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CHRISTIANSTED — A Judith’s Fancy-area man has been charged with a sex act with a child after allegations surface from one year ago, authorities said. Anthony Cruz, 36, of Estate St. John, was arrested at 3:55 p.m. Saturday and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Kitts native who was shot multiple times as he was pulling out of his driveway Thursday has died from the injuries he sustained that morning, authorities said. Deron Dixon, 35, of Estate Little Princess, was identified today by police as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — A food delivery business whose star rose with the COVID-19 pandemic has filed for bankruptcy protection from debts of $1.1 million owed to banks and local restaurant owners already struggling to stay in business. Incorporated in Clearwater, Florida., Island Direct filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in United States

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CHRISTIANSTED — A former St. Croix airport worker who provided 11 pounds of cocaine to a drug mule was given two years in prison by a federal judge. Lamech Matthew, 28, of Frederiksted, was sentenced in U,S, District Court in Golden Rock on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was shot multiple times in broad daylight Thursday in front of a vodka bar and restaurant has died from the injuries he sustained, authorities said. Wayne A. Jerome, 23, of Estate Whim in Frederiksted, has been positively identified as the gunshot victim by

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police he had just driven outside the gate to his Company Quarter residence when a white car with a gunman inside appeared and shot him multiple times early this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of shots fired

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating a shooting of an unidentified man that took place near a vodka distillery in Sion Farm late this afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Sion Farm near the Lew Muckle Elementary School, in reference to a shooting about 5:20 p.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who stole more than $40,000 in other people’s U.S. Virgin Islands income tax refunds has been given a sentence of less than one year in prison, authorities said. Sheba Rashida Young, 44, of St. Croix, was sentenced yesterday in federal court to ten months

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CHRISTIANSTED — A new report, Shadow Citizens: Confronting Federal Discrimination in the U.S. Virgin Islands, from the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) reveals drastic disparities resulting from federal programs that discriminate against the U.S. Virgin Islands. The new report, available at www.drcvi.org, adds to mounting public scrutiny surrounding racial

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas on Friday, Tourism Commissioner  Joseph Boschulte said that the nation’s largest carrier will expand its service to the territory to meet increased demand for summertime travel. Beginning on June 3, passengers in Texas or connecting from western and midwestern cities will have not

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