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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix notched its third homicide in five days when a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times and died near a discount hotel on King Cross Street late last night, authorities said. Rashawn “Shadow” Wyre was positively identified by next of kin as being the murder victim, the

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FREDERIKSTED — A combined effort by officers of the Special Operations Bureau from the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Districts produced three illegal firearms arrests on St. Croix this week authorities said. Officers arrested Joseph H. Narinesingh, 19, of Upper Love, at 2:18 p.m. Monday and charged him with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police she was driving her car on the waterfront near Strand Gade when someone fired shots that hit her in her vehicle early Sunday night, authorities said. Police officers were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are searching an Estate Whim home for evidence after two armed, masked men stole cash and jewelry just after midnight, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a home invasion in Estate Whim at about 12:02 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly beat at least one of two underage girls and fired a gun off in their presence two months ago turned himself in to police without incident on Monday, authorities said. M’wanga Audain, 40 of Grove Place, was arrested at 9:47 a.m. Monday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Georgia native who admitted in federal court to bringing 33 pounds of marijuana to St. Thomas was given less than two years in prison for that offense. Keenan Powell-Ryder, 24, of Gainesville, Ga. was sentenced today following his guilty plea for possession of marijuana with intent

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THE HAGUE — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands raised its travel advisory for Sint Maarten from yellow to orange this weekend. People are urged to only travel to and from the island for urgent reasons. The ministry decided to advise against vacation travel to Sint Maarten and

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CHRISTIANSTED — “Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony played as caregivers and staff at the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center Hospital cheered and celebrated. Because after a month-long hospitalization, recovered COVID-19 patient Guillermo Riasco was finally going home. The staff at JFL “… brought me back to life,”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney here advised residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands that the Agricultural Improvement Act (P.L. 115-334) prohibits animal fighting everywhere in the United States, including the territories. “Law enforcement officers in our communities have received recent reports that cockfighting matches are continuing, even though the

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal

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