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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Emergency 911 dispatchers received a call of a reported stabbing in the area of Tap and Still restaurant near the Havensight dock about midnight on Saturday, authorities said. Members of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) team  made an inspection of the area in an attempt to locate suspects

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs chaired by Senator Steven Payne, Sr. convened in a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and voted favorably for Bill No. 33-0126- An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police officers assigned to the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) team conducted a traffic stop after seeing a silver Toyota Corolla run a red light  near Wendy’s restaurant in Mandela Circle, authorities said. When police made a traffic stop of the vehicle about 9:10 p.m. on Thursday they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of being a serial gold chain snatcher … had the book thrown at him by a federal judge… after he used an assault rifle in a petty crime. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 20, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today after being convicted of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George welcomed representatives from the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to the territory during opening remarks at the Windward Passage Hotel St. Thomas on Tuesday. The NAGTRI Faculty of trainers are in the territory holding a four-day trial advocacy training for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. held his final swearing-in ceremony today, officially filling out his Administration’s 29-member Cabinet, which has been charged with moving forward his “transformative” agenda to stabilize the Virgin Islands government and restore public trust and to rebuild and sustain a vibrant economy. “This is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times Company was forced to sue the U.S. Virgin Islands government in order to get needed documents about one of the late Jeffrey Epstein’s businesses in the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The fourth-largest newspaper in America sued USVI Lieutenant Governor

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida contractor has accepted a plea deal with the federal government after admitting to getting money back in connection with government subcontract work on the U.S. District Court buildings on St. Thomas. David Wikel, president of West Palm Beach-based Therma-Seal Roof Systems, LLC, pleaded guilty Tuesday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A rogue U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer who allegedly duct taped about 2.2 pounds of cocaine to his underwear prior to boarding a flight to Puerto Rico had his day in court in St. Thomas yesterday. Former TSA officer Miguel Batista, Jr., 26, appeared before U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 29-year-old St. Thomas man was found shot to death in Estate Thomas early this morning, authorities said. Andre Martin was positively identified by family members as being the murder victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. It was the 12th homicide on St. Thomas since the

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