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CANE BAY — A female tourist apparently drowned while swimming on the north shore of St. Croix today, police and eyewitnesses said. Several people were gathered at the tide pools in Annaly Bay when a sudden wave appeared a “knocked several people off the rocks,” Steve Kinney said on Facebook

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SALT RIVER — A St. Croix woman died from “multiple” stab wounds last month and authorities are now calling her death a homicide. Lucy Lindquist, 56, of Morningstar Circle, was found dead in her car in Vista Concordia on August 20 after sustaining stab wounds, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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SAN SALVADOR — Today El Salvador will become the first country in the world to recognize bitcoin as legal tender, a move President Nayib Bukele says will save Salvadorans living abroad millions of dollars in commissions on money they send home. Despite Bukele’s popularity, the move has been greeted with

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KINGSHILL — Police are investigating after the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired and a gunshot victim just west of the Sunny Isle Shopping Center at 1:59 p.m. Saturday The 30-year-old male victim, a passenger in a vehicle in Estate Strawberry, reported driving by two or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police today announced an arrest in the fatal shooting of a woman in the parking lot of Home Depot in St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon. Justin A. Matthews, 23, of Contant, was arrested on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is facing assault charges following a bottle-throwing incident early this week near the Salvation Army building in Market Square. Demare Anthony Encarnacion, 28, faces charges of third-degree assault, simple assault and disturbance of the peace, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. According to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman hoping to do some shopping at Home Depot in St. Thomas was shot to death in the parking lot in Estate Donoe on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Keoner Barron, 20, was positively identified by family members as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) condemns the abuse of children in every form and holds the safety and wellbeing of students as top priorities. With the recent arrest of one of our employees for alleged molestation of multiple minors and production of child pornography, my team and I

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance crew repatriated 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic today from three at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico. These interdictions are the result of ongoing Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency group partner efforts to deter and stop

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following the disruption go-fast vessel smuggling attempt by Coast Guard and British Virgin Islands authorities near Anegada, British Virgin Islands. This disruption and seizure is the

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