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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico authorities say more than 20 people have been injured, three of them seriously, in a boat crash off the island’s southwest coast. The collision took place Tuesday night near the tourist town of La Parguera, a popular weekend boating destination. A police statement Wednesday says

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two brothers who admitted in federal court to smuggling six illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic into the territory were ordered to serve a year in prison on Tuesday. King Leonard, 24, of Road Town, Tortola and Michael Leonard, 21, of Pennsylvania, were each sentenced to 12

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TROY ETTIENNE: Died on Sunday afternoon, but Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. waited until well after the governor’s press conference to announce that it had happened. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department waited until 30 hours after Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s Government House press conference announcing a reorganization of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –- In a wide-ranging press conference held at Government House on St. Thomas Monday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he will urge the Senate to resist calls for legislation which he deems “detrimental to the territory’s fiscal health.” Mapp stressed that the territory is in dire straits, teetering on

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas — As July winds down, families across the country are making summer vacation plans and many will go on a cruise hoping for the trip of a lifetime. But for a few, it will be a trip they wish they had never taken. Anne Smith was one of

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Some of the children who were contracted to be “sold” for the evening. PORT-AU-PRINCE — On a luxury yacht in the region, a group of men are waiting for their party guests to arrive – dozens of girls, some as young as 10 years old, who have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — There have been three shootings in two days in the Smith Bay area of St. Thomas’ East End — two of them fatal. On July 22, 2017, at approximately 9:32 p.m., citizens called 911, reporting that several shots were fired in the Smith Bay area. Upon arrival

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FBI agents escort police officers and prison guards arrested in a major anti-corruption operation across the U.S. commonwealth to the Puerto Rico Federal Court Building in San Juan, October 6, 2010. (REUTERS/Ana Martinez) SAN JUAN — Four former or current Puerto Rico police officers have been indicted on allegations they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The site of multiple shootings in the last two years — Lake’s Chicken Fry in Smith Bay — was the scene of a double murder early this morning. A concerned citizen called 911 and reported shots fired in the Smith Bay area, in the vicinity of Lake’s

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix security guard will spend almost five years in a federal prison after keeping 51 images of child pornography on his computer. Antonio Sanes-Carmona, 45, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday to 57 months in prison, five years of supervised release and a fine of

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