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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for murder since Saturday afternoon voluntarily surrendered to police about three hours after authorities put out a wanted poster on him. Kareem Richardson, 41, of Fisher Street, Christiansted, was in official custody as of 5:45 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Gunfire rang out at a Watergut-area housing project Friday night leaving one woman shot in the hand, authorities and eyewitnesses said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace in reference to reports of shots fired with a possible victim at 9:21 p.m. Friday,

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COTTON VALLEY — Police have a person of interest in the shooting death of a Catherine’s Hope man at the beginning of the month. “The VIPD is looking for Kareem L. Richardson, 40, who is wanted for the November 1 homicide of Bomani Christian,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said

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FREDERIKSTED — Friends and family of Kaheem “Shandell” Thomas are wondering if some of the official psychiatric help their friend and family member got contributed to his untimely death this year. Thomas, 30, of Mars Hill, had been struggling with schizophrenia when he got into an altercation with a security

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has called the 33rd Legislature into a Special Session to take action on his proposal to reauthorize the Matching Fund Securitization, as well as to address two other legislative matters.   Bryan set the date for the session as December 3.   The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s proclamation recognizing Friday, November 27th as “A Day of Family, Reflection and Prayer,” the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) has granted administrative leave to its non-essential employees.  VIHA’s central office and public housing management offices will be closed in the St. Thomas and

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NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday handed a partial victory to U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George, who is pursuing a civil racketeering complaint against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, partially granting her access to an ongoing civil lawsuit that involves the disgraced financier and close associates. USVI

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CHRISTIANSTED — Happy Holidays! McDonald’s has a new “festive” menu. Just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sounds pretty festive, right? Except that … … some are accusing the fast food giant of “cultural appropriation at its finest” over one of its new Christmas menu items. On November 9, McDonald’s announced a

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man will likely spend the rest of his natural life in prison after a plea bargain agreement in which he admitted to raping and sodomizing two 8-year-old children, authorities said. Elroy Edwards, 62, of Barren Spot, was convicted in Superior Court of first-degree aggravated rape-child

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PUNTA CANA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s basketball team will square off against the Dominican Republic in the 2022 FIBA Americup qualifiers this weekend. The game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29 and can be seen on ESPN+. The USVI Senior Men’s basketball team is currently

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