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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are looking for the gunman or gunmen who executed a St. Croix man sitting in his parked car in broad daylight on the central thoroughfare of Williams Delight this morning, authorities said. The deadly shooting happened before 9:57 a.m. today on Main Street in Williams Delight when a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The daughter involved in a mother-and-daughter tax fraud scheme was sentenced to less than a year in federal prison on Wednesday for her role in diverting more than one thousand dollars of income tax refunds intended for other people to her and her mother. Phiona Henry, 34, was

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FREDERIKSTED — Three horses are missing from a farm in Estate Carlton and are believed stolen, the owners said on social media today. Jennifer Olah, in a post to the St. Croix Sync Tank, a private Facebook group associated with the Virgin Islands Free Press, said the horses, “Moonshine,” “Sparrow”

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Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Egbert Emanuel “Tata” Tonge on February 14, 2021, at the age of 76. Egbert was born in Antigua and lived most of his life in St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands. He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Erskine;

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FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD St. Croix District announced today that it is offering a $3.200 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of an octogenarian St. Lucian native. Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel, 80, a resident of Mars Hill in Frederiksted, was first reported missing on February 19. Emmanuel is a Black

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CRUZ BAY — When a St. John resident posted an image of two women walking through town wearing only their bathing suits — it immediately touched off a firestorm of commentary on social media. Heather Weeks, in the Facebook group “Voices of St. John V.I.” said she noticed three people

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KINGSHILL — Governor Albert Bryan was joined by a host of other dignitaries and representatives of the USVI fishing industry at the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially reopen the newly renovated La Reine Fish Market, which had been closed since 2007 for health and safety reasons. Governor Bryan was joined by Senator

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FREDERIKSTED — A homeless man has been arrested by police on rape charges after brutally beating and raping a woman on St. Croix, authorities said. Nicholas Greaves, 26, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree rape, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Greaves

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CHRISTIANSTED — Mother and child health during COVID-19 is the focus of a Zoom meeting planned for tonight by the Virgin Islands Department of Health. “As we continue to endure the effects of COVID-19 within our community, the Project LAUNCH Program under MCH is encouraged to remain steadfast and creative

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Florida woman tried to smuggle 14.61 pounds of marijuana in her checked luggage at the St. Croix airport, federal authorities said. Yvette Simeina, 40, of Orlando, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute by

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