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CHRISTIANSTED — Eyewitnesses watched in horror as a St. Croix man was cold-bloodedly gunned down in the parking lot of a Gallows Bay bank shortly before the start of business today, authorities said. Michael Anthony Cruz, 23, of Sion Farm, was shot multiple times and died in the Bank of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A melee involving scores of people on Buck Island led to a shooting and a high-speed-boat chase on Sunday. No serious injuries were reported. “A physical altercation with more than 20 individuals broke out on the monument that led to multiple shots being fired,” Acting Park Superintendent Reggie

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KINGSHILL — Greedy burglars tied up an 80-year-old Castle Burke woman with duct tape so the pair of armed home invaders could search her house for more cash early Sunday morning. Tthe 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Castle Burke in reference to a burglary at 3:05 a.m. Sunday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — British Petroleum has given the operator of the Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix more time to fully restart and retain its crude oil supply agreement after the plant failed to hit operating targets last year, according to people familiar with the matter. Last month, BP threatened to

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who tried to run away from police on foot after his vehicle was pulled over for a routine traffic stop was arrested on drug charges Thursday, authorities said. Carl S. Cornelius, 22, of Estate Concordia West, was arrested at 6:28 p.m. Thursday and charged

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KINGSHILL — The Department of Health was sharing health information, masks and other giveaways at the Eddie Ortiz Annual Three Kings Tradition Committee’s 20th Children Gift Giveaway this afternoon. The drive-thru event took place at Estate Profit (Machuchal) next to the basketball court starting at 12:00 p.m. today, the VIDOH

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CHRISTIANSTED — Maternal and Child Health staff worked together to safely deliver a baby girl in modular 5 at the Department of Health’s Interim Health Center in Estate Richmond this week. Babies born in this generation can’t say they were born at Charles Harwood, also known as the “old hospital,”

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who told police that he had sexual intercourse with a woman he met at a party whom he knew to be inebriated has been arrested and charged with rape, authorities said. Rahmeek “OPM” Jackson, 22, of Candido Guadalupe Terrace, was arrested at 10 p.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing on Thursday, Governor Albert Bryan said the victories of two Democratic Senators in Georgia could lead to larger stimulus checks for territorial residents. “With the new composition of the U.S. Senate, there is a likelihood that the $2,000 stimulus proposal that was passed by

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked motorists to avoid the overflowing manhole in the downtown Christiansted area around the Boardwalk and government parking lot. Residents with compromised immune systems should avoid standing water in this area near King Cross Street by Holgar Danske Hotel. Motorists are

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