarm fire kept firefighters busy most of the day near the downtown area when a three-story building caught fire in the south of St. Thomas. At 4:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, each unit from the Lima Company Fire Station responded to a 911 emergency

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LOVE TRIANGLE ENDED: Lesha Lammy FREDERIKSTED — Does anyone know why the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is waiting so long to make an arrest in the case of the double murder of police officers Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois? A St. Croix police officer was arrested last Thursday on

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