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CANCELLED CHECK FROM USA TO DENMARK FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – March 31st marks the 100th anniversary of the purchase of the U.S. Virgin Islands from Denmark. In 1917, the United States purchased the three islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John for $25 million in gold.

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GRAPETREE BAY IN ST. CROIX: DPNR says the East End St. Croix beach is not safe for swimming or fishing. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural

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WANTED: Jacobo Garcia [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police are asking for your help today to locate a St. Croix man who they say punched and assaulted a family member. Jacobo Garcia, 44, of Anna’s Hope is wanted on a charge of third-degree assault, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department

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Hummingbird Air’s Managing Director Sam Raphael  [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Hummingbird Air will suspend all operations with effect from April 1, 2017, according to the airline’s managing director. In a letter to customers dated March 14, Hummingbird’s Samuel Raphael said negotiations were currently underway with a new management group to

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POLICE SKETCHY:  The VIPD has failed to release clearly visible photographs of Samuel “Ghost” Roberts. The question is: why? [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — On March 16, 2017, at 5:10a.m. 28-year-old Lawrence Greenidge was pronounced dead by the attending Doctor at the Juan F. Luis Hospital. Greenidge sustained a gunshot wound

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[ad name=”HTML”][ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 15, 2017, sentenced Kalomi Kambui, 41, of St. Croix, to 18 months in prison for attempted possession of a controlled substance, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. Judge Lewis also sentenced Kambui to three years

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SMUG LIKE A LUG: STX Funeral Director James Powers [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A prominent St. Croix funeral director allegedly “went postal” on his wife at the Divi Carina Bay Resort — wreaking mayhem on her face and arm visibly — and had to be subdued by police after savagely

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CONVICTED: Alejandro Marva-Romero [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch on March 14, 2017 sentenced Alejandro Marva-Romero, 33, of Venezuela, to 41 months in prison for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. Judge Finch also sentenced Marva-Romero to five

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INSIDE JOBBER: Katisha Isles [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman whose every movement was captured on surveillance video from at least three different angles was sentenced to 5.8 years in prison for her role in a jewelry store robbery. Ketisha Isles, 25, was given 70 months in federal

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FROM PRISON GUARD TO PRISON: Abdul Robinson [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – A former St. Croix prison guard who sold cell phones to inmates in prison has been given one and a half years in prison by a federal judge for admitting to selling inmates cell phones at a profit. Abdul

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