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SUNNY ISLE — A man driving without a valid driver’s license or registration was permitted to call relatives to drive his car away from an accident scene in the parking lot of the hospital. Worse still, the woman whose car was impacted by the undocumented driver sideswiping her, was read

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times has sued Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. and the V.I. government for access to financial and business documents of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein under the territory’s Open Records Act. Epstein received Economic Development Commission benefits through his Southern Trust

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands Attorney General’s Office has joined the legal fight for parity in Supplemental Security Income benefits denied to territorial residents in the Supreme Court case United States v. Vaello Madero. The case challenges the fact that otherwise eligible citizens can be denied Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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CANE BAY — Virgin Islands Police confirmed the identify the visiting woman who died on St. Croix’s north shore on Tuesday. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of a missing swimmer in Annaly Bay near the Tide Pools at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, the VIPD said. The preliminary investigation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department said today that 63 people have now died from COVID-19 in the territory, The 62nd patient to die from coronavirus was an unvaccinated 57-year-old man on St. Thomas, according to the VIDOH. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Branches of the Virgin Islands’ government are struggling for control over the territory’s beleaguered Water and Power Authority. The governor is preparing a suit to reverse a law the legislature passed August 3 by overriding his veto. And on Monday, Virgin Islands Senator Kenneth Gittens responded by

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan toured public school classrooms on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John on the first day of in-person classes Tuesday. Bryan inspected the Ricardo Richards Elementary School on St. Croix, the Julius E. Sprauve K-8 School on St. John and the Joseph Gomez Elementary School on

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CANE BAY — A female tourist apparently drowned while swimming on the north shore of St. Croix today, police and eyewitnesses said. Several people were gathered at the tide pools in Annaly Bay when a sudden wave appeared a “knocked several people off the rocks,” Steve Kinney said on Facebook

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SALT RIVER — A St. Croix woman died from “multiple” stab wounds last month and authorities are now calling her death a homicide. Lucy Lindquist, 56, of Morningstar Circle, was found dead in her car in Vista Concordia on August 20 after sustaining stab wounds, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A blackout left tens of thousands of customers without power in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Labor Day amid sweltering hot temperatures. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) failure left many on the islands of St. Thomas and St. John in the dark before dawn

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