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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s not-so-subtle ‘war’ on Caucasian people continues … This time the “honorable” governor (who introduced legislation when he was in the Senate demanding that Senators and Governors be officially called “honorable”) is telling white Continental people they can smoke cigarettes at home — or out

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WANTED: Michael Ortiz FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help tonight to find a St. Croix man who they say raped a 14-year-old girl. On December 23, 2016, at approximately 1:58 a. m. the 911 Emergency Call Center received a complaint in reference to a rape case. Police were dispatched to

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ARRESTED: Craig Francis of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas native who police said was mentally ill attacked his mother at the apartment they shared and eventually beat her to death early today, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Craig Francis, 40, of Amalie Terrace was

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FREDERIKSTED – Local police will be patrolling St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix roadways on Christmas weekend and cracking down on aggressive and drunken driving as part of a nation-wide initiative to reduce traffic injuries and deaths. Operation C.A.R.E. – or Combined Accident Reduction Effort – Lifesaver Weekend runs

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FORT LAUDERDALE – The U.S. Coast Guard has taken over the search for a man who went overboard off Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. The Doral-based company issued a statement today stating: “We are saddened to report a guest onboard Independence of the Seas was witnessed intentionally going overboard

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Just as a federal control board moves to steady the ship in Puerto Rico, some place very close to home appears in need of a lifeline, too — the Virgin Islands itself. The territory is grappling with some of the same forces that pushed its closest American

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ARRESTED: Simon Hodge of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On December 20, 2016, at about 9:07 p.m., police patrol units from Richard Callwood Command traveled to the Havensight area after a citizen reported a disturbance at Smoking Rooster Sports Bar, according to police. The Investigation Units traveled to the area

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Antonio Sanes CHRISTIANSTED – A 45-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty in federal court today to possessing child pornography and now faces a possible 10-year prison term, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Antonio Sanes Carmona made that plea before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., at the U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A boat captain with 25 years experience running marine businesses has added another tow boat to the options available to the marine community here. Capt. Robert Manley, a maritime jack-of-all-trades, got his sea legs as a youngster fishing off the New Jersey coast. After several years of

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  SENTENCED TO 1.5 YEARS IN PRISON: Kishma Weeks, 27, of St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people from the Virgin Islands were sentenced on Monday for their roles in a money laundering conspiracy related to the smuggling of nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana in La Choy noodle cans from

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