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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of being a serial gold chain snatcher … had the book thrown at him by a federal judge… after he used an assault rifle in a petty crime. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 20, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today after being convicted of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Puerto Rican subcontractor has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors that includes a possible three-year prison sentence and a promise to pay $1.2 million in restitution for paying kickbacks on a government contract, authorities said. Reinaldo Cruz Taura, the president of Puerto Rico-based RCT Mechanical Engineering,

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EAST END, St. Croix — Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place near a condominium complex and popular bar and restaurant in Estate Southgate on Sunday night. A masked gunman held up a woman outside of Southgate Courtyard Villas next door to Cheeseburger in Paradise about 8:51 p.m.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help to find an elderly Montserrat native who has not been heard from in a month. Joseph Michael Ryan, 68, relocated back to St. Croix on September 18 from Dorchester, Massachusetts, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Ryan’s daughter, and family members reported to the

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FREDERIKSTED — Four-year-old Aaron Benjamin died from blunt force trauma to the head, according to the results of an autopsy released by the Virgin Islands Police Department. Kyle Christopher, 22, and Delicia Daniel, 29, were charged Monday with first-degree murder, third-degree assault-domestic violence, aggravated child abuse and child neglect and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times Company was forced to sue the U.S. Virgin Islands government in order to get needed documents about one of the late Jeffrey Epstein’s businesses in the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The fourth-largest newspaper in America sued USVI Lieutenant Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police put out a missing person poster on a California woman who was last seen near Estate Coakley Bay on St. Croix. Belinda Pauline Flannery, 50, was last seen walking out of E-6 Coakley Bay Condominiums on St. Croix’s East End about four days ago, the Virgin Islands

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HARTFORD, Connecticut — Two lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix’s upcoming release of “The Laundromat,” which they say defames them as criminal masterminds and may affect criminal cases against them. Panamanian lawyers Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca filed a defamation lawsuit

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SAN JUAN — At least six people were killed during a massacre at a public housing project in Puerto Rico on Monday night. Videos recorded by residents captured the terrifying moment a group of armed men stormed the Ernesto Ramos Pianini residential complex in Río Piedras at 6:45 p.m. One

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CHRISTIANSTED — Alert police on patrol in the Gallows Bay area arrested a wanted 20-year-old St. Croix man who allegedly had two illegal guns in his possession — one of them the same type of semi-automatic weapon used by the U.S. Secret Service to protect President Trump. Jiovoni Smith of

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