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The Ameriflight jet with nose down. PHILIPSBURG — An airplane flying United Parcel Service (UPS) mail into Sint Maarten from Puerto Rico had to make an emergency landing after the crew was unable to extend its nose landing gear this weekend. According to the Aviation Herald, an Ameriflight Swearingen SA-227

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Thomas Barrows III RIO DE JANEIRO — They’ve had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Brazil’s tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country. They’ll be using Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain as reference points as they sail just

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 41-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to seven years in prison for his involvement in an armed robbery of a food service company, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock, Daniel Ramos was given

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      GUILTY PLEA: Winston Venner CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to being a felon with a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Winston Curtis Venner admitted to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 29-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to illegal gun charges in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Dwayne Wesselhoft admitted in U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock that he possessed a gun while using illegal drugs on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney

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BAIL HEARING TODAY: Tahira Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III found probable cause to move forward on murder and related charges against Tahira Charles. Charles, 32, of Estate Bovoni, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Sentencing has been delayed for Cecil Rouse who was convicted of attempting to murder his wife. The incident occurred a little over four years ago. At Rouse’s sentencing hearing Monday before V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III, Rouse’s attorney, Robert King, made an oral motion asking

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FREDERIKSTED — A concerned citizen put on the alert by a foul smell discovered a dead body on an abandoned property in Estate Whim on Thursday afternoon, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police about 12:02 p.m. Thursday to investigate a “suspicious odor” in Whim at a

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 MISSING TEEN: Kiara Fahie CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are asking for the public’s help to find a missing minor from the British Virgin Islands. Police said that 16-year-old Kiara Fahie was last seen on Monday, August 1 near Estate Frydenhoj wearing a long black and white animal

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Trinidadian Jihadis featured in Dabiq magazine PORT-OF-SPAIN — The government of Trinidad and Tobago has reportedly confirmed that nine of its citizens will be deported from Turkey after being detained while trying to enter Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State group. The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian said in an

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