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WASHINGTON — A federal judge today halted the U.S. Justice Department’s plan to execute Orlando Hall, an African American, by lethal injection in the evening, after an appeals court this week found the government’s death penalty protocol violates federal law. “The court is deeply concerned that the government intends to

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NILES, Illinois — An 81-year-old former Marine from suburban Chicago used his grandfather’s antique Irish walking stick to chase off three burglars and deliver one a thump in the head for his trouble. Dan and Barbara Donovan told the Pioneer Press newspaper group that a man in a reflective vest and mask

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Columbians who pleaded guilty to being on a mini-submarine with 3,384 pounds of cocaine off the coast of Ecuador got five years in prison from a federal judge. Freddy Montano Paz, 30, and Mariano Abregon, 33, were each sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Robert A.

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The United States government is set to carry out its eighth execution this year today, putting to death a man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old St. Croix girl in 1994. Orlando Hall of Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is informing the motoring public that the intersection of Highway 70 with the Queen Mary Highway will be closed temporarily starting Friday morning. The section of roadway known as the “Catherine’s Rest Road” and Queen Mary Highway will be closed to traffic so

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The latest inmate set to be put to death as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions was condemned for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old St. Croix girl, then bludgeoning her with a shovel before burying her alive. Orlando Hall is scheduled to die by injection

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CRUZ BAY — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in St. John that took place in Estate Enighed just past midnight on Wednesday. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of shots fired in Enighed at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Officers arriving at the

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WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court today refused to delay the scheduled execution of two prisoners, including one set for tomorrow, but allowed litigation seeking to modify the Department of Justice’s lethal-injection procedures to go forward. Attorneys for death row inmates have challenged the federal government’s lethal-injection methods since Attorney General William

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a single-car accident in which a woman driving a sedan crashed into a utility pole on the highway, knocking out power to five feeders on St. Croix last night. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the western end of the Melvin Evans Highway

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CRUZ BAY — Police issued a BOLO notice for a St. John man wanted for questioning in a murder that took place last night. Three men were shot in Estate Enighed in St. John at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. One man, who was shot multiple times

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