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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man arrested by police for allegedly firing a gun near a La Grande Princesse nightclub in November has been indicted by the federal government on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Mario Felix, 29, has been charged with felon in possession of a firearm, felon in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The second of two men arrested for attempting to smuggle more than 1,307 pounds of marijuana by boat into the region has been found guilty, authorities said. Cristian Valencia Mendoza of Colombia was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man with a five-year history of being wanted by police has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left three people injured, including a minor, authorities said. Abijah Isaac, 20, of Sion Farm, turned himself in to police about 3:13 p.m. on Tuesday after

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John man was able to fight off an armed robber who tried to rob him of his jewelry late Tuesday, authorities said. Police officers were dispatched to the Myra Keating Smith Clinic in St. John about 1:54 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a gunshot victim,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A native of Costa Rica admitted in federal court that he captained a vessel that tried to introduce at least 1,307 pounds of marijuana into the region, authorities said. Hansel Andres Centeno-Arriola of San José pled guilty on Friday to possession of a controlled substance with Intent

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The figures come from the Observatory of Killed Journalists database, which is maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It shows that, over the last decade, 894 journalists were murdered, an average of almost 90 per year: journalist killings in 2019 dropped by almost half compared to 2018

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been charged with assault after a shooting outside a Market Square-area bar late Monday afternoon, authorities said. Michael D. Rhymer, 65, of Estate Tutu was arrested at 5:45 p.m. Monday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A California resident was detained by federal officers for an outstanding warrant at the St. Thomas airport on Friday, authorities said. Raquel Antoinette Huff, 24, of Oakland, was flagged by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport for

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MID-ISLAND, ST. CROIX — Police are investigating an armed robbery involving two masked men that took place in Estate Glynn this afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched the officers to a reported robbery in Estate Glynn about 2:48 p.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. A

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CHRISTIANSTED — The man who was shot down dead as he exited a Castle Coakley bakery after buying fresh-baked bread on Saturday has been identified by police, authorities said. Gyasi Chiverton, 22, was identified by next of kin, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. On January 18 at 12:11 p.m.,

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