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FREDERIKSTED — Two men have been arrested and a male minor has been detained in connection to a shooting of two women in Estate Paradise on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Jiovani Smith, 20, of Mount Pleasant and Calijah Brewley, 19, of Marley Homes were arrested Friday and charged with first-degree

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a shooting that took place near a closed elementary school in Estate Paradise that left two women injured on Friday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired and an injured person in Estate Paradise, in the vicinity of

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was seriously injured when he lost control on the vehicle he was driving, causing it to flip over and eject him through the windshield on Thursday, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched Traffic Investigation Bureau officers to a one-car collision that occurred

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating whether a St. Croix man might have been fatally injured by a boat propeller in a freak accident in Christiansted harbor on Thursday, authorities said. Police officers were dispatched to Altona Lagoon on a report of a possible body in the Caribbean Sea about 5:08

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KINGSHILL — A temporary restraining order was issued late Friday by Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay at the behest of Gordon Ackley and other local Republicans after John Canegata sought to remain in office as territorial Republican chairman by canceling the Republican primary election. The order bars Canegata and Robert

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FREDERIKSTED — Officers of the Special Operations Bureau conducted marijuana eradication operations in the nearby bush area adjacent to the Walter I. M. Hodge Pavilion housing community on Wednesday. Officers uncovered a full-scale marijuana cultivation operation located in the thick brush that was being used to conceal the illegal cultivation

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BALTIMORE — The Social Security Administration issued an update Thursday about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to certain groups of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries. Beneficiaries who have their regular monthly payments managed for them by another person, called a representative payee, will begin receiving their EIPs

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was grazed by a bullet while parking his vehicle at Paradise Mills, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Paradise Mills on a report of discharging of shots about 9:32 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Residents of the

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that stimulus checks began going out from the Virgin Islands Finance Department on Monday and by the end of the week, 6,271 checks totaling almost $10 million will have been issued. “Everyone who is entitled to a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The VIPD Traffic Investigation Bureau is advising the motoring public that on Tuesday May 19 and Wednesday May 20, V.I. Paving will be doing road work at the Sion Farm Intersection. The roadwork is slated to begin at 10 p.m. each night. “The VIPD is asking the motoring

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