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KILLED: Elvis Davis of St. Croix FREDERIKSTED – A 27-year-old man with a long arrest record including armed robbery and assault was gunned down in a normally-crowded area of town early yesterday afternoon. Police received notification from the 911 Emergency Call Center at 1:30 p.m. Monday that there was of a man down

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     Akeel Morris of St. Thomas KANSAS CITY – Woody Allen said that 90 percent of success is simply showing up. Being in the right place at the right time doesn’t hurt, either. And for Akeel Morris of St. Thomas, being on the New York Mets team during the World

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man who federal authorities said was the ringleader of a group of four men who allegedly filed the serial numbers off of firearms before shipping them here from Florida pleaded guilty to gun smuggling charges on Monday, according to

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CHRISTIANSTED – As first reported in the St. Croix Sync Tank on Facebook yesterday, the Virgin Islands is under a flash flood watch through this evening, according to the National Weather Service in San Juan. In St. Thomas, the NWS singled out Anna’s Retreat, Charlotte Amalie, East End and West

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       Richard Morales-Aponte CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Florida man was arrested Sunday at the Cyril E. King Airport after U.S. Customs identified him as someone wanted on drug charges in New York, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Richard Morales-Aponte of Wellington, Fla. attempted to board a

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          BIR Director Marvin Pickering CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The hotel room tax will go up 2.5% next year, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Hoteliers, time share developers and innkeepers will have to charge their guests a 12.5% tax effective January 1, 2016, the BIR said. The current rate is

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ARRESTED: Andre Stoutt of West End, Tortola CRUZ BAY – A 30-year-old Tortola native was arrested over the weekend as being a fugitive from mainland justice, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Andre Emmanuel Stoutt of West End Tortola was arrested at 3:11 p.m. Saturday by a U.S. Customs

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ATF’s Carlos Canino in his office in Miami. MIAMI – Raised in an Army family that eventually settled in the Boston area, Carlos Canino considered three career choices when he graduated from college with a degree in criminology: law enforcement, military service or coaching. But after working as an assistant

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Violent offenders will be released early under new federal sentencing guidelines. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two drug felons are expected to be released to the territory around November 1 under new federal sentencing guidelines, according to the U.S. Justice Department. The early release will affect 6,000 drug felons nationwide, with 1,869

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LIVIN’ HIGH ON THE HOG: (left to right) Gov. Charles Turnbull, Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Gov. John Duncan, Premier Orlando Smith ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he celebrated the 42nd Annual USVI / BVI Friendship Day with former Gov. Charles Turnbull this weekend. Mapp said he and

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