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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney’s Office encourages everyone to observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by saluting our law enforcement officers this Saturday. “Local and federal law enforcement officers are our first responders whenever our communities are threatened by criminal activity, natural disasters, or other public safety emergencies,” U.S. Attorney

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Social Security benefits are part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker. If you are among the many people covered under Social Security, you should know what your future benefit may be. These monthly payments may be a vital part of your retirement income. We base your benefit

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SAN JUAN — With the holiday season ending, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are reiterating  their consumer alert for counterfeit and pirated goods with regard to online shopping.   The San Juan Field Office, which is responsible for multiple ports of entry in Puerto Rico

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CHRISTIANSTED — On Tuesday, the Department of Public Works said its VITRAN St. Croix office will be closed until further notice. Today, DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said “the entire Annas Hope Compound” would be closed “throughout the rest of the week.” “The Annas Hope Main Office is expected to reopen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested and charged with raping a child in his own household, authorities said. Tasheem Raheem Leonard, 27, of Mariendahl, was arrested at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday and charged with second-degree aggravated rape—domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victim who

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan took action on 29 bills from the December 11, 2020, session of the 33rd Legislature, signing 23 of the measures into law and vetoing six of them. Among the bills Bryan approved are a bill providing amnesty for property owners who have enclosed portions of their homes

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that effective immediately, VITRAN’s St. Croix office will be closed until further notice, due to at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19. “This closure will allow the department to properly disinfect the office to protect employees and clients,” DPW

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Health Department said the territory’s 24th death due to COVID-19 happened over the weekend. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s 24th death related to COVID-19. “The deceased is

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who reportedly suffers from mental illness allegedly snuck up on a fast food restaurant customer waiting in line for fast food and began stabbing him in the back on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Andres Ponce, Jr. of Bethlehem Village, was arrested after 3:15 p.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly stabbed a person at a restaurant in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center this weekend. Details were sketchy but the Virgin Islands Police Department said one person was injured in a stabbing that took place at the Wendy’s Restaurant in the shopping

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