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CHICAGO — A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fatal fight that began when he put his hands in Thanksgiving leftovers, authorities said. James Dixon, 28, is charged with killing Vincell Jackson, 52, who was the boyfriend of the Thanksgiving party host. Jackson was trying to escort

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rican boat captain faces 10 years in prison after a guilty plea to attempting to smuggle about $287,000 cash into the territory by boat, authorities said. Arioc Diaz Melendez, of San Juan, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in the U.S. District Court on

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FREDERIKSTED — A “reckless endangerment” incident led to one man being shot dead, another wounded on the Queen Mary Highway near Estate Whim early this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of shots fired and someone calling for help on Queen Mary Highway, near Estate

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FREDERIKSTED — An armed robber tried to hold up the KFC restaurant on King Street on Saturday night — after the workers — and money — had already left the building, authorities said. An employee of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, downtown Frederiksted reported to police at 10:15 a.m. Sunday

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for murder since Saturday afternoon voluntarily surrendered to police about three hours after authorities put out a wanted poster on him. Kareem Richardson, 41, of Fisher Street, Christiansted, was in official custody as of 5:45 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Gunfire rang out at a Watergut-area housing project Friday night leaving one woman shot in the hand, authorities and eyewitnesses said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace in reference to reports of shots fired with a possible victim at 9:21 p.m. Friday,

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says its Air & Marine Operations (AMO) and the U.S. Coast Guard recently interdicted a “yola” type wooden vessel transporting 816 pounds (370 kilos) of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea and apprehended three Dominican Republic nationals. CBP said the suspected

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COTTON VALLEY — Police have a person of interest in the shooting death of a Catherine’s Hope man at the beginning of the month. “The VIPD is looking for Kareem L. Richardson, 40, who is wanted for the November 1 homicide of Bomani Christian,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said

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FREDERIKSTED — Friends and family of Kaheem “Shandell” Thomas are wondering if some of the official psychiatric help their friend and family member got contributed to his untimely death this year. Thomas, 30, of Mars Hill, had been struggling with schizophrenia when he got into an altercation with a security

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic national got two years in prison after he was deported from New York in 2019 for selling cocaine and returned to the United States five months later. Jose Fatima Rosario-Remigio of Santo Domingo was sentenced Wednesday on his conviction for illegal re-entry into the

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